Employees
(at December 311))

2009

%

2010

2011

%

2012
%
2013
%
Western Europe

16,250

33.0

16,250

34.0

15,350
32.5
14,600
31.3
14,400 30.7
Eastern Europe

8,800

17.8

8,600

18.0

8,850
18.7
9,150
19.7
9,600 20.5
Africa/Middle East

5,900

12.0

5,200

10.9

5,300
11.3
5,100
11.0
4,800 10.2
North America

5,714

11.6

5,440

11.4

5,233
11.1
5,187
11.1
5,150 11.0
Latin America

4,002

8.1

3,699

7.7

3,681
7.8
3,642
7.8
3,750 8.0
Asia-Pacific

8,613

17.5

8,613

18.0

8,821
18.6
8,915
19.1
9,150 19.6
Total

49,262

100.0

47,854

100.0

47,265
100.0
46,610
100.0
46,850 100.0

1) Basis: permanent employees excluding apprentices.