Green jobs see slight growth in Germany

Green jobs see slight growth in Germany

In 2017, 263,883 people were employed in the environmental sector in Germany, which was about 12,600 more than in the previous year. Although this means that the amount of so-called “green jobs” saw a slight rise in Germany, the stagnating wind industry continues to hamper growth. As announced on Tuesday (22 October) by Germany’s Federal Statistical Office, more than two-thirds of the so-called “green” jobs were in the manufacturing sector. Most people worked in mechanical engineering, a sector in which wind turbines, as well as energy-efficient drive and control technologies,…

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