Eurostat celebrates Germany


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You might already know that Germany is the top European Union's Member State for the production of beer, sausages and potatoes. But did you know that Germany is the Member State that recycles or composts the most municipal waste (68%) and that the German population is the oldest in the EU (with a median age of 45.8 years)?

To mark Germany's National Day (3 October), please find below a selection of facts and figures that we hope you will find interesting.


Infographic: Germany national day