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Manufacturing in September 2018: New orders +0.3% seasonally adjusted on the previous month

By   /  November 6, 2018  /  Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt, Deutschland, English  /  Comments Off on Manufacturing in September 2018: New orders +0.3% seasonally adjusted on the previous month

Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In EnglishSeptember 2018 (provisional): new orders in manufacturing+0.3% on the previous month (price, seasonally and calendar adjusted)-2.2% on the same month a year earlier (price and calendar adjusted)August 2018 (revised): new orders in manufacturing+2.5% on the previous month (price, seasonally and calendar adjusted)-1.8% on the same month a year earlier […]

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Christmas bonus 2018 for 87% of employees covered by collective agreements

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt, Deutschland, English  /  Comments Off on Christmas bonus 2018 for 87% of employees covered by collective agreements

Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English WIESBADEN – In Germany, nearly 9 in 10 employees covered by collective agreements (86.8%) will receive a Christmas bonus in 2018. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the average Christmas bonus will be 2,583 euros in gross terms. This is an increase of 2.3% compared with […]

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

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt, Deutschland, English  /  Comments Off on 77% of internet users buy goods and services via the internet

Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English WIESBADEN – 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 […]

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2017 energy consumption in industry nearly unchanged compared with a year earlier

By   /  November 2, 2018  /  Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt, Deutschland, English  /  Comments Off on 2017 energy consumption in industry nearly unchanged compared with a year earlier

Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English WIESBADEN – In 2017, the energy consumption in the German industry was nearly unchanged compared with the previous year (+0.1%). The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the major part was used for energetic purposes such as electricity and heat production (87%). The remaining 13% of the […]

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Import prices in September 2018: +4.4% on September 2017

By   /  November 2, 2018  /  Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt, Deutschland, English  /  Comments Off on Import prices in September 2018: +4.4% on September 2017

Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In EnglishImport prices, September 2018+0.4% on the previous month+4.4% on the same month a year earlierExport prices, September 20180.0% on the previous month+1.9% on the same month a year earlier Enlarge picture WIESBADEN – As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the index of import prices increased by 4.4% […]

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Roughly 2.4 million persons in employment wanted to work more in 2017, just under 1.4 million less

By   /  November 1, 2018  /  Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt, Deutschland, English  /  Comments Off on Roughly 2.4 million persons in employment wanted to work more in 2017, just under 1.4 million less

Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English WIESBADEN – In 2017, roughly 2.4 million persons in employment aged 15 to 74 years wanted to work more hours (underemployed), while 1.4 million wanted to work less (overemployed). The figures take into account both full-time and part-time employment. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that, overall, […]

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Sales of beer up 0.8% in the first nine months of 2018

By   /  November 1, 2018  /  Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt, Deutschland, English  /  Comments Off on Sales of beer up 0.8% in the first nine months of 2018

Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English WIESBADEN – As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the beer producing and storing establishments in Germany sold 72.7 million hectolitres of beer in the first nine months of 2018. That was an increase of 0.8% from the corresponding period of the previous year. Basic data and […]

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10% of the women had higher educational attainment than their partner in 2017

By   /  November 1, 2018  /  Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt, Deutschland, English  /  Comments Off on 10% of the women had higher educational attainment than their partner in 2017

Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English WIESBADEN – In 2017, 10% of the women living in a household together with a partner had the formally higher educational attainment in the relationship. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the opposite case was more frequent. In over a quarter of the couples (27%), the […]

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

By   /  October 31, 2018  /  Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt, Deutschland, English  /  Comments Off on 19.0% of Germany’s population at risk of poverty or social exclusion

Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English EU-wide proportion: 22.5% WIESBADEN – 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 […]

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Fertility rate slightly down in 2017

By   /  October 31, 2018  /  Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt, Deutschland, English  /  Comments Off on Fertility rate slightly down in 2017

Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English WIESBADEN – The number of births in 2017 (roughly 785,000 babies) was by about 7,000 lower compared with 2016. This decline was due to the slightly smaller average number of children per woman. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that the total fertility rate was 1.57 children per […]

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