Shocking figures reveal Germany will have to spend £75BILLION on migrants by 2020
THE German government will have to spend a whopping €93.6billion – £74billion – on refugees over the next five years.
The astronomical figure, which will come out of federal funds, will pay for housing, social welfare benefits and German language course for the 3.6 million refugees it expects to cross its borders by 2020.
Some of the money will be used to help integrate the migrants into society and much will be used to deal with the underlying causes of the refugees influx into the western European country.
Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF) has estimated about 600,000 refugees will enter Germany this year followed by about 400,000 in 2017 and approximately 300,000 each consecutive year.
By 2020 the government expects 3.6 million refugees will have entered the country, including the 1.1 million who arrived last year.
This year the BMF plans to spend about €16.1billion (£13billion) on migrants and this is expected to increase to an annual expenditure of €20.4billion (£16billion) by 2020.
As a comparison, Germany’s military
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