Statistics (as of 1 January 2018)

Member Groups of the WPK are:

  1/1/10 1/1/15 1/1/16 1/1/17 1/1/18
Wirtschaftsprüfer 13,619 14,407 14,389 14,392 14,492
vereidigte Buchprüfer 3,688 3,085 2,953 2,821 2,662
Wirtschaftsprüfungs-
gesellschaften
2,540 2,863 2,890 2,928 2,974
Buchführungs-
gesellschaften
121 102 102 96 93
legal representatives
of WPG and BPG
who are not WPs or vBPs
778 907 938 959 990
Voluntary members 50 52 53 52 52
Total 20,796 21,416 21,325 21,248 21,263
Not included are 543 members on leave of absense.

The members of the WPK have the following educational background:

The Profession of Wirtschaftsprüfer

Educational background Number % female male
University degree        
 Business degree 11,409 78.7 1,762 9,647
 Economics degree 607 4.2 95 512
 Law degree 751 5.2 67 684
 Technical degree 39 0.3 8 31
 Agricultural degree 43 0.3 7 36
 Other degrees 999 6.9 333 666
Without university degree 644 4.4 144 500
Total 14,492 100.0 2,416 12,076

The Profession of vereidigte Buchprüfer

Educational background Number % female male
University degree        
 Business degree 994 37.3 107 887
 Economics degree 73 2.7 10 63
 Law degree 316 11.9 24 292
 Technical degree 3 0.1 0 3
 Agricultural degree 10 0.4 1 9
 Other degrees 172 6.5 26 146
Without university degree 1,094 41.1 213 881
Total 2,662 100.0 381 2,281
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WP/vBP Verzeichnis

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Registration third countries