Number of bank employees reached 597,319 persons in 2017 in Germany, according to the National Central Bank. This is 3.6 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of bank employees in Germany reached an all time high of 775,800 persons in 2000 and an all time low of 487,850 persons in 1979. When compared to Germany's main peers, number of bank employees in Austria amounted to 71,927 persons, 53,002 persons in Belgium, 398,516 persons in France and 168,800 persons in Poland in 2017.
Germany has been ranked 1st within the group of 30 countries we follow in terms of number of bank employees, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.