Here, you will find figures, data and facts pertaining to integration in Aalen, such as data on migration background, the population with a migration background listed according to age groups, and residents’ countries of origin.
Aalen is an open-minded and diverse city. This is borne out by the fact that people from over 100 different countries peacefully coexist here and have found a new home.
This world map shows this diversity, the countries of origin of the residents of Aalen who have a migration background being marked accordingly (last updated: 24.05.2016).
A large version of the world map is to be found in the foyer of the Town Hall or in the Office for Integration.
As of 31.12.2005, 6,415 foreign nationals were resident in Aalen. This corresponds to 9.6% of the total population.
As of 31.12.2016, 8,078 people in Aalen were foreign nationals. This corresponds to 12.1% of the total population.
The percentage of the foreign population has thus increased slightly, but steadily, over the past 10 years.
Most foreign fellow-residents live in the city centre. There, their percentage share stands at 21.1%.
“A person has a migration background if they themselves or at least one of their parents has not been accorded German citizenship by virtue of having been born in Germany”. (Source: Federal Statistical Office).
As of 31.12.2017, 19.401 fellow-residents of the City of Aalen had a migration background. This corresponds to a percentage share of 28,9%.
In terms of individual city neighbourhoods, most people with a migration background live in the city centre – central zone. This is followed by Wasseralfingen and the city centre – eastern zone.
Based on the figures presented here, it is clear that district work is an indispensable prerequisite for successful integration. Among other things, of note here are the “Rötenberg Hub” and the Rötenberg BIWAQ (Bildung, Wirtschaft, Arbeit im Quartier; District Education, Economy, Employment) project – Colourful. Charming. Rötenberg.
44% of children aged between 0 and 10 years have a migration background. This group represents the highest percentage share of people with a migration background.
These figures show how important it is to integrate these children robustly in the majority society. They constitute the largest group among people with a migration background who are resident in Aalen. In order to guarantee robust integration, this process must begin from an early age.