Austria -Employment in green economy increases substantially -April 09, 2015

‘Green’ employment has increased to 5% of the total workforce to 185,122 workers (in 2013).

The statistical office published interesting figures on the employment development in the ‘green’ economy (the environmental goods and services sector). The share of ‘green’ employment has increased to 5% of the total workforce to 185,122 workers (in 2013), realising a share of 11.3% of GDP. With public transport included the ‘green’ employment amounts to 215,661 workers.  

English: http://www.statistik.at/web_en/dynamic/press/081407 

German: http://www.statistik.at/web_de/presse/081406  

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