Share of business sector GDP as of 2009: energy industry

Energy's share of business sector gross domestic product from 1993 to 2009, by country*

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jan 1, 2011
Share of business sector GDP as of 2009: energy industry As of 2009, Norway’s energy sector had the highest share of their business sector gross domestic product (GDP) within the past 10 years among the select countries globally. Norway’s energy share of business sector GDP was 19.1 percent within this period. Comparatively, Germany’s energy share of their business sector GDP was just 2.5 percent within the last 10 years.
GDP and the Business Sectors

Energy share of a country’s GDP is used as a measure to determine how the energy sector may be influencing the economy. Among the same countries, Norway also had the highest share of energy sector employees as part of business sector employment.This indicates that Norway’s energy sector has had a significant impact on employment and economic growth in recent years. However some other sectors may have a much higher share of the business sector employment and the energy sector represents just a small percentage. In comparison, manufacturing employment had a much larger share of the business sector’s employment in recent years. South Korea had the highest share of manufacturing as a proportion of their business sector GDP between 1993 and 2009.

Energy Sector

The energy sector is comprised of a variety of types, tools and investors. Among all industries electricity generation and supply has received the most energy sector investments as of 2017. However, solar energy has received the most investment among renewable energy sectors. Within sectors, there are various types of services and equipment needed to manage and transmit energy. In recent years, mid and small sized oilfield services and equipment saw the largest average revenue growth among energy equipment sectors, while offshore drilling experienced negative growth.
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Energy's share of business sector gross domestic product from 1993 to 2009, by country*

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Share of gross domestic product
Norway19.1%
Mexico8.8%
United States5.9%
United Kingdom4.5%
South Korea3.5%
Germany2.5%
Share of gross domestic product
Norway19.1%
Mexico8.8%
United States5.9%
United Kingdom4.5%
South Korea3.5%
Germany2.5%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jan 1, 2011
As of 2009, Norway’s energy sector had the highest share of their business sector gross domestic product (GDP) within the past 10 years among the select countries globally. Norway’s energy share of business sector GDP was 19.1 percent within this period. Comparatively, Germany’s energy share of their business sector GDP was just 2.5 percent within the last 10 years.
GDP and the Business Sectors

Energy share of a country’s GDP is used as a measure to determine how the energy sector may be influencing the economy. Among the same countries, Norway also had the highest share of energy sector employees as part of business sector employment.This indicates that Norway’s energy sector has had a significant impact on employment and economic growth in recent years. However some other sectors may have a much higher share of the business sector employment and the energy sector represents just a small percentage. In comparison, manufacturing employment had a much larger share of the business sector’s employment in recent years. South Korea had the highest share of manufacturing as a proportion of their business sector GDP between 1993 and 2009.

Energy Sector

The energy sector is comprised of a variety of types, tools and investors. Among all industries electricity generation and supply has received the most energy sector investments as of 2017. However, solar energy has received the most investment among renewable energy sectors. Within sectors, there are various types of services and equipment needed to manage and transmit energy. In recent years, mid and small sized oilfield services and equipment saw the largest average revenue growth among energy equipment sectors, while offshore drilling experienced negative growth.
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