Germany recorded a dropout rate of more than twelve percent in 2022, making it the fourth highest in the European Union. Despite an improvement of 0.3 percentage points year-on-year, Germany’s dropout rate remains high compared to other EU countries. Romania had the highest dropout rate at 15.6%, followed by Spain with 13.9% and Hungary with 12.4%.
On the other hand, across Europe, the average school leaving rate improved from 10.5 to 9.6 percent from 2018 to 2022. In Germany, although they had a better than EU average rate of 10.3% in 2018, this changed in 2019. Unfortunately, figures for 2023 were not yet available at the time of this report.
In Texas news, there were recent announcements related to small group health insurance that aim to provide cost-effective life insurance solutions and address health care access challenges. Meanwhile, Arlington also provided an update on the Affordable Care Act requirements for group health insurance plans in Texas.