Hesse · Population

Question: What is the population of Hesse? Answer: Hesse (Hessen), Germany (capital: Wiesbaden) - last known population is ≈ 6 093 900 (year 2014). This was 7.556% of total Germany population. In this year, Hesse population density was 288.6 p/kmĀ². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2011-2014 (+0.68%/year), Hesse population in 2018 would be: 6 260 541*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1987-1995] +1.1 %/year
[1995-2001] +0.19 %/year
[2001-2011] -0.18 %/year
[2011-2014] +0.68 %/year


GPS coordinates: 50.6520515, 9.1624376

Hesse on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1987c, 1995e, 2001e, 2011c, 2014e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland In deutscher Sprache
Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) In English
• Statistisches Jahrbuch (1946-1990 BRD, DDR)
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).