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Press release 197 / 2017-06-13: Average age of the population down to 44 years and 3 months in 2015

WIESBADEN – Following 24 years of continuous increase, the average age of the population in Germany was down in 2015 for the first time since reunification. At the end of 2015, the average age of all inhabitants of the Federal Republic of Germany was 44 years and 3 months. In the previous year, it had been 44 years and 4 months. 

The decrease concerned only the non-German population. The average age of the German population rose again from 44 years and 10 months to 45 years at the end of 2015.

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