Table 4.12
Environmental revenues by industry, 2004

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Environmental revenues by industry, 2004
  Environmental establishments 1 Sales of environmental goods (including construction) Sales of environmental services Total environmental revenues
  number millions of dollars
Canada 8,503 10,070.1 8,383.3 18,453.4
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 16 7.1 11.6 18.7
Mining and oil and gas extraction 34 4.0 349.5 353.5
Utilities 18 x x 153.6
Construction .. 2,080.7 2 154.7 2,235.5
Chemical manufacturing 57 321.6 35.6 357.2
Plastic and rubber products manufacturing 51 539.9 6.4 546.3
Non-metallic mineral product manufacturing 14 100.1 0.0 100.1
Primary metal manufacturing 8 x x 51.9
Fabricated metal product manufacturing 57 226.3 6.1 232.4
Machinery manufacturing 143 804.7 26.3 831.0
Computer and electronic product manufacturing 56 196.1 7.9 204.1
Electrical equipment, appliance and component manufacturing 14 x x 296.2
Other manufacturing 42 205.2 59.5 264.7
Wholesale trade 3 2,884 4,705.0 627.0 5,331.9
Retail trade 22 45.1 1.9 47.0
Finance and insurance services 21 x x 79.3
Legal services 51 0.0 174.1 174.1
Architectural and landscape architectural services 15 0.0 3.0 3.0
Engineering services 630 133.0 1,163.3 1,296.3
Surveying and mapping (including geophysical) services 20 x x 28.2
Testing laboratories 109 40.1 211.6 251.7
Computer systems design and related services 26 12.3 8.3 20.6
Environmental consulting services 1,844 22.0 784.4 806.4
Management consulting and other scientific and technical consulting services 151 x x 182.6
Scientific research and development services 44 36.9 36.4 73.4
All other professional, scientific and technical services 23 x x 23.1
Management of companies and enterprises 24 26.6 29.2 55.8
Administrative and support services 44 26.2 92.7 118.9
Waste management and remediation services 1,902 20.1 4,191.7 4,211.9
Other services 54 31.1 73.4 104.5
1.
Environmental establishments are defined as establishments that earned revenues from the sale of environmental goods or services. Industry groups are based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Excludes establishements involved in environmental engineering construction.
2.
For reference year 2004, a change was made to the methodology for producing estimates of revenues related to environmental engineering construction. For 2004, estimates of revenues for environmental engineering construction are derived from environmental capital expenditures reported by businesses and governments, supplemented with revenues reported to the Environment Industry Survey for renewable energy production facilities only. Previously, estimates of revenues for environmental engineering construction were derived from environmental capital expenditures reported by businesses and governments, supplemented with revenues reported to the Environment Industry Survey for all types of environmental engineering construction.
3.
Includes Recyclabe material wholesaler-distributors.
Note(s):
Figures may not add up to totals due to rounding.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Environment Accounts and Statistics Division, 2007, Environment Industry: Business Sector, Catalogue no. 16F0008X .
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