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  • Relevanz: 100

    Over 45 million persons in employment in 3rd quarter of 2018

    Employment continued to increase in the third quarter of 2018 according to provisional results of the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis). The number of persons in employment whose place of employment was in Germany amounted to 45.04 million, exceeding the 45-million threshold in any quarter for...

    Press release

    2018-11-13

  • Relevanz: 100

    Roughly 2.4 million persons in employment wanted to work more in 2017, just under 1.4 million less

    In 2017, roughly 2.4 million persons in employment aged 15 to 74 years wanted to work more hours (underemployed), while 1.4 million wanted to work less (overemployed). The figures take into account both full-time and part-time employment. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that,...

    Press release

    2018-11-01

  • Relevanz: 100

    More than 45 million persons in employment for the first time in September 2018

    In September 2018, just over 45.0 million persons resident in Germany were in employment according to provisional calculations of the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis). This was a record high since German reunification. The 45-million threshold of the number of persons in employment was exceeded...

    Press release

    2018-10-30

  • Relevanz: 100

    Number of persons in employment up 1.3% in August 2018 year on year

    In August 2018, roughly 44.8 million persons resident in Germany were in employment according to provisional calculations of the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis). This was a record high since German reunification. Compared with August 2017, the number of persons in employment increased by 1.3%...

    Press release

    2018-09-28

  • Relevanz: 100

    69% of mothers and 6% of fathers work part-time

    69% of mothers in employment and 6% of fathers in employment with minor children in Germany worked part-time in 2017. The parents' family form plays a major role here. To coincide with the Working Parents Day on 16 September, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that among lone...

    Press release

    2018-09-14

  • Relevanz: 100

    Number of persons in employment up 1.3% in July 2018 year on year

    In July 2018, roughly 44.7 million persons resident in Germany were in employment according to provisional calculations of the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis). Compared with July 2017, the number of persons in employment increased by 1.3% (+565,000). In May and June 2018, the year-on-year...

    Press release

    2018-08-30

  • Relevanz: 100

    Proportion of standard employment remained stable in 2017

    There were approximately 25.8 million persons in standard employment in 2017. This was a rise of 116,000 people year on year. Based on results of the microcensus, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that the number of people in standard employment as a proportion of the core group of...

    Press release

    2018-08-27

  • Relevanz: 100

    44.8 million persons in employment in 2nd quarter of 2018

    Employment continued to increase in the second quarter of 2018 according to provisional results of the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis). The number of persons in employment whose place of employment was in Germany amounted to 44.8 million, which was again markedly above the previous year's...

    Press release

    2018-08-14

  • Relevanz: 100

    Employment up again in June 2018

    In June 2018, roughly 44.7 million persons resident in Germany were in employment according to provisional calculations of the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis). Compared with June 2017, the number of persons in employment increased by 1.3% (+567,000). However, the growth rates have been...

    Press release

    2018-07-31

  • Relevanz: 100

    Unused labour supply in 2017: 5.1 million people want to work (more)

    In 2017, just under 5.1 million people aged 15 to 74 years wanted to have a job or to work more hours, according to results of the labour force survey. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that their number fell by 373,000 (–6.9%) compared with the previous year.

    Press release

    2018-07-13

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