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Quarter of Hamburg
Cemetery in the locality Kirchsteinbek.
Cemetery in the locality Kirchsteinbek.
Billstedt  is located in Germany
Location of Billstedt in Hamburg
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
 • Total 17 km2 (7 sq mi)
Population (31.12.2016)
 • Total 70,234
 • Density 4,100/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Dialling codes 040
Vehicle registration HH

Billstedt (About this sound German pronunciation ) is a quarter in the borough Hamburg-Mitte, in the eastern part of Hamburg, Germany. In 2016, the population was 70,234, it was the second-most populous quarter.


Billstedt in a military map of the 18th century.

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


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 the east of Billstedt is the place Mümmelmannsberg.


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, 39% of which were single 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]


School Möllner Landstraße.

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


Health systems

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


The Bundesautobahn 1 motorway and the Bundesstrasse 5 road run through the quarter. Billstedt is served by the rapid transit system of the underground railway and has several stations on lines U2 and U4.

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


Located in the part Öjendorf is the lake Öjendorfer See.


  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)


  • Statistical office Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein, official website (in German)

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