Facts and figures

The DPG has got 50.017 members (status quo 19 May 2005)

144 members are institutional members (institutes, libraries, schools, companies). The remaining members (99.7%) are personal members, who subdivide in the following way:

30.4% Students
24.2 % PhD students, assistents
4.3 % Professors
10.6 % Industrial physicists
8.6 % Physicists working in non-university research (HGF, MPG, FhG, PTB, etc.)
3.3 % Teachers and teacher trainees
0.7 % Physicists working in the sector of scientific organisation and administration
18.0 Members from publicity campaigns
   

5.6 % of the personal members live abroad. The portion of women is 11.9 %. The median of the age of the members is 34.4 years, the average 21.5 years.