Strong industries in a strong business location – a healthy mix of industries with small and medium-sized businesses dominate the district of Viersen.
In the district of Viersen, about 80,500 employees are subject to social security contributions. Of those, 32,000 work in the service sector and 25,500 in manufacturing. Just under 22,000 people work in retail, the hotel and restaurant industry, and transport.
In the past years, some industries have grown well above the national average, as shown in the infographic. The figures refer to the respective number of employees having to pay social security contributions.