Economic situation

Berlin’s economy back on the road to success

The Berlin economy was able to recover from the consequences of the pandemic in 2021 and is back on a growth course. While the gross domestic product fell to -3.3 % in 2020 (Germany -4.9 %), Berlin recorded GDP growth of 3.3 % in 2021 and was therefore again above the German average of +2.9 %. The number of people in employment also increased by 1.1 % compared to the previous year. This puts Berlin in first place nationwide.

(Source: Berlin Brandenburg Statistics Office, 2022)

Income and labor market

+3.2 % Growth rate of employees subject to social security contributions 1.7 % above national average 9.8 % annual average unemployment rate 3,523 € Gross per month average earnings * +1.2 % compared to 2019 * 2020 excluding marginal workers (Source: Berlin Brandenburg Statistics Office, 2022 - Data for 2021)

More information about employment here

Consumer prices

In 2021, consumer prices in Berlin increased by an average of 2.8 percent over the previous year.

Real estate portal

The Real Estate Portal offers registered users the opportunity to search for the right commercial property or space for their business.

Berlin Economy Overview Map

The Berlin Economy Overview Map provides specific industry and infrastructure information for any location in Berlin.