Key facts

The LCEGS sector in Greater Manchester is an increasingly important part of the local economy. Here are some key facts about the sector from 2012/13.

5%

Year on year growth in Greater Manchester, outperforming the rest of the economy during the recession.

£5.5 billion

Sales of low carbon and environmental goods and services in Greater Manchester in 2012/13

2,043

Companies providing low carbon and environmental goods and services in Greater Manchester

38,000

Greater Manchester employees in the low carbon and environmental goods and services sector