In the North of Germany formed a new cluster for the healthcare industry


Statistics shows unusual growth of this sector in Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein.

According to the research Institute WifOR, for the period between 2014 and 2016 in the industry sector of health regions observed average annual employment growth of 3.5%. This corresponds to the opening of the new 3300 jobs reported by organisation Life Science Nord. In the field of scientific research and development in the field of medicine, there appeared about 1,000 jobs.

In the healthcare industry in the North of Germany 49900 work people, accounting for 1.9% of total employment. It is, in particular, the production of medical equipment, products, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, etc., not including the provision of medical services in hospitals, private practices, and so on. Considering the secondary effects of the activities of this industry depend on it 76300 jobs.

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