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  • Relevanz: 100

    3.4 million people in need of long-term care at the end of 2017

    In December 2017, 3.41 million people in Germany were in need of long-term care as defined by the Long-Term Care Insurance Act (German Social Code, Book XI). The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the number of people in need of long-term care had amounted to 2.86 million in...

    Press release

    2018-12-18

  • Relevanz: 100

    Integration assistance for disabled people: number of recipients up 1.8% in 2017

    In 2017 just under 911,000 people in Germany received integration assistance for disabled people in accordance with the German Social Code, Book XII, Chapter 6 (SGB XII). This was an increase of 1.8% compared with the preceding year. Based on information from the relevant administrative agencies,...

    Press release

    2018-12-17

  • Relevanz: 100

    Number of recipients of minimum social security benefits at the end of 2017 down 3.5% on a year earlier

    According to information from the competent authorities, almost 7.6 million people received minimum social security benefits in Germany at the end of 2017. This was a decrease of 3.5% compared with the end of 2016. At the end of 2017, the number of recipients as a percentage of the population...

    Press release

    2018-10-19

  • Relevanz: 100

    33.6% of children under three years in day care on 1 March 2018

    Compared with a year earlier, the number of children under three years who were cared for in day care centres increased by roughly 27,200 to stand at a total of 789,600 on 1 March 2018. The increase was less marked than in the preceding year (2017: +42,800). The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis)...

    Press release

    2018-10-17

  • Relevanz: 100

    Youth welfare offices carried out more assessments in 2017 but found fewer cases of child endangerment

    Youth welfare offices in Germany carried out approximately 143,300 procedures to assess child endangerment in 2017. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was an increase of 4.6% on the previous year. Just over 45,700 cases of child endangerment were recorded in 2017, which...

    Press release

    2018-09-13

  • Relevanz: 100

    Household allowance paid to roughly 592,000 households at the end of 2017

    At the end of 2017, about 592,000 households in Germany received housing allowance. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that they accounted for 1.4% of all households. The number of households receiving housing allowance declined by 6.2% on 2016.

    Press release

    2018-09-04

  • Relevanz: 100

    Benefits for asylum seekers, 2017: roughly 469,000 people entitled to benefits

    At the end of 2017, a total of 469,000 people received standard benefits in accordance with the Act on Benefits for Asylum Seekers (AsylbLG). That was a 36% decrease compared with the previous year (728,000 people). The number of recipients went down for the second consecutive time (2015/2016: -25%).

    Press release

    2018-08-23

  • Relevanz: 100

    61,400 children and young people were taken into care in 2017

    In 2017, the youth welfare offices in Germany took temporary measures for the protection of roughly 61.400 children and young people, by taking them into care. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the majority of such measures were initiated by social services and youth...

    Press release

    2018-08-22

  • Relevanz: 100

    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

  • Relevanz: 100

    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

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