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    Germany's population stood at 82.5 million at the end of 2016

    The number of inhabitants of Germany has returned to an upward trend since 2012, which is due to the above-average migration surpluses. Based on an estimate, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) currently expects that roughly 82.8 million people lived here at the end of 2016. At the end of...

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    2018-01-16

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    Parenthood not outdated despite increasingly later family formation

    Men and women in Germany tend to have children at increasingly later ages. However, this does not mean that there is a general downward trend in family formation. Based on a comparison of aggregated birth cohorts, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that at the beginning of their...

    Press release

    2018-01-10

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    Integration indicators 2005-2016: people with a migrant background continue to be disadvantaged

    People with a migrant background continue to differ clearly from those without a migrant background in terms of education, labour market participation and income. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that, regarding several central integration indicators, the differences between people...

    Press release

    2017-11-16

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    More births and fewer deaths in 2016

    In 2016, the number of live births in Germany was 792,000. Based on provisional figures, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was an increase of 55,000 newborn children, or 7.4%, compared with 2015 (738,000).

    Press release

    2017-11-15

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    Interactive map on Migration.Integration.Regions visualises data on foreigners and people seeking protection

    The interactive map application on Migration.Integration.Regions released by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) provides an overview of the regional distribution of foreigners and of people seeking protection at administrative district level in Germany. The application was developed in close...

    Press release

    2017-11-02

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    1.6 million people seeking protection in Germany at the end of 2016

    On 31 December 2016, 1.6 million people seeking protection were registered in Germany. They accounted for 16% of the country's foreign population. Based on the Central Register of Foreigners (AZR), the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the number of people seeking protection...

    Press release

    2017-11-02

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    Most older people live in a partnership

    Older people aged 65 years or more who live in private households usually do so together with a partner. To mark the International Day of Older Persons on 1 October, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that roughly 62% of the people aged 65 or over were living in a partnership in 2016....

    Press release

    2017-09-29

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    Poverty risk still varies between Länder

    In terms of the at-risk-of-poverty rate, the poverty risk was lowest in the southern Länder of Baden-Württemberg (11.9%) and Bayern (12.1%) in 2016. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that the highest poverty risk in all of Germany was recorded for Bremen (22.6%), followed by ...

    Press release

    2017-08-29

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    Young people participate longer in education

    In 2016, more young people aged 15 to 24 who lived as unmarried children in their parents' household participated in education compared with 20 years ago. Microcensus results show that 84% of the young people attended a school or higher education institution last year, while their number was by 10...

    Press release

    2017-08-11

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    8.5% increase in the population with a migrant background

    In 2016, the population with a migrant background reached a new record high for the fifth time in a row. Based on results of the microcensus, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that roughly 18.6 million people in Germany had a migrant background in 2016. This was a year-on-year rise...

    Press release

    2017-08-01

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