10. Interest

    T 042
in € thousand 2014/15 2013/14
Interest income 3,591 4,936
Interest expense (30,940) (36,221)
  (27,349) (31,285)
Prior-year figures have been adjusted (see Changes in accounting and measurement methods due to new standards and interpretations).

The interest income mainly derives from interest-bearing ­customer receivables.

The interest expense primarily results from Aurubis AG’s ­borrowings. The interest expense includes the net interest from defined benefit plans amounting to € 5,621 thousand (previous year: € 5,273 thousand).