Information about the municipality of Enschede:

Population numbers per year
The number of inhabitants in the municipality of Enschede in the Netherlands

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Population numbers in the municipality of Enschede in the Netherlands for the years 1995 thru 2023.

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

Population at the map of the municipality of Enschede
Map of the municipality Enschede with the population per borough in 2023. This page shows a lot of information about residents (such as the distribution by age groups, family composition, gender, native or Dutch 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 Dutch Central Bureau of Statistics and various other sources!

Map of the municipality Enschede with the population per borough in 2023. The numbers at the map represent the following boroughs: 1: Enschede-Noord, 2: Ribbelt - Stokhorst, 3: Twekkelerveld - T.H.T., 4: Bedrijfsterreinen Enschede-West, 5: Landelijk gebied en kernen, 6: Binnensingelgebied, 7: Glanerbrug en omgeving, 8: Hogeland - Velve, 9: Boswinkel - Stadsveld, 10: Enschede-Zuid.

Boroughs and neighborhoods

Have a look at the information for each per borough and neighborhood of Enschede!

Average value of dwellings
The average of the house values in the municipality of Enschede in the Netherlands

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Average dwelling value for the years 2013 thru 2022.

The house value is based on the average WOZ value for all dwellings in the municipality of Enschede in the Netherlands. WOZ is the abbreviation for the Act of Immovable Property valuation. This value is determined yearly by the local government and used for several legal and taxation purposes.

Determination of the real estate value (WOZ value):
When determining the average dwelling value, only real estate objects are included that are registered as homes (main residence or home with practice space). The (provisional) average home value is determined with the valuation date of the previous year (this is based on the WOZ, the Real Estate Valuation Act).
Characteristics of the 76.250 dwellings in the municipality of Enschede
Information about the homes in this region based on open data from the Dutch Central Bureau of Statistics. Overview image with 4 pie charts.

Percentages of home ownership, occupation, type and construction period.

Definitions of the characteristics of the dwellings in the municipality of Enschede:

Houses by ownership:
Homes for sale are owned by the resident (s) or used as a second home. Rental houses are not occupied by the owner of the house. Rental homes are divided into (1) homes owned by a housing association or other institution. And (2) rental properties owned by companies, individuals and investors.
Houses by occupation:
A house is occupied if, according to the Personal Records Database, at least 1 person was registered at the corresponding address. All other homes are considered uninhabited.
Houses by type:
A house is defined as "multi-family" when it forms a whole building together with other houses or (business) spaces. This includes flats, gallery houses, ground floor and upstairs apartments, and apartments and houses above business premises. All other homes are defined as the "single-family" type.
Houses by contruction period:
The year of construction is the year in which a building containing a home was originally delivered. The construction period as used here has two possible values: (1) built in or after the year 2000 and (2) built before the year 2000.
Population per age group
The percentage of inhabitants per age group in the municipality of Enschede in the Netherlands

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The Municipality of Enschede, 2023, age groups.

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

Civil status
Civil status: unmarried, married, divorced or widowed, Enschede

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The Municipality of Enschede, 2023, civil status.

Population, civil status: percentage of inhabitants by civil status (see the explanation for the definitions of marital status, divorced and widowed).

Definitions civil status:
Persons who have never married or entered into a registered partnership.
The marital status married arises after a marriage has been concluded or after a registered partnership has been entered into. Married people also include persons who live separated from each other.
The status divorced arises after the dissolution of a marriage or registered partnership other than through the death of the partner. Persons who only live separately (and are still married or registered as partners) are considered to be married..
The civil status widowed arises after dissolution of a marriage or registered partnership due to the death of the partner.
Data about more than 100 topics!

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

Businesses total16.190number2022
Businesses agricultural forestry fishing180number2022
Businesses industry energy1.795number2022
Businesses trade catering3.560number2022
Businesses traffic information communications1.210number2022
Businesses financial service real estate1.340number2022
Businesses business services3.315number2022
Government, education, care2.895number2022
Businesses culture recreation other services1.890number2022
Average electricity usage total2.770average kWh2021
Average electricity usage appartment2.020average kWh2021
Average electricity usage terraced homes2.920average kWh2021
Average electricity usage corner homes3.000average kWh2021
Average electricity usage 2 under 1 roof homes3.210average kWh2021
Average electricity usage detached homes4.470average kWh2021
Average electricity usage rental homes2.250average kWh2021
Average electricity owner-occupied homes3.330average kWh2021
Average natural gas usage total1.170average m³2021
Average natural gas usage appartment760average m³2021
Average natural gas usage terraced homes1.100average m³2021
Average natural gas usage corner homes1.340average m³2021
Average natural gas usage 2 under 1 roof homes1.620average m³2021
Average natural gas usage detached homes2.170average m³2021
Average natural gas usage rental homes930average m³2021
Average natural gas owner-occupied homes1.410average m³2021
Percentage homes with district heating14%percentage2021
Households 1 person38.302number2023
Households no children20.420number2023
Households with children22.332number2023
Households average size2,00average2023
Number of houses76.250number2022
Average house value€235.000Euro2022
Percentage single-family houses63%percentage2022
Percentage multi-family houses 37%percentage2022
Percentage inhabited96%percentage2022
Percentage homes uninhabited4%percentage2022
Percentage homes private owned48%percentage2022
Percentage homes rented52%percentage2022
Percentage rental-housing by a corporation37%percentage2022
Percentage homes other rental15%percentage2022
Homes ownership unknown0%percentage2022
Percentage homes built before 200083%percentage2022
Percentage homes built since 200017%percentage2022
Number of income receivers126.200number2021
Average income per income receipient€30.100Euro2021
Average income per inhabitant€24.700Euro2021
40 percentile persons with lowest income48%percentage2021
20 percentile persons with highest income14%percentage2021
Active persons 15-75 year28%percentage2021
40 percentile households with lowest income53%percentage2021
20 percentile households with highest income13%percentage2021
Percentage households with a low income11%percentage2021
Percentage households at social minimum10%percentage2021
Persons with social security welfare6.580number2021
Persons with social security for incapacity for work9.660number2021
Persons with social security for unemployed1.740number2021
Persons with social security for elderly26.670number2021
Native Dutch110.132number2022
Western total21.119number2022
Not western total29.389number2022
Dutch Antilles1.356number2022
Other not western15.106number2022
Ages 0 - 1522.643number2023
Ages 15 - 2526.186number2023
Ages 25 - 4542.178number2023
Ages 45 - 6540.894number2023
Ages 65 and up29.334number2023
Not married87.056number2023
Births relative9number per 1000 inhabitants2021
Mortality relative10number per 1000 inhabitants2021
Crime theft5.765number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime violance and sexual abuse789number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime environmental12number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime scam826number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime traffic1.222number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime destruction923number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime other319number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime total10.102number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Region codeGM0153code2023
Region nameEnschedename2023
Region typeGemeentetype2023
Population density1.146number per km22023
Passenger cars per surface494average per km²2022
Surface total14.272hectares2023
Surface land14.073hectares2023
Surface water200hectares2023
Zipcode most occuringgeen datapostal code2023
Measure of urbanity2indicator 1-52023
Address density2.218average per km22023
Passenger cars total69.510number2022
Passenger cars petrol58.800number2022
Passenger cars other fuel10.710number2022
Passenger cars per household0,90average2022

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Open data sources used

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

Sources & definitions
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