Economic Key Facts

Here you will find important facts and figures on the City of Frankfurt am Main, the FrankfurtRheinMain metropolitan area as well as business data and labor cost.

  1. City of Frankfurt/Main
      
    Area248 sq km
    Population 2014708,543
    Households (31.12.2013)393,972
    Jobs 2012651,800
    Umemployment rate (8/2014)7.5 %
    Commuters (2013)336,922
    Business firms (January 2015)63,644
    Trade associations1,000
    Purchasing power index (Germany = 100)117.70
    Purchasing power per inhabitant (GfK Kaufkraft Deutschland 2014)24,920 EUR
    Gross Domestic Product per Job84,400 EUR
    Gross Domestic Product Frankfurt in 201255.0 billion EUR
    of which
    – Manufactoring16.8 %
    – Service industries83.2 %
    Manufactoring companies3,717
    Indsutrial jobs50,156
    Total industrial sales (2012)16.2 billion EUR
    – of which exports58.2 %
    Retail and wholesale companies11,002
     Advertising agencies4,645
    PR agencies, Market research444
    IT-Consulting,Engineering and planning offices, techn. Consulting1,549
    Management consultants4,019
    Lawyers8,736
    Tax consultants1,830
    Skilled trades7,800


    Source:
    Statistic Yearbook City of Frankfurt am Main 2014, Chamber of Industry and Commerce Frankfurt as of January 2015, Crafts Chamber, Tax Consultants’ Chamber, Laywers’ Chamber Federal Labour Agency as of August 2014.

  2. Region FrankfurtRhineMain
     
    Area14,755 sq km
    Population5.58 million
    Jobs3.0 million
    Companies407,000
    Municipalities468
    Gross Domestic Product (GDP)216,5 Mrd. Euro
    GDP per Job72,500 Euro
    GDP per inhabitant38,800 Euro


    source: 
    Arbeitskreis “Volkswirtschaftliche Gesamtrechnungen der Länder” im Auftrag der Statistischen Ämter der 16 Bundesländer, des Statistischen Bundesamtes und des Bürgeramtes, Statistik und Wahlen, Frankfurt a. M., Stand August 2014, IHK Frankfurt am Main, Last update: August 2014

  3. Companies + Jobs
      number of
    companies
    in Frankfurt
      number of
    jobs
    in Frankfurt
    Banking/ Insurance2,98574,335
    Creative Industry25,065
    Industry
    Trade11,00241,318
    Logistics2,84174,832
    IT4,05929,267
    Real Estate
    Catering
    Gesamt63,644527,940


    source
    :
    CCI-member companies as of January 2015, own calculation on the basis of figures by the Federal Labour Agency

  4. Labor Costs

    Average gross income per employee in 2010, state of Hesse

     

    Average per employee
    in the State of Hesse
    gross
    income
    additional
    payments
    per employee (also part time)31.521 €
    per employee (only full time)48.337 €5.046 €
    Manufactoring48.083 €5.439 €
    Constructing36.005 €2.294 €
    Trade44.372 €4.632 €
    Logistics45.542 €3.965 €
    Traffic and Communication Industry63.569 €8.206 €
    Banking and Insurances77.980 €14.620 €
    Business to Business Services67.423 €10.091 €

     
    source:
    own calculation on the basis of figures by the Bundesagentur für Arbeit


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