Even nearly three decades after reunification, the new states still have more unemployment and better child-care.
Our infographics show where there are still differences between East and West today – in the areas of Housing & Employment, Family and Eating & Drinking.
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72 percent of Germans sing aloud in the car. And Germany’s most popular fast-food dish is the doner kebab sandwich – 400 million pitas filled with meat and salad are sold every year! This and other remarkable facts have been collected and published in a book by author and film-maker Christian Heynen.