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 1.346 ha
Industrial areas 1.421 ha
Public purpose land 326 ha
Traffic areas 1.833 ha
Agricultural areas 16.526 ha
Forest and green areas 4.398 ha
Leisure areas 267 ha
Water expanse 387 ha
Areas of other utilization 484 ha

 

Population

Population Number
Table: Population
Number of inhabitants (level from 31.12.2015) 210.271
male 102.557
female 107.714
Foreigners 12.793
Population density 779 citizens/km²
Average age 44,2 years

 

Age structure Number
Age structure
0 to under 6 years of age 11.884
6 to under 15 years of age 15.170
15 to under 18 years of age 4.765
18 to under 25 years of age 14.898
25 to under 45 years of age 59.061
45 to under 60 years of age 45.216
60 to under 65 years of age 14.222
65 to under 80 years of age 33.516
80 years of age and older 11.539

 

Housing situation

(level from 31.12.2014) Number
Table: Residential and non-residential buildings
in residental and non-residential buildings 115.356 accomodation units

 

Tourist industry

Facility Overnight stays
Table: Overnight stays
67 hotels and pensions* with 5.370 beds 809.306
out of those 1 youth hostel 37.881

* with 10 or more beds

Schools and educational facilities

School and Education Numbers Pupils/ 
students
Table: School and Education
Grundschulen (primary schools) 32 6.701
Regelschulen (secondary modern schools) 12 2.624
Gymnasien (grammar schools) 9 5.374
Gesamtschulen (comprehensive schools) 3 1.722
Gemeinschaftsschulen (community schools) 7 1.828
Förderschulen (special education schools) 8 705
Berufsbildende Schulen (vocational schools) 17 9.228
Fachhochschule (University of applied sciences, WS 2015/2016) 1 4.058
University (WS 2015/2016) 1 5.815
Volkshochschule (community college of further education) 1 8.298
School of music 1 2.949

 

Health care, youth work and social services

Hospitals Bed capacity
Table: Hospitals
Helios Klinikum Erfurt 1.282
Katholisches Krankenhaus 452

 

Facility Numbers
Table: Facility
Medical practitioners 507
Dentists 229
Pharmacies/chemist's shops 50
Children day care centres* 105
Housing area oriented options from youth workers for children or adolescents* 28
Children's homes* 17
Albert Schweitzer children's village 1
Senior citizens' homes* 21
Social centres* 28
Senior citizens' clubs* 11

* under communal or free management

Sports facilities

Facility Numbers
Table: Sport facilities
School gymnasiums 51
Other sports halls 18
Multi-function hall (Thüringenhalle) 1
Sport grounds (large playing grounds) 53
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* 11
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 760.0 km
Bike Paths 191.9 km
Streetcar/tram system 87.2 km

 

Automobile Number
Table: Automobile
Automobiles total 110.184
Among them private cars 94.163

 

Finances

City budget Sum
Table: Finance 2015
Administrative budget 598.7 Mio EUR
Investment budget 79.8 Mio EUR

 

Tax type Tax rate
Table: Tax rates 2015
Real estate tax A 300 %
Real estate tax B 490 %
Business tax 470 %