Migration from eastern Europe raises German population to record high

People walk on a shopping street in the southern German town of Konstanz January 17, 2015. EUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo

Germany’s population reached a record high of more than 83 million people last year, largely because migration, most of which came from eastern Europe, data showed on Tuesday. Net migration fell to some 400,000 people in 2018 from 416,000 in the previous year, the Federal Statistics Office said. European Union states remained the main origin […]

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