Public sector

General government units (S.13)

2021 (as of 31 March 2022)
5 224
Sunk -1.7 % vs. prior year

Public corporations (S.11, S.12)

2021 (as of 31 March 2022)
2 597
Sunk -0.1 % vs. prior year


Statistics Austria publishes once a year a list of all public sector units. These are all units that are resident in the economy and controlled by the government. The legal basis is the Gebarungsstatistik regulation 2014, Federal Law Gazette II No. 345/2013, the methodological basis is the European System of Accounts (ESA).

The public sector consists of government units (ESA sector S.13) and other public units or public enterprises (ESA sectors S.11, S.12). The list of government and government controlled units is published annually not later than 31 March.

Graphs, Tables, Maps


Overview of general government and government controlled units according to ESA – reference year 2021 (Table)

S: STATISTICS AUSTRIA, Bund, state govrenments and municipalities. Created on 31 March 2022.

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