Envirotech

Envirotech is a term used to distinguish technologies and services that offer both environmental and economic benefits. In 2016, 796 establishments (businesses and organisations) in the Envirotech sector provided 22,436 jobs. The sector has total output worth $4.36 Billion and contributes $2.01 Billion in Gross Local Product to the City of Melbourne economy.

Number of Jobs ( 2002 - 2016)

The graph below shows the change in the number of jobs in the Envirotech sector between 2002 and 2016.


Industry Sub-Sectors

The table below provides detail of the sub-sectors within the Envirotech sector in the City of Melbourne.

Description Jobs Establishments
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (Except Computer System Design and Related Services) 7,352 184
Sub-sectors Jobs Establishments
Scientific Testing and Analysis Services 956 18
Engineering Design and Engineering Consulting Services 6,396 166
Construction Services 6 2
Sub-sectors Jobs Establishments
Others 6 2
Computer System Design and Related Services 13,866 562
Sub-sectors Jobs Establishments
Computer System Design and Related Services 13,866 562
Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing 475 23
Sub-sectors Jobs Establishments
Other Professional and Scientific Equipment Manufacturing 313 11
Others 162 12
Polymer Product and Rubber Product Manufacturing 9 3
Sub-sectors Jobs Establishments
Others 9 3
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 573 16
Sub-sectors Jobs Establishments
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 573 16
Machinery and Equipment Wholesaling 147 5
Sub-sectors Jobs Establishments
Other Machinery and Equipment Wholesaling n.e.c. 147 5
Waste Collection, Treatment and Disposal Services 8 1
Sub-sectors Jobs Establishments
Others 8 1
Total 22,436 796


Contribution to the local economy

The Envirotech sector accounts for 4.92% of the City of Melbourne's total employment.

The Envirotech sector accounts for 2.18% of the City of Melbourne's Gross Local Product (GLP).

Workforce Profile

The graph below details the composition of those employed in the Envirotech sector in the City of Melbourne. The graph describes the proportion of employees that can be considered as part-time, full-time, casual and contractors. The graph also details the proportion of female and male employees in the Envirotech sector.


Floor Space

The graph below details the total floor space occupied by the Envirotech sector in the City of Melbourne between 2002 and 2016 (in square metres). The figures provide an alternative measure of growth or decline in the sector. The figures are also relevant for understanding how this industry is impacting on then local commerical property market.