Business Location Mülheim an der Ruhr: Facts, Figures & Data
The strong economic profile of Mülheim an der Ruhr is based on the city's long tradition in entrepreneurship and trade. According to a recent study by Wirtschaftswoche (Germany's most-read business magazine), Mülheim an der Ruhr is ranked the top business location among the cities in the Ruhr Metropolitan Region.
With its diverse industry mix and stable business environment, Mülheim boasts the highest buying power in the region, the lowest rate of unemployment, the highest increase in productivity and the lowest crime rate.
Besides its economic strenght – the city is home to several of Germany's one hundred largest companies and to numerous innovative entrepreneurs -, Mülheim an der Ruhr is – due to high quality of life - the region's top residential location. With the Ruhr river flowing throughout the city and more than 50% of the city's area covered with fields, parks and forests Mülheim an der Ruhr is known as the "Green City at the River".