Information and communication: employment up 3.1% in the 3rd quarter of 2016

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

Headline: Information and communication: employment up 3.1% in the 3rd quarter of 2016

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WIESBADEN – The number of persons employed in the information and communication sector was up by 3.1% in the third quarter of 2016 compared with the same period a year earlier. Based on first calculations, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that employment has been higher in each quarter year-on-year since the second quarter of 2007. Turnover in this sector of economic activity increased by a nominal 4.8% in the same period. 

The information and communication sector includes highly heterogeneous economic activities such as publishing activities, motion picture, video, television programme and music production and distribution activities, programming and broadcasting activities, telecommunications and information service activities.

Basic data and long time series are available in tables Turnover indices in the service sector (47414-0001) and Employment indices in the service sector (47414-0008) in the GENESIS-Online database.

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