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Facts & Figures for the Ilmkreis

Population: 109,620 (as of 2015)
Population density: 130 inhabitants per sq km

Area: 844 sq km

7 towns and 6 further rural local authorities

Arnstadt, district centre: 27,323 inhabitants (01.01.2019)
Ilmenau, university town: 38,864 inhabitants (01.01.2019)

Facts & Figures for Industry

Companies: 7,798
Manufacturing companies: 690

Gross domestic product: EUR 2.96 billion (2015)
Industrial sales: EUR 2.93 billion

Export rate: 36.5 % (Sales and export ratio by 31.12.2016 – mining and manufacturing, companies with 20 employees or more)

Employees subject to social insurance at work: 37,813 people (30.06.2016)

Revenue per employee: 266,938 euros

Sources: IHK-South Thuringia and Thuringia State Statistical Office