What are metal products

Manufacture of metal products in Germany 2020

Statista Industry Report - WZ Code 25

Increasing mobility and urbanization around the world as well as the expansion of infrastructure offer new sales opportunities. In 2020, the industry's estimated turnover is 161.6 billion euros. The "steel and light metal construction" sub-sector accounts for 20.9%.

What's included
  • Forecasts up to 2024
  • Management summary as well as important facts and figures
  • Industry financial metrics
  • Business demographics
  • Innovation & Research Activities
  • The situation of the industry in Europe
Note: Content may differ between individual reports. See table of contents for details. The report is only available in English.


  • Industry definition
  • Selected key figures
  • Outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany
  • Influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on global GDP development
  • ifo business climate
  • Consumer behavior

Financial metrics
  • Sales development
  • Sales and growth of the sub-sectors
  • Industry comparison
  • Distribution according to sales size classes
  • Domestic and international sales
  • Average turnover per company
  • Gross value added
  • EBT margin by sales class
  • EBT margin in an industry comparison
  • Imports and exports over time
  • Imports and exports by continents
  • Consumer spending (Consumer Market Outlook) over time
  • Consumer spending in a country comparison

  • Selected top companies with turnover and number of employees
  • Number of companies
  • Distribution of companies according to the number of employees
  • Companies by federal state
  • Index compared to the macroeconomic distribution
  • Number of business registrations
  • Number of bankruptcies applied for
  • Amount of anticipated claims
  • Number of employees affected by bankruptcies
  • Number of foreign controlled companies
  • Number of employees in foreign controlled companies
  • Turnover of foreign controlled companies

Employees and salaries
  • Employees subject to social security contributions
  • Share of jobs with a high automation risk
  • Average annual earnings
  • Average gross monthly earnings by performance group and gender
  • Average weekly working time
  • Paid weekly working time and deviation from the industry average
  • University graduates in a field of study typical of the industry
  • Passed exams

Research and innovation
  • Innovation spending
  • Innovator rate
  • Share of companies with market innovations
  • Share of innovations in total sales in the industry
  • Innovation intensity
  • R&D expenses
  • Personnel working in the R&D area
  • Distribution of internal R&D expenditures