41% Germans living on unemployment benefits

Discussion in 'Economics' started by RewriteQuran, Nov 19, 2011.

  1. No less than 41 percent of the voting-age adult population lives primarily on government transfers such as state pensions, full-scale public stipends, unemployment benefits, disability benefits, and social assistance. (In East Germany, the figure is a whopping 47 percent.)

    http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/eo20060903a1.html
     
  2. The same Germans complaining about the lazy Mediterraneans? Cough cough...
     
  3. get real will you, a five year old story

    Sunday, Sept. 3, 2006
     
  4. You mean it's become much worse by now? :D