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Press release 455 / 2016-12-15: Teachers’ retirements remained at record level in 2015

WIESBADEN – Roughly 27,900 teachers (public officials) went into retirement in 2015. This number remained unchanged from the previous year. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that it was the highest figure since current statistical records began in 1993. 

Reaching a minimum of 18,000 per year, the number of newly retired teachers has been at a high level since 2006 and has increased continuously since 2010.

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