Population of Germany 2017

Population

Current population of Germany is 80,594,017 (July 2017 est.).

Nationality

noun: German(s)
adjective: German

Ethnic Groups

German 91.5%, Turkish 2.4%, other 6.1% (made up largely of Polish, Italian, Romanian, Syrian, and Greek)

Languages

German (official)

note: Danish, Frisian, Sorbian, and Romani are official minority languages; Low German, Danish, North Frisian, Sater Frisian, Lower Sorbian, Upper Sorbian, and Romani are recognized as regional languages under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

Religions

Roman Catholic 29%, Protestant 27%, Muslim 4.4%, Orthodox Christian 1.9%, other 1.7%, none or members of unrecorded religious groups 36% (2015 est.)

Age Structure

0-14 years: 12.82% (male 5,304,341/female 5,028,776)
15-24 years: 10.09% (male 4,145,486/female 3,986,302)
25-54 years: 40.45% (male 16,467,975/female 16,133,964)
55-64 years: 14.58% (male 5,834,179/female 5,913,322)
65 years and over: 22.06% (male 7,822,221/female 9,957,451) (2017 est.)

Dependency Ratios

total dependency ratio: 51.8
youth dependency ratio: 19.6
elderly dependency ratio: 32.2
potential support ratio: 3.1 (2015 est.)

Median Age

total: 46.8 years
male: 45.7 years
female: 47.9 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

-0.2% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

8.6 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Death Rate

11.7 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Net Migration Rate

1.5 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Population Distribution

most populous country in Europe; a fairly even distribution throughout most of the country, with urban areas attracting larger and denser populations, particularly in the far western part of the industrial state of North Rhine-Westphalia

Urbanization

urban population: 75.3% of total population (2015)
rate of urbanization: 0.16% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Major Urban Areas – Population:

BERLIN (capital) 3.563 million; Hamburg 1.831 million; Munich 1.438 million; Cologne 1.037 million (2015)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.78 male(s)/female
total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Mother’s Mean Age at First Birth

29.4 years (2015 est.)

Maternal Mortality Rate

6 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 3.4 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 3.7 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 3.1 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 80.7 years
male: 78.4 years
female: 83.1 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

1.45 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Health Expenditures

11.3% of GDP (2014)

Physicians Density

4.13 physicians/1,000 population (2014)

Hospital Bed Density

8.2 beds/1,000 population (2011)

Drinking Water Source

improved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population

unimproved
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)

Sanitation Facility Access

improved:
urban: 99.3% of population
rural: 99% of population
total: 99.2% of population

unimproved
urban: 0.7% of population
rural: 1% of population
total: 0.8% of population (2015 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

NA

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

NA (2016 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

NA

Obesity – Adult Prevalence Rate

22.7% (2014)

Children Under the Age of 5 Years Underweight

1.1% (2006)

Education Expenditures

4.9% of GDP (2013)

School Life Expectancy (Primary to Tertiary Education)

total: 17 years
male: 17 years
female: 17 years (2015)

Unemployment, Youth Ages 15-24

total: 7.7%
male: 8.3%
female: 7.1% (2014 est.)