The City in Figures

Location and ground

Location and extension Value
Table: Location and extension
Height above sea level 158 – 430 m
Greatest expanse North - South 21.0 km
Greatest expanse East - West 22.4 km

 

Areas in hectare
Table: Surface
Surface area altogether 26.988 ha
Residential areas 1.351 ha
Industrial areas 1.413 ha
Public purpose land 327 ha
Traffic areas 1.838 ha
Agricultural areas 16.464 ha
Forest and green areas 4.424 ha
Leisure areas 268 ha
Water expanse 393 ha
Areas of other utilization 510 ha

 

Population

Population Number
Table: Population
Number of inhabitants (level from 31.12.2016) 211.590
male 103.155
female 108.435
Foreigners 14.242
Population density 784 citizens/km²
Average age 44,2 years

 

Age structure Number
Age structure
0 to under 6 years of age 11.950
6 to under 15 years of age 15.630
15 to under 18 years of age 4.966
18 to under 25 years of age 15.216
25 to under 45 years of age 58.665
45 to under 60 years of age 45.004
60 to under 65 years of age 14.149
65 to under 80 years of age 33.825
80 years of age and older 12.185

 

Housing situation

(level from 31.12.2015) Number
Table: Residential and non-residential buildings
in residental and non-residential buildings 115.677accomodation units

 

Tourist industry

Facility Overnight stays
Table: Overnight stays
65 hotels and pensions* with 5.296 beds 873.682
out of those 1 youth hostel 41.126

* with 10 or more beds

Schools and educational facilities

School and Education Numbers Pupils/ 
students
Table: School and Education
Grundschulen (primary schools) 31 6.670
Regelschulen (secondary modern schools) 11 2.545
Gymnasien (grammar schools) 9 5.360
Gesamtschulen (comprehensive schools) 3 1.755
Gemeinschaftsschulen (community schools) 8 2.446
Förderschulen (special education schools) 7 672
Berufsbildende Schulen (vocational schools) 20 10.205
Fachhochschule (University of applied sciences, WS 2016/2017) 1 4.238
University (WS 2016/2017) 1 5.715
Volkshochschule (community college of further education) 1 8.765
School of music 1 2.712

 

Health care, youth work and social services

Hospitals Bed capacity
Table: Hospitals
Helios Klinikum Erfurt 1.300
Katholisches Krankenhaus 455

 

Facility Numbers
Table: Facility
Medical practitioners 518
Dentists 197
Pharmacies/chemist's shops 53
Children day care centres* 104
Housing area oriented options from youth workers for children or adolescents* 28
Children's homes* 19
Albert Schweitzer children's village 1
Senior citizens' homes* 21
Social centres* 27
Senior citizens' clubs* 12

* under communal or free management

Sports facilities

Facility Numbers
Table: Sport facilities
School gymnasiums 51
Other sports halls 17
Multi-function hall (Thüringenhalle) 1
Sport grounds (large playing grounds) 51
Sport grounds (small playing grounds) 48
Outdoor swimming pools 3
Bathing places with beach 2
Indoor swimming pools 2
Ice sport facilities (with 400 m round skating track) 1
Ice hockey hall 1
Tennis facilities* 6 with 26 tennis courts (of that 8 indoor courts)
Bowling* 4
Skittle alley* 10
Shooting range facilities* 6
Riding facilities* 5
Golf course 1
Stadium (Steigerwaldstadion)** with approx. 9.495 seats
Hall for track and field athletics with approx. 2.200 seats

* under communal or private management
** under construction

Traffic

Traffic Length
Table: Traffic
Road and street network 762.0 km
Bike Paths 191.9 km
Streetcar/tram system 87.2 km

 

Automobile Number
Table: Automobile
Automobiles total 112.098
Among them private cars 95.479

 

Finances

City budget Sum
Table: Finance 2016
Administrative budget 652,2 Mio EUR
Investment budget 80,9 Mio EUR

 

Tax type Tax rate
Table: Tax rates 2016
Real estate tax A 300 %
Real estate tax B 550 %
Business tax 470 %