Germany's top villages and communities for families

Family-friendly Helgoland

As parents, we above all want the best for our children. Therefore, the focus of the criteria for families is primarily on the child's best interests. So childcare, school, leisure activities and infrastructure that makes life easier and more pleasant for families are important. These include, for example, supermarkets or restaurants, but also public swimming. Another important aspect is family safety, which is why we also evaluate statistics on the subject of public safety.
Helgoland is with round about 1,812 points from a maximum of 2,200 the front-runner among Germany's family-friendly villages and communities. Ilsfeld follows closely with 1,777 points. In third position, also following very closely, is Hösbach with 1,768 points.

Helgoland for families in numbers

Shop density
Average number of inhabitants per shop
15.4 vs. 412.5
15.4 vs. 412.5
Restaurant density
Average number of inhabitants per restaurant
43.6 vs. 655.8
43.6 vs. 655.8
Public swimming for families
Inhabitants aged under 18 or between 30 and 50 years per public swimming pool in this region
156.3 vs. 1,693
156.3 vs. 1,693
Children per playground
Children under 18 years per playground
24.2 vs. 147.6
24.2 vs. 147.6
Dentist density
Average number of inhabitants per dentist
1,265 vs. 6,078
1,265 vs. 6,078
Linear distance to public swimming
Average linear distance to the next public swimming facility
425m vs. 5.9km
425m vs. 5.9km
Linear distance to dentist
Average linear distance to the next dentist
687m vs. 8.2km
687m vs. 8.2km
Linear distance to general practitioner
Average linear distance to the next general practitioner
622m vs. 6.2km
622m vs. 6.2km
Linear distance to kindergarten
Average linear distance to the nearest kindergarten
819m vs. 4.5km
819m vs. 4.5km
Linear distance to restaurant
Average linear distance to the nearest restaurant
480m vs. 2.3km
480m vs. 2.3km
Children per kindergarten
Average number of children younger than 6 years per kindergarten in this region
36 vs. 121.9
36 vs. 121.9
Linear distance to supermarket
Average linear distance to the next supermarket or groceries
717m vs. 3.9km
717m vs. 3.9km
Linear distance to shop
Average linear distance to the nearest shop
603m vs. 2.1km
603m vs. 2.1km
Pupils per school
Average number of pupils per school in this region
92 vs. 249.1
92 vs. 249.1
Linear distance to school
Average linear distance to the nearest school
946m vs. 4.2km
946m vs. 4.2km
Violent crime families
Crime against life and limb per 100 inhabitants in the age group of families (younger than 18 or between 30 and 50 years)
0.4 vs. 0.3
0.4 vs. 0.3
Criminal offenses
Criminal offenses per 100 inhabitants
5.9 vs. 4.7
5.9 vs. 4.7
Family aged people
Share of residents in the age group of families (younger than 18 or between 30 and 50 years)
37.1% vs. 42.3%
37.1% vs. 42.3%
Share of family households with children
Share of family households with children in the total number of households
25.6% vs. 29.9%
25.6% vs. 29.9%
Gastronomy for families
Restaurants, bars, pubs, fast food, cafés etc in this region 100 inhabitants in the age group of families (younger than 18 or between 30 and 50 years)
8.3 vs. 0.6
8.3 vs. 0.6
Recreation & leisure areas
Share of vegetation, water and sport areas (excluding agricultural areas) in relation to the total area (excluding agricultural areas)
49.4% vs. 32.8%
49.4% vs. 32.8%
Recreation offers for families
Movie theaters, theaters and museums per 100 inhabitants in the age group of families (younger than 18 or between 30 and 50 years)
1.1 vs. 0.043
1.1 vs. 0.043