|Quarter of Hamburg|
Cemetery in the locality Kirchsteinbek.
|• Total||17 km2 (7 sq mi)|
|• Density||4,100/km2 (11,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Billstedt (Northern Low Saxon: Billsteed) 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.
Schifbeck, Öjendorff, Steinbeck and Schlem are the old settlements.
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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.
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. In 1999, there were 32,336 households, and 39% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.14.
Population by year
In 2007 there were 9,626 criminal offences (140/1000 people).
In 2006, there were 10 elementary schools and 6 secondary schools in the Billstedt quarter with 3,894 pupils.
In 2007, there were 36 day-care centers for children, 84 physicians in private practices and 12 pharmacies.
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 U2
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.
Located in the part Öjendorf is the lake Öjendorfer See.
- Residents registration office, source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2007)
- Source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (1999)
- Source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2007)
- Source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
- Statistical office Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein, official website (German)
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