Green economy

The green economy seeks a balance between human needs and the conservation of natural resources. More energy and material-efficient production, protecting the environment, manufacturing products with higher value-added as well as eco-design should ensure that human activities are more compatible with the nature's cycles and not a burden on nature.

Green economy statistics provide an overview of the environmental goods and services sector’s

  • output;
  • exports;
  • employment;
  • value added;
  • share in total economy.

Based on statistics, the state can decide how to manage resources sustainably.

Output of environmental goods and services sector 3.41 billion euros
8.51%
2019
Value added of environmental goods and services sector 1.33 billion euros
7.92%
2019
Exports of environmental goods and services sector 550.0 million euros
-3.8%
2019
Employment of environmental goods and services sector 32,530.5 full time equivalent
5.2%
2019
Output of environmental goods and services sector | 2016–2019
Value added of environmental goods and services sector | 2016–2019
Employment of environmental goods and services sector | 2016–2019
Output of environmental goods and services sector | 2016 – 2019
Unit: million euros
2016 2017 2018 2019
Output, million euros 2,824 2,935 3,141 3,408

Value added of environmental goods and services sector | 2016 – 2019
Unit: million euros
2016 2017 2018 2019
Value added, million euros 1,103 1,187 1,234 1,332

Employment of environmental goods and services sector | 2016 – 2019
Unit: full time equivalent
2016 2017 2018 2019
Employment, full time equivalent 32,953 31,702 30,931 32,531

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