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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
2020-12-31
Nordrhein-Westfalen [North Rhine-Westphalia]State16,711,84517,893,04518,052,09217,538,25117,925,570
BielefeldCounty-level City305,566324,066323,373326,870333,509
BochumCounty-level City386,271400,395390,087362,286364,454
BonnCounty-level City276,653291,431306,016305,765330,579
BorkenCounty307,778342,688362,834363,755371,898
BottropCounty-level City114,640120,642120,780117,311117,388
CoesfeldCounty176,193202,218216,805215,269220,712
DortmundCounty-level City584,089598,840589,240571,143587,696
DuisburgCounty-level City525,378535,250512,030488,468495,885
DürenCounty233,840258,565271,074258,760265,140
DüsseldorfCounty-level City563,531571,030570,765586,291620,523
Ennepe-Ruhr-KreisCounty339,385352,069349,988326,049323,130
EssenCounty-level City623,427614,861591,889566,201582,415
EuskirchenCounty162,820182,177190,581187,940194,359
GelsenkirchenCounty-level City287,508291,164276,740258,766259,105
GüterslohCounty287,883329,043347,954350,420364,818
HagenCounty-level City209,363212,003202,060187,944188,687
HammCounty-level City171,170183,408183,805176,037178,967
HeinsbergCounty212,745238,627252,275248,161256,458
HerfordCounty227,548250,768255,393250,704250,547
HerneCounty-level City174,238179,897174,018155,160156,940
HochsauerlandkreisCounty260,265283,857281,480266,509259,030
HöxterCounty140,653154,401155,518145,678139,729
KleveCounty261,032288,071301,861300,989313,586
KölnCounty-level City928,309965,697967,9401,005,7751,083,498
KrefeldCounty-level City232,261249,606239,559222,247226,844
LeverkusenCounty-level City154,692162,252160,829158,984163,905
LippeCounty318,404360,471364,990348,681346,970
Märkischer KreisCounty421,321458,221457,079423,819408,662
MettmannCounty479,749504,698509,023477,778484,322
Minden-LübbeckeCounty282,588316,139323,055312,169310,270
MönchengladbachCounty-level City249,587266,702262,963255,188259,665
Mülheim an der RuhrCounty-level City176,423176,530172,332166,865170,921
MünsterCounty-level City246,186265,061267,197289,576316,403
Oberbergischer KreisCounty245,391280,914289,518273,011271,699
OberhausenCounty-level City220,286224,397221,619210,216209,566
OlpeCounty125,142138,115141,705136,491133,362
PaderbornCounty230,717278,020292,961294,602308,335
RecklinghausenCounty631,024662,931656,053619,382613,599
RemscheidCounty-level City120,132122,260118,753110,708111,516
Rhein-Erft-KreisCounty399,751442,356458,430451,514469,611
Rheinisch-Bergischer KreisCounty249,742269,541276,525278,183283,275
Rhein-Kreis NeussCounty403,764435,656445,683437,393452,001
Rhein-Sieg-KreisCounty476,453546,670583,051578,252600,375
Siegen-WittgensteinCounty279,700299,336295,787276,834275,491
SoestCounty266,693298,677307,809296,875301,016
SolingenCounty-level City159,103165,735165,032155,265159,193
Städteregion AachenCounty515,706550,353553,714539,516556,631
SteinfurtCounty378,416416,252437,545433,659448,197
UnnaCounty387,429422,662430,269396,060393,618
ViersenCounty261,697288,450302,795296,175298,536
WarendorfCounty247,447272,534282,286273,477277,417
WeselCounty426,094465,454476,240460,419460,113
WuppertalCounty-level City365,662381,884364,784342,661355,004
Deutschland [Germany]Federal Republic77,718,00081,817,49982,440,30980,219,69583,155,031

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

Explanation: States and counties in the boundaries of 31 December 2020.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2020)
Males8,794,888
Females9,130,682
Age Groups (E 2019)
0-17 years3,008,120
18-64 years11,138,990
65+ years3,800,111
Age Distribution (E 2019)
0-9 years1,674,962
10-19 years1,707,189
20-29 years2,187,800
30-39 years2,244,255
40-49 years2,178,876
50-59 years2,934,620
60-69 years2,231,348
70-79 years1,571,456
80-89 years1,037,564
90+ years179,151
Nationality (E 2019)
German15,502,665
Foreign2,444,556
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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