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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.

681,000 people
federal state of Bremen
566,000 people
city of Bremen
about 2,8 million people
metropolitan region
export ratio
2023: 56,2%
sales industry
2022: plus 31,5%
Mercedes-Benz plant
12,000 employees
transshipment volume 2022:
1.6 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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37 mil. daily visits
1,456,320 guests
15,995 beds

You can find this and more interesting information about Bremen in "Best of Bremen". On 64 pages, the booklet presents useful and curious facts about Bremen in eight categories. You can also discover lots of little stories about Bremen's unique features in the city portal at www.bremensbesteseiten.de.

Sources: State Statistical Office, Annual Statistical Report of the Bremen Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Weser-Kurier, Best of Bremen, Bremen City Portal bremen.de