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Press release 464 / 2015-12-15: Number of employees in manufacturing in October 2015: +1.0% year on year

WIESBADEN – At the end of October 2015, nearly 5.4 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 51,000 persons or 1.0% against October 2014. 

The number of hours worked in October 2015 increased 0.8% from a year earlier, reaching 730 million – at equal numbers of working days.
The earnings amounted to 21.0 billion euros; that was 2.9% more than in October 2014.

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