The Biodiversity Indicators

Indicator number, title, and measures where applicable

Status of indicator

Last updated1

Latest data2

A1. Awareness, understanding and support for conservation

Under development,
no interim measure(s) available

2013

Not assessed

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

Finalised

2013

2012

A3. Value of biodiversity integrated into decision making

Under development,
no interim measure(s) available

2013

Not assessed

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

Under development,
no interim measure(s) available

2013

Not assessed

A5. Integration of biodiversity considerations into business activity

Under development,
no interim measure(s) available

2013

Not assessed

 

B1. Agricultural and forest area under environmental management schemes 

 

B1a. Area of land in agri-environment schemes

B1a(i). Higher-level / targeted schemes

Finalised

2013

2012

B1a(ii). Entry-level type schemes

2013

2012

B1b. Area of forestry land certified as sustainably managed

2013

2013

B2. Sustainable fisheries

Finalised

2013

2011

B3. Climate change adaptation

Under development,
no interim measure(s) available

2013

Not assessed

B4. Pressure from climate change

Under development: interim data available

2013

2012

B5. Pressure from pollution

B5a. Air pollution

 

B5a(i). Area affected by acidity

Finalised

2013

2010

B5a(ii). Area affected by nitrogen

2013

2010

B5b. Marine pollution

2013

2011

B6. Pressure from invasive species

B6a. Freshwater invasive species

Under development: interim data available

2012

2008

B6b. Marine invasive species

2012

2008

B6c. Terrestrial invasive species

2012

2008

B7. Water quality

Under development:
interim data available

2013

2009

 

C1. Protected areas

C1a. Total area of protected areas: on-land

Finalised

2013

2013

C1b. Total area of protected areas: at-sea

2013

2013

C1c. Condition of A/SSSIs

2013

2012-13

C2. Habitat connectivity

C2a. Broad-leaved, mixed and yew woodland

Under development: interim data available

2012

2007

C2b. Neutral grassland

2012

2007

C3. Status of habitats of European importance

Under development: interim data available

2013

2013

C4. Status of threatened species

C4a. Status of priority species

Under development: interim data available

2013

2010

C4b. Status of species of European importance

Under development: interim data available

2013

2013

C5. Birds of the wider countryside and at sea

C5a. Farmland birds

Finalised

2013

2012

C5b. Woodland birds

2013

2012

C5c. Wetland birds

2013

2012

C5d. Seabirds

2013

2012

C5e. Wintering waterbirds

2013

2011-12

C6. Insects of the wider countryside (butterflies)

C6a. Semi-natural habitat specialists

Under development: interim data available

2013

2012

C6b. Species of the wider countryside

2013

2012

C7. Plants of the wider countryside

C7a. Change in plant species richness (arable and horticultural land)

Under development: interim data available

2012

2007

C7b. Change in plant species richness (woodland and grassland)

2012

2007

C7c. Change in plant species richness (boundary habitats)

2012

2007

C8. Mammals of the wider countryside (bats)

C8a. Bat populations

Under development: interim data available

2013

2012

C8b. Historical pipistrelle bat roost counts

Under development: interim data available

2013

1999

C9. Genetic resources for food and agriculture

C9a. Animal genetic resources effective population size

C9a(i). Native sheep breeds

Under development: interim data available

2013

2007

C9a(ii). Native cattle breeds

2013

2007

C9b. Plant genetic resources – Enrichment Index

Under development: interim data available

2013

2012

 

D1. Biodiversity and ecosystem services (marine – fish size classes in the North Sea)

Finalised

2013

2011

D2. Biodiversity and ecosystem services (terrestrial)

Under development,
no interim measure(s) available

2013

Not assessed

 

E1. Biodiversity data for decision making

Under development,
no interim measure(s) available

2013

Not assessed

E2. Expenditure on UK and international biodiversity

E2a. Expenditure on UK biodiversity

Finalised

2013

2012-13

E2b. UK expenditure on international biodiversity

2013

2012-13

 

 

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.