Facts and Figures

Several regional ranking lists published by institutions such as Focus Money and iw consult have confirmed the leading position of Wirtschaftsregion Mittelbaden (WRM) as one of the most successful business regions in Germany.

Total inhabitants
278.029
Male
48,9 %
Female
51,1 %
Non-Germans
11,46 %
 
Surface area
878,96 km²
 
Distribution
Residential and traffic
14,2 %
Agriculture
29,4 %
Forest
52,5 %
Water
2,7 %
Other areas
1,2 %
 
Economic Power
Retail purchasing power (mio. €)
1.881,66
Purchasing power index (national average = 100
103,8
Gross domestic product/GDP (mio. €)
10.694
Foreign sales (in 1,000 €)
15.344,273
 
Employment
Employees
152.700
Employees subject to social insurance contributions, sorted by economic sector
116.065
Manufacturing 53.614 (46,2 %)
Retail, transportation, hotels & restaurants 21.293 (18,3 %)
Other services 40.614 (35,0 %)
Agriculture, forestry and fisheries 544 (0,5 %)
 
Labour market
Unemployed people 5.865
Male 3.018
Female 2.874
of which non-German 1.526
Unemployment rate 3,7%
 
Tourism
Number of hotels
218
Number of beds 11.506
Arrivals 639.875
Overnight stays 1.459.785

 
Figures as per 2015