Official Statistics of Finland

Environmental goods and services sector

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Weight of the environmental goods and services sector has grown
13 Dec 2018
The value of Finland's environmental goods and services sector was nearly EUR 41 billion in 2017. Good 136,000 staff-years were made in the environmental goods and services sector and its exports amounted to around EUR nine billion. The value added of the environmental goods and services sector was over EUR 13 billion, which was around seven per cent of the value added of the entire national economy. The share of the value added of the environmental goods and services sector in the entire national economy has grown by around one percentage point from 2012 to 2017. These data derive from Statistics Finlands statistics on the environmental goods and services sector.

Next release:
5 Dec 2019

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

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Environmental goods and services sector [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5108. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.8.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ylt/index_en.html