Enterprises and households

Information about corporate financial statements and the Panel on Household Finances (PHF).

Corporate financial statements
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Statistical data on the business activities of German enterprises are published on the basis of single-entity financial statements pursuant to the German Commercial Code (HGB) and on the basis of consolidated financial statements according to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Panel on Household Finances (PHF)
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The German Panel on Household Finances (PHF) is a panel survey on household finance and wealth in Germany, covering the balance sheet, pension, income, work life and other demographic characteristics.

Survey on Consumer Expectations (BOP-HH)
Bundesbank Online Panel Households

Since 2019, the Bundesbank’s Research Centre has been conducting regular surveys of households’ expectations relating to both their own future financial situations and wider economic developments. To search the time series, enter the search term “BBUOP”.

Survey on the expectations of firms (BOP-F)
Bundesbank Online Panel Firms

Since 2020, as part of a scientific study, the Bundesbank’s Research Centre has surveyed firms in Germany regarding their current economic situation, their expectations, and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.