Information about the municipality city Essen:

Information about the municipality city Essen:

View the information on over 100 topics about the municipality city Essen! With charts, links to more information & an overview of all figures in 1 table.
View the information on over 100 topics about the municipality city Essen! With charts, links to more information & an overview of all figures in 1 table.
Population numbers per year
The number of inhabitants in the municipality city Essen

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Population numbers in the municipality city Essen for the years 2009 thru 2019.

The number of inhabitants is the number of persons as registered in the population register on January 1st.

Population at the map of Essen
Map of State North Rhine-Westphalia with the population per district.Municipality (also district) Essen is highlighted with a red edge.. This page shows a lot of information about residents (such as the distribution by age groups, family composition, gender, native or German with an immigration background, ...), homes (numbers, types, price development, use, type of property, ...) and more (car ownership, energy consumption, ...) based on open data from the German Federal Agency for Cartography, the Federal Statistical Office (DESTATIS), the Regional Statistical Offices and various other sources!

Map of State North Rhine-Westphalia with the population per district.Municipality (also district) Essen is highlighted with a red edge. The numbers at the map represent the following municipalities: 1: district Minden-Lübbecke, 2: district Steinfurt, 3: district Herford, 4: independent city district Bielefeld, 5: district Lyppe ...Show more... Map of State North Rhine-Westphalia with the population per district.Municipality (also district) Essen is highlighted with a red edge. The numbers at the map represent the following municipalities: 1: district Minden-Lübbecke, 2: district Steinfurt, 3: district Herford, 4: independent city district Bielefeld, 5: district Lyppe, 6: district Borken, 7: independent city district Münster, 8: district Gütersloh, 9: district Warendorf, 10: district Coesfeld, 11: district Höxter, 12: district Recklinghausen, 13: independent city district Hamm, 14: district Paderborn, 15: district Cleves, 16: district Wesel, 17: district Unna, 18: independent city district Bottrop, 19: district Soest, 20: independent city district Gelsenkirchen, 21: independent city district Herne, 22: independent city district Dortmund, 23: independent city district Oberhausen, 24: independent city district Bochum, 25: independent city district Duisburg, 26: independent city district Essen, 27: independent city district Mülheim an der Ruhr, 28: independent city district Hagen, 29: district Ennepe-Ruhr-Kreis, 30: independent city district Krefeld, 31: district Hochsauerlandkreis, 32: district Viersen, 33: district Märkischer Kreis, 34: district Mettmann, 35: independent city district Wuppertal, 36: independent city district Düsseldorf, 37: independent city district Remscheid, 38: independent city district Mönchengladbach, 39: independent city district Solingen, 40: district Rhein-Kreis Neuss, 41: district Olpe, 42: independent city district Leverkusen, 43: district Heinsberg, 44: district Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis, 45: district Oberbergischer Kreis, 46: independent city district Cologne, 47: district Siegen-Wittgenstein, 48: district Rhein-Erft-Kreis, 49: district Düren, 50: district Rhein-Sieg-Kreis, 51: district Städteregion Aachen, 52: independent city district Bonn, 53: district Euskirchen ...Show less...

Population per age group
The percentage of inhabitants per age group in the municipality city Essen

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Municipality city Essen, 2019, age groups.

Population, age groups: percentage of inhabitants per age category.

The number of rooms per house (dwelling)
The number of rooms of the houses in the municipality city Essen

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Municipality city Essen, 2019, number of rooms per house.

The percentage shows the relative share of houses per category based on the numer of rooms: 1 to 2 rooms, 3 to 4 rooms or 5 rooms or more. This is based on the total number of rooms as identified for all dwellings in the municipality city Essen.

Data about more than 100 topics!

The table below shows data for more than 100 topics as most recently available for the municipality city Essen. Select a category to display the related topics:

BusinessValueUnitYear
Businesses161Number2017
Active persons15.732Number2017
Gross wages€841.143Euro2017
DwellingsValueUnitYear
Houses 1 room10.871Number2019
Houses 2 rooms41.987Number2019
Houses 3 rooms96.092Number2019
Houses 4 rooms94.405Number2019
Houses 5 rooms39.523Number2019
Houses 6 rooms17.639Number2019
Houses 7+ rooms 14.215Number2019
Houses 1-2 rooms52.858Number2019
Houses 3-4 rooms190.497Number2019
Houses 5+ rooms71.377Number2019
1-2 rooms17%Percentage2019
3-4 rooms61%Percentage2019
5+ rooms23%Percentage2019
ElectionsValueUnitYear
Voters Bundestag419680,00Number2017
Voter turnout Bundestag74Number2017
Votes valid Bundestag307.703Number2017
Votes Bundestag CDU/CSU84.119Number2017
Votes Bundestag SPD87.154Number2017
Votes Bundestag GRÜNE23.468Number2017
Votes Bundestag FDP38.675Number2017
Votes Bundestag DIE LINKE25.249Number2017
Votes Bundestag AfD35.155Number2017
Votes Bundestag other parties13.883Number2017
Votes Bundestag total307.703Number2017
% Votes Bundestag CDU/CSU20%Percentage2017
% Votes Bundestag SPD21%Percentage2017
% Votes Bundestag GRÜNE6%Percentage2017
% Votes Bundestag FDP9%Percentage2017
% Votes Bundestag DIE LINKE6%Percentage2017
% Votes Bundestag AfD8%Percentage2017
% Votes Bundestag other parties3%Percentage2017
EmploymentValueUnitYear
Employees206.496Number2019
Employees male110.799Number2019
Employees female95.697Number2019
Employees foreigner24.590Number2019
Employees male foreigner15.378Number2019
Employees female foreigner9.212Number2019
Unemployed31.745Number2018
Unemployed foreigners11.488Number2018
Unemployed severely disabled1.723Number2018
Unemployed 15-20587Number2018
Unemployed 15-252.906Number2018
Unemployed 55-654.696Number2018
Unemployed long-term13.305Number2018
% Unemployed5%Percentage2018
% Unemployed foreigners2%Percentage of the population2018
% Unemployed severely disabled0%Percentage of the population2018
% Unemployed 15-200%Percentage of the population2018
% Unemployed 15-250%Percentage of the population2018
% Unemployed 55-651%Percentage of the population2018
% Unemployed long-term2%Percentage of the population2018
IncomeValueUnitYear
Income receivers267.195Number2015
Income total€10.059.609Euro2015
Income tax€1.867.173Euro2015
PopulationValueUnitYear
Population583.109Number2019
Men283.005Number2019
Women300.104Number2019
% Men49%Percentage2019
% Women51%Percentage2019
0-1893.961Number2019
18-3088.581Number2019
30-45111.074Number2019
45-60126.113Number2019
18-60325.768Number2019
60-7595.604Number2019
60+163.380Number2019
Average age44Average number2019
Average age male42Average number2019
Average age female46Average number2019
Births5.874Number2018
Births male3.013Number2018
Births female2.861Number2018
1K Births10Number per 1000 inhabitants2018
Deaths7.415Number2018
Deaths male3.506Number2018
Deaths female3.909Number2018
1K Deaths13Number2018
0-317.492Number2019
Girls 0-38.484Number2019
Boys 0-39.008Number2019
3-616.333Number2019
Girls 3-67.904Number2019
Boys 3-68.429Number2019
6-1019.848Number2019
10-1525.280Number2019
15-1815.008Number2019
18-2011.216Number2019
20-2534.534Number2019
25-3042.831Number2019
30-3540.573Number2019
35-4036.981Number2019
40-4533.520Number2019
45-5037.784Number2019
50-5545.408Number2019
55-6042.921Number2019
60-6537.567Number2019
65-7558.037Number2019
Women 65-7031.349Number2019
Men 65-7026.688Number2019
75+67.776Number2019
Women 75+41.593Number2019
Men 75+26.183Number2019
% 0-109%Percentage2019
% 10-187%Percentage2019
% 18-3015%Percentage2019
% 30-4519%Percentage2019
% 45-6022%Percentage2019
% 60+28%Percentage2019
Real estateValueUnitYear
Property tax A revenueno dataEurono data
Property tax B revenueno dataEurono data
Trade tax actual revenueno dataEurono data
Property tax A basic amountno dataEurono data
Property tax B basic amountno dataEurono data
Trade tax basic amountno dataEurono data
Property tax A rateno dataEurono data
Property tax B rateno dataEurono data
Trade tax rateno dataEurono data
Real tax raising forceno dataEurono data
Trade tax levyno dataEurono data
Trade tax netno dataEurono data
Community share in income taxno dataEurono data
Community share in sales taxno dataEurono data
Tax revenueno dataEurono data
RegionalValueUnitYear
Region code051130000000Code2019
Region code 8 digits05113000Code05113000
Sorting code051130000000Code051130000000
Sorting code 8 digits05113000Code05113000
Region nameEssenName2019
Regional level6Categorical type2019
Region typeMunicipalityCategorical type2019
Region type detailmunicipality cityCategorical type2019
Region name with typemunicipality city EssenName2019
Region name in GermanGemeinde Stadt EssenName2019
Direct subregionsno dataNumber2019
NUTS codeDEA13Code2019
Area210Area in km²2019
ReligionValueUnitYear
Roman Catholic church217.244Number2011
Protestant church154.639Number2011
Other or none194.318Number2011
% Roman Catholic church38%Percentage2011
% Protestant church27%Percentage2011
% Other or none34%Percentage2011
Roman Catholic church German205.836Number2011
Protestant church German153.309Number2011
Other or none German151.017Number2011
% Roman Catholic church German40%Percentage2011
% Protestant church German30%Percentage2011
% Other or none German Foreign30%Percentage2011
Roman Catholic church Foreign11.408Number2011
Protestant church Foreign1.330Number2011
Other or none Foreign43.301Number2011
% Roman Catholic church Foreign20%Percentage2011
% Protestant church Foreign2%Percentage2011
% Other or none Foreign77%Percentage2011
Open data sources used

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