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Source: Destatis-Federal Statistical Office

Net government expenditures for benefits under the AsylbLG are reduced by 17 %

Press release No. 359 of 16. September 2019

WIESBADEN, Germany – Approximately 411 000 people in Germany relative to the end of the year 2018 as a rule, benefits under the asylum seekers benefits act (AsylbLG). To 2017 (469 000 persons), this corresponds to a decline of 12 %. Thus, the number of recipients has indoor and recipients after the peak in the year 2015 (975, 000) for the third Time in a row is reduced.

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Performance of foreigners residing in the Federal territory and one of the conditions referred to in § 1 AsylbLG (as of: 31.12.2018) meet are entitled to Foreigners, by the Federal office for Migration and refugees (BAMF), the granting of refugee status have received, or as a person entitled to asylum and recognised, are not eligible under the asylum seekers benefits act and, therefore, these statistics are not included.

64 % of the standard benefit recipient were male and 36 % female. 31% were of minor age, 68 % between the ages of 18 and 64 years of age, and about 1 % is already 65 years of age and older. With 53 % the majority of as a Rule, beneficiaries came to the end of the year 2018 and recipients from Asia (220 000

In addition to the standard benefits can be granted in accordance with the AsylbLG also special services in special needs situations, such as illness, pregnancy, or birth. The end of the year 2018, nearly 153 000 people received special services. Including close to 2 000 beneficiaries were women, and recipients who were only eligible for special services. Mostly they were completed but in parallel to the regular services.

Government spending on benefits under the asylum seekers benefits act totalled in the year 2018 to almost 4.9 billion euros gross. In comparison to the previous year, the expenditure decreased by 17 %. 80 % of the expenditure in the year 2018 have been provided for regular services and 20 % for special services. The gross expenditure income (for example, repayments of granted aid, or benefits of social performance were carriers) in the amount of approximately 205 million euros. The net expenditure amounted to just under € 4.7 billion. This corresponds to a decline of 17% compared to 2017.

While the statistics of the receiver showing the inside and beneficiaries of asylum seekers benefits, only people with a history of performance with respect to the end of the year, look at the statistics of expenditure and revenue according to the AsylbLG, the actual cash flows throughout the reporting year.

Detailed information of expenditure in the tables to the Gross according to the Asylum seekers benefits act (22211) to the Recipients of regular services (22221) special benefits for asylum seekers (22231) and services for Education and participation under the asylum seekers benefits act (22251) in the database GENESIS-Online and in the field Benefits for asylum seekers available.

Recipients of benefits under the asylum seekers benefits act in Germany on 31.12.2018 depending on the nationality of
Nationality
Number
Share
Change the Anzahlzum year-on-year
in %
X = table drawer locked, because a statement does not make sense.
A total of
411 211
100,0
-12,2
Europe
83 397
20,3
-12,0
Russian Federation
25 047
6,1
-4,0
Montenegro, Kosovo, Serbia (including previous States)
20 498
5,0
-26,1
Turkey
14 384
3,5
21,5
Rest Of Europe
23 468
5,7
-19,3
Asia
219 827
53,5
-14,3
Afghanistan
62 618
15,2
-24,3
Iraq
43 136
10,5
-4,4
Syria
22 921
5,6
-20,1
Rest Of Asia
91 152
22,2
-8,9
Africa
95 792
23,3
-8,3
Nigeria
25 882
6,3
13,6
Somalia
9 826
The 2.4
-9,3
Ethiopia
6 596
1,6
-2,9
Rest Of Africa
53 488
13,0
X
America
1 185
0,3
24,1
Other States, stateless
1 738
0,4
-8,6
Unclear, without information
9 272
2,3
-6,5

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