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Population

2013: highest level of immigration to Germany for 20 years

According to provisional results, 1,226,000 people immigrated to Germany in 2013. This was an increase of 146,000, or 13%, from 2012. Such a high level of immigration was last recorded in 1993. A total of 789,000 people departed from Germany in 2013, 77,000 (+11%) more than in the previous year. Balancing arrivals against departures results in a net immigration of 437,000 people in 2013 – also the highest figure since 1993.

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Key figures

Population (31.12.)201682.5 mn
foreign20169.2 mn
with migrant background201618.6 mn
Live births2015737,575
Deaths2015925,200
Net migration2016497,964
Households201641.0 mn
Lone parents20161.6 mn
Marriages2015400,115
Divorces2016162,397

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