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Industry facts

The Electrotechnology sector works across a number of industries including the electrical services industry, manufacturing, communications, mining, construction, renewables, domestic and commercial refrigeration and air conditioning. The increasing use of new and smart technologies, and the renewable advancements, creates an exciting and dynamic industry. To find out more about the Electrotechnology industry click here.
35,145 Apprentice Electricians currently in training (NCVER Sep Quarter 2021) $81.22b Revenue 39.5 years old Average age (whole industry)
3 million Homes with rooftop solar 7.1% Employment growth
36,287 People employed nationally 40,000km Transmission lines and cables 42.5 years old Average age
850,000km of distribution grid $18.04b Revenue
32.5% Energy generation in 2021 produced from renewables. 14.13b Revenue 38 years old Average age
10,704 Employed $163b Worth of hydrogen projects under development at the end of the year 2021.
39,000km Natural gas pipelines in Australia 40,000km Transmission lines and cables 43.9 years old Average age
70% of Australian homes are connected to gas $15.49b Estimated annual revenue

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