Compared to 2007, payment of unemployment benefits to foreigners increased in Germany more than doubled, according to the German newspaper Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung.
Living in Germany unemployed foreigners entitled to unemployment benefits
In 2018 the payments living in Germany foreigners receiving unemployment benefit Hartz IV, amounted to a total of 12.9 billion euros. From September 2018 to August 2019 amount of these payments made up 12.62 billion euros. These figures on Friday, December 27, the German newspaper Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung, referring to the Federal labor Agency at the request of the faction of the party “Alternative for Germany” (ADH) in the Bundestag.
Thus, in comparison with 2007, when the payment of unemployment benefits living in Germany, foreigners were allocated 6.6 billion euros, today that figure has doubled, according to the publication. According to the Federal labor Agency, in August of 2019, about two million living in Germany, foreigners had a right to this form of social assistance. For comparison: in 2007 this figure was “only” 1.3 million
The number of Germans receiving unemployment benefits has decreased
At the same time, the number of Germans receiving unemployment benefits during the same period declined from 5.8 million to 3.4 million people. In 2007, unemployed Germans had paid a total of nearly 36.6 billion euros in the period from September 2018 to August 2019, the figure was 34.9 billion euros.
Citizens of other EU countries from September 2018 to August 2019 has 2.4 billion euros of payments, the citizens of the eight main countries of origin of refugees 6.1 billion euros. According to the Federal statistical office of Germany, from 2010 to 2018, the largest number of refugees came to Germany from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Eritrea, Nigeria, Somalia and Turkey.
The natives of Syria received in Germany for a year, more than 3.5 billion euros sotspomoschi
According to Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung, the Syrians received in the period from September 2018 to August 2019 payment of unemployment benefits totaling 3.6 million euros, came from Iraq for 840 million euros, from Afghanistan to 810 million euros.
The person who received in Germany, the refugee status and not nakedsee work are eligible for unemployment benefits, indicates the Agency dpa. On unemployment benefit Hartz IV are eligible persons who earn so little that they have sufficient sredstvami for existence.
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