Our key employee figures

We want to promote the diversity and varied potential of the people in our workforce totalling some 28,000 employees. Ultimately, their expertise and their innovative powers make them key drivers for the success of our business.

Employees at the ERGO Group by region, function and type of employment

2015 2014 2013 
Total employees1
28,487 28,020 29595
Employees by region
Germany
% 60.4 61.9 62.9
Rest of Europe
% 39.1 37.6 36.8
Other regions
% 0.5 0.5 0.3
Employees by function
In-house staff
23,646 23,198 24,240
Salaried field staff
4,841 4.822 5,355
Self-employed field staff
15,166 15,321 15,983
Employees by type of employment
Full-time employees % 74.7 75.6 75.8
Part-time employees
% 21.5 20.9 20.8
Dormant employment contracts
% 3.8 3.5 3.3
1 In-house staff and salaried field staff


Employees at ERGO Group by company and working time
Germany
(in-house and salaried field staff)
2015 2014 2013 
ERGO Group1
9,847 10,574 10,959
ERGO Beratung und Vertrieb
3,008 2,804 3,460
VORSORGE
93 95 94
ITERGO
1,352 1,365 1,397
ERGO Direkt
1,757 1,741 1,764
ERV 208 213 210
Allysca 95 116 284
Other companies 843 424 435
1ERGO Group includes numbers for ERGO Lebensversicherung, ERGO Versicherung and DKV Deutsche Krankenversicherung.
Total Germany 17,203 17,332 18,603
thereof full-time 12,862 13,100 14,174
woman 5,222 5,363 5,829
man 7,640 7,737 8,345
thereof part-time 3,646 3,550 3,731
woman 3,284 3,203 3,377
man 362 347 354
thereof dormant contracts 695 682 698
woman 621 615 624
man 74 67 74
International1 (in-house and salaried field staff)
ERGO International 7,022 6,763 7,080
D.A.S. 3,727 3,309 3,278
ERV 439 552 552
VORSORGE 50 52 51
ERGO Versicherung 46 11 8
Other companies -- - 23
Total international 11.284 10.687 10.992

1To split-up international employee contracts in full-time or part-time is currently not possible.



Employee structure in in-house staff (IHS) and salaried field staff (FS) by age and gender at the ERGO Group

2015 2014 2013 
  ID AD ID AD ID AD
Proportion of women and men

Women

% 59.0 46.9 59.2 46.4 59.8 44.4
Men % 41.0 53.1 40.8 53.6 40.2 55.6
Average age J 42.4 44.9 42.0 44.6 41.5 44.6
Age structure
Employees under 30 % 15.5 12.5 16.3 13.9 17.2 14.5
Employees between 30 and 50 % 62.2 54.2 63.6 54.2 64.4 52.9
Employees over 50 % 22.3 33.3 20.1 31.9 18.4 32.6
Average Absence Ratio due to sick leave1 % 5.7            5.3
4.1
Fluctuation rate % 9.8 12.9 11.4
Average period of employment in years J 13.6 13.4 12.9
Limited contracts 1,371 912 1.341
Share of woman in Management positions % 31.1 31.5 30.8
1The average ábsence ratio due to sich leave in Germany does noct include salaried field staff.    


Basic and advanced training at the ERGO Group in Germany

2015 2014 2013 
Number of trainees (including agency Trainees)
1,172 1,127  1,294
Ratio of trainees to working staff
% 5.7 5.4 5.8
Cost of advanced training per employee1 819.92 663.89 682.78
Advanced training days per employees1 5.9 4.3 3.7
Total advanced training days1            102,098 72,818 67,267
Adcanced training days by sales partners1
15,737 26,652 22,800
1Key figures for 2013 und 2014 had to be adjusted due to data corrections. The number of trainings was higher than in 2015 following the introduction of new IT systems.