Bielefeld · Population

Question: What is the population of Bielefeld? Answer: Bielefeld, Germany (Administrative unit: North Rhine-Westphalia) - last known population is ≈ 328 900 (year 2013). This was 0.408% of total Germany population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2011-2013 (+0.3%/year), Bielefeld population in 2019 would be: 334 919*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1950-1970] +0.03 %/year
[1970-1987] +3.55 %/year
[1987-1995] +0.74 %/year
[1995-2001] -0.04 %/year
[2001-2011] +0.11 %/year
[2011-2013] +0.3 %/year


GPS coordinates: 52.033, 8.533

Local time in Bielefeld: 14:16 Thursday GMT+2.

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Bielefeld on city and population density map

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

Sources, Notices

1950c, 1970c, 1987c, 1995e, 2001e, 2011c, 2013e. 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 using data provided to us by 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 Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).