Jena in numbers

Insight into the world of statistical data and facts

Different sources are used. In addition to data from the Thuringian State Office for Statistics, there are also numerous data from municipal registers. We start with a short overview of the development of the population in Jena since the beginning of the year.

Current

Since the beginning of the year 2022, 6 113 residents have registered their main residence in Jena, 5 231 have deregistered it. Jena has thus gained 882 residents. The current population is 108 613 inhabitants with main residence.

Source: Civil register of the city of Jena; as at: 2.11.2022

  • 50°55'34,9" northern latitude, 11°35'3,3" eastern longitude, altitude 155 m above sea level (observatory Schillergäßchen)
  • largest extension north-south: 14.7 km, east-west: 12.2 km
  • total cadastral area: 11 476,6 ha

Official population "Update Census 2011" as of 31.12.2021 from the Thuringian State Office for Statistics (TLS)

  • 110 502 (TLS), thereof 55 097 men, 55 405 women
  • latest available number of inhabitants from TLS: 111 099 (TLS, 30.6.2022)

Population according to population register

  • 108 743 (as of 30.6.2022)
  • thereof 53 369 men, 55 374 women
  • of which 95 563 Germans, 13 180 foreigners
  • plus 7,073 persons entitled to live with secondary residence
  • Statistical private households: 61 525 ( 12/31/2021, estimate)
  • Apartments: 60,027 ( 31.12.2021)

More detailed small-scale data can be found in the city district statistics.

  • CCI member companies: 5,414 (as of December 2021).
  • Manufacturing industry: * 69 companies with 8,826 employees
  • Construction industry: ** 4 establishments with 660 employees

* Status: end of September 2020
** TLS monthly average 2020
*/** companies with 20 and more employees

Further information can be found at the Jena Economic Development Agency.

  • Employees subject to social insurance with place of residence Jena: 42 856
  • Employees subject to social insurance with place of work Jena: 58 290
  • Commuters: 27 270, commuters: 11 891 (Source: TLS, 30.06.2021)
  • Unemployed: 3 046, of which 1 565 men and 1 481 women ( October 2022)
  • Unemployment rate (in relation to all civilian labor force): 5.4 %.
  • General housing allowance (excluding housing allowance sub-households) received 1,185 households (TLS, Dec. 31, 2021)
  • Social assistance* received 175 recipients (TLS , 12/31/2021)
  • Asylum seeker benefits received 315 recipients (TLS, 12/31/2020).

* Current assistance for subsistence

  • general education schools: 32, with 11 856 students (TLS, 22.9.2021)
  • vocational schools: 6, with 3,663 students (TLS, 10.11.2021)
  • Friedrich Schiller University with 17 421 students
  • Ernst Abbe University Jena with 4 725 students ( winter semester 2021/22, preliminary)

Visitor numbers of selected facilities in 2021:

  • Planetarium 58,649,
  • People's House 4 054,
  • Botanical Garden 26,409,
  • Philharmonic 5 720,
  • Göhre City Museum 14 634,
  • Phyletic Museum 4 945,
  • Theater House 4 828
  • Overnight visitors in 2021: 227 133 (TLS)
  • Overnight visitors in 2021: 118 178 (TLS)

Location

Controlling and Statistics Team

Controlling and Statistics Team

Am Anger 28
07745 Jena
Germany

Controlling and Statistics Team

Am Anger 28
07745 Jena
Germany

Downloads

District overviews 2020 (PDF, 4.68 MB)