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Federal Health Reporting

Federal Health Reporting (Gesundheitsberichterstattung des Bundes, GBE) continuously supplies data and information on the German population's state of health and the country's healthcare services. It covers a broad spectrum of topics, ranging from diseases, symptoms and risk factors to subjective well-being and health-related quality of life, utilization of preventive and healthcare services as well as the structures and costs of healthcare system.



The booklets published by the Federal Health Reporting provide, in an action-oriented and concise manner, information on the health status of the general population and on the health care system.


GBE kompakt

GBE kompakt is a series of publications by Federal Health Reporting Service (Gesundheitsberichterstattung des Bundes, GBE). Per issue, one health topic is presented, illustrated by current data.Information is given for example, about how many people have a diabetes mellitus in Germany or what is population ageing and has it any implications for healthcare? GBE kompakt is written by scientists of the Robert Koch Institute. This series targets a broad audience and is published at least once a quarter. It is only available as PDF document.



Appearing sporadically, the Contributions on Federal Health Reporting offer additional and in-depth information on important aspects of health reporting.


Health in Germany

Health in Germany provides an comprehensive overview of the population's health and the health service, and records developments over the last couple of years: How good is our health? What are the factors affecting health? What is the health service doing in the fields of prevention and health promotion? How have supply and demand in healthcare changed? How much do we spend on our health? How can patients obtain information and take part in decisions? The Health Reports for Germany are compiled jointly by Robert Koch Institute and the Federal Statistics Office. They will be published every five to seven years.