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Bremen in numbers

Facts and figures on Bremen as an investment location

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… Bremen is the eighth-largest industrial hub in Germany? We've compiled a selection of useful facts and figures about Bremen as an investment location.

  • Eighth-largest industrial hub in Germany
  • More than 1,300 industrial companies and service providers in the maritime sector
  • Four universities and around 50 technology research institutes (Fraunhofer and Max Planck institutes, German Aerospace Centre and German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence)
  • Since 2012 the University of Bremen has been one of Germany's top eleven universities
  • Second-largest production and development site in Germany for Europe's Airbus Group
  • The Mercedes-Benz plant in Bremen is Daimler's largest global production site in the world in terms of vehicle production numbers (as at 2015) and employs around 12,700 people
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.

Statistical data on the federal state of Bremen at a glance

Visit statistik.bremen to find out about:
•    Population
•    Education and research
•    Culture and leisure activities
•    Business
•    Housing