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Demographic data


The City of Berlin ...... has increased about38,700 Babiesin 2020.... is the largest city in Germany with nearly3,7 Mio. million residents(49 % male, 51 % female).... has decreased about5,400 residentsin 2020.... is a young city,55 % of the populationis younger than 45 years of age, theaverage age was 42.7.Foreignpopulation of BerlinBerlin is an international city with people from about190 nationsliving here.Berlin's population inage groups 202014 %under 1510 %15 to under 2531 %25 to under 4526 %45 to under 65n19 %65 and moreThe proportion of the foreign-born populationin the total population is 20%,most of them coming from Turkey, Poland and Syria.(Source: Berlin-Brandenburg office of statistics, 2021 – information for 2020)

The population of Berlin

  • With six million residents, the capital region of Berlin-Brandenburg is the second largest metropolitan area in Germany.
  • With its roughly 3.77 million residents, Berlin is the largest city in Germany (49,5% male, 50,5% female).
  • In 2020 the population of Berlin has grown by approximately 460 residents.
  • Berlin is a young city: 55 percent of the population is younger than 45 years of age, the average age was 42.8.
  • 39,501 children were born in 2019.


Foreign population of Berlin

  • People from more than 190 countries call Berlin home and make this city a truly international metropolis.
  • Around 789,076 foreigners were registered as living in Berlin at the end of 2020.
  • 21% of the population is foreign-born, most of these residents coming from Turkey, Poland, and Syria.
  • Workers from western European industrial nations and the states of central and eastern Europe are migrating to Berlin.

(Source: Berlin-Brandenburg office of statistics, 2021 - information for 2020 if not otherwise indicated)

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Ausschnitt aus dem Wirtschaftsatlas mit Blick auf den Potsdamer Platz

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