Gross fixed capital formation and current expenditure for environmental protection, Slovenia, 2017

Investment for environment protection in 2017 slightly higher than in 2016

In 2017, gross investment for environmental protection was 9.8% higher and current expenditure for environmental protection 5.2% higher than in 2016.

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Investment and current expenditure again higher than in 2016
In 2017, gross investment for environmental protection amounted to EUR 233 million or 9.8% more than in 2016. The highest share in the structure of gross investment for environmental protection in 2017 was for waste management, namely 44.9% (EUR 105 million). 

In 2017, current expenditure for environmental protection amounted to EUR 531 million or 5.2% more than in 2016. The highest share in the structure of current expenditure for environmental protection for 2017 was for waste management, namely 57.5% (EUR 306 million).

More than half of investments in industry end-of-pipe technologies
In the structure of gross investment for environmental protection in industry (sections of activity B, C, D) the share of end-of-pipe investment for environmental protection was 65.2% and the share of investment in integrated technologies was 34.8%. 

The highest gross investment in the Podravska statistical region and current expenditure in the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region
The regional structure of gross investment for environmental protection shows that the highest share of gross investment was contributed by the Podravska statistical region (28.1%), followed by Osrednjeslovenska statistical region  (23.6%) and Spodnjeposavska statistical region (15.5%). The highest share of current expenditure for environmental protection was contributed by the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region (32.7%), followed by Savinjska statistical region (17.1%) and Koroška statistical region (11.7%).

Gross investment and current expenditure for environmental protection, Slovenia
Gross investment and current expenditure for environmental protection, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Gross investment and current expenditure for environmental protection by purpose, Slovenia
Gross investment for
environmental protection
Current expenditure for
environmental protection
2016201720162017
EUR (mio.)
Total1)212233505531
  protection of ambient air and climate39403463
  wastewater management5456135139
  waste management92105308306
  other purposes2)27322824
1) Some totals do not add up due to rounding.
2) Protection and remediation of soil, groundwater and surface water, noise and vibration abatement, protection of biodiversity and landscape, research and development and other included.
Source: SURS
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