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UIS STATISTICS IN BRIEF

Germany General profile


Reference year 2006. Please see 'Interpreting the Country Profiles' for more information.

General information Education


Total population (000) 82 641 Participation in education
Annual population growth rate (%) * (2005) -0.1

Life expectancy at birth (years) * (2005) 79

Infant mortality rate (0/00) * (2005) 4

National currency Euro

GDP per capita (PPP) US$ * (2005) 29 461


*World Bank World Development Indicators

Culture & Communication Literacy Rates - 15 years and older


Films and cinema :

Seats per 1 000 inhabitants (1999) 10.15

Annual attendance per inhabitant (1999) 1.81

Book production : Total (1998) 78 042

Daily Newspapers: Total Avg Circulation (2004) 267.47


per 1 000 inhabitants
Literacy Rates - 15 to 24 years old
National libraries: registered users (1998) 168 723

Science & Technology


Researchers per 1 000 000 inhabitants 3 386

Expenditure on R&D as a % of GDP 2.5

Education Indicators

Pupil / teacher ratio (primary) 14

Percentage of repeaters, primary (%) 1

Primary to secondary transition rate (%) (2005) 99

Public expenditure on education :

as % of GDP (2004) 4.6

as % of total government expenditure (2004) 9.8

Symbols used : Footnotes:


- Magnitude nil or negligible value ** UIS estimation

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. Category not applicable

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