The utilities industry is a key part of Australia’s economy. Endless kilometres of pipes, poles and wires extend across the country, distributing power, water and drainage services to our houses and communities. Emerging technologies such as renewable energy systems and big data analytics are changing the nature of work, and employers need adaptable people with skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This is a highly skilled industry to be involved in, and you’ll be amazed at the career choices available to you.
Contribution to the Australian economy
Gross value added
People employed in the sector
Businesses trading in the sector
* Statistics sourced from Australian Bureau of Statistics and Australian Government Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources. For more information, please refer to the Statistics Explained page.