The Environmental Statistics Compendium publication is the collation of existing data sourced from the activities of both government and non-governmental entities.

Environmental Statistics by Theme

Air and Climate
Biodiversity
Energy and Minerals
Forest
Governance
Inland Water Resources
Land and Agriculture
Coastal Areas
Natural Disasters
Waste

Using Official Statistics for SDGs


Indicators

  • 6.1.1 Proportion of population using safely managed drinking water services
  • 6.2.1 Proportion of population using (a) safely managed sanitation services and (b) a hand-washing facility with soap and water
  • 6.3.1 Proportion of wastewater safely treated
  • 6.3.2 Proportion of bodies of water with good ambient water quality
  • 6.4.1 Change in water-use efficiency over time
  • 6.4.2 Level of water stress: freshwater witdrawal as a proportion of available freshwater resources
  • 6.5.1 Degree of integrated water resources management
  • 6.5.2 Proportion of transboundary basin area with an operational arrangement for water cooperation
  • 6.6.1 Change in the extent of water-related ecosystems over time
  • 6.a.1 Amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance that is part of a government-coordinated spending plan
  • 6.b.1 Proportion of local administrative units with established and operational policies and procedures for participation of local communities in water and sanitation management
  • 13.2.2 Total greenhouse gas emissions per year
  • 14.1.1 (a) Index of coastal eutrophication; and (b) plastic debris density
  • 14.2.1 Number of countries using ecosystem-based approaches to managing marine areas
  • 14.3.1 Average marine acidity (pH) measured at agreed suite of representative sampling stations
  • 14.4.1 Proportion of fish stocks within biologically sustainable levels
  • 14.5.1 Coverage of protected areas in relation to marine areas
  • 14.6.1 Degree of implementation of international instruments aiming to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing
  • 14.7.1 Sustainable fisheries as a percentage of GDP in small island developing States, least developed countries and all countries
  • 14.a.1 Proportion of total research budget allocated to research in the field of marine technology
  • 14.c.1 Number of countries making progress in ratifying, accepting and implementing through legal, policy and institutional frameworks, ocean-related instruments that implement international law, as reflected in the United Nation Convention on the Law of the Sea, for the conservation and sustainable use of the oceans and their resources
  • 15.1.1 Forest area as a proportion of total land area
  • 15.1.2 Proportion of important sites for terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity that are covered by protected areas, by ecosystem type
  • 15.2.1 Progress towards sustainable forest management
  • 15.3.1 Proportion of land that is degraded over total land area
  • 15.4.1 Coverage by protected areas of important sites for mountain biodiversity
  • 15.4.2 Mountain Green Cover Index
  • 15.5.1 Red List Index
  • 15.7.1 Proportion of traded wildlife that was poached or illicitly trafficked
  • 15.8.1 Proportion of countries adopting relevant national legislation and adequately resourcing the prevention or control of invasive alien species
  • 15.9.1 (a) Number of countries that have established national targets in accordance with or similar to Aichi Biodiversity Target 2 of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011–2020 in their national biodiversity strategy and action plans and the progress reported towards these targets; and (b) integration of biodiversity into national accounting and reporting systems, defined as implementation of the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting
  • 15.a.1 (a) Official development assistance on conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity; and (b) revenue generated and finance mobilized from biodiversity-relevant economic instruments
  • 15.b.1 (a) Official development assistance on conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity; and (b) revenue generated and finance mobilized from biodiversity-relevant economic instruments
  • 15.c.1 Proportion of traded wildlife that was poached or illicitly trafficked

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