The Changing World of Work

The brochure "The Changing World of Work" provides an overview of the most important data on occupational safety and health in Germany. The graphs and images of the brochure can be downloaded and used for your own purposes (presentations, articles, etc.).

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The brochure is thematically structured and contains data on the following topics:

  • Employment
  • Accidents at work
  • Occupational diseases
  • Working conditions
  • Working hours
  • Incapacity for work
  • Retirement
  • Demographic change
  • Risk assessment

In addition to these annually updated topics, the brochure contains information on one focus topic each year:

2023: Working conditions of employees, which are registered as disabled
2022: Managing coronavirus in the workplace
2021: Digitization in companies
2020: Leadership responsibility.
2019: Working time preferences

The print brochure is issued in coat pocket format and can be ordered online, the last five editions are also available for download on our German website.

Download high-resolution illustrations from the brochure

The individual illustrations and tables of the current issue and the last five focus topics can be downloaded on our German website as high-resolution jpg files (3,213 x 2,386 pixels).

Publications

The Changing World of Work: Figures - Data - Facts (2023)

baua: Guidance 2023

(in German)

The objective of this brochure isn't to reduce the topic of occupational safety and health to numbers and diagrams. All the same, figures, data and facts offer a rapid introduction to several topics: trends are recognised, focal points are visualised, and contexts are identified. "The changing …

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The Changing World of Work: Figures - Data - Facts (2022)

baua: Guidance 2022

(in German)

The objective of this brochure isn't to reduce the topic of occupational safety and health to numbers and diagrams. All the same, figures, data and facts offer a rapid introduction to several topics: trends are recognised, focal points are visualised, and contexts are identified. "The changing …

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The Changing World of Work: Figures - Data - Facts (2021)

baua: Guidance 2021

(in German)

The objective of this brochure isn't to reduce the topic of occupational safety and health to numbers and diagrams. All the same, figures, data and facts offer a rapid introduction to several topics: trends are recognised, focal points are visualised, and contexts are identified. "The changing …

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The Changing World of Work: Figures - Data - Facts (2020)

baua: Guidance 2020

(in German)

The objective of this brochure isn't to reduce the topic of occupational safety and health to numbers and diagrams. All the same, figures, data and facts offer a rapid introduction to several topics: trends are recognised, focal points are visualised, and contexts are identified. "The changing …

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The Changing World of Work: Figures - Data - Facts (2019)

baua: Guidance 2019

(in German)

The objective of this brochure isn't to reduce the topic of occupational safety and health to numbers and diagrams. All the same, figures, data and facts offer a rapid introduction to several topics: trends are recognised, focal points are visualised, and contexts are identified. "The changing …

To the Publication

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