Veddel is a quarter in the Hamburg-Mitte
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 borough of the Free and Hanseatic city of Hamburg
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 on the homonymous island in the Elbe
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 river, in northern Germany
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. In 2006, the population was 4,944.


In 2006 in the Veddel quarter were living 4,944 people. The population density was 1136 PD/sqkm. 22% were children under the age of 18, and 7.5% were 65 years of age or older. Resident aliens were 51.1% of the population. 407 people were registered as unemployed.

In 1999 there were 2,106 households out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them and 40.9% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.25.
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