The Biodiversity Indicators

 

Indicator number, title, and measures where applicable

Status of indicator

Last updated1

Latest data2

 

A1. Awareness, understanding and support for conservation

Finalised

2014

2014

 

A2. Taking action for nature: volunteer time spent in conservation

Finalised

2014

 

2013

A3. Value of biodiversity integrated into decision making

 

Under development

2013

Not Applicable

A4. Global biodiversity impacts of UK economic activity / sustainable consumption

 

Under development

2014

 

Not Applicable

 

A5. Integration of biodiversity considerations into business activity

A5a.Environmental Management Systems

 

Finalised

2014

 

2012

A5b. Environmental consideration in supply chains

 

2014

 

2012

B1. Agricultural and forest area under environmental management schemes

B1a. Area of land in agri-environment schemes

B1a(i) Higher-level or targeted schemes

 

Finalised

2014

 

2013

B1a(ii) Entry-level type schemes

 

2014

 

2013

B1b. Area of forestry land certified as sustainably managed

Finalised

2014

 

2014

B2. Sustainable fisheries

Finalised

2014

 

2012

B3. Climate change adaptation

Under development

2014

 

Not Applicable

 

B4. Pressure from climate change

Interim measure available

2014

 

2014

B5. Pressure from pollution

 

B5a. Air pollution

 

B5a(i). Area affected by acidity

 

Finalised

2014

 

2011

B5a(ii). Area affected by nitrogen

 

2014

 

2011

B5b. Marine pollution

Finalised

2014

 

2012

B6. Pressure from invasive species

B6a. Freshwater invasive species

Interim measure available

2014

 

2014

B6b. Marine (coastal) invasive species

 

2014

 

2014

B6c. Terrestrial invasive species

2014

 

2014

B7. Surface water status

 

Finalised

2014

 

2012

C1. Protected areas

C1a. Total area of protected areas: on-land

 

Finalised

2014

 

2014

C1b. Total area of protected areas: at-sea

 

2014

 

2014

C1c. Condition of Areas / Sites of Special Scientific Interest

 

2014

 

2014

C2. Habitat connectivity

Under development

2014

 

2007

C3. Status of European habitats and species

C3a. Status of UK habitats of European importance

 

Finalised

2013

2013

C3b. Status of UK species of European importance

 

2013

2013

C4. Status of UK priority species

C4a. Status of priority species – relative abundance

 

Finalised

2014

2012

C4b. Status of priority species – frequency of occurrence – insects

 

2014

2011

C5. Birds of the wider countryside and at sea

C5a. Farmland birds

Finalised

2014

 

2013

C5b. Woodland birds

2014

 

2013

C5c. Wetland birds

2014

 

2013

C5d. Seabirds

2014

 

2013

C5e. Wintering waterbirds

2014

 

2012-13

C6. Insects of the wider countryside

C6a. Semi-natural habitat specialists

Finalised

2014

 

2013

C6b. Species of the wider countryside

2014

 

2013

C7. Plants of the wider countryside

Under development

2014

 

2007

C8. Mammals of the wider countryside (bats)

Finalised

2014

 

2013

C9. Genetic resources for food and agriculture

C9a. Animal genetic resources – effective population size

C9a(i). Native sheep breeds

 

Under development

2014

 

2007

C9a(ii). Native cattle breeds

 

2014

 

2007

C9b. Plant genetic resources – enrichment index

 

Finalised

2014

 

2012

D1. Biodiversity and ecosystem services

 

D1a. Fish size classes in the North Sea

 

Finalised

2013

2011

D1b. Removal of greenhouse gases by UK forests

 

Interim measure available

2014

 

2012

D1c. Status of pollinating insects

Interim measure available

2014

 

2010

E1. Biodiversity data for decision making

E1a. Cumulative number of records

Finalised

2014

 

2014

E1b. Number of publicly accessible records at 1km2 resolution or better

 

2014

 

2014

E2. Expenditure on UK and international biodiversity

E2a. Public sector expenditure on UK biodiversity

 

Finalised

2014

 

2013-14 financial year (public sector) and 2012-13 (NGOs)

E2b. Non-governmental organisation expenditure on UK biodiversity

 

2014

 

E2c. UK expenditure on international biodiversity

 

2014

 

1 This is the year the indicator graph(s) or fiche was last changed (minor typographical changes will not be recorded).

2 This is the latest year for which data for this indicator / measure are available.