Billstedt

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Billstedt
Quarter of Hamburg
Cemetery in the locality Kirchsteinbek.
Cemetery in the locality Kirchsteinbek.
Billstedt  is located in Germany
Billstedt
Billstedt
Coordinates: 53°32′26″N 10°6′0″E / 53.54056°N 10.10000°E / 53.54056; 10.10000Coordinates: 53°32′26″N 10°6′0″E / 53.54056°N 10.10000°E / 53.54056; 10.10000
Country Germany
State Hamburg
City Hamburg
Borough Hamburg-Mitte
Area
 • Total 17 km2 (7 sq mi)
Population (31.12.2007)
 • Total 68,936
 • Density 4,100/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Dialling codes 040
Vehicle registration HH

Billstedt is a quarter in the borough Hamburg-Mitte, in the eastern part of Hamburg, Germany. In 2007, the population was 68,936, it was the second-most populous quarter.

History[edit]

Billstedt in a military map of the 18th century.

Schifbeck, Öjendorff, Steinbeck and Schlem are the old settlements.

Geography[edit]

In 2006, according to the statistical office of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein, the Billstedt quarter had a total area of 17 km². To the north is the Jenfeld quarter of the Wandsbek borough. The municipalities Barsbüttel and Oststeinbek in the German state Schleswig-Holstein are to the east. To the west are the quarters Horn and Billbrook, to the south is the Lohbrügge quarter of the Bergedorf borough.

Demographics[edit]

In 2007, the population of the Billstedt quarter was 68,936. The population density was 4,056 inhabitants per square kilometre (10,505 /sq mi). 19.7% were children under the age of 18, and 17.3% were 65 years of age or older. 22.5% were immigrants. 5,274 people were registered as unemployed.[1] In 1999, there were 32,336 households, and 39% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.14.[2]

Population by year[3]

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
68,068 68,838 69,435 69,978 69,899 69,938 69,676 69,651 69,588 68,763 69,014 68,209 68,279
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
68,256 68,064 68,461 68,512 68,119 68,115 68,573 68,936

In 2007 there were 9,626 criminal offences (140/1000 people).[3]

Education[edit]

School Möllner Landstraße.

In 2006, there were 10 elementary schools and 6 secondary schools in the Billstedt quarter with 3,894 pupils.[4]

Infrastructure[edit]

Health systems[edit]

In 2007, there were 36 day-care centers for children, 84 physicians in private practices and 12 pharmacies.[3]

Transportation[edit]

The motorway Bundesautobahn 1 and the road Bundesstrasse 5 run through the quarter. Billstedt is serviced by the rapid transit system of the underground railway with the several stations for the line U3.

According to the Department of Motor Vehicles (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt), in the quarter Billstedt were 19,998 private cars registered (290 cars/1000 people) in 2007 and 258 traffic accidents.[3]

Recreation[edit]

Located in the part Öjendorf is the lake Öjendorfer See.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Residents registration office, source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2007)
  2. ^ Source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (1999)
  3. ^ a b c d Source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2007)
  4. ^ Source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)

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