Germany Offers Alarming Statistics on Children
source/credit: Spiegel International
A child in a Hamburg residential complex: A new report has found that parents in 7 percent of German households can’t afford to finance hobbies for their children.
Despite substantial subsidies aimed at increasing the birthrate, the number of children in Germany continues to shrink. A new report by the federal government has found there are 14 percent fewer children under 18 than in 2000 — and 15 percent of them, alarmingly, live in poverty.