Green Jobs are Booming in Austria

IndustrialsIndustrial Goods ♦ Published: April 5, 2011; 07:58 ♦ (Vindobona)

Environmental production and services sector defies the crisis – 2009 employment increases by 3.7%.

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The results of the recent study of Statistics Austria on turnover and employment in environment related production and services (EGSS) show that the crisis of 2009 had significantly less impact on the environmental sector than on the overall economy. During the period under consideration (2008 to 2009), the gross domestic product (in nominal terms) declined by 3.1% while the…