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Refugees Help Boost German Population to Record Highs

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany has long struggled with an aging population that has seen its death rate surpass new births, but despite the negativity surrounding the million-plus refugees entering into the country since 2015, they are responsible for reversing the trend and have boosted the German population to a record-breaking 82.8 million people. The Federal …

Sources: Reuters

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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

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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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Just How Much of Germany’s Population Comes From Migrants?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

New numbers on the German population are out from Germany’s Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) and the most recent data shows that 21 percent of those living in the country are from a migrant background. It’s quite a large number, making Germany the second largest host of international migrants, but what does …

Sources: DestatisRT News

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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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No Surprise, Germany Saw Over 2M Migrants in 2015

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

2015 was a record-breaking year for Germany, as the country saw the highest inward migration ever recorded thanks to 2.1 million people entering the country. A number like this would normally be celebrated, especially for a country that has seen its population decline in recent years, but a large percentage …

Sources: Destatis via The Local

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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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Former East Germany Sees First Migration Boost Since Fall of the Wall

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

When Germany reunified in 1990, the population trend in the country saw more people moving into former West German states as they said goodbye to the less desirable East. This trend continued well after the fall of the Berlin Wall, but a new study shows that things may be turning around. …

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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Recent Immigration Numbers Show Germany Is On Track For Another Year of Population Growth

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Earlier this year we reported that 2011 marked the first time Germany’s population grew in eight years, and with recent 2012 numbers just released by the Federal Statistical Office in Germany, it seems that the country will continue with the trend for another year.  So far in the first half of …

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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Population of Germany Grows For the First Time in Eight Years

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

For almost a decade, Germany has seen its population decline every year due to the low birthrate in the country.  In fact the problem can be traced back to a 40 year trend of there being more people dying every year than being born.  So it was a surprise to …

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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