Income, living conditions, Risk of poverty Criteria of the material deprivation of households

Community Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC)

Criteria of the material deprivation of households1 in Germany
Material deprivationSurvey year
20092010201120122013201420152016201720182019
Percentage of the population

1: Self-assessment of households.

- = No figures or magnitude zero.

() = Limited informational value because the numerical value based on the number of households (30 to under 100 households) is of limited statistical reliability (relative standard error of 10% to under 20%).

/ = No data because the numerical value is not sufficiently reliable.

Source: Leben in Europa (EU-SILC).

The household cannot afford
To pay rent or utility bills in time5.64.95.24.85.15.65.24.24.44.63.7
To keep its home adequately warm5.55.05.24.75.34.94.13.73.32.72.5
To face a set amount of unexpected financial expenses34.633.734.533.432.932.630.430.029.327.825.9
A meal with meat, chicken or fish (or vegetarian equivalent) every second day9.38.68.88.28.47.57.16.57.06.45.3
One week's annual holiday away from home24.423.722.821.922.421.019.718.415.313.612.7
A car6.05.07.77.87.46.87.06.86.35.55.3
A washing machine0.60.60.50.60.50.50.4- 0.5(0.3)-
A colour TV0.50.60.40.40.30.30.2- (0.2)(0.3)-
A telephone0.30.20.30.40.20.30.2- (0.2)/-

As at 08 February 2021

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