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 4.425 ha
Leisure areas 268 ha
Water expanse 393 ha
Areas of other utilization 509 ha

 

Population

Population Number
Table: Population
Number of inhabitants (level from 31.12.2016) 213.354
male 104.225
female 109.129
Foreigners 16.451
Population density 791 citizens/km²
Average age 44,2 years

 

Age structure Number
Age structure
0 to under 6 years of age 12.343
6 to under 15 years of age 16.021
15 to under 18 years of age 5.006
18 to under 25 years of age 15.790
25 to under 45 years of age 58.794
45 to under 60 years of age 44.650
60 to under 65 years of age 14.140
65 to under 80 years of age 33.952
80 years of age and older 12.658

 

Housing situation

(level from 31.12.2016) Number
Table: Residential and non-residential buildings
in residental and non-residential buildings 116.023 accomodation units

 

Tourist industry

Facility Overnight stays
Table: Overnight stays
66 hotels and pensions* with 5.254 beds 909.548
out of those 1 youth hostel 36.367

* with 10 or more beds

Schools and educational facilities

School and Education Numbers Pupils/ 
students
Table: School and Education
Grundschulen (primary schools) 30 6.628
Regelschulen (secondary modern schools) 10 2.412
Gymnasien (grammar schools) 9 5.354
Gesamtschulen (comprehensive schools) 3 1.772
Gemeinschaftsschulen (community schools) 9 3.033
Förderschulen (special education schools) 7 638
Berufsbildende Schulen (vocational schools) 20 10.230
Fachhochschule (University of applied sciences, WS 2017/2018) 1 4.061
University (WS 2017/2018) 1 5.785
Volkshochschule (community college of further education) 1 8.843
School of music 1 2.068

 

Health care, youth work and social services

Hospitals Bed capacity
Table: Hospitals
Helios Klinikum Erfurt 1.218
Katholisches Krankenhaus 455

 

Facility Numbers
Table: Facility
Medical practitioners 524
Dentists 219
Pharmacies/chemist's shops 51
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 52
Other sports halls 15
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* 2
Skittle alley* 10
Shooting range facilities* 6
Riding facilities* 6
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 767.0 km
Bike Paths 197.6 km
Streetcar/tram system 87.2 km

 

Automobile Number
Table: Automobile
Automobiles total 125.465
Among them private cars 97.190

 

Finances

City budget Sum
Table: Finance 2018
Administrative budget 659,2 Mio EUR
Investment budget 139,1 Mio EUR

 

Tax type Tax rate
Table: Tax rates 2018
Real estate tax A 350 %
Real estate tax B 550 %
Business tax 470 %