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Living conditions, risk of poverty

Community Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC)

At-risk-of-poverty rate after social transfers in Germany by household type (monetary poverty)
Typ of householdSurvey year
Share in percent

1 Dependent children under 18 years as well as between 18 and 24 years if they are not in employment and live with at least one parent.

Source: Leben in Europa (EU-SILC). – Values from 2017 come from Eurostat database.

Total15.215.515.615.816.116.1 16.716.716.516.1
Persons in households without child17.017.416.517.518.018.418.919.218.718.1
persons living alone29.229.330.032.332.431.932.933.132.932.1
two adults, younger than 65 years12.314.010.311.310.512.411.613.211.711.2
two adults, at least one adult aged 65 years or over11.010.710.810.311.410.411.411.312.211.4
Persons in households with child(ren)
single parents135.937.543.037.138.835.229.433.732.633.2
two adults with one child9.
two adults with two children8.

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