Economic data and analysis

Munich’s Economic Development Department publishes various brochures, presentations and info folders on Munich as a business location, as well as on various sectors, clusters, and programs.

Specialist publications and expertise

Do you need specific economic data on Munich? Do you have particular questions? We’re happy to help. 

You can find the latest economic data in our Munich Annual Economic Report as well as in the publication Munich. The Business Location. Facts and Figures.

We also regularly publish reports and analysis of individual sectors and specialist topics in cooperation with renowned economic research institutions.

All our material is available to download here:

our publications

Location information

  • Key data on the Munich business location

    Important key data and location characteristics on the business location, economic performance, labor market, infrastructure and future investments.

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  • Rankings

    Whether the issue is standard of living, infrastructure, educational and research environment, or the economy, Munich is often found at or near the top of national and international rankings.



New roadmap how to launch a business


Checklists for setting up a business in Munich

A step by by step guide to self-employment. If you are starting up as a main or sideline business, our roadmap guides you through 10 key steps.

New Siemens Technology Center


Siemens Technology Center Gebäude

The first construction phase is complete. The Siemens Technology Center STC, the company's largest research center worldwide, will be completed just north of Munich.

Labor Staber opens new laboratory



The biotech and pharma sector at the Munich-Riem technology park is growing: the diagnostics specialist Labor Staber has opened a new, cutting-edge laboratory.