Germany's East Is Shrinking
Posted by Tyler Durden on October 6, 2017 6:45 am
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As Statista’s Martin Armstrong notes, the main reason for this is the record number of immigrants and asylum seekers which arrived in the country in 2015.
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While the overall trend is upward, seven of the country’s sixteen federal states will see net decreases – primarily in the former German Democratic Republic (aka East Germany).
The largest decrease is expected in the state of Saxony-Anhalt, where a 10.6 percent fall is forecast.