Facts and figures

The DPG has got 58.433 members (status quo 11 June 2010)

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

31.3% Students
26.1% PhD students, assistents
4.3% Professors
10.2% Industrial physicists
8.2% Physicists working in non-university research (HGF, MPG, FhG, PTB, etc.)
3.6% Teachers and teacher trainees
0.8% Physicists working in the sector of scientific organisation and administration
3.8% Physicists working in other sectors such as self-employed persons
12.0% Members from publicity campaigns



5.9% of the personal members live abroad. The portion of women is 13.3%. The median of the age of the members is 29 years, the average 35 years.