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Association of Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities

The total gross value added (GVA) generated by Professional, scientific and technical activities was closed to 1.1 billion EUR in 2020, which is 2.9% of the total GVA of the country and 2.5% of Serbia’s GDP. Observed by activities, around 413 million EUR were created by activities of head offices; management consultancy activities (36.1%), and 357 million EUR by legal and accounting activities (31.1%). The other two activities have a lower contribution. From 2016 to 2020, GVA's share of professional, scientific, and technical activities in total GVA and GDP of the Republic of Serbia shows a stable trend.

Export of these services in 2021 closed to 1.4 million EUR which is 17.7% of total export but despite the negative effects caused by the pandemic, export of these products are a little bit higher than the previous year. This sector of the economy is hiring 74.0 thousand workers (3.3% of total employment) while most are employed in legal and accounting activities (32.7 thousand) and activities of head offices; management consultancy activities (22.9 thousand). In professional, scientific, and technical activities in 2021 was operating 9.9 thousand active companies and 23.8 thousand entrepreneurs which is in total around 33.7 thousand. 

Share of GVA by Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities in Total GVA and GDP (in %)

Foreign Trade (in EUR billion)

Active Companies and Entrepreneurs in Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities

Employment in Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities by Activities (CA 2010)

Sales of Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities by Activities (CA 2010), in 000 EUR

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