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Nordrhein-Westfalen

State in Germany

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NameStatusPopulation
Census
1987-05-25
Population
Estimate
1995-12-31
Population
Estimate
2001-12-31
Population
Census
2011-05-09
Population
Estimate
2019-12-31
Nordrhein-Westfalen [North Rhine-Westphalia]State16,711,84517,893,04518,052,09217,538,25117,947,221
BielefeldCounty-level City305,566324,066323,373326,870334,195
BochumCounty-level City386,271400,395390,087362,286365,587
BonnCounty-level City276,653291,431306,016305,765329,673
BorkenCounty307,778342,688362,834363,755371,339
BottropCounty-level City114,640120,642120,780117,311117,565
CoesfeldCounty176,193202,218216,805215,269220,586
DortmundCounty-level City584,089598,840589,240571,143588,250
DuisburgCounty-level City525,378535,250512,030488,468498,686
DürenCounty233,840258,565271,074258,760264,638
DüsseldorfCounty-level City563,531571,030570,765586,291621,877
Ennepe-Ruhr-KreisCounty339,385352,069349,988326,049324,106
EssenCounty-level City623,427614,861591,889566,201582,760
EuskirchenCounty162,820182,177190,581187,940193,656
GelsenkirchenCounty-level City287,508291,164276,740258,766259,645
GüterslohCounty287,883329,043347,954350,420364,938
HagenCounty-level City209,363212,003202,060187,944188,686
HammCounty-level City171,170183,408183,805176,037179,916
HeinsbergCounty212,745238,627252,275248,161255,555
HerfordCounty227,548250,768255,393250,704250,578
HerneCounty-level City174,238179,897174,018155,160156,449
HochsauerlandkreisCounty260,265283,857281,480266,509259,777
HöxterCounty140,653154,401155,518145,678140,251
KleveCounty261,032288,071301,861300,989312,465
KölnCounty-level City928,309965,697967,9401,005,7751,087,863
KrefeldCounty-level City232,261249,606239,559222,247227,417
LeverkusenCounty-level City154,692162,252160,829158,984163,729
LippeCounty318,404360,471364,990348,681347,514
Märkischer KreisCounty421,321458,221457,079423,819410,222
MettmannCounty479,749504,698509,023477,778485,570
Minden-LübbeckeCounty282,588316,139323,055312,169310,409
MönchengladbachCounty-level City249,587266,702262,963255,188261,034
Mülheim an der RuhrCounty-level City176,423176,530172,332166,865170,632
MünsterCounty-level City246,186265,061267,197289,576315,293
Oberbergischer KreisCounty245,391280,914289,518273,011272,057
OberhausenCounty-level City220,286224,397221,619210,216210,764
OlpeCounty125,142138,115141,705136,491133,955
PaderbornCounty230,717278,020292,961294,602307,839
RecklinghausenCounty631,024662,931656,053619,382614,137
RemscheidCounty-level City120,132122,260118,753110,708111,338
Rhein-Erft-KreisCounty399,751442,356458,430451,514470,615
Rheinisch-Bergischer KreisCounty249,742269,541276,525278,183283,271
Rhein-Kreis NeussCounty403,764435,656445,683437,393451,730
Rhein-Sieg-KreisCounty476,453546,670583,051578,252600,764
Siegen-WittgensteinCounty279,700299,336295,787276,834276,944
SoestCounty266,693298,677307,809296,875301,785
SolingenCounty-level City159,103165,735165,032155,265159,245
Städteregion AachenCounty515,706550,353553,714539,516557,026
SteinfurtCounty378,416416,252437,545433,659448,220
UnnaCounty387,429422,662430,269396,060394,891
ViersenCounty261,697288,450302,795296,175298,863
WarendorfCounty247,447272,534282,286273,477277,840
WeselCounty426,094465,454476,240460,419459,976
WuppertalCounty-level City365,662381,884364,784342,661355,100
Deutschland [Germany]Federal Republic77,718,00081,817,49982,440,30980,219,69583,166,711

Source: Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland (web), Statistical Offices of the German States (web).

Explanation: States and counties in the boundaries of 31 December 2019.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2019)
Males8,805,974
Females9,141,247
Age Groups (E 2018)
0-17 years2,995,296
18-64 years11,174,038
65+ years3,763,317
Age Distribution (E 2018)
0-9 years1,651,688
10-19 years1,727,558
20-29 years2,203,147
30-39 years2,215,321
40-49 years2,249,881
50-59 years2,936,312
60-69 years2,187,329
70-79 years1,597,922
80+ years1,163,493
Nationality (E 2018)
German15,553,900
Foreign2,378,751
Country of Birth (C 2011)
Germany14,573,609
EU 27985,163
Europe (other)905,736
Other country687,806
Unknown385,938
Religion (C 2011)
Roman Catholic7,164,962
Protestant4,745,176
Other/No/Unknown5,628,114

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