Who is hardest hit financially by the pandemic in Germany?

Who is hardest hit financially by the pandemic in Germany?

The pandemic has affected everyone in Germany in many ways. Here's who is being hit hardest when it comes to economic difficulties.

‘Nearly three million’ children in Germany live in poverty

‘Nearly three million’ children in Germany live in poverty

More than one in seven Germans on poverty line

More than one in seven Germans on poverty line

Explained: What are Germany’s planned new pension reforms?

Explained: What are Germany’s planned new pension reforms?

Why poverty among pensioners continues to rise in Germany

Why poverty among pensioners continues to rise in Germany

Explained: How new poverty ‘problem regions’ are emerging in Germany
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Explained: How new poverty ‘problem regions’ are emerging in Germany

Half of all Germans ‘worry about old-age poverty’

Half of all Germans ‘worry about old-age poverty’

Germany sees ‘alarming’ increase in number of food bank users

Germany sees ‘alarming’ increase in number of food bank users

Old-age poverty in Germany ‘set to rise significantly’

Old-age poverty in Germany ‘set to rise significantly’

Call to prevent power cuts in poorest German households

Call to prevent power cuts in poorest German households

Poverty rising in Germany’s industrial Ruhr region: study

Poverty rising in Germany’s industrial Ruhr region: study

Study: Rising rents accelerating gap between rich and poor across Germany

Study: Rising rents accelerating gap between rich and poor across Germany

Kids likely to grow up affected by poverty if mums don’t work, study finds

Kids likely to grow up affected by poverty if mums don’t work, study finds

Almost every seventh child in German is dependent on welfare funds

Almost every seventh child in German is dependent on welfare funds

‘No one in Germany would go hungry if food banks didn’t exist’

‘No one in Germany would go hungry if food banks didn’t exist’

In Germany, the risk of poverty rises with every child a couple has: study

In Germany, the risk of poverty rises with every child a couple has: study

Disadvantaged kids make big leap in educational achievements, study finds

Disadvantaged kids make big leap in educational achievements, study finds

‘Bureaucracy makes you feel like a lowly beggar’: surviving on the streets of Berlin

‘Bureaucracy makes you feel like a lowly beggar’: surviving on the streets of Berlin

Number of people living on German streets has jumped by a third: report

Number of people living on German streets has jumped by a third: report

Hundreds of thousands more children at risk of poverty, official report shows

Hundreds of thousands more children at risk of poverty, official report shows

German social order at risk due to gulf between rich and poor: report

German social order at risk due to gulf between rich and poor: report

German poverty ‘hits record high’ despite low unemployment

German poverty ‘hits record high’ despite low unemployment

Over 300,000 poverty-hit German homes have power cut off each year

Over 300,000 poverty-hit German homes have power cut off each year

Who is at fault for Berlin’s poverty, crime and debt?

Who is at fault for Berlin’s poverty, crime and debt?

Almost 2 million children in Germany living in poverty

Almost 2 million children in Germany living in poverty

Ever more German families burdened with serious debt

Ever more German families burdened with serious debt

Former East to lag behind West for years to come: study

Former East to lag behind West for years to come: study

Every third child in Berlin now dependent on welfare

Every third child in Berlin now dependent on welfare

How your boss can still pay lower than the minimum wage

How your boss can still pay lower than the minimum wage

1 in 3 jobseekers ‘can’t afford enough food’

1 in 3 jobseekers ‘can’t afford enough food’

Poorest kids ‘behind before starting school’

Poorest kids ‘behind before starting school’

Charity finds most Germans ever in poverty

Charity finds most Germans ever in poverty

Study shows poverty isn’t the same old story

Study shows poverty isn’t the same old story

Every third child in Berlin lives off benefits

Every third child in Berlin lives off benefits

Single parents suffer under tax rules

Single parents suffer under tax rules

Poverty rises despite more people in work

Poverty rises despite more people in work

One in six Germans at risk of poverty

One in six Germans at risk of poverty

Study: Third of eligible Germans ‘shun benefits’

Study: Third of eligible Germans ‘shun benefits’

Poorer pensioners forced to work into 70’s

Poorer pensioners forced to work into 70’s

More working Germans need social support

More working Germans need social support

Risk of poverty lower in Germany than in EU

Risk of poverty lower in Germany than in EU

Bullies, bishops, big gaps, and The Hoff

Bullies, bishops, big gaps, and The Hoff

Cabinet backs ‘white-washed’ poverty report

Cabinet backs ‘white-washed’ poverty report

Bill Gates: Finance tax should aid world’s poor

Bill Gates: Finance tax should aid world’s poor

Germany ‘risks unrest if inequality not tackled’

Germany ‘risks unrest if inequality not tackled’

Government ‘massaged’ poverty report

Government ‘massaged’ poverty report

Gauck: solidarity the greatest Christmas gift

Gauck: solidarity the greatest Christmas gift

Self-employed struggle – more need state support

Self-employed struggle – more need state support

More Germans working second jobs

More Germans working second jobs

Being poor costs years of life even as we all age

Being poor costs years of life even as we all age

Germany’s poor count cost of recession

Germany’s poor count cost of recession

1 in 7 German children growing up poor

1 in 7 German children growing up poor

Germany’s rich get richer despite crisis

Germany’s rich get richer despite crisis

More are working for low wages

More are working for low wages

Pensioners working more ‘to avoid old-age poverty’

Pensioners working more ‘to avoid old-age poverty’

One in nine German children ‘missing basics’

One in nine German children ‘missing basics’

Basic jobless support cut nearly a million times

Basic jobless support cut nearly a million times

Millions of women face poverty in old age

Millions of women face poverty in old age

Germans in more danger of poverty than Czechs

Germans in more danger of poverty than Czechs

Child poverty decreases

Child poverty decreases

Struggling pensioners forced back to work

Struggling pensioners forced back to work

Life expectancy sinks for poorer Germans

Life expectancy sinks for poorer Germans

Increasing income gap ‘due to poor education’

Increasing income gap ‘due to poor education’

Elderly face growing risk of poverty, warns OECD

Elderly face growing risk of poverty, warns OECD

UN harshly criticizes German social policies

UN harshly criticizes German social policies

Middle class shrinking

Middle class shrinking

Poor children losing hope early

Poor children losing hope early

Poverty charity boss outed for driving Maserati company car

Poverty charity boss outed for driving Maserati company car

Number of Germans living in poverty surges

Number of Germans living in poverty surges

Man’s welfare benefits reduced due to street magazine sales

Man’s welfare benefits reduced due to street magazine sales

Man loses unemployment benefits due to begging ‘income’

Man loses unemployment benefits due to begging ‘income’

Germans open pet soup kitchens as recession begins to bite

Germans open pet soup kitchens as recession begins to bite

OECD sees gap between rich and poor growing in Germany

OECD sees gap between rich and poor growing in Germany

Study finds poor need just €132 per month to survive

Study finds poor need just €132 per month to survive

One in eight Germans live in poverty

One in eight Germans live in poverty

Economic official sees no ‘real poverty’ in Germany

Economic official sees no ‘real poverty’ in Germany

Merkel awarded Peruvian gold medal at Lima Summit

Merkel awarded Peruvian gold medal at Lima Summit

One in four German families live below poverty line

One in four German families live below poverty line

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Working poor undermine Germany’s prosperous image

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Neo-Nazi thugs young and uneducated

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Shorten child allowances, plan to stop poverty

The East-West divide is diminishing, but differences still remain

The East-West divide is diminishing, but differences still remain

‘I haven’t eaten all day’: Growing up poor is a dead-end street in wealthy Germany

‘I haven’t eaten all day’: Growing up poor is a dead-end street in wealthy Germany

How a food charity has sparked a furious debate about refugees, poverty and racism

How a food charity has sparked a furious debate about refugees, poverty and racism

6 reasons why Berlin is now known as ‘the failed city’

6 reasons why Berlin is now known as ‘the failed city’

Merkel party at weakest point since 2011

Merkel party at weakest point since 2011

One fifth of young Germans live in poverty

One fifth of young Germans live in poverty

Old ‘guest workers’ much more likely to be poor

Old ‘guest workers’ much more likely to be poor

Charities say ‘neigh’ to feeding horse to the poor

Charities say ‘neigh’ to feeding horse to the poor

Man in court after taking old biscuits from bin

Man in court after taking old biscuits from bin

Merkel says poverty decline is too slow

Merkel says poverty decline is too slow