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German Baby Boom? Fertility Rises for First Time in Decades

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Since the country reunified in 1990, Germany has seen its fertility rate decline year after year, leading many to question the longterm fate of Europe’s economic powerhouse. Those who are worried have a positive new sign though as the latest birthrate numbers to come out of Germany last week revealed that new births have …

Sources: Destatis

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Germans Making Babies Again, Fertility Reaches New High

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany has been facing a fertility problem for decades as the aging population has far outnumbered new births, but thanks to the refugees coming into the country, the German birthrate has hit a 33-year high. Newly released numbers by the Federal Statistics Office showed that the birthrate in 2015 was 1.5 …

Sources: Federal Statistics Office, Reuters

Photo: Andrew Vargas [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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