Hannover Region


Anyone intending to take a location decision needs facts: up-to-date location information and KPIs about Hannover as a place to live and work.

Hannover Region – space for innovations

Hannover Region is one of the leading business locations in North Germany and boasts excellent prospects for the future:

The 21 cities and municipalities have a population of 1.14 million with a workforce of 460,000 (paying social insurance contributions) in more than 50,000 enterprises. The economic structure is characterised by key industries which stand out thanks to their large potentials for innovations and jobs. The per capita GDP, purchasing power and retail purchasing power of the region are all well above the national average.

Prestigious universities, such as the Leibniz University, Hannover Medical School and the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, are places of research and learning with almost 40,000 students. 43,000 students attend the many vocational schools to gain training for the job market.

Located at the intersection of vital transport arteries for the road, rail and waterways transport modes and home to an airport of national importance, Hannover Region is a European passenger, freight and goods transport hub.

Hannover Region is furthermore home to top international fair grounds hosting flagship fairs such as CeBIT, Hannover Industrial Fair, Agritechnica and the IAA Truck Show.

The space offered by Hannover Region for living, its “lebensraum”, includes a broad and varied range of cultural, sports, music, entertainment and recreational facilities as well as diverse living conditions.

Please check the following pages for more location information and some up to date KPIs about Hannover Region as a place to live and work.