|• Total||6.4 km2 (2.5 sq mi)|
|• Density||5,600/km2 (15,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Postal codes||22547, 22549|
In 1927 Lurup was merged with Altona, and in 1938 it was merged with Altona into Hamburg with the Greater Hamburg Act.
In 2006 according to the statistical office of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein, the quarter Lurup has a total area of 6.4 km².
The western border is formed by the railway tracks of the city train to the district of Eidelstedt, part of the borough Eimsbüttel. In the North, Lurup borders the state of Schleswig-Holstein and in the East it connects to the district of Osdorf, partially marked by the small stream of Luruper Moorgraben. In the South, Lurup borders the district of Bahrenfeld.
In 2006 the population of Lurup was 33,459. The population density was 5,247/km2 (13,590/sq mi). 19.7% were children under the age of 18, and 19.6% were 65 years of age or older. 15.3% were resident aliens. 2,003 people were registered as unemployed and 9,997 received social insurance contributions.
In 1999 the total number of households was 15,043, out of which 25.3% had children under the age of 18. 37.9% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.14.
In 2006 there were 3,035 criminal offences (91 crimes per 1000 people).
Population by year
The population is counted by the residential registration office for 31 December each year.
There are five elementary schools and six secondary schools in Lurup, totalling 3,343 students.
Lurup comprises 22 day care centers for children, 32 private medical offices and five pharmacies.
Lurup is serviced by the rapid transit system of the city train with the station Elbgaustrasse close to Eidelstedt. Public transport in Lurup is also provided by several bus lines. Between 1955 and 1973 Lurup was connected to the Hamburg tram (Lines 1 and 11).
According to the Department of Motor Vehicles (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt), 11,707 private cars were registered (353 cars/1000 people). 152 traffic accidents were recorded, including 121 traffic accidents with damage to persons.
- Residents registration office, source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
- Source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (1999)
- State Investigation Bureaux (Landeskriminalamt), source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
- Source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
- Traffic accident statistic, statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
- Statistical office Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein, official website (in German)