Information about the state North Rhine-Westphalia:

Information about the state North Rhine-Westphalia:

View the information on over 100 topics about the state North Rhine-Westphalia! With charts, links to more information & an overview of all figures in 1 table.
View the information on over 100 topics about the state North Rhine-Westphalia! 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 North Rhine-Westphalia

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Population numbers in the state North Rhine-Westphalia 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 North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen)
Map of the state North Rhine-Westphalia 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 North Rhine-Westphalia with the population per district. The numbers at the map represent the following districts: 1: district Minden-Lübbecke, 2: district Steinfurt, 3: district Herford, 4: independent city district Bielefeld, 5: district Lyppe ...Show more... Map of the state North Rhine-Westphalia with the population per district. The numbers at the map represent the following districts: 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 state North Rhine-Westphalia

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State North Rhine-Westphalia, 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 North Rhine-Westphalia

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State North Rhine-Westphalia, 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 North Rhine-Westphalia.

Data about more than 100 topics!

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

BusinessValueUnitYear
Businesses10.144Number2017
Active persons1.228.302Number2017
Gross wages€59.260.027Euro2017
DwellingsValueUnitYear
Houses 1 room282.001Number2019
Houses 2 rooms913.344Number2019
Houses 3 rooms2.113.507Number2019
Houses 4 rooms2.347.642Number2019
Houses 5 rooms1.462.822Number2019
Houses 6 rooms931.611Number2019
Houses 7+ rooms 963.436Number2019
Houses 1-2 rooms1.195.345Number2019
Houses 3-4 rooms4.461.149Number2019
Houses 5+ rooms3.357.869Number2019
1-2 rooms13%Percentage2019
3-4 rooms49%Percentage2019
5+ rooms37%Percentage2019
ElectionsValueUnitYear
Voters Bundestag13174577,00Number2017
Voter turnout Bundestag75Number2017
Votes valid Bundestag9.853.377Number2017
Votes Bundestag CDU/CSU3.214.013Number2017
Votes Bundestag SPD2.557.876Number2017
Votes Bundestag GRÜNE744.970Number2017
Votes Bundestag FDP1.293.052Number2017
Votes Bundestag DIE LINKE736.904Number2017
Votes Bundestag AfD928.425Number2017
Votes Bundestag other parties378.137Number2017
Votes Bundestag total9.853.377Number2017
% Votes Bundestag CDU/CSU24%Percentage2017
% Votes Bundestag SPD19%Percentage2017
% Votes Bundestag GRÜNE6%Percentage2017
% Votes Bundestag FDP10%Percentage2017
% Votes Bundestag DIE LINKE6%Percentage2017
% Votes Bundestag AfD7%Percentage2017
% Votes Bundestag other parties3%Percentage2017
EmploymentValueUnitYear
Employees6.879.410Number2019
Employees male3.760.144Number2019
Employees female3.119.266Number2019
Employees foreigner792.018Number2019
Employees male foreigner512.253Number2019
Employees female foreigner279.765Number2019
Unemployed650.768Number2018
Unemployed foreigners201.881Number2018
Unemployed severely disabled47.076Number2018
Unemployed 15-2010.750Number2018
Unemployed 15-2557.035Number2018
Unemployed 55-65129.472Number2018
Unemployed long-term270.582Number2018
% Unemployed4%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-term2%Percentage of the population2018
IncomeValueUnitYear
Income receivers8.550.931Number2015
Income total€329.725.172Euro2015
Income tax€58.794.216Euro2015
PopulationValueUnitYear
Population17.932.651Number2019
Men8.798.631Number2019
Women9.134.020Number2019
% Men49%Percentage2019
% Women51%Percentage2019
0-182.995.296Number2019
18-302.587.097Number2019
30-453.247.163Number2019
45-604.154.351Number2019
18-609.988.611Number2019
60-752.948.903Number2019
60+4.948.744Number2019
Average age44Average number2019
Average age male43Average number2019
Average age female46Average number2019
Births171.984Number2018
Births male88.665Number2018
Births female83.319Number2018
1K Births10Number per 1000 inhabitants2018
Deaths204.842Number2018
Deaths male99.886Number2018
Deaths female104.956Number2018
1K Deaths11Number2018
0-3521.540Number2019
Girls 0-3253.695Number2019
Boys 0-3267.845Number2019
3-6495.276Number2019
Girls 3-6239.922Number2019
Boys 3-6255.354Number2019
6-10634.872Number2019
10-15821.069Number2019
15-18522.539Number2019
18-20383.950Number2019
20-251.053.688Number2019
25-301.149.459Number2019
30-351.125.965Number2019
35-401.089.356Number2019
40-451.031.842Number2019
45-501.218.039Number2019
50-551.516.098Number2019
55-601.420.214Number2019
60-651.185.427Number2019
65-751.763.476Number2019
Women 65-70936.977Number2019
Men 65-70826.499Number2019
75+1.999.841Number2019
Women 75+1.195.999Number2019
Men 75+803.842Number2019
% 0-109%Percentage2019
% 10-187%Percentage2019
% 18-3014%Percentage2019
% 30-4518%Percentage2019
% 45-6023%Percentage2019
% 60+28%Percentage2019
Real estateValueUnitYear
Property tax A revenue€48.728.856Euro2018
Property tax B revenue€3.687.858.620Euro2018
Trade tax actual revenue€12.725.792.394Euro2018
Property tax A basic amount€16.938.145Euro2018
Property tax B basic amount€646.551.781Euro2018
Trade tax basic amount€2.819.734.744Euro2018
Property tax A rate€288Euro2018
Property tax B rate€570Euro2018
Trade tax rate€451Euro2018
Real tax raising force€14.448.298.483Euro2018
Trade tax levy€2.049.301.307Euro2018
Trade tax net€10.676.491.087Euro2018
Community share in income tax€8.659.708.510Euro2018
Community share in sales tax€1.767.065.346Euro2018
Tax revenue€22.825.771.032Euro2018
RegionalValueUnitYear
Region code05Code2019
Region code 8 digits05Code05
Sorting code050000000000Code050000000000
Sorting code 8 digits05000000Code05000000
Region nameNorth Rhine-WestphaliaName2019
Regional level2Categorical type2019
Region typeStateCategorical type2019
Region type detailstateCategorical type2019
Region name with typestate North Rhine-WestphaliaName2019
Region name in GermanLand Nordrhein-WestfalenName2019
Direct subregions53Number2019
NUTS codeDEACode2019
Area34.112Area in km²2019
ReligionValueUnitYear
Roman Catholic church7.164.962Number2011
Protestant church4.745.176Number2011
Other or none5.628.114Number2011
% Roman Catholic church41%Percentage2011
% Protestant church27%Percentage2011
% Other or none32%Percentage2011
Roman Catholic church German6.804.767Number2011
Protestant church German4.705.234Number2011
Other or none German4.422.037Number2011
% Roman Catholic church German43%Percentage2011
% Protestant church German30%Percentage2011
% Other or none German Foreign28%Percentage2011
Roman Catholic church Foreign360.195Number2011
Protestant church Foreign39.942Number2011
Other or none Foreign1.206.077Number2011
% Roman Catholic church Foreign22%Percentage2011
% Protestant church Foreign2%Percentage2011
% Other or none Foreign75%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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