Economic Indicators

The Hamburg metropolitan region offers a great quality of life in a vibrant, creative city. Its hallmarks are strong purchasing power, a superb pool of potential employees and business-friendly policies. Impressive figures, facts and comparisons show why Hamburg is the economic powerhouse of an entire region.

Economic Indicators Hamburg

Hamburg

Metropolitan Region

Area

755 km²

26,000 km²

Population

(2014)

1.76 million

5 million


Population
(Source: Statistisches Jahrbuch 2015/ 2016 v. Statistikamt Nord)

2014

Total inhabitants in millions Hamburg

(metropolitan region)

1.76

(5)

Female

Male

905,345

857,446

Under 18 years of age (%)

18 to 60 years of age (%)

60 years and above (%)

16.1

60.0

23.9


Labour Market 
(Source: Statistisches Jahrbuch 2015/ 2016 v. Statistikamt Nord (Bundesagentur für Arbeit))
(1) As at June 30 (2) Annual average

Basic data

2013

2014

Employees subject to social insurance contribution (1)

873,665

892,508

Unemployment rate (2)

7.4 %

7.6 %

Number of unemployed (2)

71,559

73,663

For additional economic data please refer to the online databases of the national and northern German statistics agencies.

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