Stuttgart Population 2018

Stuttgart is a city that is located in Germany. It is the capital of Baden-Wurttemberg, and it is also the most populated within the state. The city has a total population of 623,738 people, which makes it the sixth largest city in Germany. The city’s urban area is significantly larger with over 2.7 million people. The metro area has 5.3 million residents and is the fourth largest in the country. The total area of the city is just over 80 square miles. When comparing this to the population, the density is 7,800 people per square mile.

The population is fairly evenly split among male and female residents. There are slightly more females than males, accounting for 50.4% of the population. There are many foreign residents that live in Stuttgart. Over 23,000 are from Turkey, while other nationalities include Greece, Italy, Coratia, Romania, Serbia and Syria. Approximately 40% of the total population comes from a foreign background. The city’s unemployment rate is below the national average. The city has seen annual population growth of around 0.36%, and the future outlook is continued slow and steady growth.

Stuttgart Population Data (Urban Area)

Year Population Growth Rate (%) Growth
2030668,0001.83%12,000
2025656,0002.18%14,000
2020642,0001.10%7,000
2018635,0001.44%9,000
2015626,0002.96%18,000
2010608,0002.70%16,000
2005592,0001.54%9,000
2000583,000-0.68%-4,000
1995587,0002.09%12,000
1990575,0002.31%13,000
1985562,000-3.60%-21,000
1980583,000-3.95%-24,000
1975607,000-4.11%-26,000
1970633,000-0.47%-3,000
1965636,0001.92%12,000
1960624,00012.23%68,000
1955556,00011.65%58,000
1950498,0000.00%0
Stuttgart Population Growth

Stuttgart's 2018 population is now estimated at 635,000. In 1950, the population of Stuttgart was 498,000. Stuttgart has grown by 9,000 in the last year, which represents a 1.44% change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Stuttgart, which typically includes Stuttgart's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Data Sources
  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations