How healthy is Franconia compared to Bavaria and Germany? From health atlas health insurance company BARMER wants to provide an answer. The “BARMER Health System Research Institute” evaluated and compared the data of the insured throughout Germany.
The result is that while Bavaria is better off on average than the rest of Germany, Franconians are generally worse off than South Bavarians. Regional differences are particularly pronounced in the case of some diseases.
North-South and West-East: There are large differences in health in Bavaria
The distribution of the overall burden of disease in Bavaria shows a clear pattern: people are healthier in the south than in the north, and sicker in the east than in the west. People in the Freising district of Upper Bavaria have the lowest average burden of disease.