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Nordrhein-Westfalen

State in Germany

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NameStatusPopulation
Census
1987-05-25
Population
Estimate
1995-12-31
Population
Estimate
2001-12-31
Population
Census
2011-05-09
Population
Estimate
2021-12-31
Nordrhein-Westfalen [North Rhine-Westphalia]State16,711,84517,893,04518,052,09217,538,25117,924,591
BielefeldCounty-level City305,566324,066323,373326,870334,002
BochumCounty-level City386,271400,395390,087362,286363,441
BonnCounty-level City276,653291,431306,016305,765331,885
BorkenCounty307,778342,688362,834363,755373,582
BottropCounty-level City114,640120,642120,780117,311117,311
CoesfeldCounty176,193202,218216,805215,269221,352
DortmundCounty-level City584,089598,840589,240571,143586,852
DuisburgCounty-level City525,378535,250512,030488,468495,152
DürenCounty233,840258,565271,074258,760266,771
DüsseldorfCounty-level City563,531571,030570,765586,291619,477
Ennepe-Ruhr-KreisCounty339,385352,069349,988326,049322,143
EssenCounty-level City623,427614,861591,889566,201579,432
EuskirchenCounty162,820182,177190,581187,940194,701
GelsenkirchenCounty-level City287,508291,164276,740258,766260,126
GüterslohCounty287,883329,043347,954350,420366,104
HagenCounty-level City209,363212,003202,060187,944188,713
HammCounty-level City171,170183,408183,805176,037179,238
HeinsbergCounty212,745238,627252,275248,161258,306
HerfordCounty227,548250,768255,393250,704250,635
HerneCounty-level City174,238179,897174,018155,160156,621
HochsauerlandkreisCounty260,265283,857281,480266,509258,615
HöxterCounty140,653154,401155,518145,678139,994
KleveCounty261,032288,071301,861300,989314,676
KölnCounty-level City928,309965,697967,9401,005,7751,073,096
KrefeldCounty-level City232,261249,606239,559222,247227,050
LeverkusenCounty-level City154,692162,252160,829158,984163,851
LippeCounty318,404360,471364,990348,681346,151
Märkischer KreisCounty421,321458,221457,079423,819406,793
MettmannCounty479,749504,698509,023477,778484,411
Minden-LübbeckeCounty282,588316,139323,055312,169311,214
MönchengladbachCounty-level City249,587266,702262,963255,188261,001
Mülheim an der RuhrCounty-level City176,423176,530172,332166,865170,739
MünsterCounty-level City246,186265,061267,197289,576317,713
Oberbergischer KreisCounty245,391280,914289,518273,011271,621
OberhausenCounty-level City220,286224,397221,619210,216208,752
OlpeCounty125,142138,115141,705136,491133,120
PaderbornCounty230,717278,020292,961294,602309,380
RecklinghausenCounty631,024662,931656,053619,382612,801
RemscheidCounty-level City120,132122,260118,753110,708111,770
Rhein-Erft-KreisCounty399,751442,356458,430451,514471,891
Rheinisch-Bergischer KreisCounty249,742269,541276,525278,183283,429
Rhein-Kreis NeussCounty403,764435,656445,683437,393452,496
Rhein-Sieg-KreisCounty476,453546,670583,051578,252600,732
Siegen-WittgensteinCounty279,700299,336295,787276,834274,342
SoestCounty266,693298,677307,809296,875302,298
SolingenCounty-level City159,103165,735165,032155,265158,957
Städteregion AachenCounty515,706550,353553,714539,516556,673
SteinfurtCounty378,416416,252437,545433,659450,176
UnnaCounty387,429422,662430,269396,060393,063
ViersenCounty261,697288,450302,795296,175298,761
WarendorfCounty247,447272,534282,286273,477278,176
WeselCounty426,094465,454476,240460,419460,433
WuppertalCounty-level City365,662381,884364,784342,661354,572
Deutschland [Germany]Federal Republic77,718,00081,817,49982,440,30980,219,69583,237,124

Source: Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland (web), Statistical Offices of the German States (web).

Explanation: States and counties in the boundaries of 31 December 2021.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2021)
Males8,795,533
Females9,129,058
Age Groups (E 2021)
0-17 years3,040,732
18-64 years11,020,362
65+ years3,863,497
Age Distribution (E 2020)
0-9 years1,691,230
10-19 years1,685,870
20-29 years2,151,639
30-39 years2,265,406
40-49 years2,142,225
50-59 years2,901,196
60-69 years2,281,661
70-79 years1,543,335
80-89 years1,078,149
90+ years184,859
Nationality (E 2020)
German15,443,854
Foreign2,481,716
Country of Birth (C 2011)
Germany14,573,609
EU 27985,163
Europe (other)905,736
Other country687,806
Unknown385,938
Religion (C 2011)
Roman Catholic7,164,962
Protestant4,745,176
Other/No/Unknown5,628,114

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