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Schleswig-Holstein

Area of Schleswig-Holstein 16,247.3 km²
Population 2.8 million
Male Population 1,378,534 (48.6%)
Female Population 1,457,912 (51.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +14.8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +2.2%
Median Age 45.3 years old
Male Median Age 44.3 years old
Female Median Age 46.3 years old
Timezone Central European Summer Time
Schleswig-Holstein is the northernmost of the 16 states of Germany, comprising most of the historical duchy of Holstein and the southern part of the former Duchy of Schleswig. Source: Wikipedia

Schleswig-Holstein Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 2,470,906 2,600,806 2,774,168 2,836,449
Population Density 152.1 / km² 160.1 / km² 170.7 / km² 174.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Schleswig-Holstein Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 2.2% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Schleswig-Holstein +14.8% +9.1% +2.2%
Germany +2.6% +2.2% -1.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Schleswig-Holstein Median Age

Median Age: 45.3 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Schleswig-Holstein 45.3 years 44.3 years 46.3 years
Germany 44.8 years 43.6 years 46 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Schleswig-Holstein Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 59,543 54,604 114,148
5-9 65,304 62,246 127,550
10-14 77,010 73,631 150,641
15-19 78,414 74,491 152,905
20-24 80,819 76,822 157,642
25-29 73,098 75,966 149,064
30-34 73,955 76,865 150,820
35-39 79,599 82,413 162,013
40-44 117,324 119,395 236,719
45-49 125,127 126,134 251,262
50-54 105,610 107,093 212,703
55-59 89,802 92,278 182,081
60-64 85,422 89,391 174,814
65-69 80,223 85,632 165,856
70-74 88,781 97,684 186,466
75-79 50,960 64,197 115,157
80-84 29,457 48,018 77,475
85 Plus 18,088 51,050 69,139
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Schleswig-Holstein Population Density

Population Density: 174.6 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Schleswig-Holstein 2.8 million 16,247.3 km² 174.6 / 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

Schleswig-Holstein Historical Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2015
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 117,726 n/a n/a
100 127,557 0.8% 983
200 137,381 0.7% 982
300 137,280 0% -10
400 137,170 0% -11
500 127,134 -0.8% -1,003
600 117,088 -0.8% -1,004
700 121,905 0.4% 481
800 126,712 0.4% 480
900 131,502 0.4% 479
1000 136,285 0.4% 478
1100 155,978 1.4% 1,969
1200 235,157 4.2% 7,917
1300 353,982 4.2% 11,882
1400 254,327 -3.3% -9,965
1500 353,433 3.3% 9,910
1600 472,240 2.9% 11,880
1700 511,692 0.8% 3,945
1800 886,564 5.7% 37,487
1900 2,008,121 8.5% 112,155
1910 2,314,245 15.2% 306,124
1920 2,213,243 -4.4% -101,002
1930 2,351,604 6.3% 138,361
1940 2,511,252 6.8% 159,648
1950 2,436,683 -3% -74,569
1960 2,249,872 -7.7% -186,811
1970 2,427,651 7.9% 177,779
1990 2,600,806 3.5% 86,577
2000 2,774,168 6.7% 173,362
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

Schleswig-Holstein CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Schleswig-Holstein 27,017,605 t 9.53 t 1,662 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

Schleswig-Holstein Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1887 to 2020)

Average Temp
11.7°C
53.0°F
Average High
16.3°C
61.4°F
Average Low
7.1°C
44.7°F
   Record High Temperature
34.2°C
93.6°F
   Record Low Temperature
-4.3°C
24.3°F
   Average Precipitation
51.8 mm
2.0 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
11.8 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
Drought Low (1)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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