Archive for 'statistics'

Survey for completion about Defra’s Sustainable Development Indicators (SDIs) »

Defra's Sustainable Development Statistics team would like your feedback on the Sustainable Development Indicators (SDIs).

New biodiversity indicators »

Defra has published UK Biodiversity Indicators in your Pocket 2013, reporting on UK progress towards meeting the Aichi targets, international biodiversity goals and targets agreed by the UN Convention on Biological Diversity in 2010.

Publications round-up: delivering biodiversity, agricultural statistics, environmental impacts, hot cities, behaviour change »

Sustainable development publications from government and public bodies: delivering biodiversity; agricultural statistics and climate change; reporting environmental impacts; designing for heatwaves; behaviour change case study.

New sustainable development indicators published »

Defra has published the first assessments of a new set of sustainable development indicators, revealing levels of improvement and deterioration over both short-term and long-term periods.

National well-being wheel of measures »

As part of its work to develop new measures of national well-being, the Office for National Statistics has published a wheel of measures, with 40 measures across 10 themes, based on the latest data available in March 2013.

Responses to Defra’s consultation on new sustainable development indicators »

Defra is developing a new set of sustainable development indicators to meet the Government’s commitments to transparency and sustainable development. A summary of responses to last year's informal consultation is now available.

An index for a better life »

The OECD’s Better Life Index is a new interactive tool allowing users to visualise and compare some of the key factors – like education, housing and the environment – that contribute to well-being in OECD countries.

News round-up: food statistics, revitalising towns, health and climate, tracking invasive plants, marine protection »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: economic, social and environmental food statistics; re-imagining urban spaces; health effects of climate change; app to track invasive plants; protection for Dorset coast.

Measuring national well-being: first results, exploratory articles, interactive tool and map »

The Office for National Statistics has published the first annual experimental subjective well-being results under its Measuring National Well-being programme, with exploratory articles, revised measures and interactive tools.

Consulting on new sustainable development indicators »

Defra is developing a new set of sustainable development indicators to meet commitments to transparency and sustainable development, and invites stakeholders to contribute to its consultation, open until 15 October 2012.