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Women are Increasingly Contributing to Household Income

Chart of the Month – June 2017

Date 21 Jun 2017

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. > More

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