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Copyright for the Genesis-Online database

The following applies for the content of the Genesis-online database:

© Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis), 2019
Data licence Germany – attribution – version 2.0

The granting of rights under this data licence corresponds to the scope of usage rights given under Copyright-General.

Recommended source note:

Data source: Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis), Genesis-Online, <optional> date of retrieval; Data licence by-2-0

Type of source reference to be given for own calculations/representations:

Data source: Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis), Genesis-Online, <optional> date of retrieval; Data licence by-2-0; own calculation/own representation

In electronic publications the link shall be added to the term "Data licence by-2-0".

Here you will find the text of the Data licence Germany - attribution - version 2.0 (by-2-0) which can be obtained from the official website

Data licence Germany – attribution – version 2.0

(1) Any use will be permitted provided it fulfils the requirements of this "Data licence Germany – attribution – Version 2.0".

The data and meta-data provided may, for commercial and non-commercial use, in particular

  1. be copied, printed, presented, altered, processed and transmitted to third parties;
  2. be merged with own data and with the data of others and be combined to form new and independent datasets;
  3. be integrated in internal and external business processes, products and applications in public and non-public electronic networks.

(2) The user must ensure that the source note contains the following information:

  1. the name of the provider,
  2. the annotation "Data licence Germany – attribution – Version 2.0" or "dl-de/by-2-0" referring to the licence text available at, and
  3. a reference to the dataset (URI).

This applies only if the entity keeping the data provides the pieces of information 1-3 for the source note.

(3) Changes, editing, new designs or other amendments must be marked as such in the source note.

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