Recipients of Arbeitslosengeld II in Germany up to 2019

Recipients of Arbeitslosengeld II in Germany from 2011 to 2019*

by Evgeniya Koptyug, last edited May 2, 2019
Recipients of Arbeitslosengeld II in Germany up to 2019 This statistic shows the average number of recipients of Arbeitslosengeld II (ALG II) in Germany from 2011 to 2019. In 2019, 4,003,974 people received ALG II on average.
ALG II, also called Hartz IV, means social benefit payments to people without an income who cannot work to make a living. Whether or not a claimant is eligible for Arbeitslosengeld II depends on his or her assets, savings, life insurance and the income of spouse or partner. If all of these assets are below a threshold level, a claimant can get money from the state.
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Recipients of Arbeitslosengeld II in Germany from 2011 to 2019*

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Recipients of Arbeitslosengeld II
2019*4,003,974
20184,142,248
20174,362,752
20164,311,782
20154,327,206
20144,354,239
20134,389,820
20124,402,946
20114,564,997
Recipients of Arbeitslosengeld II
2019*4,003,974
20184,142,248
20174,362,752
20164,311,782
20154,327,206
20144,354,239
20134,389,820
20124,402,946
20114,564,997
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by Evgeniya Koptyug, last edited May 2, 2019
This statistic shows the average number of recipients of Arbeitslosengeld II (ALG II) in Germany from 2011 to 2019. In 2019, 4,003,974 people received ALG II on average.
ALG II, also called Hartz IV, means social benefit payments to people without an income who cannot work to make a living. Whether or not a claimant is eligible for Arbeitslosengeld II depends on his or her assets, savings, life insurance and the income of spouse or partner. If all of these assets are below a threshold level, a claimant can get money from the state.
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