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Facts and Figures

Are you interested in the economic significance of the consulting and engineering sectors? A glance at these facts and figures shows you where the expertise of the consulting and engineering industry in Austria lies.

Engineering and Architectural Services

Austria’s consultant engineers work in over 60 different specialist areas: from agricultural economics to economic telematics. There are around 2,400 independent, self-employed engineers as well as around 3,900 architects in Austria.

Source: Federal Chamber of Architects and Consultant Engineers

Corporate Consulting

Key data 2015 
Companiesapprox. 17,350
Total revenue (in Euro)4.15 bn
Source: Professional Association of Management Consultancy and Information Technology
Analysis of total revenue by consulting sectorin %
Corporate management, management consulting31.4 %
Organisation, engineering, technology, logistics9.8 %
Human resource management, human resource development15.7 %

Law and Economics

Source: Österreichischer Rechtsanwaltskammertag; Kammer der Wirtschaftstreuhänder
Key data 2015 
Lawyersapprox. 6,000
Chartered accountants      approx. 7,300

Export of Services

Source: Oesterreichische Nationalbank - OeNB (2014: final figures; 2015: tentative figures)
Export of services by sector (in EUR million) 2014 2015
Services (excl. transit trade) 35,034 36,264
Transportservices 12,341 12,868
Construction services 587 661
Insurance services 704 723
Finance services 2,483 2,340
Patents, licences … 815 777
Communication services, Computing and information services 4,892 5,054
Research and Development 1,916 1,984
Legal and economic services, advertising, market research 2,957 3,027
Architectural, engineering and other technical services 6,258 6,572
Individual services, cultural services, recreational services 370 381
Other services 1,711 1,875

Austria’s most important export markets for business services are Germany, Switzerland, Italy, United Kingdom, USA, Hungary, France, the Netherlands, the Cezch Republic and Russia.