How many inhabitants did Hamburg have in 2020?

28.12.2021 - With 1.904 million inhabitants (exactly 1,904,444, as of December 31, 2020), Hamburg is Germany's second-largest city and ranks twelfth in Europe - just behind Vienna and ahead of Bucharest.
The average age of Hamburg residents is 42.1 years, and approximately two and a half thousand citizens live per square kilometre.
Population:* 1,904,444
Population density:* 2,522 people per km²
Average age:* 42.1
But what does it actually look like in Hamburg's districts? How do they differ from one another? Are there districts that have a particularly large number of inhabitants, or are they particularly young or old? Which Hamburg district has the highest population density?

Unfortunately, for data protection reasons, no current population figures are available for the districts of Altenwerder, Gut Moor, Steinwerder, Waltershof and Neuwerk Island.

*Source: Statistikamt Nord

Population Hamburg

The most populous district of Hamburg is Rahlstedt. Rahlstedt belongs to the Wandsbek district and is located in the northeast of the Hanseatic city. The district of Billstedt ranks second in terms of population, followed by Eimsbüttel.
The Reitbrook district is at the lower end of the population range. Only 522 people lived there in 2020.

Population density Hamburg

Hoheluft-West is the most densely populated district of Hamburg and measures only 0.7 km². In the immediate neighborhood is the district of Eimsbüttel, which follows Hoheluft-West in second place in terms of population density. In position 3 is another neighbor of Hoheluft-West: Hoheluft-Ost.
The last rank of the most densely populated districts in Hamburg is occupied by Neuland.

Average age Hamburg

The difference in the average age of the districts is relatively high in Hamburg. There are almost 17 years between the oldest district in Hamburg on average and the youngest.
The oldest district in Hamburg on average is Poppenbüttel, the youngest is Billbrook.