Number of employees in manufacturing in October 2018: +2.8% year on year

Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English

Enlarge picture WIESBADEN – At the end of October 2018, 5.7 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 153,000 persons or 2.8% against October 2017.
The number of hours worked in October 2018 increased 9.1% from a year earlier, reaching 751 million – here it has to be considered that the month of October 2018 had up to two working days more in some Länder.
The earnings amounted to 23.7 billion euros; that was 5.6% more than in October 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.
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