In 2024, the TK contribution rate to health insurance is 15.8 per cent of the gross income. It consists of the general contribution rate of 14.6 per cent and the health insurance fund’s individual supplementary contribution rate of 1.2 per cent. For employees, the employer pays half of the contribution rate. You can calculate your personal rate with our easy-to-use calculator "Beitragsrechner" (currently only available in German language).

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Contribution rates to social security

Health care is only one part of social security in Germany. There's a lot more insurances to cover all kinds of life aspects, e.g. pension, unemployment etc. Here you can find more details on specific social security rates:

Contribution rates to social security in 2024