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    Most common internet activity: search for information on goods and services

    91% of internet users searched the internet for information on goods and services for private purposes in the first quarter of 2018. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was the most common internet activity, followed closely by e-mail communication (89%). The roughly 64...

    Press release

    2019-01-24

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    Increase of dwellings permitted from January – November 2018: 0.5%

    As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the construction of a total of 315,200 dwellings was permitted in Germany from January – November 2018. Compared with the corresponding period of 2017 this is an increase of 0.5% or 1,600 dwellings.

    Press release

    2019-01-17

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    7% of the population live in overcrowded dwellings

    The proportion of Germany's population living in overcrowded dwellings amounted to 7% in 2017. This means that the number of rooms of a household was too small compared to the number of people living in these rooms. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the nationwide...

    Press release

    2019-01-14

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    Increase of dwellings permitted from January – October 2018: 1.2%

    As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the construction of a total of 289,700 dwellings was permitted in Germany from January – October 2018. Compared with the corresponding period of 2017 this is an increase of 1.2 % or 3,500 dwellings.

    Press release

    2018-12-13

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    Proportion of households buying books down to 54%

    20.2 million households in Germany bought books in 2017 (including e-books). The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was 54% of all households. Ten years ago, the proportion of households that purchased books was 65% (23.4 million households).

    Press release

    2018-12-11

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    Increase of dwellings permitted from January – September 2018: 2.3%

    As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the construction of a total of 262,800 dwellings was permitted in Germany from January – September 2018. Compared with the corresponding period of 2017 this is an increase of 2.3% or 6,000 dwellings.

    Press release

    2018-11-20

  • Relevanz: 100

    77% of internet users buy goods and services via the internet

    77% of the 65 million regular internet users aged 10 years or over in Germany buy goods and services via the internet. That is 50 million online buyers. Based on current results of 2018, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that especially clothing and footwear (67%) are purchased...

    Press release

    2018-11-05

  • Relevanz: 100

    19.0% of Germany's population at risk of poverty or social exclusion

    In 2017, roughly 15.5 million people in Germany, or 19.0% of the country's population, were at risk of poverty or social exclusion. In 2016, the relevant number amounted to 16.0 million, which was 19.7% of the population. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that, according to...

    Press release

    2018-10-31

  • Relevanz: 100

    Increase of dwellings permitted from January – August 2018: 1.9%

    As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the construction of a total of 234,400 dwellings was permitted in Germany from January – August 2018. Compared with the corresponding period of 2017 this is an increase of 1.9% or 4,500 dwellings.

    Press release

    2018-10-18

  • Relevanz: 100

    Two thirds of smartphone users use security software

    Approximately two thirds (66%) of the 52 million people aged 10 years or over in Germany who are regularly online and use a smartphone for private purposes equip that device with security software or services such as anti-virus and anti-spam software and firewalls. Drawing upon results of the year...

    Press release

    2018-10-09

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