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Rheinland-Pfalz

Area of Rheinland-Pfalz 19,854.9 km²
Population 4.0 million
Male Population 1,979,643 (48.9%)
Female Population 2,067,867 (51.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +13%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +2.2%
Median Age 45.2 years old
Male Median Age 44.1 years old
Female Median Age 46.2 years old
Timezone Central European Summer Time

Rheinland-Pfalz Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 3,580,970 3,729,184 3,960,635 4,047,506
Population Density 180.4 / km² 187.8 / km² 199.5 / km² 203.9 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Rheinland-Pfalz Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 2.2% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Rheinland-Pfalz +13% +8.5% +2.2%
Germany +2.6% +2.2% -1.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Rheinland-Pfalz Median Age

Median Age: 45.2 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Rheinland-Pfalz 45.2 years 44.1 years 46.2 years
Germany 44.8 years 43.6 years 46 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Rheinland-Pfalz Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 83,601 78,250 161,852
5-9 90,385 84,994 175,379
10-14 106,656 101,212 207,868
15-19 114,548 108,570 223,119
20-24 124,275 121,114 245,389
25-29 116,528 114,399 230,927
30-34 109,926 111,128 221,055
35-39 112,683 115,200 227,883
40-44 159,156 157,990 317,147
45-49 182,178 177,734 359,913
50-54 163,714 162,738 326,452
55-59 141,881 142,857 284,738
60-64 120,753 121,571 242,325
65-69 94,157 100,459 194,617
70-74 112,092 127,934 240,026
75-79 73,454 93,109 166,563
80-84 47,647 75,769 123,417
85 Plus 26,009 72,839 98,849
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Rheinland-Pfalz Population Density

Population Density: 203.9 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Rheinland-Pfalz 4.0 million 19,854.9 km² 203.9 / 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

Rheinland-Pfalz Historical Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2015
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 141,963 n/a n/a
100 153,802 0.8% 1,183
200 165,632 0.7% 1,183
300 165,497 0% -13
400 165,352 0% -14
500 153,227 -0.8% -1,212
600 140,957 -0.8% -1,227
700 146,808 0.4% 585
800 152,597 0.4% 578
900 158,400 0.4% 580
1000 164,188 0.4% 578
1100 188,035 1.4% 2,384
1200 283,695 4.2% 9,566
1300 427,206 4.2% 14,351
1400 306,903 -3.3% -12,030
1500 426,555 3.3% 11,965
1600 569,902 2.9% 14,334
1700 617,578 0.8% 4,767
1800 1,059,451 5.5% 44,187
1900 2,377,825 8.4% 131,837
1910 2,737,849 15.1% 360,024
1920 2,615,884 -4.5% -121,965
1930 2,776,932 6.2% 161,048
1940 2,962,665 6.7% 185,733
1950 2,872,053 -3.1% -90,612
1960 3,371,001 17.4% 498,948
1970 3,596,820 6.7% 225,819
1990 3,729,184 1.8% 66,182
2000 3,960,635 6.2% 231,451
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

Rheinland-Pfalz CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Rheinland-Pfalz 18,606,409 t 4.6 t 937.1 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

Rheinland-Pfalz Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1891 to 2020)

Average Temp
12.9°C
55.3°F
Average High
18.2°C
64.7°F
Average Low
7.7°C
45.8°F
   Record High Temperature
34.6°C
94.3°F
   Record Low Temperature
-5.8°C
21.6°F
   Average Precipitation
64.3 mm
2.5 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
12.9 days
   Average Snowfall
1.1 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)
Earthquake Medium (2.3)
* 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
Hessen 21,109.8 km² 6.0 million 286.5 / 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
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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