Environmental goods and services sector accounts, Slovenia, 2018

Total output of the environmental goods and services sector in 2018 10.2% higher than in 2017

The environmental goods and services sector employed 28,176 full-time equivalents and generated EUR 2.01 billion of total output in 2018.

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Most of the output generated by production activities
Total output of the environmental goods and services sector amounted to EUR 2.01 billion in 2018, which is 10.2% more than in 2017.

The largest share of total output was generated by production activities (EUR 977.3 million or 48.5%). The output of producers specialised for environmental services that are registered in water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation amounted to EUR 219.1 million or 10.9% of total output. The share of the public sector, which contributed EUR 90 million to total output, was 4.5%.

EUR 1,167.7 million or 58% of total output was generated by production of goods and services for environmental protection and EUR 845.8 million or 42% by resource management (e.g. renewable energy production, etc.).

In 2018, most of the environmental goods and services were produced in the environmental domain management of energy resources (40.8%), followed by production of these goods and services in the environmental domains waste management (18.2%), protection of ambient air and climate (14.7%) and wastewater management (13.3%).

Exports in 2018 higher than in 2017
In 2018, exports in the environmental goods and services sector amounted to EUR 779.4 million, which is 4.6% more than in 2017. 86.6% of the value came from production activities and 13.1% from specialised environmental activities (mostly export of non-hazardous waste for additional processing or recycling).

Employment in 2018 4.9% higher than in 2017
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 2018, the output in this sector was generated by 28,176 full-time equivalents, which is 4.9% more than in 2017.
Output of environmental goods and services sector by environmental domains, Slovenia, 2018
Output of environmental goods and services sector by environmental domains, Slovenia, 2018
Source: SURS
Environmental goods and services sector, Slovenia
OutputExportsEmployment
201720182018
2017
201720182018
2017
201720182018
2017
EUR (mio.)indexEUR (mio.)indexPDM2)index
Total1)1,827.62,013.5110.2745.2779.4104.626,857.428,176.1104.9
  specialised producers207.5219.1105.695.8102.4106.95,125.35,384.4105.1
  production activities905.7977.3107.9648.2675.1104.28,180.78,403.1102.7
  other714.4817.1114.41.31.9151.913,551.514,388.6106.2
1) Some totals do not add up due to rounding.
2) Full-time equivalents.
Source: SURS
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