The UK Biodiversity Indicators

 

Indicator number, title, and measures where applicable

Status of indicator

Last updated1

Latest data2

 

A1. Awareness, understanding and support for conservation

Finalised

2015

2014

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

Finalised

2015

2014

A3. Value of biodiversity integrated into decision making

Under development

2015

Not applicable

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

Under development

2015

Not applicable

A5. Integration of biodiversity considerations into business activity

A5a. Environmental Management Systems

Finalised

2015

2013

A5b. Environmental consideration in supply chains

2015

2013

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

2015

2014

B1a(ii). Entry-level type schemes

2015

2014

B1b. Area of forestry land certified as sustainably managed

Finalised

2015

2015

B2. Sustainable fisheries

Finalised

2015

2013

B3. Climate change adaptation

Under development

2015

Not applicable

B4. Pressure from climate change (Spring Index)

Interim measure available

2015

2015

B5. Pressure from pollution

 

B5a. Air pollution

 

B5a(i). Area affected by acidity

Finalised

2015

2012

B5a(ii). Area affected by nitrogen

2015

2012

B5b. Marine pollution

Finalised

2015

2013

B6. Pressure from invasive species

B6a. Freshwater invasive species

Interim measure available

2015

2015

B6b. Marine (coastal) invasive species

2015

2015

B6c. Terrestrial invasive species

2015

2015

B7. Surface water status

Finalised

2015

2015

C1. Protected areas

C1a. Total extent of protected areas: on-land

Finalised

2015

2015

C1b. Total extent of protected areas: at-sea

2015

2015

C1c. Condition of Areas / Sites of Special Scientific Interest

2015

2015

C2. Habitat connectivity

Under development

2015

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. Relative abundance

Finalised

2014

2012

C4b. Distribution

2015

2012

C5. Birds of the wider countryside and at sea

C5a. Farmland birds

Finalised

2015

2014

C5b. Woodland birds

2015

2014

C5c. Wetland birds

2015

2014

C5d. Seabirds

2015

2014

C5e. Wintering waterbirds

2015

2013-14

C6. Insects of the wider countryside

C6a. Semi-natural habitat specialists

Finalised

2015

2014

C6b. Species of the wider countryside

2015

2014

C7. Plants of the wider countryside

Under development

2015

2007

C8. Mammals of the wider countryside (bats)

Finalised

2015

2014

C9. Genetic resources for food and agriculture

C9a. Animal genetic resources – effective population size of Native Breeds at Risk

C9a(i). Goat breeds

Finalised

2016

2015

C9a(ii). Pig breeds

2016

2015

C9a(iii). Horse breeds

2016

2015

C9a(iv). Sheep breeds

2016

2015

C9a(v). Cattle breeds

2016

2015

C9b. Plant genetic resources – Enrichment Index

Finalised

2015

2015

D1. Biodiversity and ecosystem services

D1a. Fish size classes in the North Sea

Finalised

2015

2014

D1b. Removal of greenhouse gases by UK forests

Finalised

2015

2013

D1c. Status of pollinating insects

Finalised

2015

2010

E1. Biodiversity data for decision making

E1a. Cumulative number of records

Finalised

2015

2015

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

2015

2015

E2. Expenditure on UK and international biodiversity

E2a. Public sector expenditure on UK biodiversity

Finalised

2015

2014-15 financial year (public sector) and 2013-14 (NGOs)

E2b. Non-governmental organisation expenditure on UK biodiversity

2015

E2c. UK expenditure on international biodiversity

2015

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.