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  • Relevanz: 100

    Official statisticians looking for volunteers to take part in a household survey

    The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) and the statistical offices of the Länder are asking private households to support the largest voluntary household survey of official statistics. Households interested in taking part in the sample survey of income and expenditure (EVS) may register at ...

    Press release

    2018-08-08

  • Relevanz: 100

    Increase of dwellings permitted from January – May 2018: 1.8%

    As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the construction of a total of 139,600 dwellings was permitted in Germany from January – May 2018. Compared with the corresponding period of 2017 this is an increase of 1.8% or 2,500 dwellings.

    Press release

    2018-07-12

  • Relevanz: 100

    Average debt of overindebted people 28 times as high as their monthly income

    The average debt of overindebted people who sought support from a debt advice centre in 2017 totalled 30,170 euros. That amount was 28 times as high as their average monthly income (1,072 euros). The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that debtors in Rheinland-Pfalz faced the highest...

    Press release

    2018-06-27

  • Relevanz: 100

    Increase of dwellings permitted from January – April 2018: 0.7%

    As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the construction of a total of 107,300 dwellings was permitted in Germany from January – April 2018. Compared with corresponding period of 2017 this is an increase of 0.7% or 700 dwellings.

    Press release

    2018-06-19

  • Relevanz: 100

    One in five cases of overindebtedness caused by unemployment in 2017

    As regards people who sought advice from debt counselling agencies in Germany in 2017, unemployment was by far the most important cause of overindebtedness, accounting for 21% of all cases. This is reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) on the basis of provisional results from the...

    Press release

    2018-06-06

  • Relevanz: 100

    Out-of-court settlement achieved in every fifth debt counselling case

    In 2017 roughly 260,000 counselling cases were completed by debt advice centres in Germany. An out-of-court settlement of the debt situation was achieved in every fifth case (20%). This is a first provisional result of the 2017 overindebtedness statistics published by the Federal Statistical Office (...

    Press release

    2018-05-29

  • Relevanz: 100

    Building permits for dwellings between January and March 2018: –1.7% on a year earlier

    Between January and March 2018, building permits were issued for constructing a total of 77,800 dwellings in Germany. This includes all permits for the construction of new buildings and work on existing residential and non-residential buildings. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports...

    Press release

    2018-05-17

  • Relevanz: 100

    Take part in the sample survey of income and expenditure 2018!

    How much money do families, lone parents, couples or people living alone have at their disposal in Germany? What is the cost of living in eastern and western Germany? And how much do parents have to spend on their children's education? The sample survey of income and expenditure (EVS) provides...

    Press release

    2018-05-17

  • Relevanz: 100

    Decrease of dwellings permitted from January – February 2018: –2.5%

    As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the construction of a total of 49,400 dwellings was permitted in Germany from January – February 2018. Compared with corresponding period of 2017 this is a decrease of 2.5% or 1,300 dwellings.

    Press release

    2018-04-26

  • Relevanz: 100

    Decrease of dwellings permitted in January 2018: –2.5%

    As reported by the Federal Statistical Office, the construction of a total of 24,800 dwellings was permitted in Germany in January 2018. Compared with corresponding period of 2017 this is a decrease of 2.5 % or 640 dwellings.

    Press release

    2018-04-05

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