Hamburg Population 2021

1,788,995
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The city of Hamburg is one of the most well-known cities in Germany. It is not just a spectacular place to visit, but one that is steeped in history as the city has been destroyed many times throughout the centuries. Each time the destruction came, the residents worked to build the city of Hamburg better than before. Because of their resilience and refusal to give up, Hamburg became more prosperous with every setback. Today the people of Hamburg no longer have to contend with as much upset in the city, but they are just as resilient as ever.

City Size and Population Density

The population density within the city is quite high at 6,010 people for every square mile.

Demographics of Hamburg

Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany, and the overall population is 1,739,117. The population of Hamburg did have a slight downturn between 1995 and 2010, but since that dip, it has begun to bounce back as people are drawn to the opportunities within Hamburg for technology-related employment. There are approximately 1049 females for every 1000 males in Hamburg.

In terms of religion, 27.0% of the population belonged to the North Elbian Evangelical Lutheran Church, and 10.7% to the Roman Catholic Church. An additional 55% stated they had no religion.

Education and Students

Educating students is paramount to keeping the economy of any city intact and growing. For Hamburg residents and immigrants coming into the country, there are several choices for educating the little ones. Education starts with daycare centers. There are 1,039 centers to choose from for the earliest educational experience. Mandatory schooling in Hamburg begins with primary school. There are 244 primary schools and 195 secondary schools for parents to choose from and it is estimated that the combined total of students within these schools is 167,714. For those that wish to pursue higher education and want to remain in Hamburg, there are a total of 19 colleges servicing around 90,000 students annually.

Religion

The religions represented in Hamburg are not as extensive as in other cities. Currently, statistics show that 65% of the overall population claim that they are Christian, 23% claim to be Protestants, and 31% claim Catholicism as their main religion. There are more religions within the country and Muslims are currently attempting to have their religion classified as well, but there is no current data apart from an ongoing debate within the government and a petition by Muslims to see this happen.

Tourism

As with most historical cities, tourism is a significant part of life in Hamburg. Tourism in the town grows by at least 7.2% annually. Hamburg hotels maintain an average of 75% occupancy throughout the year, and that is after 5,280 new beds were added to accommodate extra tourists. The overall revenue from tourists according to overnight accommodations alone is $11.5 million. The high demand for tourism is due to recent campaigns by the government to increase the number of United States tourists coming into the country. Currently, the primary tourists come from countries such as Switzerland and England.

Year Population
20351,814,879
20341,811,496
20331,808,183
20321,804,946
20311,801,796
20301,798,752
20291,795,813
20281,793,072
20271,790,710
20261,788,894
20251,787,707
20241,787,280
20231,787,520
20221,788,170
20211,788,995
20201,789,954
20191,791,120
20181,792,904
20171,790,701
20161,788,500
20151,786,302
20141,784,109
20131,781,919
20121,779,735
20111,777,547
20101,775,365
20091,773,186
20081,767,322
20071,757,793
20061,748,328
20051,739,211
20041,734,456
20031,731,435
20021,727,581
20011,720,854
20001,710,055
19991,702,404
19981,702,415
19971,706,362
19961,707,943
19951,706,883
19941,704,375
19931,695,802
19921,678,741
19911,660,517
19901,639,204
19891,614,706
19881,586,340
19871,592,643
19861,575,581
19851,586,170
19841,600,966
19831,616,693
19821,630,495
19811,641,120
19801,651,827
19791,665,392
19781,679,049
19771,692,819
19761,706,682
19751,720,697
19741,734,808
19731,749,035
19721,763,358
19711,777,839
19701,792,419
19691,797,676
19681,801,941
19671,806,228
19661,810,519
19651,814,821
19641,819,126
19631,823,454
19621,827,787
19611,832,129
19601,811,563
19591,789,366
19581,767,471
19571,745,844
19561,724,511
19551,703,381
19541,682,539
19531,661,951
19521,641,643
19511,621,528
19501,607,533

Hamburg Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20351,814,8790.19%3,383
20341,811,4960.18%3,313
20331,808,1830.18%3,237
20321,804,9460.17%3,150
20311,801,7960.17%3,044
20301,798,7520.16%2,939
20291,795,8130.15%2,741
20281,793,0720.13%2,362
20271,790,7100.10%1,816
20261,788,8940.07%1,187
20251,787,7070.02%427
20241,787,280-0.01%-240
20231,787,520-0.04%-650
20221,788,170-0.05%-825
20211,788,995-0.05%-959
20201,789,954-0.07%-1,166
20191,791,120-0.10%-1,784
20181,792,9040.12%2,203
20171,790,7010.12%2,201
20161,788,5000.12%2,198
20151,786,3020.12%2,193
20141,784,1090.12%2,190
20131,781,9190.12%2,184
20121,779,7350.12%2,188
20111,777,5470.12%2,182
20101,775,3650.12%2,179
20091,773,1860.33%5,864
20081,767,3220.54%9,529
20071,757,7930.54%9,465
20061,748,3280.52%9,117
20051,739,2110.27%4,755
20041,734,4560.17%3,021
20031,731,4350.22%3,854
20021,727,5810.39%6,727
20011,720,8540.63%10,799
20001,710,0550.45%7,651
19991,702,404-0.00%-11
19981,702,415-0.23%-3,947
19971,706,362-0.09%-1,581
19961,707,9430.06%1,060
19951,706,8830.15%2,508
19941,704,3750.51%8,573
19931,695,8021.02%17,061
19921,678,7411.10%18,224
19911,660,5171.30%21,313
19901,639,2041.52%24,498
19891,614,7061.79%28,366
19881,586,340-0.40%-6,303
19871,592,6431.08%17,062
19861,575,581-0.67%-10,589
19851,586,170-0.92%-14,796
19841,600,966-0.97%-15,727
19831,616,693-0.85%-13,802
19821,630,495-0.65%-10,625
19811,641,120-0.65%-10,707
19801,651,827-0.81%-13,565
19791,665,392-0.81%-13,657
19781,679,049-0.81%-13,770
19771,692,819-0.81%-13,863
19761,706,682-0.81%-14,015
19751,720,697-0.81%-14,111
19741,734,808-0.81%-14,227
19731,749,035-0.81%-14,323
19721,763,358-0.81%-14,481
19711,777,839-0.81%-14,580
19701,792,419-0.29%-5,257
19691,797,676-0.24%-4,265
19681,801,941-0.24%-4,287
19671,806,228-0.24%-4,291
19661,810,519-0.24%-4,302
19651,814,821-0.24%-4,305
19641,819,126-0.24%-4,328
19631,823,454-0.24%-4,333
19621,827,787-0.24%-4,342
19611,832,1291.14%20,566
19601,811,5631.24%22,197
19591,789,3661.24%21,895
19581,767,4711.24%21,627
19571,745,8441.24%21,333
19561,724,5111.24%21,130
19551,703,3811.24%20,842
19541,682,5391.24%20,588
19531,661,9511.24%20,308
19521,641,6431.24%20,115
19511,621,5280.87%13,995
19501,607,5330.00%

Hamburg Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2021 Population 2021 Growth
Berlin3,566,7910.13%
Hamburg1,788,995-0.05%
Munich1,553,3730.98%
Cologne1,128,6520.88%
Frankfurt784,7800.98%
Duesseldorf635,0460.49%
Stuttgart633,8080.18%
Leipzig596,2300.88%
Dortmund589,7480.03%
Essen581,579-0.09%
Dresden580,8770.94%
Bremen566,3310.17%
Hannover537,4180.08%
Duisburg519,0560.77%
Nurenberg511,889-0.01%
Bochum377,7450.47%
Wuppertal348,898-0.12%
Mannheim336,2671.39%
Bielefeld334,475-0.00%
Westfalen333,3411.04%

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