The Region in Numbers

Site Facts & Figures

This is the amount of area covered by the region, making it the same size as the Duchy of Luxembourg.
persons live in the region, predominantly in the cities of Tübingen, Reutlingen, Balingen, Albstadt, and Rottenburg.
persons travel to the Neckar-Alb region for work every day.
persons (subject to social security contributions) work in the Neckar-Alb region, with more than 40% of them working in manufacturing.
Our unemployment rate is lower than Baden-Württemberg's state average (3.4 %) and far below the national average.
overnight accomodations are recorded in the region's hotels and inns every year.
pupils are enrolled at 353 general education schools.
apprentices learn their chosen profession at one of the region’s 15 vocational schools.
trainees make use of the dual education system to qualify for a career in the fields of industry, commerce, and handicrafts.
students are enrolled in the region's seven universities. This is equivalent to about 4% of the total population, which leaves the Neckar-Alb region significantly above the national average.

Marketing for the region is the central task of the Standortagentur Tübingen – Reutlingen – Zollernalb GmbH. The Standortagentur aims to promote and strengthen the international image of the Neckar-Alb region within the European Metropolitan Region of Stuttgart, as well as demonstrate the region’s appeal to visitors and investors. Partners of the Standortagentur include 32 cities and municipalities, three regional districts, the Neckar-Alb Regional Association, as well as the Reutlingen Chamber of Crafts (HWK) and Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK).