Figures about Germany

GERMANY (German name: Deutschland)

Some important facts and figures (based 2010, partly rounded) and useful information for companies about Germany.

Federal Republic of Germany

  • Separated: May 8th, 1945 end of 2nd World War
  • Founded: May 23rd, 1949
  • National holiday: October 3rd, Unity Day
  • Government type: Federal Republic
  • Government form: Parliamentary Democracy
  • Constitution: Basic Law of 1949
  • Administrative divisions: 16 states called Länder
  • Capital: Berlin
  • Currency: 1 Euro = 100 Cents
  • Gross national income: 2,300 bn Euro
  • GDP per capita: 27,000 Euro
  • Share of EU (GDP): 21 %
  • Population: 82 Million
  • Labor force: 42 Million
  • Labor participation: 67 %
  • Inflation rate: below 2 %
  • Gold reserves: 3,500 tons
  • Exports: 800 bn Euro
  • Imports: 650 bn Euro
  • Patent registrations: 50.000 patents p.a.
  • Top branches applying: Automotive, Mechanical parts, Measurements, Electronics, Medical products, Radio technology, Combustion engines, Packaging, Logistics, Biotech, aso.

Size of Companies in Germany

3,2M

Companies in total excluding agriculture

2,9M

Companies with up to nine employees

230k

Companies with up to 49 employees

50k

Companies with up to 249 employees

10k

10,000 Companies with above 250 employees

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