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The Bundesbank compiles monetary, financial and external statistics, as well as the comprehensive sets of indicators and seasonally adjusted economic data. This multi-layered information system forms the central empirical basis, in particular, for the monetary policy decision-making process, as well as macroeconomic and macroprudential analyses.

Wealth in Germany up significantly

Household net wealth in Germany increased significantly between 2014 and 2017. In particular, real estate owners benefited from rising prices in this context. The distribution of wealth remains unequal.

The German economy and the global economic environment at a glance

Click on the links below for important information on the current economic situation in Germany and the global economic environment:

Payments in Germany
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German payment service providers operated around 103 million current accounts last year. The payment statistics published by the Deutsche Bundesbank also show that the number of transactions involving these accounts in 2017 increased compared with 2016.

Systems of indicators for the German property markets

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The two systems of indicators provide information on current developments in the German property markets. They are updated regularly at the end of February, May, August and November.

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