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Fact Sheet: State of Bavaria

Map of Germany

The German states

Map of Bavaria

Location, Area and Capital City


South Germany, 70,550sq Kms and Munich


Population (2016)


12.84 million




Mr. Horst Seehofer (Political Party: CSU; Since October 2008) (Equivalent to CM in India)


GDP, Germany (2016)/ Bavaria (2016)


€ 3133 billion / € 568 billion


Per-Capita GDP, Germany/ Bavaria (2015)


€37099/ €43092




Euro (1 € = Around 70 Indian Rupees)


Composition of GDP of Bavaria


Services (66.8 %), Manufacturing (32.1 %), Agriculture and forestry (1.1%)


Unempl. Rate of Bavaria (Nov 2017)


2.9% (For Germany it is 5.3%)


Inflation rate of Bavaria (Nov 2017)

Total Trade 2016


1.7 % (Germany 1.7%)


Germany’s Global Trade (Export/Import)


Exports: €1207 billion & Imports € 960 billion


Germany’s Total Global Trade


€ 2167 billion


Bavaria’s Global Trade (Export/Import)


Exports: €182 billion & Imports €165 billion


Bavaria’s Total Global Trade


Bilateral Trade 2016


347 billion


Indo-German Trade (Export/Import)

Total Indo-German Trade


Exports to India €9.8 bn/ Imports from India €7.7 bn

€17.5 billion


Indo-Bavarian Trade(Export/Import)

Total Indo-Bavarian Trade



Exports to India €1.51 bn/ Imports from India €1.17 bn €2.68 billion


Major Industries in Bavaria


Automobile, Heavy Engineering, Power, Electronics, Communications, Aerospace, IT, Health Science, etc


Major Indian Exports to Bavaria


Articles of Leather & Leather clothes; Bearing, gears, gearing and driving elements; Apparel of cotton (Knitted or crocheted fabrics) and Silk; Machinery & Apparatus for electricity production & distribution; Paints & Varnishes; Furniture; Footwear


Major Indian Imports from Bavaria


Machinery and apparatus for electricity production, distribution; Automotive components, bearing, gears and driving elements; Machinery and Tool; Plastics; Measuring and automatic control instruments and appliances, pumps and Compressors; Medical and surgical equipment and orthopaedic appliances


Major Bavarian Companies in India


Siemens, BMW, Audi, MAN, Adidas, Allianz, Munich Re, Osram, Infineon, Linde, etc


Major Indian Companies in Bavaria


TCS, Wipro, L&T Infotech, Dr Reddy’s Lab, Torrent Pharma, Graphite India, Sona Group, etc



Indian Community


14,800 Indians

Dec 2017


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