Material flow accounts

Direct material input

233.2 mn t
Sunk vs. previous year

Domestic material consumption

170.9 mn t
Gone up vs. previous year

Raw material consumption

225.2 mn t
Gone up vs. previous year


Material flow accounts map the physical exchange process between society and nature. In this process, the material flows are represented in four key flows - biomass, metallic ores, non-metallic minerals and fossil energy sources - and by means of specific indicators, such as domestic material extraction.
Material flow accounts secondary statistics and are therefore based on numerous data sources including other primary statistics: for example, the air emissions accounts, energy statistics, foreign trade statistics, but also administrative data sources.

Preliminary results for Austria are published annually in December for the previous year, final results in the following April.

Graphs, Tables, Maps


Domestic material consumption (chart)

S: STATISTICS AUSTRIA, Material flow accounts. Compiled on 16 May 2022.

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