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