Around the world, some 193,000 employees contribute to the company’s success each day. Responsibility for our employees is therefore a central element of our actions. We currently operate in 58 countries and markets. Continental employs a good 43% of its workforce outside of Europe, 20% of which in Asia. As a global corporation, we respect the countries and cultures in which we operate. Everyone at Continental has the right to equal opportunity, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, nationality or sexual orientation.
|Structure of the workforce||Dec. 31, 2020||Dec. 31, 2019|
|Total number of employees||236,386||241,458|
|thereof permanent staff||223,034||228,820|
|Female employees in %||27,2||27,4|
|Dec. 31, 2020||Dec. 31, 2019|
|Europe excluding Germany||32%||32%|
|Unforced fluctuation1, 2||Dec. 31, 2020||Dec. 31, 2019|
|Europe w/o Germany||4.6||6.9|
1 Definition: sickness-related absence relative to contractually agreed working times.
2 Excluding temporary staff (i.e. permanent staff only).
|Employees by level of employment in % 1, 2||Dec. 31, 2020||Dec. 31, 2019|
|Employees by contract types1|
1 Based on the employees recorded in the HR data system (approx. 97%).
2 Part-time is defined as < 90% of full-time working hours.
3 Includes temporary worker contracts. As of December 31, 2019, Continental employed a total 12,638 (PY: 14,303) temporary workers.