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Employee key figures and structure

Around the world, some 243,000 employees contribute to the company’s success each day. Responsibility for our employees is therefore a central element of our actions. We currently operate at over 544 locations in 60 countries and markets. Continental employs a good 42% of its workforce outside of Europe, 20% of which in Asia alone. As a global corporation, we respect the countries and cultures in which we operate. Everyone at Continental has the right to equal opportunity, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, nationality or sexual orientation.



Structure of the workforce

Structure of the workforce
Dec. 31, 2018
Dec. 31, 2017
Total number of employees
243,226

235,473

thereof permanent staff228,922
219,687
outside Germany169,692
162,833
in Germany
59,230
56,854
Trainees1
2,180
2,155
Female employees in %
27,5
27,2

1 In Germany.

Employees by region

Dec. 31, 2018Dec. 31, 2017
Germany26%26%
Asia20%19%
Europe excluding Germany32%32%
North America18%19%
Other regions4%4%