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GENESIS - German Official Statistics Portal


Data description

DSBGENESIS - Gemeinsames Neues Statistisches Informations-System - is the German Federal Statistics Office data platform for population, regions, labour market, elections, education, social benefits, health, environment, prices, consumption and public finance.

EUI members should access the premium GENESIS version via this Catalogue record. Click on 'Database Access' and login with an EUI account to retrieve the username and password. A selection of general data is also available on the GENESIS web site.

The German National GovData Portal gives access to federal, länder and local government data. Handbooks and metadata are available at this GovData link.

Genesis contains:

  • Time series tabular data
  • Staging area for frequently-required and individually-adjusted table structure ('My tables' & 'My time series')
  • Retrieval of tables in batch mode
  • Individual settings' options. 

For access to G-SOEP, the German Socio-Economic Panel micro data set (DIW Berlin), please visit this EUI Library page.


Time period

GENESIS coverage is from 1990 to 2019
The database is constantly updated by the German Federal Statistical Office.


Support links

Supporting documentation from the German Federal Statistics Office is available at this link.


How to access data
  • EUI members can access the premium Genesis version via this Catalogue record
  • Click on 'Database Access'
  • Use an EUI account to authenticate
  • Retrieve the Genesis username and password from the landing page
  • Enter the Genesis username and password on the left side of the Genesis homepage.

Data homepage

Contact: Thomas Bourke at [email protected]


Page last updated on 24 February 2022

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