lodging, meals as well as integration and language courses for refugees to the State according to a forecast by the Cologne Institute for Economic Research (IW) cost 2016 and 2017 almost 50 billion euros.
In the current year fell for room and board of approximately 1.5 million asylum seekers 17 billion euros on, reported the Rheinische Post , citing an IW study. There would also be another five billion Euros for language and integration courses.
In the coming year will increase the accommodation costs according to the report on 22, 6 billion euros if the number of migrants rises to 2.2 million. Along with the integration costs were € 27.6 billion in 2017, the paper quoted from the forecast of employer-Institute.
Would predictions reality, would the Federal Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble (CDU) of the IW’s view in 2017 at the latest record again new loans. The Commission acknowledges that rely this year on a twelve-billion-euro surplus from last year Schäuble, however, it states that it is a “one-off effect”.
The Federal Employment Agency (BA) is meanwhile believes that the integration of refugees in the German labor market will be a lengthy process. “We should not have too high expectations,” said the new board member Detlef Scheele BA of Süddeutsche Zeitung . “If things go well, maybe ten percent in the first year after entry have a job, after five years, it is half, after 15 years 70 percent.”
The Federal Employment Agency calculated according to him 2016 350,000 refugees who will be on the state basic security, so Hartz IV, instructed. The children who come here now in the school would have to be good prospects, the specialists of tomorrow. “Who is under 35, has a good chance to qualify for a job. For people who are well over 40, it becomes difficult,” Scheele said.