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Services in 2012: turnover increased by 21.3 billion euros

In 2012, more than 8.6 million people worked in roughly 908,200 enterprises and institutions in the service sector. They achieved a total turnover of over one trillion euros. Compared with the previous year, the turnover achieved in 2012 was up by 21.3 billion euros. The number of jobs increased by roughly 94,200 in the same period.

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Life insurance companies: number of persons employed down 3.5% in 2012

The just under 900 insurance companies, pension funds (excluding burial funds) achieved gross premiums written to the amount of just under 245 billion euros in 2012. The volume of premiums was up 3.5% on the previous year. Sharp rises in premiums were observed for reinsurance companies (+9%) and for indemnity and accident insurance companies (+5%).

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Short-term data

Transportation and storage: employment in the 2nd quarter 2016 up 3.0% on the same period of 2015

The number of persons employed in transportation and storage rose by 3.0% in the second quarter of 2016 compared with the same quarter of 2015.

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Information and communication: employment up 3.5% in the 2nd quarter of 2016

The number of persons employed in the information and communication sector was up by 3.5% in the second quarter of 2016 compared with the same period a year earlier.

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Professional and technical services: increasing turnover and employment in the 2nd quarter of 2016

Turnover in professional and technical services increased a nominal 6.7% in the second quarter of 2016 compared with the same quarter of 2015.

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2011: Receipts and net income of practices for public health patients: receipts from private patients make the difference

The practices for public health patients in Germany obtained average receipts of 486,000 euros in 2011. Across all practices for public health patients, the average net profit per practice was 235,000 euros in 2011.

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Key figures

Key figures, 2014
Eco­nomic sectorsPersons em­ployed
(mn)
Turnover
(bn)
Transpor­tation and storage2.1290.6
Infor­mation and commu­nica­tion1.2249.2
Profes­sional, scientific and technical activi­ties2.5295.5
Ad­minis­trative and support service activi­ties3.2187.9

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