Envirotech

Envirotech is a term used to distinguish technologies and services that offer both environmental and economic benefits. In 2018, 888 establishments (businesses and organisations) in the Envirotech sector provided 26,649 jobs. The sector has total output worth $5 Billion and contributes $2.29 Billion in Gross Local Product to the City of Melbourne economy.

Number of Jobs ( 2002 - 2018)

The graph below shows the change in the number of jobs in the Envirotech sector between 2002 and 2018.


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) 8,281 208
Sub-sectors Jobs Establishments
Scientific Testing and Analysis Services 975 20
Engineering Design and Engineering Consulting Services 7,306 188
Construction Services 7 3
Sub-sectors Jobs Establishments
Others 7 3
Computer System Design and Related Services 16,896 627
Sub-sectors Jobs Establishments
Computer System Design and Related Services 16,896 627
Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing 670 24
Sub-sectors Jobs Establishments
Other Professional and Scientific Equipment Manufacturing 538 17
Others 132 7
Polymer Product and Rubber Product Manufacturing 18 5
Sub-sectors Jobs Establishments
Others 18 5
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 620 16
Sub-sectors Jobs Establishments
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 620 16
Machinery and Equipment Wholesaling 141 3
Sub-sectors Jobs Establishments
Other Machinery and Equipment Wholesaling n.e.c. 141 3
Waste Collection, Treatment and Disposal Services 16 2
Sub-sectors Jobs Establishments
Others 16 2
Total 26,649 888


Contribution to the local economy

The Envirotech sector accounts for 5.56% of the City of Melbourne's total employment.

The Envirotech sector accounts for 2.29% 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.


Floor Space

The graph below details the total floor space occupied by the Envirotech sector in the City of Melbourne between 2002 and 2018 (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.