Insured persons and companies

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Source: © DGUV

  • In 2016, nearly 80 million people in Germany were insured against work- and school-related accidents and against occupational diseases. This figure includes around 17.3 million children in schools, nursery schools, after-school care centres, and students in higher education.
  • In 2016, more than 4 million companies and educational institutions fell within the responsibility of the DGUV members, including 3.3 million companies in the industrial sector and more than 143,000 educational institutions covered by the pupil accident insurance.