Cooperatives in Germany

Overview of the cooperative organisation


number
balance sheet in bn €
members
in m
cooperative banks

1,021
 (1)
818
18.28
specialized institutes within the Cooperative Financial Network
11
536
 (2)
number
turnover
in bn €
members
in m
Raiffeisen commodity, service and agricultural cooperatives including centres
2,250
 (1)
61
 (2)
1.4
 (2)
small-scale industry commodity and service cooperatives including centres
1,332
122
 (2)
0.34
energy cooperatives
854
1
 (2)
0.16
consumer and service cooperatives
332
2
 (3)
0.3
Total
5,688
19.58
 (2) (4)

(1) of which, 112 cooperative banks with commodity business
(2) provisional figure
(3) approximate figure
(4) incl. dual membership

as of 31/12/2015

Brochure of FACTS AND FIGURES

Detailed summary of the structure, the sectors and facts of German cooperatives system.
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