Facts & Figures
The Hamburg financial sector is characterised by its wide range of company sizes. Almost all business models are represented from small businesses to institutions with several thousand employees.
In Hamburg, the industry is hugely important, not just in absolute terms, but also in relative terms: Value added and employment in this sector are significantly above the national average.
Companies from the field of financial and insurance services sector in Hamburg: 7,402, of which 4,706 are entered in the commercial register.
Numbers from 2019
Share of workforce in the finance and insurance industry
Source: „Erwerbstätige in den Ländern der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1991 bis 2017“, Reihe 1, Band 1, Statistische Ämter des Bundes und der Länder (www.ak-etr.de), numbers from 2016
Gross value added of the financial sector: Share of the financial sector in gross value added - comparison between Hamburg and Germany
Gross value added of the Hamburg financial sector: 5.55 billion euros.
Source: Volkswirtschaftliche Gesamtrechnung der Länder, Bruttowertschöpfung in jeweiligen Preisen, numbers from 2016