Highest poverty risk in all of Germany was recorded for BremenStaff Writer | August 29, 2017
In terms of the at-risk-of-poverty rate, the poverty risk was lowest in the southern Länder of Baden-Württemberg (11.9%) and Bayern (12.1%) in 2016.
Europe The Federal Statistical Office:
The at-risk-of-poverty rate is an indicator measuring the relative income distribution.
At-risk-of- poverty rates differed markedly between the eastern and western parts of Germany in 2016.
In the former territory (excluding Berlin), 15.0% of the population had a higher poverty risk, while 18.4% of the people living in the new Länder (including Berlin) were threatened by poverty. ■