Policy Article

Financial situation of the social security system: contribution rate reduction possible and necessary (in German)


  • Boss
  • A.
Publication Date

The financial situation of the social security system in Germany has improved due to the strong upswing and the increase of the rate of contributions in the beginning of 2011. In 2012 and 2013, the situation will be so favourable that the rate of contributions to the pension system can and should be reduced significantly.


Key Words

  • Altersrente
  • Beitragssätze
  • Contribution Rate
  • Pensions
  • Social Insurance
  • unemployment insurance