Our figure of the month

In today's information age we are surrounded by an almost infinite amount of data. Each month, the GWS-WiSo-team selects a particularly interesting economic and/or social topic or question from the multitude of available information, which is highlighted as the "number of the month". The current number as well as the earlier numbers of the month can be found here.

Our figure of the month 07/2022: Electric boom and lull in charging stations

Our figure of the month 06/2022: Rising interest rates weigh most heavily on cities south of Düsseldorf

Our figure of the month 05/2022: Strong increase in timber prices due to rising global demand, supply bottlenecks and trade embargoes

Our figure of the month 04/2022: Private consumption over the last 30 years

Our figure of the month 03/2022: German-Russian Import Dependence – Raw Materials versus High Technology

Our figure of the month 02/2022: The bicycle boom is catching on with commuters – 10% have taken up cycling or e-bikes since the pandemic

Our figure of the month 01/2022: Electricity consumption – today, tomorrow and the contribution of hydrogen

Our figure of the month for New Year's Eve 2021: Price explosion in wholesale

Our figure of the month for Christmas 2021: Let them eat goose

Our figure of the month 12/2021: Buying property has become more expensive for the tenth year in a row

Our figure of the month 11/2021: Share of electric cars in all passenger cars

Our figure of the month 10/2021: Hospitality, tourism and personal service industries with highest employment declines in 2020 due to pandemic

Our figure of the month 09/2021: Trade flows between EU and MERCOSUR countries

Our figure of the month 08/2021: Organic farming

Our figure of the month 07/2021: The Dependency Ratio

Our figure of the month 06/2021: German IT hardware in low demand despite digitisation push – 18% drop in sales in 2020

Our figure of the month 05/2021: Covid-19 significantly changes household consumption patterns

Our figure of the month 04/2021: Housing in eastern Germany is be-coming more and more expensive

Our figure of the month 03/2021: Sales in hospitality industry drop up to 50% in 2020

Our figure of the month 02/2021: Regional wealth effects of vehicle manufacturing

Our figure of the month for New Year's Eve 2020: Boom year for online retailing

Our figure of the month for Christmas 2020: Pedestrian frequencies in Osnabrück at Christmas

Our figure of the month 12/2020: RCEP – today already trade focus

Our figure of the month 11/2020: Osnabrück in 8th place in the Smart City Ranking – what is the situation regarding ICT competence?

Our figure of the month 10/2020: Are socially necessary services breaking away in the countryside?

Our figure of the month 09/2020: Corona affects regions differently – what about resilience?

Our figure of the month 08/2020: Abrupt end of the boom in the accommodation sector due to Corona

Our figure of the month 07/2020: Implications of COVID-19 pandemic on wholesale selling prices

Our figure of the month 06/2020: When socially necessary services disappear: nursery schools closed – who is affected?

Our figure of the month 05/2020: COVID-19 – the regional importance of the hospitality industry

Our figure of the month 04/2020: COVID-19 and the hospitality industry

Our figure of the month 03/2020: Supply gaps in inpatient care?

Our figure of the month 02/2020: Decline and density of swimming pools – Germany threatens to become a country of non-swimmers!

Our figure of the month 01/2020: Outlook 2020

Our figure of the month at New Year's Eve 2019: Carp, trout or eel? Most important is its regional origin!

Our figure of the month for Christmas 2019: Short-term employment at Christmas 2019

Our figure of the month 12/2019: Tourism boom in Germany

Our figure of the month 11/2019: The construction sector – the support of the German economy

Our figure of the month 10/2019: Busy at the borders

Our figure of the month 09/2019: Regional importance of the mining sector in Chile

Our figure of the month 08/2019: The dominance in trade

Our figure of the month 07/2019: Chile's importance for e-mobility

Our figure of the month 05/2019: Living in Bavaria becomes more expensive

Our figure of the month 05/2019: The triangularity of world export flows

Our figure of the month 04/2019: Rapid increase in the need for long-term care in Germany

Our figure of the month 03/2019: Export flows between Germany and Africa in imbalance

Our figure of the month 02/2019: Young farm managers wanted! Where the succession questions are most urgent

Our figure of the month 01/2019: Outlook 2019

Our figure of the month at New Year's Eve 2018: How frosty or rainy was the party outside?

Our figure of the month for Christmas 2018: Santa Claus has to go to that many children in one night

Our figure of the month 12/2018: Are Germany's regions attractive for foreign specialists?

Our figure of the month 11/2018: Export volume to Africa – China's dominance

Our figure of the month 10/2018: German-African export relation

Our figure of the month 09/2018: Temporary employment – a phenomenon only at universities? Structural evaluation of figures from the current Mikrozensus

Our figure of the month 08/2018: Change in the labour force by district type and gender

Our figure of the month 07/2018: Housing situation of tenants and owners by household size

Our figure of the month 06/2018: Influence of the Men's World Cup on beverages retail trade

Our figure of the month 05/2018: EMAS registered organisations in Germany

Our figure of the month 04/2018: Regional distribution of pig farms and pig stock

Our figure of the month 03/2018: Wholesale turnover increases, but not for all wholesale sections

Our figure of the month 02/2018: Further increase in overnight stays in tourism regions and cities in Germany

Our figure of the month 01/2018: GWS expects economic growth to range between 1.75 and 2.00% in 2018

Our figure of the month at New Year's Eve 2017: New Year’s Eve continues to get more expensive

Our figure of the month at Christmas 2017: Roast or biscuits – what's the favourite for X-mas?

Our figure of the month 12/2017: Demand for environment-related professionals in Germany in 2016

Our figure of the month 11/2017: Regional distribution of ICT sections in 2016

Our figure of the month 10/2017: Company demographics

Our figure of the month 09/2017: Continuous increase in backlog in construction

Our figure of the month 08/2017: Intermediate input in upswing – is this the end of wait-and-see position in investment?

Our figure of the month 07/2017: Still on your way or already working?

Our figure of the month 06/2017: How “bad” are the Germans really?

Our figure of the month 05/2017: The acquisition of property has become increasingly expensive over the last six years

Our figure of the month 04/2017: High number of private owners of photovoltaic installations affect total number of the energy supply firms considerably

Our figure of the month 03/2017: Number of companies in service sections rises while concentration process in trade, industry and accommodation and food service continues

Our figure of the month 02/2017: Mountains and valleys in housing construction

Our figure of the month 01/2017: Outlook 2017

Our figure of the month for New Year's Eve 2016: Germans like it loud

Our figure of the month for Christmas 2016: More x-mas tree for less money

Our figure of the month 12/16: Holiday in Germany is hot again

Our figure of the month 11/16: World urbanization and reurbanization in Germany

Our figure of the month 10/16: „Building bridges“ – the construction sector after 26 years of German Unity

Our figure of the month 09/16: Is Germany an immigration country?

Our figure of the month 08/16: Less income taxes cause more inequality

Our figure of the month 07/16: The BREXIT case – what does it mean for Germany?

Our figure of the month 06/16: Purchase grant for electric cars with positive effects on employment by industry

Our figure of the month 05/16: Reduced price dynamics in the real estate market

Our figure of the month 04/16: Industry create jobs

Our figure of the month 03/16: Minijobs are declining

Our figure of the month 02/16: Immigration will decrease in the long run

Our figure of the month 01/16: Germany economy grows by rates between 1.75[nbsp]% and 2[nbsp]% in 2016

Our figure of the month 12/15: 4 trillion bubbles until New Year's Eve

Our figure of the month 12/15: Highest number of companies for Christmas trees in Lower Saxony

Our figure of the month 12/15: increase in the asylum protection quota and faster recognition of the right to asylum

Our figure of the month: Latent risk of German exports

Our figure of the month: increasing backlog in the construction sector