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    17.2 billion euros spent on integration assistance for disabled people in 2017

    In 2017, 17.2 billion euros (in net terms) were spent in Germany on integration assistance for disabled people in accordance with the German Social Code, Book XII, Chapter 6 (SGB XII). The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was a 4.4% increase on 2016.

    Press release

    2018-08-13

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    7.8 million severely disabled people living in Germany

    At the end of 2017, roughly 7.8 million severely disabled people were living in Germany. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was an increase of approximately 151,000 or 2.0% compared with the end of 2015. Accordingly, 9.4% of Germany's total population were severely...

    Press release

    2018-06-25

  • Relevanz: 100

    Parental allowance paid to 1.76 million mothers and fathers in 2017

    1.35 million mothers and 410,000 fathers received parental allowance in 2017. As the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports, the number of recipients was up 7% from 2016. While the number of mothers receiving parental allowance increased by 6%, the number of fathers rose by a good 11%.

    Press release

    2018-06-14

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    1,059,000 recipients of basic security benefits in old age and in cases of reduced earning capacity in December 2017

    In December 2017, just under 1,059,000 people aged 18 or over in Germany received basic security benefits in old age and in cases of reduced earning capacity in accordance with the German Social Code, Book XII, Chapter 4 (SGB XII). The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the...

    Press release

    2018-03-28

  • Relevanz: 100

    7.9 million recipients of minimum social security benefits at the end of 2016

    At the end of 2016, nearly 7.9 million people received minimum social security benefits in Germany. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was a decrease of 1.6% compared with the end of 2015 when just under 8.0 million people had received minimum social security benefits.

    Press release

    2017-11-29

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    Youth welfare offices place an increasing number of children in residential care

    All in all, 53,300 children or young people in Germany were placed in residential care or in another form of supported housing by youth welfare offices in 2016. To coincide with the present International Children's Rights Day, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that this was a 20%...

    Press release

    2017-11-20

  • Relevanz: 100

    Integration assistance for disabled people: number of recipients up by 1.3% in 2016

    In 2016, roughly 895,000 people in Germany received integration assistance for disabled people in accordance with the German Social Code, Book XII, Chapter 6 (SGB XII). The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the number of recipients rose by 1.3% compared with the previous year.

    Press release

    2017-11-17

  • Relevanz: 100

    Household allowance paid to roughly 631,000 households at the end of 2016

    At the end of 2016, approximately 631,000 households in Germany received housing allowance. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this represented 1.5% of all households.

    Press release

    2017-10-05

  • Relevanz: 100

    Number of procedures to assess child endangerment up 5.7% in 2016

    Youth welfare offices in Germany carried out approximately 136,900 procedures to assess child endangerment in 2016. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was an increase of 5.7% on the previous year.

    Press release

    2017-10-04

  • Relevanz: 100

    374.000 people received subsistence payments at the end of 2016

    At the end of 2016, roughly 374,000 people in Germany received subsistence payments in accordance with the 3rd Chapter of the Twelfth Book of the Social Code (SGB XII on public assistance). The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that 54% of them were men and 46% were women. 

    Press release

    2017-08-31

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