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Release: Sustainable Development Indicators, July 2014

Released: 10 July 2014


Ian Macrory

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 455851

Categories: Agriculture and Environment, Agriculture, Farm Outputs, Farming Issues, Sustainable Farming, Environment, Air Quality, Environmental Accounts, Land and Inland Waters, Land, Agricultural Land, Natural Resources, Energy and Fuel, Land Cover, Water Quality, River and Reservoir Water Quality, Water Resources, Waste and Recycling, Recycling, Wildlife, Fish, Fish Production, Business and Energy, Businesses, Research and Development in Business, Energy Production and Consumption, Fuel Poverty, Fuel Poverty Ratio, Economy, National Accounts, National Income, Expenditure and Output, Main Aggregates of National Accounts, Satellite Accounts, Environmental Satellite Accounts, Household Satellite Accounts, Personal Finances, Personal Income and Wealth, Income Distribution of Individuals, Income Inequality of Households, Health and Social Care, Health of the Population, Disability and Self-reported Health, Health Expectancy, Labour Market, People not in Work, Unemployment, Long Term Unemployment, People in Work, Employment, Employment Type, Employment by Occupation, People and Places, Communities, Cohesion and Participation, Citizenship Survey, Neighbourhoods and Communities, Community Well-being, Societal Wellbeing, Measuring Societal Well-being, Quality of Life, Sustainable Development, Housing and Households, Housing Stock, Households, Household Income and Expenditure, Low-income Households, Population, Population Change, Population Estimates, Population Projections

Frequency of release: Annually

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: Country

Survey name(s): Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE), Census, English Housing Survey, Family Resources Survey, Labour Force Survey, Living Costs and Food Survey, Research & Development Inquiry


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These indicators provide an overview of progress toward a sustainable economy, society and environment. Published alongside the headline and supplementary indicators are assessments of change, both short and long term.

  • Overall, 18 out of 60 measures showed an improvement over the long-term, and 27 showed improvement over the short-term.

  • Overall,  9 out of 60 measures showed deterioration over the long-term, and 10 showed deteriation over the short-term.

These National Statistics are produced to high professional standards and released according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

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