5. Cost of materials

    T 038
     
in € thousand 2014/15 2013/14
     
Raw materials, supplies and merchandise 9,764,655 9,933,453
Cost of purchased services 302,741 292,964
     
  10,067,396 10,226,417
      
Prior-year figures have been adjusted (see Changes in accounting and measurement methods due to new standards and interpretations).

Taking into account the changes in inventories of € 15,281 thousand (previous year: €– 211,292 thousand), the cost of materials ratio was 91.4 % (previous year: 92.7 %).