Official Statistics of Finland

Environmental goods and services sector

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Environmental goods and services sector has grown significantly in energy production in recent years
10 Dec 2020
The turnover from Finland's environmental goods and services sector was EUR 41 billion in 2019. Good 160,000 staff-years were made in the environmental goods and services sector. The value of exports was close on EUR nine billion and the value added reached almost EUR 16 billion, which is close on eight per cent of the value added of the entire national economy. In energy production, the turnover of the environmental goods and services sector has grown by over 20 per cent from 2013. These data derive from Statistics Finlands statistics on the environmental goods and services sector.

Description: Statistics on the environmental goods and services sector describe business activities involving the environment practised in Finland. The environmental goods and services sector refers to production based on environmental pollution prevention or saving natural resources. The production may be producing of products, services or technology. Statistics on the environmental goods and services sector are part of the framework of the System of Environmental Economic Accounts (SEEA), which monitors the interaction between the environment and the economy. The EU's Regulation (No 691/2011, 538/2014) on European environmental economic accounts and its implementing Regulation (No 2174/2015) oblige EU Member States to compile statistics on the environmental goods and services sector starting from 2014.
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Keywords: energy production, air protection, waste management, waste water, turnover, noise abatement, emissions, non-renewable natural resources, renewable natural resources, environmental business activity, environmental protection, environmental economics.
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Change: The source material and the calculation method of this statistics have changed.
16 Dec 2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Environmental goods and services sector [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5108. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.6.2021].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ylt/index_en.html