GeroStat – Statistics online is an information system with both statistical data and additional contextual information, searchable free via

It is offering the following advantages

  • it is a collection of data from several sources related to gerontological and demographic subjects
  • fine graded age-specific criteria even for older age-groups
  • longtime series
  • user guided data selection
  • integrated statistical data calculations
  • printable results
  • data export functions


The following indicators are available

  • Demographic characteristics and age-specific ratios
  • Health status
  • Mortality: deaths and life expectancy
  • Social-economic characteristics: employment status, household structure, income
  • Social security: Insurance cover, retirement provision, provision for old age
  • Living conditions of people in the second half of their lives: German Ageing Survey, DEAS (in german only)
  • Voluntary activities of person: The German Survey on Volunteering, FWS (in german only)


Here you can obtain an example.

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