|€ amounts in millions||% change|
|Investment in property, plant and equipment||5,889||5,075||+16|
|Research and development expenditure||7,572||6,564||+15|
|Free cash flow of the industrial business||3,874||3,960||-2|
|Earnings per share (in €)||7.97||7.87||+1|
|Dividend per share (in €)||3.25||3.25||0|
|Employees (December 31)||282,488||284,015||-1|
1 Adjusted for the effects of currency translation, revenue increased by 3 %.