|• Total||7,444.88 km2 (2,874.48 sq mi)|
(31 December 2021)
|• Density||540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
The Gross domestic product (GDP) of the region was 207.7 billion € in 2018, accounting for 6.2% of German economic output. GDP per capita adjusted for purchasing power was 47,800 € or 159% of the EU27 average in the same year. The GDP per employee was 127% of the EU average. This makes it one of the wealthiest regions in Germany and Europe.
- "Die Bevölkerung der hessischen Gemeinden am 31. Dezember 2021" (PDF) (in German). Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt. June 2022.
- "Regional GDP per capita ranged from 30% to 263% of the EU average in 2018". Eurostat.