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Increasing Importance of Environmental Sector

Published: March 15, 2012; 11:31 · (Vindobona)

In 2010, the Austrian environmental goods and services sector continued its growth, 7.9% more employees.

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The most recent results of Statistics Austria regarding the "Environmental Goods and Services Sector" (EGSS) show the growing importance of the environmental sector. Compared to 2009, the environmental turnover grew more (+6.6%) than GDP (nominal; +4.1%). The same applies to employment: While employment in overall economy rose by 0.6%, the environment related employment in EGSS…

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