How many inhabitants did Munich have in 2020?

28.12.2021 - With 1.562 million inhabitants (exactly 1,562,096, as of December 31, 2020), Munich is Germany's third-largest city after Hamburg and ahead of Cologne.
Munich residents are 41.6 years old on average and approximately 5,027 citizens live per square kilometre.
Population:* 1,562,096
Population density:* 5,027.5 people per km²
Average age:** 41.6
But what does it actually look like in Munich's districts? How do they differ from one another? Are there districts that have a particularly large number of inhabitants, or particularly young or old ones? Which districts have the highest population density?

*Source: Landeshauptstadt München

**Source: Statistische Ämter des Bundes und der Länder, Deutschland, 2021

Population München

The most populous district in Munich in 2020 was Ramersdorf-Perlach. The Neuhausen-Nymphenburg district ranked second in terms of population, followed by Thalkirchen-Obersendling-Forstenried-Fürstenried-Solln.
At the lower end of the population range was the Altstadt-Lehel district.

Population density München

Schwabing-West was the most densely populated district in Munich in 2020. Au-Haidhausen followed in second place, then the district of Schwanthalerhöhe.
The last most densely populated district in Munich in 2020 was Aubing-Lochhausen-Langwied.

Average age München

The difference in the average age of the districts in 2020 in Munich was 4.1 years, which is below the values of all other German cities with over a million inhabitants (Cologne: 11.4 years, Hamburg: 16.7 years, Berlin: 22.7 years).
The oldest district in Munich on average in 2020 was Hadern, with an average age of 42.4 years. Maxvorstadt was Munich's youngest district with an average age of 38.3 years.