Environmental technology and resource efficiency reached a global market volume of EUR 2,536 billion in 2013, with energy efficiency standing out as by far the biggest lead market in this cross-sector industry.

Growing global demand for green products, processes and services is continuing to drive expansion in the world's green tech market volume. Environmental technology and resource efficiency will grow by an average of 6.5 percent per year in the period from 2013 through 2025. The global volume for green tech will thus reach EUR 5,385 billion in 2025.

Global volume of lead markets for environmental technology and resource efficiency in 2013

(EUR billion)

Development of the global market volume for environmental technology and resource efficiency, 2013-2025

(EUR billion, average annual change 2013-2025 in percent)