Facts and figures

The DPG in facts and figures is updated annually and provides an insight into the structural and demographic structure of the DPG.

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.