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Niedersachsen

Area of Niedersachsen 47,891.3 km²
Population 7.8 million
Male Population 3,827,621 (48.9%)
Female Population 3,993,859 (51.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +4.3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  -1.3%
Median Age 44.8 years old
Male Median Age 43.7 years old
Female Median Age 45.8 years old
Timezone Central European Summer Time
Lower Saxony (German: Niedersachsen ; Low German: Neddersassen) is a German state situated in northwestern Germany. Source: Wikipedia

Niedersachsen Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 7,500,260 7,606,282 7,921,473 7,821,496
Population Density 156.6 / km² 158.8 / km² 165.4 / km² 163.3 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Niedersachsen Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 1.3% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Niedersachsen +4.3% +2.8% -1.3%
Germany +2.6% +2.2% -1.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Niedersachsen Median Age

Median Age: 44.8 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Niedersachsen 44.8 years 43.7 years 45.8 years
Germany 44.8 years 43.6 years 46 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Niedersachsen Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 164,048 154,459 318,507
5-9 184,587 176,156 360,744
10-14 218,587 207,614 426,202
15-19 225,001 213,456 438,458
20-24 232,212 216,890 449,103
25-29 213,284 212,315 425,599
30-34 212,440 212,995 425,435
35-39 227,003 228,654 455,657
40-44 319,148 317,130 636,279
45-49 345,264 338,460 683,724
50-54 300,580 296,396 596,976
55-59 255,028 258,235 513,263
60-64 232,212 235,685 467,898
65-69 197,477 209,202 406,679
70-74 225,807 254,425 480,233
75-79 138,042 178,917 316,959
80-84 86,826 141,530 228,357
85 Plus 50,073 141,342 191,416
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Niedersachsen Population Density

Population Density: 163.3 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Niedersachsen 7.8 million 47,891.3 km² 163.3 / 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

Niedersachsen Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 324,706 n/a n/a
100 351,772 0.8% 2,706
200 378,817 0.7% 2,704
300 378,467 0% -35
400 378,093 0% -37
500 350,319 -0.8% -2,777
600 322,519 -0.8% -2,780
700 335,751 0.4% 1,323
800 349,065 0.4% 1,331
900 362,367 0.4% 1,330
1000 375,553 0.4% 1,318
1100 429,817 1.4% 5,426
1200 648,261 4.2% 21,844
1300 976,600 4.2% 32,833
1400 701,797 -3.3% -27,480
1500 975,857 3.4% 27,406
1600 1,304,611 2.9% 32,875
1700 1,414,310 0.8% 10,969
1800 2,466,245 5.7% 105,193
1900 5,641,222 8.6% 317,497
1910 6,508,502 15.4% 867,280
1920 6,231,816 -4.3% -276,686
1930 6,628,871 6.4% 397,055
1940 7,087,373 6.9% 458,502
1950 6,885,674 -2.8% -201,699
1960 6,961,436 1.1% 75,762
1970 7,440,289 6.9% 478,853
1990 7,606,282 1.1% 82,996
2000 7,921,473 4.1% 315,191
2020 7,742,030 -1.1% -89,721
2030 7,581,197 -2.1% -160,833
2040 7,390,393 -2.5% -190,804
2050 7,170,131 -3% -220,262
2060 6,923,008 -3.4% -247,123
2070 6,667,119 -3.7% -255,889
2080 6,407,121 -3.9% -259,998
2090 6,118,915 -4.5% -288,206
2100 5,794,883 -5.3% -324,032
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

Niedersachsen CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Niedersachsen 78,351,711 t 10 t 1,636 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

Niedersachsen Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1885 to 2020)

Average Temp
12.3°C
54.2°F
Average High
17.3°C
63.2°F
Average Low
7.3°C
45.2°F
   Record High Temperature
35.4°C
95.7°F
   Record Low Temperature
-7.6°C
18.3°F
   Average Precipitation
59.5 mm
2.3 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
12.6 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 Medium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in Niedersachsen

Other places in Germany

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
Hessen 21,109.8 km² 6.0 million 286.5 / km²
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 24,310.7 km² 1.6 million 64.6 / 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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