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Is it der, die oder das Altersstruktur?


The correct article in German of Altersstruktur is die. So it is die Altersstruktur! (nominative case)

The word Altersstruktur is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

Finding the right gender of a noun

German articles are used similarly to the English articles,a and the. However, they are declined differently (change) according to the number, gender and case of their nouns.

In the German language, the gender and therefore article is fixed for each noun.

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The most difficult part of learning the German language is the articles (der, die, das) or rather the gender of each noun. The gender of each noun in German has no simple rule. In fact, it can even seem illogical. For example das Mädchen, a young girl is neutral while der Junge, a young boy is male.

It is a good idea to learn the correct article for each new word together - even if it means a lot of work. For example learning "der Hund" (the dog) rather than just Hund by itself. Fortunately, there are some rules about gender in German that make things a little easier. It might be even nicer if these rules didn't have exceptions - but you can't have everything! The best way to learn them is with the App - Der-Die-Das Train! (available for iOS and Android)

German nouns belong either to the gender masculine (male, standard gender) with the definite article der, to the feminine (feminine) with the definite article die, or to the neuter (neuter) with the definite article das.

  • for masculine: points of the compass, weather (Osten, Monsun, Sturm; however it is: das Gewitter), liquor/spirits (Wodka, Wein, Kognak), minerals, rocks (Marmor, Quarz, Granit, Diamant);

  • for feminine: ships and airplanes (die Deutschland, die Boeing; however it is: der Airbus), cigarette brands (Camel, Marlboro), many tree and plant species (Eiche, Pappel, Kiefer; aber: der Flieder), numbers (Eins, Million; however it is: das Dutzend), most inland rivers (Elbe, Oder, Donau; aber: der Rhein);

  • for neutrals: cafes, hotels, cinemas (das Mariott, das Cinemaxx), chemical elements (Helium, Arsen; however it is: der Schwefel, masculine elements have the suffix -stoff), letters, notes, languages and colors (das Orange, das A, das Englische), certain brand names for detergents and cleaning products (Ariel, Persil), continents, countries (die artikellosen: (das alte) Europa; however exceptions include: der Libanon, die Schweiz …).

German declension of Altersstruktur?

How does the declension of Altersstruktur work in the nominative, accusative, dative and genitive cases? Here you can find all forms in the singular as well as in the plural:

1 Singular Plural
Nominative die Altersstruktur die Altersstrukturen
Genitive der Altersstruktur der Altersstrukturen
Dative der Altersstruktur den Altersstrukturen
Akkusative die Altersstruktur die Altersstrukturen

What is the meaning of Altersstruktur in German?

Altersstruktur is defined as:

[1] Distribution of the population to the different age groups

[1] Verteilung der Bevölkerung auf die verschiedenen Altersklassen

How to use Altersstruktur in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Altersstruktur with translations in English.

[1] „Bei einem Blick auf die Altersstruktur der Stadtteile von Koblenz werden erhebliche Unterschiede deutlich: In den zentral gelegenen Bezirken Altstadt und Mitte ebenso wie in einigen Stadtteilen mit hohem Migrantenanteil (Neuendorf, Lützel) liegt der Prozentsatz der Personen von 65 Jahren und älter deutlich unter und der Anteil junger Erwachsener (18-35 Jahre) klar über dem städtischen Durchschnitt.“

[1] “With a look at the age structure of the districts of Koblenz, considerable differences become clear: in the centrally located districts of the old town and middle as well as in some districts with a high proportion of migrants (Neuendorf, Lützel), the percentage of people from 65 and older is significantly below and the proportion of young adults (18-35 years) clearly above the urban average "

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