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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 (%)201620152014
DB Group in Germany (rail)94.393.694.3
Passenger transport

DB passenger transport in Germany94.493.794.5
   DB Long-Distance78.974.476.5
   DB Regional (rail)94.894.294.9
DB Regional (bus)90.690.5-
DB Arriva (rail) 1)91.090.690.4
Rail freight transport 

DB Cargo75.673.968.0

1) Change in method from 2016, figures for previous years retroactively adjusted.

Product quality rail infrastructure in Germany (%)201620152014
Punctuality in Germany 1) 93.993.794.2
Facilities quality (passenger stations) 2), 3) (grade)9.922.943.00
Supply reliability (energy)99.99 4)99.99 4)99.99

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

4) Preliminary value (not rounded).

Customer satisfaction (SI)1)201620152016
Passenger76.076.476.1
   DB Long-Distance777575
   DB Regional (rail)697169
   DB Regional (bus)757475
   DB Netze Stations (stations (passengers/visitors))696969
   DB Arriva (bus and rail Great Britain)818382
   DB Sales818183
   DB Fleet management (Carsharing)767879
   DB Fleet management (Call a Bike)777774
Freight transport and logistics 2)-67.5-
   DB Cargo 2)-64-
   DB Schenker 2)-71-
  DB Netze Track696871
  DB Netze Stations

      Stations (TOC3) and transport authorities)626565
      Tenants787777
  DB Netze Energy807878
     Traction current and diesel797776
     Electricity and gas plus (DB Group customers)828380
     Electricity and gas plus (non-DB Group customers)828380

1) Satisfaction index.
2) Survey every two years.
3) Train operating companies.

Employee satisfaction (SI1))201620152014
DB Group3.7-3.7
   DB Long-Distance3.5-3.6
   DB Regional3.5-3.4
   DB Cargo3.4-3.5
   DB Netze Track3.7-3.7
   DB Netze Station 3.7-3.7
   DB Netze Energy3.8-3.8
   DB Arriva3.7-3.7
   DB Schenker3.8-3.9
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

1) Satisfaction index.

Employer attractiveness1) (rank in Germany)201620152014
DB Group162011
   High school students262913
   Students/graduates242218
   Skilled workers121610
   Academically experienced professionals9175

1) Change in method, figures for previous years retroactively adjusted.

Young professionals
as of Dec 31 (NP1))
201620152014
Vocational Trainees2) 9,5309,91810,214
Dual degree students 9411,0211.050
Graduate trainees3)114103151
Interns 503508622
»Chance plus« participants 250290310

1) Natural persons.

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

3) Germany (companies with about 98% of domestic employees).

Share of women in Germany
as of Dec 31 based on NP (%)
201620152014
DB Long-Distance27.726.626.9
DB Regional16.116.016.0
DB Cargo11.211.411.2
DB Netze Track18.617.716.8
DB Netze Stations47.347.647.7
DB Netze Energy13.313.212.9
DB Schenker31.932.132.6
Other30.045.544.6
DB Group23.022.822.8


Demographic preparedness 201620152014
Percentage of staffing needs covered in Germany as of Dec (%)97.397.3-

Germany (companies with about 84% of domestic employees).

 

Health rate in Germany based on hours (%)201620152014
DB Long-Distance93.493.393.7
DB Regional92.492.392.9
DB Cargo92.892.993.3
DB Netze Track94.594.695.0
DB Netze Stations93.093.893.8
DB Netze Energy95.795.695.9
DB Schenker94.695.495.8
Other93.593.593.9
DB Group93.593.694.1
Employees as of Dec 31 (FTE 1))20162015Change
absolute
Change
%
DB Long-Distance2)16,32616,339–13-0.1
DB Regional36,00836,494–486-4.3
DB Cargo29,67130,303-632-2.1
DB Netze Track2)43,97443,131+813+1.9
DB Netze Stations5,0934,982+111+2.2
DB Netze Energy1,7361,726+10+0.6
DB Arriva54,15046,484+7,666+16.5
DB Schenker68,38866,327+2,061+3.1
Other51,02251,386-364-0.7
DB Group306,368297,202+9,166+3.1

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.

2) Previous yearsʼ figure adjusted.

Employees by regions
as of Dec 31 (FTE1))
20162015Change
absolute
Change
%
Germany187,395187,420-25
Europe (excluding Germany)92,69484,496+8,198+9.7
Asia/Pacific15,01614,232+784+5.5
North America8,5568,515+41+0.5
Rest of world2,7072,539+168+6.6
DB Group306,368
297,202+9,166+3.1

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 as of Dec 31 (NP1))20162015Change
absolute
Change
%
DB Long-Distance2)17,40017,411–11–0.1
DB Regional37,85338,163–310–0.8
DB Cargo30,08430,718+634-2.1
DB Netze Track2)44,95744.028+929+2.1
DB Netze Stations 5,3965,241+155+3.1
DB Netze Energy1,7771,770+75+0.4
DB Arriva56,56448,527+8,037+16.6
DB Schenker70,80568,722+2.083+3.0
Other2)53,49653,793297-0.6
DB Group318,332308,373+9,959+3.2

1) Natural persons.

2) Previous yearsʼ figure adjusted.

Employees by regions
as of Dec 31 (NP1))
20162015Change
absolute
Change
%
Germany195,692195,378+314+0.2
Europe (excluding Germany)96,11987,502+8,617+9.8
Asia/Pacific15,08414,322+762+5.3
North America8,7308,632+98+1.1
Rest of world2,7072,539+168+6.6
DB Group318,332308,373+9,959+3.2

1) Natural persons.