How many inhabitants do the municipalities in the Hamburg area have?

28.12.2021 - With a population of around 1.9 million (as of December 31, 2020), Hamburg is Germany's second-largest city and ranks twelfth in Europe - just behind Vienna and ahead of Bucharest.
But what does it actually look like in Hamburg's surrounding area? How do the municipalities in Hamburg's surrounding area differ from one another? Are there communities that have a particularly large number of inhabitants, or are they particularly young or old? Which municipality in Hamburg's Speckgürtel has the highest population density?
All these questions about the Hamburg area are answered in this article.

Population Hamburg surroundings

The most populous municipality in Hamburg's Speckgürtel is Norderstedt with just under 80,000 inhabitants, followed by Pinneberg with around 43,000 inhabitants and Seevetal with around 41,500 inhabitants.
At the lower end of the population range is the community of Dahmker. A total of only 144 people live there.

Population density Hamburg surroundings

Pinneberg is the most densely populated municipality in the Hamburg region. On the opposite eastern edge of Hamburg is the municipality of Wentorf bei Hamburg, which follows Pinneberg as the second most densely populated municipality. The town of Schenefeld follows in third position.
The last place of the most densely populated municipalities in the Hamburg area is occupied by Rausdorf.

Average age Hamburg surroundings

The difference in the average age of the municipalities in the Hamburg region is a moderate 7.2 years.
The oldest municipality on average is Großhansdorf in the northeast of Hamburg, with an average age of 46.7 years. With an average age of 39.5 years, Brunstorf is the youngest municipality in the Hamburg region.