We’ve all had those days when the weather is terrible or you just have no mood to go to work, so you call in sick and stay home. Apparently, Germans don’t have those days especially the older generation.
Those in the East actually have a lower rate of skiving work compared to those in the West also men have a higher tendency of skiving than women. Public and civil servants also tend to be more dedicated to their jobs compared to those in the private sector.
Worth congratulating are the Brandeburgers of whom 75% have never skived work over pretence.