Stadt Bayreuth

MORE THAN A BUSINESS LOCATION

FACTS AND FIGURES  

 

LOCATION / CONNECTIONS

Bayreuth lies at the intersection of the axes of development in Europe. Thanks to being in direct proximity to A 9 and A 70 motorways as well as to numerous federal roads, the city is easily reached on both north-south (Berlin – Nuremberg – Munich) and east-west routes (Prague –Würzburg – Frankfurt/Main).

Indeed, several important economic centers and international airports are only between one and three hours away (Nuremberg 80 km, Würzburg 150 km, Leipzig 190 km, Munich 210 km; Frankfurt 250 km).
Moreover, there are direct train connections to Nuremberg and Dresden. Meanwhile, several long-distance coach lines include Bayreuth in their schedules, especially in serving the Munich – Nuremberg – Leipzig – Berlin route.
Furthermore, Bayreuth’s airfield Flugplatz Bayreuth is five kilometers north-east of the city center, close to the A9 motorway.

POPULATION

Bayreuth has a population of  71,689 (as of 31.12.2014) and  approx. 35,000 households

ECONOMIC STRUCTURE

The employment structure of the city reflects its function as a regional center, being the home of many public administrative authorities as well as the University of Bayreuth. The proportion of in-commuters lies at above 60%.

Employees subject to social insurance contribution (status: 2013): 43,291

of which (rounded percentage):
+ from the manufacturing trade: 24 %
+ from the service sector: 76%

The manufacturing sector is characterized by small-to-medium-sized enterprises. In 2013 there were 42 firms in the processing trades (with a workforce of more than 20). In addition, there are 857 crafts enterprises listed by the Chamber of Crafts and about 6,700 craftspeople registered by the City.

 

BROADBAND

With its new development program, the Free State of Bavaria progressively aims to extend high-speed broadband networks across Bavaria. The City of Bayreuth is participating in this program, and working on providing access to broadband as completely as possible for both citizens and businesses in Bayreuth. Today Bayreuth already offers in excess of 50 Mbits/s over large parts of its municipal area.

Contact

Thiemo Jahn
Tel.: 0921 251184
thiemo.jahn@stadt.bayreuth.de

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