OECD Environment Statistics

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ISSN: 
1816-9465 (online)
DOI: 
10.1787/env-data-en
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The OECD Environmental Statistics database provide a unique collection of policy-relevant environmental statistics.

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Keywords:  transition economies, climate change, indicators, biodiversity, trade, natural resources, biosafety, economic policy, environment, sustainable development, waste, outlook, transport, eco-innovation, chemical safety, water
 

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  • Threatened species

    This dataset shows numbers of known species and threatened species with the aim of indicating the state of mammals, birds, freshwater fish, reptiles, amphibians and vascular plants.
  • Expand / Collapse Air and climate

    This database provides the latest and most comprehensive statistics across OECD countries on air and climate.
    • Greenhouse gas emissions by source
      This dataset presents trends in man-made emissions of major greenhouse gases and total emissions by gas and by source.
    • Air emissions by source
      This dataset presents trends in man-made emissions of major air pollutants by sources.
    • Air and greenhouse gas emissions by industry
      This dataset presents total emissions of CO2 (CO2 emissions from energy use and industrial processes, e.g. cement production), CH4 (methane emissions from solid waste, livestock, mining of hard coal and lignite, rice paddies, agriculture and leaks...
  • Expand / Collapse Air quality and health

    This database provides the latest and most comprehensive statistics across OECD countries on air quality and health.
  • Expand / Collapse Waste

    This database provides the latest and most comprehensive statistics across OECD countries on waste.
    • Municipal waste
      This dataset presents trends in amounts of municipal generated, and the treatment and disposal method used.
    • Waste generation by sector
      This dataset presents waste produced by the various sectors of economic activity (agriculture, mining and quarrying, manufacturing industry, energy production, water purification and distribution, construction, etc.) for the last year available.
  • Expand / Collapse Water

    This database provides the latest and most comprehensive statistics across OECD countries on water.
    • Freshwater resources
      This dataset takes stock of available freshwater resources in OECD countries.
    • Freshwater abstractions
      This dataset shows the state and changes over time in the abstractions of freshwater resources in OECD countries.
    • Lake and river quality
      This dataset provides information on water quality of selected rivers and on annual mean concentrations of phosphorus and nitrogen in selected lakes.
    • Wastewater treatment
      This dataset provides information on the level of public equipment installed by countries to managed and reduce water pollution.
  • Forest resources

    This dataset presents data that help to trace net changes in terms of volume in the growing stock of standing wood on forest land.
  • Green growth indicators

    This dataset contains selected indicators for monitoring progress towards green growth to support policy making and inform the public at large. The dataset covers OECD countries as well as BRIICS economies (Brazil, Russian Federation, India ...
  • Material resources

    This dataset provides information on material resources, i.e. materials originating from natural resources that form the material basis of the economy: metals (ferrous, non-ferrous) non-metallic minerals (construction minerals, industrial minerals),...
  • Land use

    This dataset contains information concerning land use state and changes (e.g. agricultural land, forest land).
  • Environmental protection expenditure and revenues

    This dataset provides information on all purposeful activities directly aimed at the prevention, reduction and elimination of pollution or any other degradation of the environment resulting from production or consumption processes.
  • Environmental Policy Stringency index

    The OECD Environmental Policy Stringency Index (EPS) is a country-specific and internationally-comparable measure of the stringency of environmental policy. Stringency is defined as the degree to which environmental policies put an explicit or...
  • Environmentally Adjusted Multifactor Productivity

    This dataset measures the residual growth in the joint production of both the desirable and the undesirable outputs that cannot be explained by changes in the consumption of factor inputs (including labour, produced capital and natural capital)....
  • Environmental policy instruments

    This dataset provides information on the instruments used for environmental policy (environmentally related taxes).
  • Expand / Collapse Patents in environment-related technologies

    This database provides the latest and most comprehensive statistics across OECD countries on patent-based innovation indicators that are suitable for tracking developments in environment-related technologies.
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