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Hessen

Area of Hessen 21,109.8 km²
Population 6.0 million
Male Population 2,955,183 (48.9%)
Female Population 3,093,393 (51.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +9%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +0.4%
Median Age 44.2 years old
Male Median Age 43.2 years old
Female Median Age 45.1 years old
Timezone Central European Summer Time

Hessen Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 5,550,223 5,723,449 6,026,238 6,048,588
Population Density 262.9 / km² 271.1 / km² 285.5 / km² 286.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Hessen Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 0.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Hessen +9% +5.7% +0.4%
Germany +2.6% +2.2% -1.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Hessen Median Age

Median Age: 44.2 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Hessen 44.2 years 43.2 years 45.1 years
Germany 44.8 years 43.6 years 46 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Hessen Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 133,583 125,115 258,699
5-9 139,819 132,869 272,689
10-14 155,727 148,348 304,075
15-19 158,945 152,890 311,835
20-24 178,754 173,504 352,258
25-29 181,331 183,738 365,069
30-34 181,488 188,311 369,799
35-39 185,698 189,684 375,382
40-44 249,631 244,811 494,442
45-49 268,612 260,749 529,361
50-54 230,663 228,903 459,566
55-59 194,051 201,164 395,215
60-64 178,627 186,411 365,039
65-69 147,368 155,449 302,817
70-74 162,314 183,321 345,635
75-79 102,251 129,204 231,456
80-84 66,782 103,582 170,365
85 Plus 39,540 105,342 144,882
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Hessen Population Density

Population Density: 286.5 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Hessen 6.0 million 21,109.8 km² 286.5 / 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

Hessen Historical Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2015
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 204,883 n/a n/a
100 221,987 0.8% 1,710
200 239,078 0.7% 1,709
300 238,865 0% -21
400 238,637 0% -22
500 221,104 -0.8% -1,753
600 203,552 -0.8% -1,755
700 211,917 0.4% 836
800 220,261 0.4% 834
900 228,584 0.4% 832
1000 236,885 0.4% 830
1100 271,094 1.4% 3,420
1200 409,016 4.2% 13,792
1300 616,068 4.2% 20,705
1400 442,717 -3.3% -17,335
1500 615,127 3.3% 17,241
1600 822,081 2.9% 20,695
1700 890,681 0.8% 6,860
1800 1,542,831 5.6% 65,215
1900 3,496,729 8.5% 195,389
1910 4,030,742 15.3% 534,013
1920 3,854,998 -4.4% -175,744
1930 4,096,897 6.3% 241,899
1940 4,376,190 6.8% 279,293
1950 4,247,107 -2.9% -129,083
1960 4,872,636 14.7% 625,529
1970 5,472,925 12.3% 600,289
1990 5,723,449 2.3% 125,262
2000 6,026,238 5.3% 302,789
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

Hessen CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Hessen 61,157,587 t 10.1 t 2,897 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

Hessen Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1870 to 2020)

Average Temp
12.6°C
54.7°F
Average High
17.9°C
64.2°F
Average Low
7.3°C
45.1°F
   Record High Temperature
35.0°C
95.0°F
   Record Low Temperature
-7.2°C
19.0°F
   Average Precipitation
66.8 mm
2.6 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
12.9 days
   Average Snowfall
0.0 mm
0.0 in
   Average Snowfall Days (≥ 25 mm)
0.0 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 (10)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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Place Area Population Population Density
Baden-Württemberg Region 36,013.1 km² 10.6 million 295.6 / km²
Bayern 70,596.8 km² 12.7 million 179.6 / km²
Berlin 889.8 km² 3.3 million 3,758 / km²
Brandenburg 29,650.7 km² 2.5 million 83.0 / km²
Bremen 411.4 km² 655,948 1,594 / km²
Free State of Thuringia 16,209.4 km² 2.1 million 130.5 / km²
Hamburg 751.4 km² 1.7 million 2,313 / km²
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 24,310.7 km² 1.6 million 64.6 / km²
Niedersachsen 47,891.3 km² 7.8 million 163.3 / km²
Nordrhein-Westfalen 34,112.4 km² 17.6 million 515.8 / km²
Rheinland-Pfalz 19,854.9 km² 4.0 million 203.9 / km²
Saarland 2,571.5 km² 984,948 383.0 / km²
Sachsen 18,449.2 km² 4.0 million 216.3 / km²
Sachsen-Anhalt 20,554.5 km² 2.2 million 107.2 / km²
Schleswig-Holstein 16,247.3 km² 2.8 million 174.6 / km²
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