Bioeconomy -- Brief on jobs and growth of the bioeconomy 2009-2015

This brief on jobs and growth of the bioeconomy 2009-2015 is one out of a series of Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre briefs which intend to provide independent evidence for EU policy in this field. The following are the key results: 1. In 2015 the bioeconomy generated 4.2% of the gross domestic product (GDP) of the EU2 and employed 8.2% of the labour force 2. Concomitant growth in value added and reduction in number of people employed resulted in apparent labour productivity gains over the period 2009 – 2015 3. Each bioeconomy sector follows its own dynamics, which can also differ from one EU Member State to another.

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  • Europe
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  • General

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