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Facts and figures 2016

In the following you find a brief overview over the DB Group.

DB Group offers globally mobility and logistical services and operates in over 130 countries world-wide. Every day, more than 300,000 employees, of which about 195,000 are located in Germany, are committed to ensuring that customers are provided with mobility and logistical services and that the related rail, road, ocean and air traffic networks are operated and controlled efficiently.

The company’s core business is the railway in Germany with more than 5,5 million customers every day in the passenger transport segment, and about 596 thousand tons of freight shipped via rail. More than 1.8 million customers travel via DB buses in Germany every day. Deutsche Bahn operates more than 40,000 train runs daily on its more than 33,300 kilometer-long, modern rail network, which is also open to competition. The number of train stations is 5.681.

In the Passenger transport division DB Group transports in its trains and busses Europe-wide (including Germany) nearly 12 million passengers daily. In the Transport & Logistics division around 300 million tons are transported via rail and more than 102 million shipments with land transport annually in our European network. In our world-wide networks about 1.1 million tons of air freight and nearly 1.9 million TEU of ocean freight are transported.

During the 2015 financial year DB Group posted revenues (adjusted) of about € 40.5 billion, and an EBIT of a good € 1.76 billion after adjustments for special items. 

DB Group's strategy focuses the strenghtening and the expansion of our market positions in order to maintain competitiveness. In addition, sustainability and sustainable success is an essential factor in ensuring our future viability and hence the continued business success. Through a clear strategic focus in the operational divisions we want to continue to convince our customers.


KEY PERFOMANCE FIGURES

PASSENGER TRANSPORT
Passengers4.417 million
Passengers per day12,1 million
RAIL PASSENGER TRANSPORT
Passengers2.365 million
   thereof in Germany2.021 million
Passengers per day6,5 million
Trains per day*24.234
BUS TRANSPORT
Passengers2.052 million
Passengers per day5.6 million
RAIL FREIGHT TRANSPORT
Freight carried277,4 million tons
Trains per day4.362
FREIGHT FORWARDING AND LOGISTICS
Shipments in European land transport99.638 thousand shipments
Air freight volume1.179 thousand tons
Ocean freight volume2.006 thousand TEU
INFRASTRUCTURE
Train kilometers1.068 million train-path km
Station stops152,6

* Excluding DB Arriva.

KEY FINANCIAL FIGURES

REVENUES AND PROFIT
Revenues adjusted€ 40.576 million
EBITDA adjusted€ 4.797 million
EBIT adjusted€ 1.946 million
CAPITAL EXPENDITURES
Gross capital expenditures€ 9.510 million
Net capital expenditures€ 3.320 million

Customer and Quality

Punctuality

Punctuality passenger transport [%]

201520142013
DB Group in Germany93.694.394.0
RAIL PASSENGER TRANSPORT

German rail passenger transport93.794.594.1
   DB Bahn Long-Distance74.476.573.9
   DB Bahn Regional94.294.994.6
      Regional trains91.993.192.5
      S-Bahn (metro) d.c94.595.195.1
      S-Bahn (metro) a.c.97.597.797.6
DB Arriva (Denmark, Great Britain, the Netherlands,
Poland, Sweden)
92.191.491.7
RAIL FREIGHT TRANSPORT

DB Schenker Rail 1)73.968.067.0

1) Change in methods from 2013 onward. 

Product quality German rail infrastructure

Punctuality  (bus) [%]    2015    2014    2013
DB Regional    90.5          -          -
Product quality German rail infrastructure [%]201520142013
Total punctuality in Germany 1) 93.794.293.8
Facilities quality 2), 3) (mark)2.943.003.03
Supply reliability 2)99.9999.9999.99

1) Non-Group and DB Group train operating companies.
2) Preliminary value.
3) Change in method from 2015. 

Customer satisfaction

Customer satisfaction [SI]1)

201520142013
DB Group B2C76.476.175.1
   DB Bahn Long-Distance757574
   DB Bahn Regional rail716968
   DB Bahn Regional bus747574
   DB Arriva (bus and rail Great Britain)838283
   DB Netze Stations


      Stations (passengers/visitors)696967
DB Group freight transport and logistics67.5-68.5
   DB Cargo 3)64-63
   DB Schenker 7174
   DB Services 2)616164
   DB Netze Track687172
   DB Netze Stations

      Stations (TOCs) 3) and transport authorities)656565
      Tenants777774
   DB Netze Energy787878

1) Satisfaction index.
2) Excluding DB Regional bus, Call a Bike and Carsharing in 2013.
3) Change in methods from 2013.

 4) Train operating companies.

Employee satisfaction [index]

201520142013
DB Group-3.7
   DB Long-Distance-3.6
   DB Regional-3.4
   DB Arriva-3.7
   DB Cargo-3.5
   DB Schenker -3.9
   DB Services-3.5
   DB Netze Track-3.7
   DB Netze Stations-3.7
   DB Netze Energy-3.8
Follow-up workshop implementation rate DB Group [%]96.7--

The employee survey is conducted every two years. When no survey has been conducted the proxy indicator “Follow-up workshop implementation rate” is used

Share of women in Germany  

as of Dec 31 Based on NP 1) [%]

201520142013
DB Long-Distance26.626.926.9
DB Regional16.016.015.7
DB Cargo11.411.211.1
DB Schenker 32.132.633.1
DB Services19.019.018.5
DB Netze Track17.716.816.5
DB Netze Stations47.647.746.9
DB Netze Energy13.212.912.0
Other45.544.644.5
DB Group22.822.822.5

1) Natural persons.

Health rate in Germany based on hours [%]

201520142013
DB Long-Distance93.993.793.6
DB Regional92.392.993.1
DB Cargo92.993.393.3
DB Schenker 95.495.895.7
DB Services92.993.393.2
DB Netze Track94.695.094.8
DB Netze Stations93.893.993.5
DB Netze Energy95.695.995.8
Other94.194.594.4
DB Group93.694.194.0
Percentage of staffing needs covered in Germany as of Dec 31 [%] 201520142013
DB Group97.3--
   DB Long-Distance98.0--
   DB Regional97.2--
   DB Cargo97.7--
   DB Services98.0--
   DB Netze Track97.2--
   DB Netze Stations96.7--
   DB Netze Energy95.3--
   Other94.8--
Employer attractiveness [rank]201520142013
DB Group241322
   High school students331425
   Students/graduates221822
   Skilled workers181121
   Academically experienced professionals181012
Young professionals
as of Dec 31 [NP]
201520142013
Vocational Trainees 1) 9,91810,21410,361
Dual degree students 1) 1,0211,0501,083
Graduate trainees 2)103151181
Interns 2)508622615
»Chance plus« participants 290310310

1) Germany. Includes all class years of vocational training.
(usually three class years of trainees and dual degree students).

2) Germany (companies with about 97% of domestic employees).

Employees as of Dec 31 [FTE 1)]20152014Change
absolute
Change
%
DB Long-Distance16,21716,461–244-1.5
DB Regional36,49436,605–111-0.3
DB Arriva46,48445,712+772+1.7
DB Cargo30,30330,842–539-1.7
DB Schenker 66,32764,810+1,517+2.3
DB Services24,77125,476–705-2.8
DB Netze Track45,97243,382+2,590+6.0
DB Netze Stations4,9824,867+115+2.4
DB Netze Energy1,7261,770-44-2.5
Other23,92625,838-1,912-7.4
DB Group297,202295,763+1,439+0.5

1) Full-time employees; for better comparability part-time employees are converted into equivalent full-time employees in accordance with their share of the normal annual work time.

Employees by regions
as of Dec 31 [FTE]
20152014Change
absolute
Change
%
Germany187,420187,882-462–0.2
Europe (excluding Germany)84,49683,858+623+0.8
Asia/Pacific14,23213,917+315+2.3
North America8,5157,585+930+12.3
Rest of world2,5392,521+18–0.7
DB Group297,202
295,763+1,439+0.5

Employees as of Dec 31 [NP]20152014Change
absolute
Change
%
DB Long-Distance17,27717,503–226–1.3
DB Regional38,16338,220–57–0.1
DB Arriva48,52747,792+735+1.5
DB Cargo30,71831,212-494-1.6
DB Schenker 68,72267,374+1,348+2.0
DB Services25,72126,483-762-2.9
DB Netze Track46,87244,116+2,756+6.2
DB Netze Stations5,2415,122+119+2.3
DB Netze Energy1,7701,805-35-1.9
Other25,36227,339-1,977-7.2
DB Group308,373309,966+1,407+0.5

Employees by regions
as of Dec 31 [NP]
20152014Change
absolute
Change
%
Germany195,378198,805-427–0.2
Europe (excluding Germany)87,50286,944+558+0.6
Asia/Pacific14,32214,008+314+2.2
North America8,6327,688+944+12.3
Rest of world2,5392,521–18+0.7
DB Group308,373309,966+1,407+0.5

Diagramm "Reductiopn of specific CO2 emissions compared to 2006 [%]" will be updated in April 2016.


Specific CO₂ emmissions by trips and transports of DB Group20152014

Change
absolute

Change
%
Regional rail passenger transport (g/pkm)58.458.9–0.5–0.8
             thereof in Germany57.758.0–0.3–0.5
Long-distance rail passenger transport (g/pkm)12.110.6+1.5+14.2
Bus service (g/pkm)78.074.6+3.4+4.6
             thereof in Germany91.676.7+14.9+19.4
Rail freight transport (g/tkm)20.521.0–1.5–2.4
Road freight transport (g/tkm)  1)88.9106.7–17.8–16.7
Air freight (g/tkm)  2)767783–16–2.0
Ocean freight (g/tkm)8.59.3–0.8–8.6

Well-to-Wheel (WTW); Scope 1–3; without pre- and onward carriage; Rail passenger companies are calculated with their specific energy mix
1) Change in method from 2015 onwards.
2) Change in method as of 2015 onwards with retroactive adjustment in 2014 and 2013.

Specific primary energy consumption by trips and transports of DB Group20152014Change
absolute
Change
%
Regional rail passenger transport (MJ/pkm)0.980.99–0.01–1.0
            thereof in Germany0.990.99
Long-distance rail passenger transport (MJ/pkm)0.380.38
Bus service  (MJ/Pkm)1.221.18–0.04+3.4
             thereof in Germany1.321.11+0.21+18.9
Rail freight transport  (MJ/tkm)0.350.36–0.01–2.8
Road freight transport (MJ/tkm) 1)1.311.57–0.26–16.6
Air freight (MJ/tkm) 2)10.4610.68–0.22–2.1
Oceanfreight (MJ/tkm)0.110.12–0.01–8.3

Well-to-Wheel (WTW); Scope 1–3; without pre- and onward carriage; 
1) Change in method from 2015 onwards.
2) Change in method as of 2015 onwards with retroactive adjustment in 2014 and 2013.

Diagramm "Traction current mix in Germany [%]" will be updated in April 2016.


Noise remediation and prevention in Germany201520142013
Noise remediation (existing network)
Sound barriers erected (km)525562
Flats with passive measures 1)1,8532.4002.500
Track kilometers noise remediated in total 1) 1,4951.4001.300
Noise prevention (new and extended Lines)
Sound barriers erected (km)172936
Flats with passive measures 1)12,4748.1002.800

 1) Rounded figures in 2014 and 2013.

Freight cars equipped with V brake shoes in Germany201520142013
New freight cars total8,1827,8387.750
Freight cars refitted with whisper brakes in total 12,7036,665650
Total20,88514,5038.400

Rounded figures in 2013.

Volume of waste in Germany according to type of disposal201520142013
Total waste (thousand t)11,8146,3815,693
    Recyclingrate  in %97.295.694.2
    Share of thermal recovery (%)1.62.71.2
    Share of disposal (%)1.21.74.6
Share of hazardous waste of total volume (%) 1)6.315.716.4

Excluding DB Arriva. Data for 2015 consists of projections based on the information and estimates available as of December 2015. Change in methods from 2014 onward. 
1) Pursuant to the List of Wastes Ordinance, for example waste oil.