Transportation and storage
In 2011, 2.0 million people in 89,700 enterprises generated a total turnover of 268.3 billion euros in transportation and storage. Compared with 2010, that was an increase in the number of persons employed by about 102,000 (+5.4%) and in turnover by 16.6 billion euros (+6.6%).
Land transport, including transport via pipelines accounted for the largest number of jobs in that sector (798,650 persons employed; proportion of 40.3%).
The major part of turnover in transportation and storage (109.0 billion euros) was generated by the 589,150 persons employed in warehousing and support activities for transportation.