Politics & Society

How Do Germans Perceive the State of Their Democracy?

Germany's federal election on September 26 will begin a new chapter in Germany's democracy, as its long-term Chancellor Angela Merkel is leaving office after 16 years in power. Pulling from data collected in Transatlantic Trends 2021 - in cooperation with the German Marshall Fund of the United States - this B|Visual takes a closer look at how Germans feel about the state of their democracy.


Brandon Bohrn

Manager, Transatlantic Relations
Bertelsmann Foundation


Germany Democracy Infographic

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