Environmental goods and services sector accounts, Slovenia, 2017

Total output of the environmental goods and services sector in 2017 5.8% higher than in 2016

The environmental goods and services sector employed 25,691 full-time equivalents and generated EUR 1.72 billion of total output in 2017.

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More than a third of output generated by production activities
Total output of the environmental goods and services sector amounted to EUR 1.72 billion in 2017, which is 5.8% more than in 2016.

The largest share of total output was generated by production activities (EUR 768.7 million or 44.6%). The output of producers specialised for environmental services that are registered in water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation amounted to EUR 202.4 million or 11.8% of total output. The share of the public sector, which contributed EUR 82.1 million to total output, was 4.8%.

EUR 1,055.8 million or 61.3% of total output was generated by production of goods and services for environmental protection and EUR 666.6 million or 38.7% by resource management (e.g. renewable energy production, etc.).

In 2017, most of the environmental goods and services were produced in the environmental domain management of energy resources (37.4%), followed by production of these goods and services in the environmental domains waste management (20.3%), protection of ambient air and climate (14.8%) and wastewater management (13.3%).

Exports in 2017 higher than in 2016
In 2017, exports in the environmental goods and services sector amounted to EUR 659 million, which is 16.4% more than in 2016; 85.3% of the value came from production activities and 14.5% from specialised environmental activities (mostly export of non-hazardous waste for additional processing or recycling).

Employment in 2017 4.4% higher than in 2016
The number of employees in the environmental goods and services sector is defined in full-time equivalents. Full-time equivalent is equivalent for a person working full time at the workplace within the country’s economic territory.

In 2017, the output in this sector was generated by 25,691 full-time equivalents, which is 4.4% more than in 2016.

 
Output of environmental goods and services sector by environmental domains, Slovenia, 2017
Output of environmental goods and services sector by environmental domains, Slovenia, 2017
Source: SURS
Environmental goods and services sector, Slovenia
OutputExportsEmployment
201620172017
2016
201620172017
2016
201620172017
2016
EUR (mio.)indexEUR (mio.)indexPDM2)index
Total1)1,628.51,722.3105.8566.2659.0116.424,605.125,691.2104.4
  specialised producers240.4202.484.290.595.8105.95,588.55,125.391.7
  production activities688.6768.7111.6475.0562.0118.36,473.77,016.5108.4
  other699.4751.2107.40.71.3175.012,543.013,549.3108.0
1) Some totals do not add up due to rounding.
2) Full-time equivalents.
Source: SURS
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