Thursday, June 16, 2016 3:13:00 PM
Eurospace is about to issue the 20th edition of Eurospace facts and figures, the annual statistics of European manufacturing industry activity.
The print report is in editing phase, it will be available for distribution before the end of June 2016.
Key facts 2015
Final sales worth 7.53 B€ (+4.3%) - Direct industry employment 38 435 FTE (stable) - Women represent about 20% of space industry employees.
Sales are growing in all market and product segments. European space sector is facing an unprecedented long series of growing sales.
Sales to European institutions (ESA, EU and national agencies) worth 4,1 B€ have supported most of the growth in 2015.
Exports of European systems for commercial and institutional customers outside, worth 2 B€, have also contributed to the increase, but to a lesser extent.
As with previous years, the improvement of sales has supported growing employment in the sector, although not proportionally. In the past decade the average value of final sales per worker has improved by 32%.
Download the web release 2016 with the main facts of 2015 here.