Living and working in Germany: an excellent choice

The Germans are among the most satisfied citizens of the EU’s 28 states. Out of a total of ten points, Germany attained an average of 7.3 in 2013. While the Danes, Swedes and Finns topped the list with 8 points, Bulgaria came last, with 4.8 in the EU-28. 

In an international comparison, national and foreign qualified professionals in Germany have good job and income prospects, as well as good working conditions. The German vocational training system is one of the most highly regarded in the world and offers young people a chance of starting their career. The democratic structures protect the legal rights of every individual. Combined with statutory social security and a strong economy, they enable people to live contented, safe and prosperous lives.