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Access to data for further processing

A broad range of data provided in the GENESIS-Online database and at is available for further processing.

The following information is especially intended for web developers, data journalists and scientists. The statistical data can be reused under the Data Licence Germany 2.0. This has been recognised by the Council of Experts of Open Definition as an open licence. Regarding basic geodata in map applications, the licence notes in the imprint of the relevant map apply additionally.

You may use the data of the Federal Statistical Office in manifold ways. The following paragraphs introduce the GENESIS-Online database with its interfaces (API/web services). Interfaces are designed for the automated execution of processes between applications on the internet. They are rather intended for a program-controlled exchange of data than for human interaction.