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 3.75 million residents, Berlin is the largest city in Germany (49,5% male, 50,5% female).
- In 2018 the population of Berlin has grown by 36,218 residents.
- Berlin is a young city: 55 percent of the population is younger than 45 years of age, the average age was 42.7.
- 40,163 children were born in 2017.
Foreign population of Berlin
- People from more than 190 countries call Berlin home and make this city a truly international metropolis.
- Around 748,472 foreigners were registered as living in Berlin at the end of 2018, with roughly 37,200 of them having been added that year.
- 20% 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, 2019 - information for 2018 if not otherwise indicated)