Economic & industrial structure

Information and communications sector

Digital information and communication technologies (ICT) are major crossover technologies used everyday in almost every sector.

ICT is set to be the driver of growth in the years to come. Almost 23,000 people are already employed in this sector. Hannover Messe has become a driving force for the digitisation and networking of industrial value-added processes. TUI Infotec GmbH, Finanz Informatik GmbH & Co. KG (IT) - which provides services to Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe - and htp GmbH are among the sector leaders.

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Healthcare sector

With a workforce of over 66,000 and 7,000 more jobs since 2010, the healthcare sector is the flagship for growth.

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Automotive industry

The high skill level in the construction of commercial vehicles has made the Hannover region an international centre for the automotive industry with over...

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Logistics industry

Its central position in Europe and unsurpassed infrastructure which includes road, rail, ship and Hannover Airport make Hannover one of the most attractiv...

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Finance and insurance sector

Hannover is one of the most important centres in the German insurance sector.

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Trade industry

Important to the building industry, healthcare and personal hygiene, cleaning and metal: unlike the other key sectors, the trade sector is not a self-cont...

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Last updated: 2 Sep 2020