Number of employees in manufacturing in March 2018: +2.7% year on year

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Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English Enlarge pictureWIESBADEN – At the end of March 2018, 5.6 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 146,000 persons or 2.7% against March 2017.
The number of hours worked in March 2018 decreased 5.8% from a year earlier, reaching 735 million – here it has to be considered that there were two working days less than in March 2017.
The earnings amounted to 23.6 billion euros; that was 4.8% more than in March 2017.
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.
For further information:Ulrich Prautsch,tel: +49 (0) 611 / 75 28 07,contact form

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