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Bremen in Numbers

Facts and figures on the two-city state of Bremen

Did you know that ...

... Bremen is one of Germany’s leading industrial hubs? That the cities of Bremen and Bremerhaven together make up the federal state of Bremen? Travel for about an hour – and around 60 kilometres – through Lower Saxony and you end up back in Bremen.
We have put together a selection of other useful information and figures about Bremen and Bremerhaven, the local people and the business location for you.

676,000 people
federal state of Bremen
566,570 people
city of Bremen
about 2.7 million people
metropolitan region
export ratio
2022: 69,6%
sales industry
2022: plus 31,5%
Mercedes-Benz plant
12,500 employees
transshipment volume 2021:
1.7 mil. vehicles
Major companies in Bremen

From 'A' as in 'Airbus' to 'Z' as in 'Zech Group', Bremen has a number of large companies that export across the globe and are among the market leaders in their sectors. These are the major employers in Bremen.

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Business hub Bremen – these are its strong sectors

The state of Bremen covers 420 square kilometres and is home to around 670,000 people. Almost 22,000 companies provide more than 325,000 jobs. Below, we introduce some of the strong sectors that make Bremen such an excellent business location.

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38.5 mil. daily visits
1,311,763 guests
15,715 beds