Germany's economy is doing well - and that is reflected in the latest figures from the labor market out today. Never since re-unification were so many people in work.
A recent report by the German Federal Statistical Office shows that in terms of education, employment and income levels, those with a migration background are much worse off than those without.
A recovery in the labor market has reduced poverty and improved social justice across the EU, according to the Bertelsmann Foundation. But the gap between northern and southern countries remains wide.
The Federal Statistical Office has revealed that 2 percent of the people who lived in Germany at the end of 2016 had lodged asylum applications. That's more than double the figure for 2014.
The number of jobless people in Europe's powerhouse has reached a new low, fresh data has shown. Germany's labor market experienced its traditional autumn increase in employment in both adjusted and unadjusted terms.
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