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  • Relevanz: 100

    Information on press release 133/18 of 12 April 2018 - PLEASE NOTE -
    Foreign population stood at 10.6 million in 2017

    Please consider the following when interpreting the number of people with only foreign citizenship in the Central Register of Foreigners as published today: it is correct that the change in the number of foreigners registered in the Central Register of Foreigners from 2016 to 2017 was an increase of...

    Press release

    2018-04-12

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    Foreign population increased by 5.8% in 2017

    At the end of 2017, roughly 10.6 million people with only foreign citizenship were covered in the Central Register of Foreigners. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that the number of registered foreigners rose by roughly 585,000, or 5.8%, on the previous year. The growth of the...

    Press release

    2018-04-12

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    Majority of children growing up with siblings

    In 2016, 81% of the children aged 10 years in Germany were living in a household with siblings. To coincide with the Siblings Day on 10 April 2018, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that the majority of children are thus growing up with at least one sister or brother.

    Press release

    2018-04-09

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    Continued increase in births in 2016

    In 2016, 792,131 children were born in Germany. The number of babies increased by 54,556, or 7%, compared with 2015 (737,575). The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the number of births increased for the fifth time in a row to reach again the level of 1996. Compared with the...

    Press release

    2018-03-28

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    Higher life expectancy of boys and girls

    Life expectancy has increased once again in Germany. According to the life table for 2014/2016 relating to the current mortality situation, the life expectancy of newborn boys is 78 years and 4 months and that of newborn girls 83 years and 2 months. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also...

    Press release

    2018-03-26

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    Migration 2016: net immigration into Germany at 500,000

    The number of people who immigrated to Germany exceeded the number of those who emigrated by roughly 500,000 in 2016. In 2015, the migration surplus had been 1.14 million. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that arrivals totalled 1,865,000 in 2016 and departures across Germany's...

    Press release

    2018-03-13

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    Rates of childlessness by status in employment and education converge

    The final rate of childless women rose just slightly from 20% in 2012 to 21% in 2016, following a long-term increase. It remained constant at 21% also among the total of women in employment. To mark the International Women's Day, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the...

    Press release

    2018-03-07

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    Growing numbers of women earn their own living

    In 2016, own employment was the main source of livelihood for roughly 72% of the women aged between 25 and 55 years. To mark the International Women's Day on 8 March, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this figure was much lower, at 64%, ten years earlier. In eastern...

    Press release

    2018-03-07

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    2017 Bundestag Election: more vote splitting than ever

    In the Bundestag election on 24 September 2017, 27.3% of the voters made use of the possibility to split their vote. "More voters than ever cast their first vote and second vote differently", said Federal Returning Officer Dr. Georg Thiel when presenting the results of representative electoral...

    Press release

    2018-01-26

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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...

    Press release

    2018-01-16

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