Key Data of the administrative district Wunsiedel i. Fichtelgebirge

The administrative district Wunsiedel i. Fichtelgebirge:

total area:  606 km²
population:  73.185

Location and Infrastructure

This region, located between such megacities like Munich and Berlin, Frankfurt and Prague, Nuremberg and Dresden, forms an optimal connection for the markets of Central Europe and Eastern Europe. Its close neighborhood to the Czech Republic provides an intensive increase of business relations.

All the industrial companies of the region are well connected with each other by the fully developed road network accessing highways А9, А93.

There is also the highly developed infrastructure of railways connection (such as Nuremberg – Dresden, Munich – Leipzig or Nuremberg – Prague) and the big airports of Munich, Dresden, Leipzig and Nuremberg, all of them can be easily reached within 1,5‐2 hours by the highways

Employment market of the administrative district Wunsiedel i. Fichtelgebirge (2016)

  •   unemployment rate 3,9 % (2018)
  •   employment rate 59,3 %
  •   vacancy rate 9,2 % (2.600)
  •   gross domestic product per capita (2014): 29.849 €
  •   available income per capita (2014): 21.792 € (2.892 € average monthly income)

Economic promotion

The governmental facilitation of economic growth of the north‐eastern regions of Bavaria in the time period between 2017 and 2020.

Resolutions of Council of Ministers of the Bavaria from the 19th September and 25th October 2016: To increase the governmental funding rate up to unitary 90% in order to eliminate vacancies in the inner‐city and to revaluate the city and town centres within the scope of urban development and renovation and development of villages and rural infrastructure


  •   Improvement of the inner‐city site conditions for habitation and economy at «hotspots» of Bavaria

The most important investment programs of the administrative district (county) Wunsiedel i. Fichtelgebirge (Wunsiedel i.F.)

The Bavarian regional program of financial aid budgets up to 30 % of project costs for the interregional projects if their necessity could be substantiated.

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