Number of employees in manufacturing in August 2016: +0.7% year on year

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MIL OSI – Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English –

Headline: Number of employees in manufacturing in August 2016: +0.7% year on year

WIESBADEN – At the end of August 2016, 5.4 million people worked in local units of manufacturing with 50 or more persons employed in Germany. As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) on the basis of provisional results, that was a rise by about 37,000 persons or 0.7% against August 2015. The number of hours worked in August 2016 increased 7.3% from a year earlier, reaching 671 million – here it has to be considered that there were two working days more than in August 2015. 

The earnings amounted to 21.2 billion euros; that was 3.3% more than in August 2015.

Basic data and long time series are available in tables Persons employed and turnover of local units in manufacturing (42111-0002) and 42111-0004 in the GENESIS-Online database.

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