Facts & figures of Bensheim

Population structure (as of december, 2017)

Einwohnerzahlen der Stadt Bensheim Hauptwohnung Haupt- und Nebenwohnung
Bensheim-Mitte 24.137 24.896
Bensheim-Auerbach 9.732 10.083
Bensheim-Fehlheim 1.664 1.711
Bensheim-Gronau 1.204 1.245
Bensheim-Hochstädten 705 728
Bensheim-Langwaden 339 346
Bensheim-Schönberg 856 880
Bensheim-Schwanheim 1.275 1.303
Bensheim-Wilmshausen 691 721
Bensheim-Zell 933 953
Bensheim gesamt 41.536 42.866
  • Population structure
  • Economy
  • Education, leisure and social
  • Land use

Economy

Rate of unemployment (as of 11/2018)*  
Bensheim 3,8 %
Municipal surface (as of 2011) 5.783 ha
Purchasing power (as of 2010)  
Retail sales per habitant 5.193,00 €
Purchasing power index 115,7

* To get more information and selected data of the town of Bensheim please contact the "Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt". Click here to go to the website.

Education, leisure and social

Social  
Child care (as of 2015/16)  
Places kindergartens 1.352
Places nurseries/ créches 215
Places urban créches 115
Places créches school-aged children 560
Places day care 171
   
Education  
Number of students in Bensheim's schools (in total) about 10.000
Town library: media stock (in total) about 54.000
Sports clubs: Members (in total) about 14.300

Land use

Buildings and open space 912 ha
Operating area 31 ha
Recreation area 59 ha
Traffic area 448 ha
Agricultural area 2.638 ha
Forest area 1.522 ha
Water surface 107 ha
Other surfaces 66 ha
Total 5.783 ha