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According to Duden – Die Grammatik, the frequency distribution of tenses in written German is as follows.

52 % present (Präsens)
38 % preterite (Präteritum)
5.5 % perfect (Perfekt)
3.2 % pluperfect (Plusquamperfekt)
1.5 % future (Futur I)
0.3 % future perfect (Futur II)

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