Press Parental allowance: number of recipients up 4% in 2018

Press release No. 145 of 11 April 2019

Roughly 1.8 million mothers and fathers received family benefits

WIESBADEN – 1.4 million mothers and 433,000 fathers received parental allowance in 2018. As the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports, the number of recipients was up 4% from 2017. While the number of mothers receiving parental allowance increased by 3%, the number of fathers rose by just under 7%.

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