* Until 1990, the territory of the former FRG and West Berlin; from 1950 to 1958 without Saarland.
** Unemployment rate among dependent (i.e., non-self-employed) employable civilians.
Preliminary data was used from 1998 on.
Source: Federal Office of Statistics [Statistisches Bundesamt], Registrierte Arbeitslose, Arbeitslosenquote 1991-2005 [Registered Unemployed, Unemployment Rate, 1991-2005] (2007).
Translation: GHI staff