Doing business in Bretagne
Investing in Brittany…to Enjoy:
A Dynamic, Fast-Growing Economy
Of all the French regions, Brittany enjoys one of the highest economic growth rate. Its population of 3.08 million has been recording an annual growth rate of 0.78 % for the last five years, significantly higher than the French and European average. With a GDP of € 66.8 billion, or 4.2% of the national GDP, and a 2.5% economic growth annually since 1990, it is also one of the best regions in terms of wealth creation. Employment figures are enjoying an equally robust growth: the number of employees has reached 1 212 000, amounting to an almost 6.3% rise, significantly higher than the national average.
A Well-Favoured Socio-Economic Environment
Brittany offers a unique physical and cultural environment, with its mild climate, magnificent landscapes and extremely rich heritage. It also has a lot to offer in terms of socio-economic environment, including housing and living costs among the lowest in Europe, reliable safety and social stability, high-quality health and education systems and sophisticated transportation and service networks.
An Innovative Region of International Standing
A hotbed of innovation, Brittany provides an international showcase for the region.