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Women are Increasingly Contributing to Household Income

In Germany, there has been a steady growth in women’s contributions to household incomes of couples in recent years. Whereas in 1998 paid work of women only accounted for about a quarter of the net income in couple households, the share increased to more than a third until 2013. This was calculated by the BiB on the basis of the Income and Consumption Survey ... More

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17 May 2017

More and More Children Grow up with Single Parents

The number of minor children growing up with only one parent has significantly increased in recent years. Whilst in 1996 there were approx. 1.9 million, there are already 2.3 million minor children living in a single-parent family today. > More

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10 May 2017

Updated Facts and Figures

How will Germany's population size develop until 2060? How many immigrants are in Germany and from where do they come from? These and many other questions are addressed in our recently updated Facts and Figures section. More: Updated Facts and Figures …

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25 Apr 2017

Population Association of America: Annual Meeting 2017

At this year's conference of the Population Association of America (PAA) in Chicago (27-29 April 2017) researchers of the BiB will present their latest research results. More: Population Association of America: Annual Meeting 2017 …

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10 Apr 2017

BiB Data and Technical Report 1/2017 on Family-Related Leitbilder in Germany

The paper describes the second wave of the study "Familienleitbilder in Germany". The aim of this study is to analyse how these cultural influences and normative notions shape the fertility behavior, partnerships, notions about the role of a mother or a father and other phenomena of family life. More: BiB Data and Technical Report 1/2017 on Family-Related Leitbilder in Germany …

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