In terms of individual professions, the recognition rate in Germany diverges widely. 100% of applicants who wish to work as controller receive full equivalence. In most professions, the share of those granted full equivalence varies from 40% to 80%. In professions such as lawyer and geriatric nurse, the success rate is remarkably low. Only 18 to 20 % of the applicants, who wish to work in these jobs, are granted full equivalence.
Applications granted full equivalence by profession, 2017
The majority of recognition procedures concerned healthcare professions. Besides, a lot of applicants sought recognition in professions such as office clerks as well as electronics technicians, motor vehicle mechatronics technicians and IT specialists.
Applications processed by profession, 2017