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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. Thus, the percentage of children living with single parents has meanwhile risen to almost 18%, which has been calculated by the BiB ... 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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30 Mar 2017

Fun at Work Is the Most Important Reason for Working in Retirement

If pensioners carry out gainful employment they usually do so because they enjoy working (26%) or to continue earning money (19%). Other reasons for gainful activity of retired people are the feeling of being needed (15%) and contact with other people (13%). > More

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