The survey was conducted during the 1st quarter of 2017; figures are for the Financial Year (FY) 2016. EARSC first conducted this survey in 2013 (FY2012) with a second one in 2015 (FY2014). The series of data is allowing a good indication of trends to be developed. A survey was also conducted by others in 2006 and this data is also used to develop longer time series of data. For more information see the EARSC surveys at the following page
The responses show that the EO services industry is employing over 7800 highly skilled staff and turns over some 1247m Euro per annum. These and many more results are explained in the documents.
This is the third survey performed by EARSC. This brochure is a summary of the survey results.
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We plan to revisit the industry facts and figures every two years. Regular survey will be essential to develop a full understanding of the impact that policy decisions are having on the industry. In the meantime, the results for 2016 follow which we hope you will find interesting, stimulating and helpful in your ventures.