Eimsbüttel (quarter)

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Eimsbüttel may also refer to the borough of Hamburg, Germany.
Eimsbüttel
Quarter of Hamburg
Underground railway station Schlump
Underground railway station Schlump
Eimsbüttel  is located in Germany
Eimsbüttel
Eimsbüttel
Coordinates: 53°34′26″N 9°57′32″E / 53.57389°N 9.95889°E / 53.57389; 9.95889Coordinates: 53°34′26″N 9°57′32″E / 53.57389°N 9.95889°E / 53.57389; 9.95889
Country Germany
State Hamburg
City Hamburg
Borough Eimsbüttel
Area
 • Total 3.2 km2 (1.2 sq mi)
Population (31.12.2006)
 • Total 54,702
 • Density 17,000/km2 (44,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Dialling codes 040
Vehicle registration HH

Eimsbüttel is one of the 105 quarters in the Eimsbüttel borough of Hamburg, Germany. In 2006 the population was 54,702.

History[edit]

On March 1, 2008 the Eimsbüttel quarter lost a part of its area to form the quarter Sternschanze in the borough Altona.[1]

Geography[edit]

In 2006 according to the statistical office of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein, the quarter Eimsbüttel has an area of 3,2 km².

Demographics[edit]

In 2006, there were 54,702 people living in Eimsbüttel. The population density is 16,930 /km2 (43,848 /sq mi). 10.6% were children under the age of 18, and 16.2% were 65 years of age or older. 14% were resident aliens. 2,710 people were registered as unemployed.[2]

In 1999, there were 36,479 households, out of which 12.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them and 60.5% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 1.59.[3]

Education[edit]

There were 8 elementary schools and 3 secondary schools in the quarter Eimsbüttel.[4]

Infrastructure[edit]

Health systems[edit]

There were 52 day-care centers for children, 202 physicians in private practice and 16 pharmacies.[4]

Transportation[edit]

The quarter is serviced by the rapid transit system of the underground railway.

According to the Department of Motor Vehicles (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt), in the quarter Eimsbüttel 16,871 private cars were registered (311 cars/1000 people).[4] There were 244 traffic accidents total, including 205 traffic accidents with damage to persons.[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Bezirksverwaltungsgesetz (BezVG), July 6th, 2006, Hamburg
  2. ^ Residents registration office, source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
  3. ^ Source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (1999)
  4. ^ a b c Source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
  5. ^ Traffic accident statistic, statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)

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