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Selected key figures of the financial year 2017


Key figures20172016Change
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FINANCIAL FIGURES

€ million

    
Revenues adjusted42,70440,576+2,128+5.2
Profit before taxes on income968706+262+37.1
Net profit of the year765716+49

+6.8

EBITDA adjusted4,9304,797+133+2.8
EBIT adjusted2,1521,946+206+10.6
Equity as of Dec 3114,23812,744+1,581+12.5
Net financial debt as of Dec 3118,62317,491+999+5.7
Total assets as of Dec 3156,43656,623+112+0.2
Capital Employed as of Dec 3135,09333,066+2,027+6.1
ROCE (%)6.15.9
Redemption Coverage1) (%)18.718.1
Gross capital expenditures10,4649,510+954+10.0
Net capital expenditures3,7403,320+420+12.7
Cash flow from operating activities2,3293,648-1,319-36.2
Performance inicators    
Passengers (million)4,6524,417+235+5.3
RAIL PASSENGER TRANSPORT    
Punctuality Passenger transport
in Germany
94.194.4
Punctuality DB Long-distance (%)78.578.9
Passengers (million)2,5642,365+199+8.4
   thereof in Germany2,0752,021+54+2.7
   thereof DB Long-distance142.2139.0+3.2+2.3
Volume sold (million pkm)95,85491,651+4,203+4,6
Volume produced
(million train-path km)
779.0775.6+23.4+3.1
RAIL FREIGHT TRANSPORT    
Freight carried (million t)271.0277.4–6.4–2.3
Volume sold (million tkm)92.65194.698–2,047–2.2
RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE    
Punctuality (rail) in Germany 2) (%)93.693.9
Punctuality DB Group (rail) in Germany (%)93.994.3
Train kilometers (million train-path km)1,0731,068+5+0.5
   thereof non-Group customers331.4322.0+9.4+2.9
   share of non-Group customers (%)30.930.1
Station stops (million)153.2152.6+0.6+0.4
     thereof non-Group customers36.135.4+0.7+2.0
BUS TRANSPORT    
Passengers (million)2,0882,052-36-1.8
Volume sold 3) (million pkm)7,2207,821-601-7.7
Volume produced (million bus km)1,6161,627-11-0.7
FREIGHT FORWARDING AND LOGISTICS    
Shipments in European land transport (thousand)100,45299,638+814+0.8
Air freight volume (export) (thousand t)1,3001,179+121+10.3
Ocean freight volume (thousand TEU)2,1692,006+163+8.1
Warehouse area contract logistics (million m²)8.08.0
OTHER FIGURES    
Order book passenger transport
as of Dec 31 (€ bn)
91.092.1–1.1–1.1
Length of line operated (km)33,48833,380+108+0.3
Passenger stations5,6605,662–2
Rating Moody's/S&PGlobal RatingsAa1/AA-Aa1/AA
Employees as of Dec 31 (FTE)310,935306,368+4,567+1.5
Employee satisfaction (SI)3.7
Implementation rate followip workshops 4)97,1
Employer attractiveness (rank in Germany)1316+3
Share of women in Germany as of Dec 31 (%)23.022.8
Specific CO₂e emissions (carrier) compared to 2006 (%)–29.6–27.5
Share of renewable energy
in the traction current mix (%)
44.042.0
Track kilometers noise remediated in total (rounded) as of (km)1,7001,600+100+6.3
Quiet freight cars in Germany total as of Dec 3139,60420,460+11,936+58.3

1) Previous year's figure adjusted.

2) Group external and internal train operating companies.

3) Without DB Arriva.

4) Employee satisfaction is assessed every two years. If no survey has been carried out, the key figure "implementation rate followup workhops" is used.

CUSTOMER AND QUALITY

Punctuality (%)201720162015
DB Group in Germany (rail)93.994.393.6
Passenger transport   
DB passenger transport in Germany94.194.493.7
   DB Long-Distance78.578.974.4
   DB Regional (rail)94.494.894.2
   DB Cargo (Germany)73.476.272.9
   DB Arriva (rail: Great Britain,

Denmark, Sweden, the Netherlands and Poland)

92.391.090.6
DB Regional (bus)90.590.690.5
DB Cargo72.775.673.9


Product quality rail infrastructure in Germany (%)201720162015
Punctuality in Germany 1) 93.693.993.7
Facilities quality (passenger stations) (grade)2.89 2)9.922.94
Supply reliability (energy)99.99 3)99.99 3)99.99

1) Non-Group and DB Group train operating companies.
2) Preliminary value.
3) Preliminary value (not rounded).

Customer satisfaction (SI)201720162015
Passenger75.876.076.4
   DB Long-Distance777775
   DB Regional (rail)686971
   DB Regional (bus)747574
   DB Netze Stations (stations (passengers/visitors))696969
   DB Arriva (bus and rail Great Britain)828183
   DB Sales828181
   DB Connect (Carsharing)787678
   DB Connect (Call a Bike)797777
Freight transport and logistics 1)70.5-67.5
   DB Cargo 1)67-64
   DB Schenker 1)74-71
  DB Netze Track676968
  DB Netze Stations   
      Stations (TOC 2) and transport authorities)626265
      Tenants787877
  DB Netze Energy-8078
     Traction current and diesel-7977
     Electricity and gas plus (DB Group customers)-8283
     Electricity and gas plus (non-DB Group customers)-8283

1) Survey every two years (annually from 2017 onwards)..
2) Train operating companies.
3)  No survey in 2017.

Employee satisfaction (SI1))201720162015
DB Group-3.7-
   DB Long-Distance-3.5-
   DB Regional-3.5-
   DB Arriva-3.7-
   DB Cargo-3.4-
   DB Schenker -3.8-
   DB Netze Track-3.7-
   DB Netze Station -3.7-
   DB Netze Energy-3.8-
   DB Schenker-3.8-
Follow-up workshop implementation rate DB Group (%)97.1-96.7

The employee survey is conducted every two years. When no survey has been conducted the proxy indicator “Follow-up workshop implementation rate” is used

1) Satisfaction index.

Employer attractiveness (rank in Germany)201720162015
DB Group131620
   High school students152629
   Students/graduates202422
   Skilled workers131216
   Academically experienced professionals10917

Young professionals

as of Dec 31 (NP1))

201720162015
Vocational Trainees2) 9,5409,5309,918
Dual degree students 2)9009411,021
Graduate trainees3)109114103
Interns 3)537503508
»Chance plus« participants 250250290

1) Natural persons.

2) Germany. Includes all class years of vocational training (usually three class years of trainees and dual degree students).

3) Germany (companies with about 98% of domestic employees).

Share of women in Germany
as of Dec 31 based on (%)

201720162015
DB Long-Distance27.127.726.6
DB Regional16.016.116.0
DB Cargo10.611.211.4
DB Schenker30.831.932.1
DB Netze Track18.818.617.7
DB Netze Stations46.247.347.6
DB Netze Energy13.513.313.2
Other29.830.045.5
DB Group23.023.022.8


Demographic preparedness 201720162015
Percentage of staffing needs covered in Germany as of Dec (%)97.197.397.3

Germany (companies with about 84% of domestic employees).


Health rate in Germany based on hours (%)201720162015
DB Long-Distance93.493.493.3
DB Regional92.292.492.3
DB Cargo92.792.892.9
Db Schenker 93.394.695.4
DB Netze Track94.594.594.6
DB Netze Stations93.493.093.8
DB Netze Energy95.695.795.6
Other93.693.593.5
DB Group93.493.593.6
Employees as of Dec 31 (FTE 1))20172016Change
absolute
Change
%
DB Long-Distance15,99316,326–333–2.0
DB Regional35,65136,008–357–1.0
DB Arriva54,65054,150+500+0.9
DB Cargo28,25729,671-1,414-4.8
DB Schenker71,88863,388+3,500+5.1
DB Netze Track45,37543,974+1,401+3.2
DB Netze Stations5,4635,093+370+7.3
DB Netze Energy1,7211,736–15-0.9
Other51,93751,022+915+1.8
DB Group310,935306,368

+4,567



+1.5

1) Full-time employees; for better comparability part-time employees are converted into equivalent full-time employees in accordance with their share of the normal annual work time.

Employees by regions
as of Dec 31 (FTE1))
20172016Change
absolute
Change
%
Germany189,423187,395+2,028+1.1
Europe (excluding Germany)93,65592,694+961+1.0
Asia/Pacific15,97115,016+955+6.4
North America8,9218,556+365+4.3
Rest of world2,9652,707+258+9.5
DB Group310,935306,368+4,567+1.5

1) Full-time employees; for better comparability part-time employees are converted into equivalent full-time employees in accordance with their share of the normal annual work time.

Employees as of Dec 31 (NP1))20172016Change
absolute
Change
%
DB Long-Distance17,05817,400–342–2.0
DB Regional37,51937,853–334–0.9
DB Arriva56,84856,564+284+0.5
DB Cargo28,77130,084+1,313–4.4
DB Schenker74,62870,805+3,823+5.4
DB Netze Track46,48944,957+1,532+3.4
DB Netze Stations 5,7695,396+373+6.9
DB Netze Energy1,7681,777–9–0.5
Other54,53153,496+1,035+1.9
DB Group323,381318,332+5,049+1.6

1) Natural persons.


Employees by regions
as of Dec 31 (NP1))
20172016Change
absolute
Change
%
Germany197,985195,692+2,293+1.2
Europe (excluding Germany)97,30796,119+1,188+1.2
Asia/Pacific16,04615,084+962+6.4
North America9,0558,730+325+3.7
Rest of world2,9882,707+281+10.4
DB Group323,381318,332+5,049+1.6

1) Natural persons.

Spezifische CO2e-Emissionen (Transporteure) im Vergleich zu 2006 in %

Specific CO₂ emmissions by journeys and transports of DB Group20172016Change absoluteChange %
Regional rail passenger transport (g/pkm)57.359.6–2.3–3.9
             thereof in Germany56.858.4–1.6–2.7
Long-distance rail passenger transport (g/pkm)13.013.2–0.2–1.5
Bus service (g/pkm)79.680.7–1.1–1.4
             thereof in Germany89.291.4–2.2–2.4
Rail freight transport (g/tkm)20.620.8–0.2–1.0
Road freight transport (g/tkm)1)92.397.4–5.1+5.2
Air freight (g/tkm) 725757–32–4.2
Ocean freight (g/tkm)6.86.9–0.1–1.4

Well-to-Wheel (WTW); Scope 1–3; without pre- and onward carriage; Rail passenger companies are calculated with their specific energy mix
1) Change in method from 2015 onwards.

Specific primary energy consumption by trips and transports of DB Group20172016Change
absolute
Change
%
Regional rail passenger transport (MJ/pkm)0.900.97–0.07–7.2
            thereof in Germany0.910.98–0.07–7.1
Long-distance rail passenger transport (MJ/pkm)0.360.38–0.03–7.7
Bus service  (MJ/Pkm)1.181.19–0.01–0.8
             thereof in Germany1.261.30–0.04–3.1
Rail freight transport  (MJ/tkm)0.340.35–0.0.1–2.9
Road freight transport (MJ/tkm)1)1.311.38

–0.07

–5.1
Air freight (MJ/tkm)9.8210.25–0.43–4.2
Oceanfreight (MJ/tkm)0.090.09

Well-to-Wheel (WTW); Scope 1–3; without pre- and onward carriage; 
1) Change in method from 2015 onwards.

Spezifische CO2e-Emissionen (Transporteure) im Vergleich zu 2006 in %

Noise remediation and prevention in Germany201720162015
Noise remediation (existing network)   
Sound barriers erected (km)1)503852
Homes with passive measures1,6341,4951,853
Track kilometers noise remediated in total (rounded) 2) as of Dec 31 (km) 1,7001,6001.500
Noise remediation (new construction and expansion)   
Sound barriers erected (km)234417

Homes with passive measures3) as of Dec 31

1,400 - -

1) Determined on the basis of the funds spent. 

2) Accumulated length of track of noise remediation areas (according to Annex 1 of the overall concept “noise remediation program”) from noise remediation projects with completed active noise protection measures (sound barriers) and initiated passive noise protection measures (noise protection at homes), including sections to be remediated in new construction and expansion projects.

3) Previous yearsʼ figures are under review.

Freight cars in operation equipped with V brake shoes in Germany as of Dec 31201720162015
New freight cars total8,3238,3028,178
Freight cars refitted with whisper brakes in total 31,28124,09412,282
Quiet freight cars in Germany total39,60432,39620,460
Volume of waste in Germany according to type of disposal201720162015
Total waste (thousand t)12,64212,92111,814
    Recycling rate (%)98.097.397.2
    Share of thermal recovery (%)0.91.41.6
    Share of disposal (%)1.11.41.2
Share of hazardous waste of total volume1) (%)3.35.16.3

1) Pursuant to the List of Wastes Ordinance, for example waste oil.

0.970.98–0.01–1.0
            thereof in Germany0.980.99
Long-distance rail passenger transport (MJ/pkm)0.380.38
Bus service  (MJ/Pkm)1.191.22–0.03–2.5
             thereof in Germany1.301.32–0.02–1.5
Rail freight transport  (MJ/tkm)0.350.36
Road freight transport (MJ/tkm)1)1.381.31+0.07+5.3
Air freight (MJ/tkm)10.2510.46–0.21–2.0
Oceanfreight (MJ/tkm)0.090.11–0.02–18.2

Well-to-Wheel (WTW); Scope 1–3; without pre- and onward carriage; 
1) Change in method from 2015 onwards.

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Noise remediation and prevention in Germany201620152014
Noise remediation (existing network)   
Sound barriers erected (km)385255
Homes with passive measures1)1,4951,8532,400
Track kilometers noise remediated in total (rounded) as of Dec 31 (km) 1,6002)1.5001.400
Noise remediation (new construction and expansion)   
Sound barriers erected (km)441729
Homes with passive measures1) as of Dec 318,68012,4748,100

1) 2014 rounded.

2) Preliminary figure.

Freight cars in operation equipped with V brake shoes in Germany as of Dec 31201620152014
New freight cars total8,3028,1787,758
Freight cars refitted with whisper brakes in total 24,09412,2826,576
Quiet freight cars in Germany total32,39620,46014,334
Volume of waste in Germany according to type of disposal201620152014
Total waste (thousand t)12,92111,8146,381
    Recycling rate (%)97.397.295.6
    Share of thermal recovery (%)1.41.62.7
    Share of disposal (%)1.41.21.7
Share of hazardous waste of total volume1) (%)5.16.315.7

Excluding DB Arriva. Data for 2016 consists of projections based on the information and estimates available as of December 2016. 
1) Pursuant to the List of Wastes Ordinance, for example waste oil.