District of Aurich
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|Inhabitants:||41,489||21,131 (50.9 %)||20,358 (49.1 %)|
|As of: Dec 31, 2015|
|As of: Dec 31, 2014|
€ per inhabitant
(District of Aurich)
|Gross domestic product 2014:||22,326||62 %|
€ per employed person
(District of Aurich)
|Gross value added 2014|
|- Production sector:||45,068||60 %|
|- Service sector:||47,623||83 %|
€ per inhabitant
(City of Aurich)
|Net revenue from local business tax 2015:||1295.90||337 %|
|Municipal share of income tax 2015:||347.15||90 %|
|Employed persons:||22,221||10,119 (45.5 %)||12,102 (54.5 %)|
|Change over previous year:||914 (4.3 %)|
|Employment rate:||53.1 %|
|As of: Jun 30, 2015|
|Employed persons acc. to economic sectors:|
|As of: Jun 30, 2014|
|Unemployed persons (City of Aurich):|
|Unemployment rate in % (District of Aurich):|
|Schools of general education 2015 (City of Aurich)|
|Secondary schools (Hauptschulen):||1|
|Secondary schools (Realschulen):||1|
|Integrated comprehensive schools:||2|
|Free Waldorf schools:||1|
|Vocational schools 2014 (District of Aurich)|
|Vocational technical schools:||4|
|Technical secondary schools:||3|
|Vocational grammar schools:||3|
|Other educational facilities¹:||There are 19 general education schools altogether within the town area; the vocational schools I and II, which provide training for practically all occupations; the district adult education college is one of the most comprehensive further education institutions; the Europe House with modern conference and presentation equipment; as a seminar town, Aurich offers a total of 12 houses with corresponding function rooms and more than 400 hotel rooms.|
|Other medical health facilities:||The centre of medical care is the Ubbo-Emmius-Clinic (UEK) with its adjacent health center housing various medical practitioners and the Medical Care Centre.|
|Leisure facilities:||Energy, Education and Discovery Centre|
|Cultural facilities:||With the Sparkassen Arena, Aurich has a unique, high-quality, modern multifunctional hall in the region with a capacity of up to 3,000 people. The mixture of events ranges from high-class handball to trade shows, markets and concerts.
The town hall is responsible for cultural and social highlights, which is home to musicals, shows, cabaret and comedy as well as theatre and concerts. Conferences, congresses and balls also take place regularly.
Anyone interested in the past of Aurich is in the right place in the Historical Museum: it shows a collection of exhibits about the history of the city of Aurich. Objects, pictures and documents from previous eras are collected, maintained and presented here. In addition, there are also continuously changing special exhibitions.
The MachMitMuseum "miraculum" is a child and youth museum and is engaged in providing education for children and families as well as young persons and adults. Active learning with all senses is a central objective and the method. Exhibitions change every year.
Information and more than 45,000 media in the form of CDs, DVDs, tutorials, foreign-language literature and games for Nindendo DS and Wii for all age groups - that's on offer from the public library Aurich. The spectrum covers education and vocational training, further training and "lifelong learning", hobbies and leisure interests, daily management and individual personality development.
|Sport facilities:||Aurich has the largest indoor skating hall in Germany, the Playground e.V.
Many skateboard-related events take place there and championships are also staged regularly.
|Comment on the transport infrastructure:||All new industrial and commercial areas are connected to the major arterial roads. In addition, Aurich North is also linked to the freight rail network heading towards the Port of Emden.
The transport infrastructure is being continuously adapted to keep up with the rapid economic development and the resulting mobility and transport needs.
|Local business tax:||395 %|
|Local property tax A:||395 %|
|Local property tax B:||395 %|
|Company:||Rolf Janssen GmbH|
|Company:||Schüt-Duis Fenster- & Türentechnik GmbH & Co. KG|
|Branch(es):||Window and door engineering|
|Company:||Köster Bauchemie AG|
|Company:||B-Plast 2000 Kunststoffverarbeitungs-GmbH|
|Branch(es):||Steel wholesale and skilled trade requirements|
|Company:||ABV-Bedachungen und Bautenschutz GmbH|
|Branch(es):||Steel halls and construction systems|
|Company:||Kerker GmbH Beton, Tiefbau, Recycling, Transportbeton|
|Branch(es):||Underground engineering & recycling|
|Company:||Metallbau Ihnen GmbH & Co.KG|
|Branch(es):||Steel and metal construction|
|Company:||Molkerei Rücker GmbH|
|Company:||Auricher Süssmost GmbH|
|Branch(es):||Juice production and sale|
|Company:||WfbM Aurich-Wittmund gemeinnützige GmbH|
|Branch(es):||Manufacture of various products for the industrial and consumer goods sector|
|Phone:||+49 4941 12 - 0|
|Fax:||+49 4941 12-55 1300|
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|Sources:||¹||Own Survey (Last update on Feb 2, 2017)|
LSNhttp://www.statistik.niedersachsen.de/ - Niedersachsen State Statistical Office,
State Statistical Office of Bremenhttp://www.statistik.bremen.de/ (As of: date specified)
Statistics from the German Federal Employment Agencyhttp://statistik.arbeitsagentur.de/ (As of: date specified),
Note on Data Usehttp:/
|The statistical data have been updated to include the most recent available figures on Feb 3, 2017|