Wieden is the 4th district of Vienna and is located very central. Its total area is approx. 1.80 km² with a total population of 33,035 people. Taking the ratio of the total area and the total population, the district can be said to be densely populated.
The public transport network in Wieden is highly developed as three metro lines go through: U1, U2 and the U4. Furthermore, there exist 11 green areas, however, in comparison to other districts this is not considered as lot. The population rises constantly in Wieden (for comparison: in 2011 31,691 citizens) which influences significantly the real estate market. More than 80% of the buildings in Wieden are residential buildings (1,263 of 1,476 buildings in total) though only 72 buildings have been built since 1991 due to the acute shortage of building sites. According to statistics the average living space in the 4th district is approx. 84 m². Currently, the average space per capita is around 48 m². The average price for a living space is around € 7,932. A great influence on the real estate market has the university Technische Universität Wien as the high number of students increases the demand for rented apartments.
The 4th district is also very attractive for tourists. According to statistics, 261,000 tourists have visited Wieden in 2015. The number of overnight stays was 645,860.
The tourist attractions are mostly at the district borders: Karlsplatz, Palace Belvedere, Naschmarkt etc. Wieden has an astonishing atmosphere: modern Cafés, boutiques and a highly developed transport infrastructure merge with the buildings of the 18th century. All in all, Wieden offers recreational opportunities to every taste and for any budget.