ICT

ICT

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Our Industry in Numbers

  • Germany is Europe's largest ICT market by share of total sales (20.6% of the EU market)
  • Germany is the world’s fifth largest ICT market (4.5% of the global market)
  • Market volume, including consumer electronics, reached EUR 152 billion in 2013; for 2014 a market volume of EUR 154 billion is forecast
  • In 2013, the number of employees in the German ICT industry grew to 917.000 (+2% compared to 2012)
  • More than 78% of Germans are online
  • 41% of Germans use the internet on their mobile phones
  • In 2012, more than 1.7 million apps were downloaded (80% above 2011)


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