Key figures

Key figures Human Resources

General information employees

Total workforce
GRI 102-7/-8

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Europe

208,225

210,613

213,587

217,484

216,767

NAFTA

33,039

30,879

34,216

38,191

38,612

Latin America

14,452

12,518

12,535

13,096

13,884

Africa

5,497

4,711

4,738

4,691

4,691

Asia

21,740

22,700

23,337

24,271

23,775

Australia/Pacific

1,062

1,067

908

950

926

Total

284,015

282,488

289,321

298,683

298,655

Workforce by division

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Cars

136,941

139,947

142,666

145,436

152,048

Trucks

86,391

78,642

79,483

82,953

83,437

Mobility

9,975

12,062

13,012

14,070

12,680

Vans

22,639

24,029

25,255

26,210

21,346

Buses

18,147

17,899

18,292

18,770

17,960

Group-wide functions and services

9,922

9,909

10,613

11,244

11,184

Employees by groups
GRI 102-8

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Industrial

146,740

142,223

145,330

151,026

151,005

Administration

121,610

123,916

126,879

130,390

131,500

Trainees

8,307

7,960

8,097

8,061

7,937

Interns/diploma students/doctoral students

7,358

8,389

9,015

9,206

8,213

Employees by contract type*
GRI 102-8

 

2016

2017

2018

2019

*

Daimler AG, Mercedes-Benz AG, Daimler Truck AG without trainees, interns, diploma students, working students

Full-time

130,894

129,799

130,652

133,570

thereof men

116,866

115,413

115,411

116,576

thereof women

14,028

14,386

15,241

16,993

Part-time

10,501

11,418

11,705

8,353

thereof men

3,711

4,403

4,483

2,619

thereof women

6,790

7,015

7,222

5,734

Total

141,395

141,217

142,357

141,923

Attractive employer and digitalization

Fluctuation

Fluctuation rate (in %)
GRI 401-1

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

*

New report starting point (no values of previous years available)

Europe*

 

 

 

 

4.6

thereof Germany

3.4

3.1

3.4

3.7

3.5

NAFTA*

 

 

 

 

12.7

Asia*

 

 

 

 

7.9

Rest of world

8.6

10.4

7.5

5.5

5.7

Total

5.4

6.7

5.1

4.9

6.0

Fluctuation rate female employees (in %)
GRI 401-1

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

*

New report starting point (no values of previous years available)

Europe*

 

 

 

 

4.6

thereof Germany

4.1

2.5

3.2

3.2

3.1

NAFTA*

 

 

 

 

11.5

Asia*

 

 

 

 

9.8

Rest of world

9.6

12.1

7.6

4.4

6.1

Total

6.9

7.2

5.3

4.3

6.2

Parental leave

Parental leave – Entitled employees*
GRI 401-3

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

*

Daimler AG, Mercedes-Benz AG, Daimler Truck AG

Men

120,553

118,171

117,800

118,025

117,375

Women

20,068

20,209

20,928

21,814

22,074

Total

140,621

138,380

138,728

139,839

139,449

Employees on parental leave*/**
GRI 401-3

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

*

Daimler AG, Mercedes-Benz AG, Daimler Truck AG

**

Return rate 99.9%.

Men

1,888

1,999

3,130

3,192

3,733

Women

868

805

823

685

1,050

Total

1,888

2,804

3,953

3,877

4,783

Other key figures

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

*

Daimler AG, Mercedes-Benz AG, Daimler Truck AG

Employees with fixed-term employment contracts

10,133

10,712

12,793

13,490

13,795

Part-time employment rate* as of Dec. 31 (in %)

7.7

8

8.4

8.2

8.6

Payroll (in € bn)

20,949

21,141

22,186

22,432

22,657

Hires

External permanent hires
GRI 401-1

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

*

New report starting point (no values of previous years available)

Europe*

 

 

 

 

7,519

thereof Germany

3,823

3,510

4,144

4,937

4,428

NAFTA*

 

 

 

 

3,964

thereof USA

3,611

2,698

3,284

4,987

3,397

Asia*

 

 

 

 

1,872

thereof China*

 

 

 

 

640

Rest of world

5,351

7,065

6,227

9,141

1,319

Total

12,785

13,273

13,655

19,065

14,674

External permanent hires, women
GRI 401-1

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

*

New report starting point (no values of previous years available)

Europe*

 

 

 

 

1,834

thereof Germany

929

1,013

1,157

1,235

997

NAFTA*

 

 

 

 

1,046

thereof USA

1,141

438

556

1,085

895

Asia*

 

 

 

 

499

thereof China*

 

 

 

 

199

Rest of world

1,310

1,767

1,362

2,073

221

Total

3,380

3,218

3,075

4,393

3,600

Diversity and equal opportunities

Female workforce

Female workforce
GRI 405-1

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Europe

34,969

36,285

38,696

40,718

40,604

NAFTA

6,851

6,208

7,030

8,130

7,915

Latin America

1,742

1,652

1,657

1,708

1,771

Africa

1,555

1,371

1,466

1,514

1,539

Asia

3,805

4,250

4,484

4,658

4,692

Australia/Pacific

286

305

303

314

314

Total

49,208

50,071

53,636

57,042

56,835

Female workforce by group
GRI 405-1

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Industrial

10,228

9,526

11,116

12,578

12,626

Administration

34,415

35,726

37,258

39,073

39,361

Trainees

1,779

1,772

1,839

1,814

1,706

Interns/diploma students/doctoral students

2,786

3,047

3,423

3,577

3,142

Total

49,208

50,071

53,636

57,042

56,835

Female workforce: other key figures (in %)
GRI 405-1

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

*

Daimler AG

Percentage of women

17.3

17.7

18.5

19.1

19

Percentage of women in management positions level 1-3

15.4

16.7

17.6

18.8

19.8

Percentage of women in the second management level below the board*

 

12.4

11.9

14.4

23.8

Percentage of women in the first management level below the board*

 

8.1

8.7

11.8

12.5

Percentage of women in the Board of Management

12.5

12.5

25.0

25.0

25.0

Percentage of women in the Supervisory Board

25.0

25.0

25.0

30.0

30.0

Age groups

Percentages of age groups (in %)
GRI 405-1

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

under 25

4.4

4.0

3.9

4.0

3.7

25 to under 35

22.5

22.5

22.9

23.5

23.3

35 to under 45

27.1

26.7

26.5

26.2

26.1

45 to under 50

15.6

15.3

14.7

14.1

13.9

50 to under 55

15.6

15.6

15.3

14.8

14.6

55 and older

14.8

15.9

16.7

17.3

18.4

Other key figures

Further diversity indicators

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

*

Daimler AG, Mercedes-Benz AG, Daimler Truck AG – number for 2019 was not yet available on the publishing date

Percentage of severely disabled persons* (in %)

6.3

6.2

6.2

6.3

Number of nations

161

161

165

164

165

Average age of workforce

42.5

42.7

42.8

42.7

43

Training and continuing education

Qualification

Qualification*
GRI 404-1

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

*

Daimler AG, Mercedes-Benz AG, Daimler Truck AG

Training and continuing education costs (in € m)

126

110

114

124

129

Investments in employee qualification (in € m)

126

122

121

123

114

Qualification days per male employee per year

3.5

3.0

3.0

3.2

2.7

Qualification days per female employee per year

3.8

3.4

3.5

3.7

3.1

Qualification hours per employee per year

24.5

21.0

21.0

22.0

18.9

Occupational health and safety

Accident key figures

Accident frequency*
GRI 403-9

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

*

Recording rate Daimler production sites (Mercedes-Benz AG incl. Vans, Daimler Truck AG incl. Buses) worldwide: >99%.

Occupational accidents

3,284

3,444

2,766

3,152

2,957

Accident frequency (Number of occupational accidents with at least one day of absence per million attendance hours)

8.8

9.4

7.5

7.7

6.8

Loss of working time due to occupational accidents*
GRI 403-9

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

*

Recording rate Daimler production sites (Mercedes-Benz AG incl. Vans, Daimler Truck AG incl. Buses) worldwide: >99%.

Loss of working time due to occupational accidents (in hours)

377,464

396,776

314,624

371,184

368,777

Loss of working time due to occupational accidents (in days)

47,183

49,597

39,328

46,398

46,097

Accident burden (number of days of absence due to occupational accidents per million attendance hours)

127

135

106

113

107

Fatalities due to occupational accidents*/**
GRI 403-9

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

*

Recording rate Daimler production sites (Mercedes-Benz AG incl. Vans, Daimler Truck AG incl. Buses) worlwide >99%.

**

Unfortunately, in 2019 we had to record one fatality of a Daimler employee and one of a subcontracted employee in Germany.

Fatalities among employees due to occupational accidents

0

2

0

1

1

Fatalities among subcontracted employees due to occupational accidents

1

2

1

0

1

Health services

Participants in health training*
GRI 403-6

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

*

Daimler AG, Mercedes-Benz AG, Daimler Truck AG

Shift workers

438

556

500

544

460

Managers

361

433

465

487

311

Participants in health trainingPLUS*
GRI 403-6

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

*

Daimler AG, Mercedes-Benz AG, Daimler Truck AG

Shift workers

228

219

184

206

252

Managers

115

123

245

242

304

Provision of company medical services*
GRI 403-3

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

*

Daimler AG, Mercedes-Benz AG, Daimler Truck AG

**

Only at the locations Stuttgart Central Services, Bremen, Kassel.

Number of offered doctor's office hours

28,926

30,206

28,616

28,832

29,242

Preventive occupational medicine

40,362

44,655

55,182

53,604

53,534

Vaccinations and pre-travel consultations

16,633

16,538

17,153

19,190

17,082

Emergency medical treatments

1,740

1,707

2,055

2,341

2,393

Diagnostic services (hearing/eye test, EKG etc.)

51,374

47,083

48,472

41,120

46,343

Laboratory analyses

21,255

19,821

21,733

23,359

25,290

Reintegration of the long-term ill

2,166

1,879

1,649

1,465

1,476

Major checkups for senior managers

330

314

274

519

420

Daimler GesundheitsCheck**

2,830

4,080

4,067

7,095

7,923

Company social counseling in Germany

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Total number of clients counseled

4,666

4,977

5,317

3,275

5,942

Participants in qualification programs

1,853

940

1,910

1,484

2,351

Pension provisions

Pension provisions at the Daimler Group (in € bn)
GRI 201-3GRI 401-2

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

*

The amount of the present value depends heavily on the annual balance sheet valuation parameters, in particular the discount rate

Provision for company retirement and health benefits

8.7

9.0

5.8

7.4

9.7

Cash values of pension liabilities on Dec. 31*

27.6

31.2

31.7

31.7

36.2

Expenditure on company pension plans

1.0

0.7

0.7

0.8

0.8

Expenditure on state and third-party pension plans

1.4

1.4

1.5

1.5

1.5

Payments to retirees

0.9

0.9

1.0

1.4

1.0

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