Facts and Figures
Here you will find statistical information on population, education, labor force, etc. and on the strength of Thuringia's economy.
Thuringia boasts a much diversified industrial sector that ranges from the food to the automotive industry to high-tech industries such as biotechnology and opto-electronics. An efficient craft sector and the growing service sector are further powerful pillars of Thuringia’s economy.
For years, the processing industry have been the engine of economic growth. Its gross value added has increased by around 30% in the last ten years. The share of processing industry in the overall economic output of Thuringia is above the German national average.
Thuringian exports reached a volume of 11,6 billion Euros in 2020.
Vehicle components were the products from the Free State with the highest demand, followed by goods from plastics, electrical devices, measurement, control and pharmaceutical technology. USA and Great Britain rank first and second in Thuringia’s export statistics followed by France, Hungary, Spain, Austria and China.