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The labor market in Berlin

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„ImmobilienScout24 began as a small start-up in Berlin more than 15 years ago. We have remained true to the city and have grown up here. As a digital company, we operate in a constantly changing market environment. We are always looking for highly qualified employees and are open to creative input, both of which are available to us in Berlin. We benefit from the diversity and energy of the city, which is the most important hotspot for the digital entrepreneur scene after London, the Silicon Valley and Tel Aviv.“

Christian Gisy
Christian GisyChristian Gisy, CEO and CFO of the Scout24 Group

Berlin's jobs miracle: new records set in 2019

In September 2019, the number of people working as employees rose to 1,550,901, almost 50,000 (+3.3%) more than one year earlier. The digital economy industries added about 8,500 of these jobs with higher-than-average pay.

The population of Berlin grew by 21,000 in 2019 to 3,769,000. The multi-cultural metropolis Berlin is attracting more and more international talent: At the end of 2019, around 777,000 foreign nationals lived in the capital. The previous year, there were around 748,500 foreigners. Berlin is interesting for everyone: for young university graduates and young professionals as well as for experienced professionals. Outside Europe, most young people come to Berlin from the United States and Syria.

(Source: Statistical Office Berlin Brandenburg, 2020)

Labor marketPRICE3.3% Growth rate of employeessubject to social securitycontributions1.8%above national average1.3%Increase in consumer prices7.8%Unemployment rate* Full-time, part-time and marginally employed3,547 €Gross per monthaverage earnings*+4%compared to last year(Source: Statistical Office Berlin Brandenburg, 2020 - data for 2019)

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