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Düsseldorf

Area of Düsseldorf 217.7 km²
Population 604,605
Male Population 290,400 (48%)
Female Population 314,203 (52%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +34.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +8.4%
Median Age 43.3 years old
Male Median Age 42.4 years old
Female Median Age 44.2 years old
Timezone Central European Summer Time

Düsseldorf Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 449,395 502,535 557,743 604,605
Population Density 2,063 / km² 2,307 / km² 2,561 / km² 2,776 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Düsseldorf Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 8.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Düsseldorf +34.5% +20.3% +8.4%
Nordrhein-Westfalen +2.5% +1.7% -1.9%
Germany +2.6% +2.2% -1.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Düsseldorf Median Age

Median Age: 43.3 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Düsseldorf 43.3 years 42.4 years 44.2 years
Nordrhein-Westfalen 44.5 years 43.3 years 45.6 years
Germany 44.8 years 43.6 years 46 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Düsseldorf Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 14,237 13,572 27,810
5-9 12,640 11,979 24,620
10-14 12,415 11,591 24,007
15-19 12,621 12,051 24,673
20-24 14,590 17,288 31,878
25-29 20,869 24,184 45,053
30-34 23,053 24,518 47,571
35-39 21,931 21,948 43,879
40-44 27,136 23,661 50,798
45-49 26,458 23,551 50,010
50-54 21,064 21,621 42,686
55-59 17,336 19,049 36,386
60-64 15,599 18,121 33,721
65-69 14,526 16,651 31,178
70-74 15,985 19,304 35,290
75-79 10,223 13,599 23,823
80-84 6,328 10,760 17,088
85 Plus 3,389 10,752 14,142
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Düsseldorf Population Density

Population Density: 2,776 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Düsseldorf 604,605 217.7 km² 2,776 / km²
Nordrhein-Westfalen 17.6 million 34,112.4 km² 515.8 / km²
Germany 80.7 million 359,624.2 km² 224.3 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Düsseldorf Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1500 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1500 15,398 n/a n/a
1600 20,578 2.9% 518
1700 22,295 0.8% 171
1800 65,049 11.3% 4,275
1900 221,308 13% 15,625
1910 264,041 19.3% 42,733
1920 261,089 -1.1% -2,952
1930 286,569 9.8% 25,480
1940 315,803 10.2% 29,234
1950 315,865 0% 62
1960 403,478 27.7% 87,613
1970 443,426 9.9% 39,948
1990 502,535 6.5% 29,554
2000 557,743 11% 55,208
2020 614,071 4.9% 28,164
2030 629,502 2.5% 15,431
2040 639,763 1.6% 10,261
2050 644,651 0.8% 4,888
2060 644,113 -0.1% -538
2070 638,433 -0.9% -5,680
2080 628,619 -1.5% -9,814
2090 612,807 -2.5% -15,812
2100 590,544 -3.6% -22,263
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Düsseldorf CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Düsseldorf 6,640,767 t 11 t 30,497 t/km²
Nordrhein-Westfalen 176,176,863 t 10 t 5,164 t/km²
Germany 753,674,009 t 9.34 t 2,095 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Düsseldorf Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1935 to 2020)

Average Temp
13.8°C
56.8°F
Average High
18.9°C
66.0°F
Average Low
8.7°C
47.6°F
   Record High Temperature
33.8°C
92.8°F
   Record Low Temperature
-1.2°C
29.8°F
   Average Precipitation
65.2 mm
2.6 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
12.9 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Flood High (7)
Earthquake Low (2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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Aachen 706.8 km² 533,716 755.1 / km²
Bielefeld 258.9 km² 333,030 1,286 / km²
Bochum 145.7 km² 358,765 2,462 / km²
Bonn 141 km² 310,383 2,200 / km²
Borken 1,421 km² 373,458 262.8 / km²
Bottrop 100.7 km² 118,322 1,175 / km²
Coesfeld 1,112.3 km² 216,982 195.1 / km²
Dortmund 280.8 km² 572,724 2,039 / km²
Duisburg 232.8 km² 486,284 2,089 / km²
Düren 941.8 km² 257,066 273.0 / km²
Ennepe-Ruhr-Kreis 409.6 km² 319,693 780.6 / km²
Essen 210.4 km² 564,156 2,681 / km²
Euskirchen 1,249.2 km² 188,773 151.1 / km²
Gelsenkirchen 105.1 km² 255,558 2,431 / km²
Gütersloh 969 km² 357,198 368.6 / km²
Hagen 160.6 km² 184,641 1,149 / km²
Hamm 226 km² 175,276 775.7 / km²
Heinsberg 626.3 km² 250,507 400.0 / km²
Herford 450.5 km² 250,558 556.2 / km²
Herne 51.4 km² 148,082 2,878 / km²
Hochsauerlandkreis 1,960.3 km² 262,556 133.9 / km²
Höxter 1,200.7 km² 142,802 118.9 / km²
Kleve 1,232.6 km² 307,174 249.2 / km²
Krefeld 137.9 km² 218,862 1,587 / km²
Köln 405.1 km² 1.0 million 2,584 / km²
Leverkusen 79.1 km² 161,629 2,043 / km²
Lippe 1,246.1 km² 345,820 277.5 / km²
Mettmann 407 km² 473,942 1,164 / km²
Minden-Lübbecke 1,152.8 km² 310,368 269.2 / km²
Märkischer Kreis 1,060.9 km² 415,226 391.4 / km²
Mönchengladbach 170 km² 255,053 1,500 / km²
Mülheim an der Ruhr 91.3 km² 167,343 1,833 / km²
Münster 303.3 km² 309,564 1,020 / km²
Oberbergischer Kreis 919 km² 269,442 293.2 / km²
Oberhausen 77 km² 207,301 2,691 / km²
Olpe 711.9 km² 135,638 190.5 / km²
Paderborn 1,247.7 km² 301,056 241.3 / km²
Recklinghausen 760.7 km² 612,468 805.2 / km²
Remscheid 74.7 km² 108,582 1,453 / km²
Rhein-Erft-Kreis 705.3 km² 458,371 649.9 / km²
Rhein-Kreis Neuss 578.3 km² 442,196 764.6 / km²
Rhein-Sieg-Kreis 1,152.4 km² 586,270 508.8 / km²
Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis 436.9 km² 282,204 645.9 / km²
Siegen-Wittgenstein 1,132.7 km² 272,249 240.4 / km²
Soest 1,328.4 km² 295,881 222.7 / km²
Solingen 89.4 km² 153,952 1,722 / km²
Steinfurt 1,795.8 km² 438,405 244.1 / km²
Unna 543.2 km² 385,144 709.0 / km²
Viersen 563.3 km² 296,909 527.1 / km²
Warendorf 1,320.2 km² 272,944 206.7 / km²
Wesel 1,042.7 km² 459,891 441.1 / km²
Wuppertal 168.6 km² 338,154 2,005 / km²
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