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Germany: In-depth PESTLE Insights

Germany: In-depth PESTLE Insights

Summary

This PESTLE country analysis report on Germany provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.

Key Highlights

  • The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Germany, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.
  • The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Germany's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.
  • The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.
Scope
  • Understand the political system in Germany through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.
  • Understand the economic situation in Germany through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.
  • Understand customer demographics in Germany through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
  • Understand the technological landscape in Germany through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.
Reasons to buy
  • What is the outlook in Germany in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?
  • How does Germany perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?
  • How does Germany perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?
  • How does Germany perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?


Overview
Catalyst
Summary
Key findings
PESTLE highlights
Key fundamentals
Key Facts and Geographic Location
Key facts
Geographic location
PESTLE Analysis
Summary
Political analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Future prospects
Future risks
Economic analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Social analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Technological analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Cyber-security research to boost competitiveness
Future risks
Legal analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Environmental analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Political Landscape
Summary
Evolution
1871-1918
1918-45
1945-89
1989-2018
Structure and policies
Key political figures
Structure of government
Legislative branch of government
Executive branch of government
State/provincial
Key political parties
Composition of parliament
Key policies
Performance
Governance indicators
Outlook
Economic Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Pre-1990
1990-2005
2006-2017
Structure and policies
Financial authorities and regulators
German stock markets
Performance
GDP and growth rate
Fiscal situation
Exports and imports
Current account
External debt
International investment position
Monetary situation
Key monetary indicators
Employment
Outlook
Social Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Demographic composition
Education
System of education
Healthcare
Social welfare policies
Performance
Healthcare
Income distribution
Education
Outlook
Technological Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Technology agreements and pacts
Performance
Intellectual Property
R&D
ICT
Outlook
Legal Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Judicial system
The Federal Constitutional Court
Taxation
Performance
Effectiveness of the legal system
Outlook
Environmental Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Environmental regulations
Participation in global efforts, agreements, and pacts
Performance
Environmental impact
Outlook
Appendix
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Disclaimer
List of Tables
Table 1: Germany - key fundamentals
Table 2: Germany - key facts
Table 3: Analysis of Germany’s political landscape
Table 4: Analysis of Germany’s economy
Table 5: Analysis of Germany’s social system
Table 6: Analysis of Germany’s technological landscape
Table 7: Analysis of Germany’s legal landscape
Table 8: Analysis of Germany’s environmental landscape
Table 9: Mid-year population by age (% of total population), 2017, as of gender
Table 10: Patents granted by the USPTO, 2010-15
List of Figures
Figure 1: Map of Germany
Figure 2: Unemployment rate in Germany, 2008-17
Figure 3: Real GDP growth in Germany vs peers, 2008-17
Figure 4: Government investment has fallen, 1997-2016
Figure 5: Ifo Business Climate, January 2005 - May 2018
Figure 6: Policy rates of the world, January 2012 - June 2018
Figure 7: Healthcare resources in Germany, 2016
Figure 8: Better Life Index, 2016
Figure 9: Gender wage gap (% of male median wage), 2016
Figure 10: Incidence of part-time employment among women in OECD countries, 2017 (or nearest year)
Figure 11: Difference in the average tax wedge between one-earned married couple, 0 children and one-earned married couple, 2 children in 2017
Figure 12: Old age dependency ratio, 2015, 2025f and 2050f
Figure 13: Total dependency ratio in Germany, 2015-60f
Figure 14: Inflows permanent immigrant and asylum seekers in Germany, 2006-2016
Figure 15: Tertiary education attainment (30-34 years) in EU countries, 2017
Figure 16: Tax wedge for single average worker in Germany, 2017
Figure 17: Professional services regulations in Germany, 2013
Figure 18: Premature deaths attributable to fine particulate matter (PM2.5), ozone (O3) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) exposure, 2012
Figure 19: Share of renewable energy in gross electricity consumption, 2006-16
Figure 20: Gross electricity generation in Germany, 2017
Figure 21: Germany - political events timeline
Figure 22: Germany - key political figures
Figure 23: Composition of parliament, 2017
Figure 24: Federal budget and financial plans, 2017-2021
Figure 25: Performance of the German economy, 2007-17
Figure 26: GDP and GDP growth rate in Germany, 2012-22f
Figure 27: Composition of GDP by sector in Germany, 2017
Figure 28: Germany’s agricultural output, 2012-17
Figure 29: Germany’s industrial output, 2012-17
Figure 30: Germany’s services output, 2012-17
Figure 31: Germany external trade, 2012-16
Figure 32: Consumer price index and consumer price index-based inflation in Germany, 2012-22f
Figure 33: Unemployment in Germany, 2012-22f
Figure 34: Germany - composition by religion, 2015
Figure 35: Expenditure on healthcare in Germany, 2011-17
Figure 36: Expenditure on education in Germany, Public, 2011-16
Figure 37: Internet users in Germany, 2012-16
Figure 38: Carbon dioxide emissions in Germany, 2008-15

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