The labour market

Locational Advantages

We believe in change. Mining made us what we are today; now products and services from the Ruhr region are in global demand. This whole process took less than a century, which speaks volumes for our versatility and flexibility. With the majority of people in the region working in one spot, you benefit from a wide choice of skilled professionals. More than 15% of all employees possess a higher education qualification: whatever your needs, you’re such to find the right specialists from such a concentration of bright individuals. With the Ruhr metropolitan area also offering scores of opportunities for further education and training, you can optimise your workforce as necessary, thus saving time and resources.

Growth in the job market

 

1624277

employees

 

94200

new jobs since 2010

 

73

% in the services sector

 

31

% of all employees
commute to work