Employees of inward direct investment broken down by region (ultimate owner)

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This table shows the staff numbers of foreign direct investment enterprises in Austria. The geographical breakdown is according to the headquarters of the ultimate beneficial owner, which may differ from the residency of the immediate owner. The number of employees is weighted for the Austrian investors’ share in the nominal capital. This table does not include real estate in Austria owned by foreigners nor SPEs.



Definitions and terms:

DI, FDI, IDI, direct investment, employment, affiliated enterprises, Inward FDI, ultimate owners.

Legal basis:

Foreign direct investment statistics as part of BOP and IIP is defined by:  Regulation (EC) No 555/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 June 2012. Legal basis for data collection: Article 44 Nationalbank Act, Exchange Control Act 2004.


Annual survey on direct investment abroad.

Reporting institutions:

Banks, companies, individuals.

Standards and codes:

ISO country and currency codes, IMF Balance of Payments Manual 6, OECD: Benchmark Definition 4.