Key figures9
    20111   20121   20131   2014   2015   2016 
Revenue   €m   52,829   55,512   54,912   56,630   59,230   57,334 
Post - eCommerce - Parcel     13,973   13,972   15,291   15,686   16,131   16,797 
Express     11,691   12,778   11,821   12,491   13,661   14,030 
Global Forwarding, Freight     15,118   15,666   14,787   14,924   14,890   13,737 
Supply Chain     13,223   14,340   14,227   14,737   15,791   13,957 
Corporate Center/Other     1,260   1,203   1,251   1,345   1,269   1,279 
Consolidation     -2,436   -2,447   -2,465   -2,553   -2,512   -2,466 
Profit/loss from operating activities (EBIT)   €m   2,436   2,665   2,865   2,965   2,411   3,491 
Post - eCommerce - Parcel     1,107   1,048   1,286   1,298   1,103   1,443 
Express     916   1,110   1,083   1,260   1,391   1,548 
Global Forwarding, Freight     440   514   478   293   -181   287 
Supply Chain     362   419   441   465   449   572 
Corporate Center/Other     -389   -423   -421   -352   -351   -359 
Consolidation     0   -3   -2   1   0  
Other key figures              
Capital Expenditure (CapEx)   €m   1,716   1,697   1,747   1,876   2,024   2,074 
Staff costs   €m   16,730   17,770   17,776   18,189   19,640   19,592 
Staff cost ratio2   %   31.7   32.0   32.4   32.1   33.2   34.2 
Tax rate3   %   23.7   20.2   14.0   15.5   16.4   11.2 
Dividend distribution   €m   846   846   968   1,030   1,0314   1,027 
Payout ratio   %   72.7   51.6   46.3   49.7   66.9   48.2 
Dividend per share     0.70   0.70   0.80   0.85   0.854   1.054
Dividend yield   %   5.9   4.2   3.0   3.1   3.3   3.4 
Number of shares carrying dividend rights   million   1,209.0   1,209.0   1,209.0   1,211.2   1,212.8   1,210.05

1 Adjusted; 2 Staff costs/revenue; 3 Income tax expense/profit before income taxes; 4 Proposal; 5 Estimation