Bautzen, as a modern, forward looking business location, is not only the most important employment centre in the region, but also the German Employment-Champion! With 620 socially insured jobs per 1,000 inhabitants, current rankings show that Bautzen is in a leading position in Germany.
|Change in number of Inhabitants 2000/2008||2||11||1||6||4|
|Inhabitants forecast 2020||3||8||1||10||5|
|Change in employment in Service Sector 2000/2007||2||4||1||12||9|
|Change in employment in Manufacturing Sector 2000/2007||1||7||21||10||2|
|Employed per 1000 inhabitants in Service Sector 2007||10||9||1||6||12|
|Employed per 1000 inhabitants in Manufacturing Sector 2007||9||2||24||8||4|
|Inward commuters per 1000 inhabitants 2008||15||1||2||6||12|
|Outward commuters per 1000 inhabitants 2008||2||22||24||5||11|
|Change in number of overnight stays||10||1||6||13||18|
|Number of overnight stays per 1000 inhabitants 2007||2||7||4||10||11|
|Car ownership per 1000 inhabitants 2008||21||1||19||17||20|
|Purchasing power level 2009||3||21||1||7||5|
|Change in purchasing power level 2001/2009||16||5||6||11||17|
|Retail Trade centrality 2009||17||1||24||16||15|
|Retail trade turnover per 1000 inhabitants 2009||3||22||1||7||5|
|Total number in Ranking||116||122||136||144||150|
|Position in City Comparison||1||2||3||4||5|
Source: GMA-InfoDienst Ludwigsburg, Dipl.-Geogr. Oliver Behrens, October 2009
Two thirds of these jobs are held by incoming commuters. As the business and administrative centre of the Oberlausitz region, we are a successful component of the economic region around Dresden. One of the key preconditions for this success is the excellent transport infrastructure. Bautzen, located on the Trans-European development axis, the State Highway 4, has three intersections serving the city, along with the many “A roads” focusing on the city from all directions, ensuring shortest distances and excellent connections. The railway connection to Bautzen and a well developed regional airport in Bautzen-Litten serve to connect Bautzen with the outside world.
Global Players such as Bombardier Transportation, Cideon, Develey, Edding, Hentschke Bau, itelligence, Leoni, Orgelbau Eule, Vodafone and many others are typical of this widely diversified business location. Products “Made in Bautzen” are in demand worldwide.
Our core competencies lie in the key industries of universal vehicle construction, building and construction, processing/shaping of plastic materials, SAP/IT services, machine tool and system construction, engineering, writing instruments, food and drink industries, skilled manual trades, wholesaling, logistics and many others.
Lucrative Industrial and Business Parks and favourable cost structures make locating in Bautzen particularly effective. Only 25 minutes away from the State capital of Dresden, businesses here can benefit from the highest levels of financial support for their investments.