Information about the state Lower Saxony:

Information about the state Lower Saxony:

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

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Population numbers in the state Lower Saxony 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 Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen)
Map of the state Lower Saxony with the population per district.. 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 the state Lower Saxony with the population per district. The numbers at the map represent the following districts: 1: rural district Cuxhaven, 2: rural district Stade, 3: rural district Wittmund, 4: independent city district Wilhelmshaven, 5: rural district Frisia ...Show more... Map of the state Lower Saxony with the population per district. The numbers at the map represent the following districts: 1: rural district Cuxhaven, 2: rural district Stade, 3: rural district Wittmund, 4: independent city district Wilhelmshaven, 5: rural district Frisia, 6: rural district Aurich, 7: independent city district Emden, 8: rural district Wesermarsch, 9: rural district Harburg, 10: rural district Rotenburg (Wümme), 11: rural district Osterholz, 12: rural district Leer, 13: rural district Lüneburg, 14: rural district Ammerland, 15: independent city district Oldenburg (Oldb), 16: independent city district Delmenhorst, 17: rural district Lüchow-Dannenberg, 18: rural district Oldenburg, 19: rural district Uelzen, 20: rural district Verden, 21: rural district Heidekreis, 22: rural district Cloppenburg, 23: rural district Emsland, 24: rural district Diepholz, 25: rural district Celle, 26: rural district Vechta, 27: rural district Nienburg (Weser), 28: rural district Gifhorn, 29: rural district Grafschaft Bentheim, 30: rural district Region Hannover, 31: independent city district Wolfsburg, 32: rural district Osnabrück, 33: rural district Peine, 34: rural district Schaumburg, 35: independent city district Osnabrück, 36: independent city district Braunschweig, 37: rural district Helmstedt, 38: rural district Wolfenbüttel, 39: independent city district Salzgitter, 40: rural district Hameln-Pyrmont, 41: rural district Hildesheim, 42: rural district Holzminden, 43: rural district Goslar, 44: rural district Northeim, 45: rural district Göttingen ...Show less...

Population per age group
The percentage of inhabitants per age group in the state Lower Saxony

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State Lower Saxony, 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 state Lower Saxony

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State Lower Saxony, 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 state Lower Saxony.

Data about more than 100 topics!

The table below shows data for more than 100 topics as most recently available for the state Lower Saxony. Select a category to display the related topics:

BusinessValueUnitYear
Businesses3.832Number2017
Active persons559.223Number2017
Gross wages€26.772.192Euro2017
DwellingsValueUnitYear
Houses 1 room94.128Number2019
Houses 2 rooms218.416Number2019
Houses 3 rooms656.649Number2019
Houses 4 rooms965.570Number2019
Houses 5 rooms785.251Number2019
Houses 6 rooms550.672Number2019
Houses 7+ rooms 728.570Number2019
Houses 1-2 rooms312.544Number2019
Houses 3-4 rooms1.622.219Number2019
Houses 5+ rooms2.064.493Number2019
1-2 rooms8%Percentage2019
3-4 rooms41%Percentage2019
5+ rooms52%Percentage2019
ElectionsValueUnitYear
Voters Bundestag6124582,00Number2017
Voter turnout Bundestag76Number2017
Votes valid Bundestag4.646.976Number2017
Votes Bundestag CDU/CSU1.623.481Number2017
Votes Bundestag SPD1.275.172Number2017
Votes Bundestag GRÜNE404.825Number2017
Votes Bundestag FDP431.405Number2017
Votes Bundestag DIE LINKE322.979Number2017
Votes Bundestag AfD422.362Number2017
Votes Bundestag other parties166.752Number2017
Votes Bundestag total4.646.976Number2017
% Votes Bundestag CDU/CSU27%Percentage2017
% Votes Bundestag SPD21%Percentage2017
% Votes Bundestag GRÜNE7%Percentage2017
% Votes Bundestag FDP7%Percentage2017
% Votes Bundestag DIE LINKE5%Percentage2017
% Votes Bundestag AfD7%Percentage2017
% Votes Bundestag other parties3%Percentage2017
EmploymentValueUnitYear
Employees3.144.468Number2019
Employees male1.709.174Number2019
Employees female1.435.294Number2019
Employees foreigner272.580Number2019
Employees male foreigner178.952Number2019
Employees female foreigner93.628Number2019
Unemployed227.834Number2018
Unemployed foreigners56.059Number2018
Unemployed severely disabled12.459Number2018
Unemployed 15-204.607Number2018
Unemployed 15-2523.438Number2018
Unemployed 55-6546.859Number2018
Unemployed long-term82.740Number2018
% Unemployed3%Percentage2018
% Unemployed foreigners1%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-term1%Percentage of the population2018
IncomeValueUnitYear
Income receivers3.883.726Number2015
Income total€143.788.152Euro2015
Income tax€24.375.384Euro2015
PopulationValueUnitYear
Population7.982.448Number2019
Men3.943.243Number2019
Women4.039.205Number2019
% Men49%Percentage2019
% Women51%Percentage2019
0-181.328.819Number2019
18-301.118.449Number2019
30-451.387.128Number2019
45-601.871.430Number2019
18-604.377.007Number2019
60-751.352.107Number2019
60+2.276.622Number2019
Average age45Average number2019
Average age male43Average number2019
Average age female46Average number2019
Births73.020Number2018
Births male37.205Number2018
Births female35.815Number2018
1K Births9Number per 1000 inhabitants2018
Deaths93.713Number2018
Deaths male45.958Number2018
Deaths female47.755Number2018
1K Deaths12Number2018
0-3224.222Number2019
Girls 0-3109.470Number2019
Boys 0-3114.752Number2019
3-6216.286Number2019
Girls 3-6105.035Number2019
Boys 3-6111.251Number2019
6-10280.476Number2019
10-15368.124Number2019
15-18239.711Number2019
18-20176.910Number2019
20-25462.228Number2019
25-30479.311Number2019
30-35473.919Number2019
35-40464.325Number2019
40-45448.884Number2019
45-50548.335Number2019
50-55683.764Number2019
55-60639.331Number2019
60-65526.651Number2019
65-75825.456Number2019
Women 65-70429.429Number2019
Men 65-70396.027Number2019
75+924.515Number2019
Women 75+544.728Number2019
Men 75+379.787Number2019
% 0-109%Percentage2019
% 10-188%Percentage2019
% 18-3014%Percentage2019
% 30-4517%Percentage2019
% 45-6023%Percentage2019
% 60+29%Percentage2019
Real estateValueUnitYear
Property tax A revenue€72.074.960Euro2018
Property tax B revenue€1.371.760.634Euro2018
Trade tax actual revenue€4.352.208.190Euro2018
Property tax A basic amount€18.794.734Euro2018
Property tax B basic amount€318.215.994Euro2018
Trade tax basic amount€1.069.365.792Euro2018
Property tax A rate€383Euro2018
Property tax B rate€431Euro2018
Trade tax rate€407Euro2018
Real tax raising force€5.866.269.501Euro2018
Trade tax levy€730.065.287Euro2018
Trade tax net€3.622.142.903Euro2018
Community share in income tax€3.498.675.271Euro2018
Community share in sales tax€651.336.939Euro2018
Tax revenue€9.286.216.424Euro2018
RegionalValueUnitYear
Region code03Code2019
Region code 8 digits03Code03
Sorting code030000000000Code030000000000
Sorting code 8 digits03000000Code03000000
Region nameLower SaxonyName2019
Regional level2Categorical type2019
Region typeStateCategorical type2019
Region type detailstateCategorical type2019
Region name with typestate Lower SaxonyName2019
Region name in GermanLand NiedersachsenName2019
Direct subregions45Number2019
NUTS codeDE9Code2019
Area47.709Area in km²2019
ReligionValueUnitYear
Roman Catholic church1.353.460Number2011
Protestant church3.777.068Number2011
Other or none2.647.464Number2011
% Roman Catholic church17%Percentage2011
% Protestant church49%Percentage2011
% Other or none34%Percentage2011
Roman Catholic church German1.268.811Number2011
Protestant church German3.757.939Number2011
Other or none German2.325.970Number2011
% Roman Catholic church German17%Percentage2011
% Protestant church German51%Percentage2011
% Other or none German Foreign32%Percentage2011
Roman Catholic church Foreign84.649Number2011
Protestant church Foreign19.129Number2011
Other or none Foreign321.494Number2011
% Roman Catholic church Foreign20%Percentage2011
% Protestant church Foreign4%Percentage2011
% Other or none Foreign76%Percentage2011
Open data sources used

Data is used from multiple German open data providers. See this description of the sources with the definitions of all regional topics.

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