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Köln

Area of Köln 405.1 km²
Population 1.0 million
Male Population 507,450 (48.5%)
Female Population 539,627 (51.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +43.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +11%
Median Age 41.3 years old
Male Median Age 40.5 years old
Female Median Age 42 years old
Timezone Central European Summer Time

Köln Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 728,944 836,351 942,989 1,047,078
Population Density 1,799 / km² 2,064 / km² 2,327 / km² 2,584 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Köln Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 11% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Köln +43.6% +25.2% +11%
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

Köln Median Age

Median Age: 41.3 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Köln 41.3 years 40.5 years 42 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)

Köln Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 25,486 22,801 48,288
5-9 22,511 21,544 44,055
10-14 23,368 22,413 45,781
15-19 23,314 22,591 45,905
20-24 31,863 35,710 67,573
25-29 40,375 45,682 86,058
30-34 42,501 43,818 86,320
35-39 39,600 38,131 77,732
40-44 45,647 42,669 88,317
45-49 44,119 41,872 85,991
50-54 35,162 36,227 71,389
55-59 28,043 31,501 59,545
60-64 25,641 28,491 54,132
65-69 22,932 25,904 48,836
70-74 25,805 28,663 54,468
75-79 15,938 20,434 36,372
80-84 9,764 15,666 25,431
85 Plus 5,381 15,511 20,893
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Köln Population Density

Population Density: 2,584 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Köln 1.0 million 405.1 km² 2,584 / 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

Köln Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1300 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1300 30,253 n/a n/a
1400 21,740 -3.3% -851
1500 30,206 3.3% 846
1600 40,369 2.9% 1,016
1700 43,738 0.8% 336
1800 115,983 10.2% 7,224
1900 369,854 12.3% 25,387
1910 439,128 18.7% 69,274
1920 432,231 -1.6% -6,897
1930 472,371 9.3% 40,140
1940 518,460 9.8% 46,089
1950 516,609 -0.4% -1,851
1960 657,591 27.3% 140,982
1970 720,353 9.5% 62,762
1990 836,351 7.8% 57,999
2000 942,989 12.8% 106,638
2020 1,062,887 6.2% 59,949
2030 1,088,547 2.4% 25,660
2040 1,105,258 1.5% 16,711
2050 1,112,680 0.7% 7,422
2060 1,110,717 -0.2% -1,963
2070 1,100,094 -1% -10,623
2080 1,082,505 -1.6% -17,589
2090 1,054,736 -2.6% -27,769
2100 1,015,982 -3.7% -38,754
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

Köln CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Köln 10,940,316 t 10.4 t 27,006 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

Köln Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1936 to 2020)

Average Temp
14.2°C
57.6°F
Average High
19.0°C
66.3°F
Average Low
9.4°C
48.9°F
   Record High Temperature
34.3°C
93.7°F
   Record Low Temperature
-3.0°C
26.6°F
   Average Precipitation
66.1 mm
2.6 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
13.6 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 (9)
Earthquake Medium (3.1)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Nordrhein-Westfalen

Place Area Population Population Density
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
Düsseldorf 217.7 km² 604,605 2,776 / 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
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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