Skilled workers shortage in Germany

Statistics report about the shortage of skilled workers in Germany

Skilled workers shortage in Germany

This report contains information on the shortage of skilled workers in Germany. In Germany, there are certain sectors that are experiencing a severe labor shortage at the moment. A labor shortage is when the demand for workers exceeds the supply of those qualified and willing to do the job. A lack of qualified personnel and high employee turnover can cause instability for a company and thus impact their success. This report consists of six chapters which explore the labor market, apprenticeships and vocational training, unemployment, professions with a shortage of workers, open positions and turnover, and surveys and forecasts.

Table of contents

Labor market in Germany

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  • Premium Statistic Number of countries experiencing labor shortages in the European Union 2022
  • Premium Statistic European skills index in 2022, by country
  • Basic Statistic Employment in Germany 2024
  • Premium Statistic Year-on-year- change in the number of employed people residing in Germany 1992-2022
  • Basic Statistic Number of employed people in Germany December 2022- December 2023
  • Premium Statistic Employment rate of people in Germany 1991-2022, by gender
  • Basic Statistic Potential workforce in Germany 2000-2022
  • Premium Statistic New employee contracts and contracted social security payers in Germany 2005-2022

Apprenticeships and vocational training

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  • Basic Statistic Number of vocational trainees in Germany 1950-2022
  • Premium Statistic Number of apprenticeships and applicants in Germany 1992-2022
  • Premium Statistic Apprenticeship vacancies and unplaced applicants in Germany 1992-2022
  • Premium Statistic Annual change in the number of completed training contracts Germany 2022, by industry
  • Basic Statistic Completed apprenticeship contracts growth in Germany 2000-2022

Unemployment in Germany

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  • Basic Statistic Monthly unemployment rate in Germany 2022-2023
  • Basic Statistic Annual average unemployment rate in Germany 2005-2023
  • Basic Statistic Annual average unemployment figures for Germany 2005-2023
  • Premium Statistic Unemployment in Germany 2021, by age
  • Basic Statistic Youth unemployment rate in Germany in 2023
  • Basic Statistic Long-term unemployment in Germany 2010-2023

Professions with a shortage of workers

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  • Premium Statistic Professions with the most vacancies in Germany 2023
  • Premium Statistic Skilled employee index in Germany Q1 2015-Q3 2023
  • Premium Statistic Skilled worker index in Germany 2018-2023, by specialization
  • Premium Statistic Fields with the largest shortage of specialists in Germany 2022
  • Premium Statistic Professions with a shortage of workers Germany 2023, by average vacancy period
  • Premium Statistic Registered job openings in Germany in 2023: vacancy period by industry
  • Premium Statistic Registered job openings in Germany in 2023: vacancy duration by requirement standard

Job vacancies

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  • Premium Statistic BA-X labor market demand index in Germany 2021-2023
  • Basic Statistic Open job positions in Germany Q3 2020 to Q3 2023
  • Premium Statistic Number of open positions on the job market in Germany Q3 2023, by industry
  • Premium Statistic Job vacancies in Germany Q3 2023, by company size
  • Premium Statistic Registered job vacancies in Germany 2021-2023
  • Basic Statistic Job vacancies monthly growth in Germany 2021-2023
  • Basic Statistic Number of job openings reported in Germany 2011-2023

Perceptions and outlook

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  • Premium Statistic Lack of skilled workers forecast in Germany 2026
  • Premium Statistic Shortage of skilled workers at service companies in Germany in 2023, by industry
  • Premium Statistic Shortage of skilled workers at manufacturing companies in Germany in 2023, by field
  • Premium Statistic Development of companies with a lack of new recruits and skilled workers Germany 2022
  • Premium Statistic Opinions on increasing personnel fluctuation in Germany 2022, by industry
  • Premium Statistic Perceived business risks for companies in Germany in 2023
  • Basic Statistic Biggest threats to medium-sized companies in Germany in 2022
  • Premium Statistic Survey on measures to address the shortage of skilled workers in Germany 2023
  • Premium Statistic Skilled labor force given low migration in Germany 2020-2040
  • Premium Statistic Skilled labor force given average migration in Germany 2020-2040
  • Premium Statistic Skilled labor force given high migration in Germany 2020-2040

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