During the business year 2015/2016, which ended on 30 June 2016, the company achieved a sales volume of €3.71 billion. This corresponds to an increase of €224 million or 6.4 per cent. In its home market of Germany, the company grew to €1.1 billion (plus 6.9 per cent). Outside of Germany the sales growth was 6.3 per cent. The Miele group employs 18,370 people worldwide, 10,326 of them in Germany (as of 30 June 2016).