This article first appeared on RTL.de
The German Economic Institute (IW) regularly collects income data. For the "Spiegel" the economists asked at what net limit one belongs to the top ten percent - and thus to the "upper class".
The result of the survey:
According to the survey, anyone who has a net income of 4,000 euros per month as a single person belongs to the upper income bracket. Families with two children belong to the upper income bracket with a disposable household income of more than 8,000 euros per month. According to the study, only seven percent of the population belong to the upper income bracket.
Despite the Corona crisis and the Ukraine war: the fortunes of the super-rich continue to grow - also in Germany. The current Forbes list of the richest people in the world shows who made it to the top. The Corona vaccine Biontech, developed in Germany, catapulted three Germans into the top 30 richest people in the country. But there are other billionaires who have become even richer despite the crises.
Too big, too small, don't like it - every sixth online order is returned, and even every second order for clothing. Simple for the customer, a logistical challenge for retailers. Because the packages not only have to be picked up, the goods also have to be checked. RTL shows everything in the documentary "Retouren-Wahnsinn - The dark side of online trading" - from the return to the disposal of the goods.