Clear progress seen in reducing shortage of training places in 2007

BIBB survey on new training contracts

Clear progress seen in reducing shortage of training places in 2007
Authors: Ulrich, Joachim Gerd; Flemming, Simone; Granath, Ralf-Olaf; Krekel, Elisabeth M.
URN urn:nbn:de:0035-0266-3
Series Specialist Internet articles
Date 2008
Available in English | German

The positive trend in the training place market that began in 2006 continued into 2007. A total of 625,914 new training contracts had been signed as of the 30 September 2007 reference date - the second highest number since German unification (please see Chart 1) 1. This number was topped only in 1999 when 631,015 new contracts were signed. In the western half of the country, the number of new training contracts was the highest since the early 1990s.