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Structural data

Structural data for the Election to the 17th German Bundestag
Number of municipalities
on 31 Dec. 2008 200
   
Area in km2
on 31 Dec. 2007 2,777.2
   
Population figures as at 31 Dec. 2008
Total (in 1,000) 234.8
Male (in 1,000) 114.9
Germans (in 1,000) 225.4
   
Population density as at 31 Dec. 2007
Inhabitants per km2 84.8
Increase (+)/decrease (-) of the population in 2007 (per 1,000 inhabitants) -1.1
   
Age from ... to under ... years on 31 Dec. 2008 (in %)
under 18 18.6
18 - 25 7.7
25 - 35 10
35 - 60 36.1
60 - 75 18.6
75 and over 9.1
   
General Education System: Graduates and school leavers having completed their education, 2007
Total incl. entrance qualification for universities of applied sciences (per 1,000 inhabitants) 13.6
Without secondary general school certificate 9.2
With secondary general school certificate 36.1
With intermediate school certificate 36.4
With university entrance qualification 16.4
   
Stock of motor vehicles (per 1,000 inhabitants)
on 1 Jan. 2008 660.1
   
Construction and housing (per 1,000 inhabitants)
Dwellings completed in 2007 3.6
Stock of dwellings on 31 Dec. 2007 529.5
   
Mining and Manufacturing on 30 Sep. 2007 (per 1,000 inhabitants)
Local units 0.3
Employees 31.9
   
Statistics of business notifications, 2007 (per 1,000 inhabitants)
Business registrations 11.5
Business deregistrations 9.1
   
Trade tax revenue (per 1,000 inhabitants)
in 2007 349.3
   
Insolvency proceedings 2007 (per 1,000 inhabitants)
Number of proceedings filed 2.6
Employees 1.9
   
Debts of municipalities and associations of municipalities (per 1,000 inhabitants)
on 31 Dec. 2007 985.3
   
Employees subject to social insurance contributions on 30 June 2008
Place of residence 294.4
Place of employment 277.8
Commuter balance -16.5
   
Unemployment rate at the end of December 2008 (in %)
Total 9.8
Women 9.6
Foreigners 20.5
   
Recipients of unemployment benefit II and of social allowance on 31 Dec. 2007
Total (per 1,000 inhabitants) 77.9
Including individuals not capable of earning and in need of assistance (in %) 31.3
   

 

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