A1. Awareness, understanding and support for biodiversity conservation | A2. Taking action for nature: volunteer time spent in biodiversity conservation | A3. Value of biodiversity integrated into decision making | A4. Global biodiversity impacts of UK economic activity (sustainable consumption) | A5. Integration of biodiversity considerations into business activity | B1a. Area of land in agri-environment schemes | B1b. Area of forestry land certified as sustainably managed | B2. Sustainable fisheries | B3. Climate Change Adaptation | B4. Pressure from climate change | B5a. Pressure from air pollution | B5b. Pressure from marine pollution | B6. Pressure from invasive species | B7. Surface water status | C1. Protected areas | C2. Habitat connectivity | C3a. Status of UK habitats of European importance | C3b. Status of UK species of European importance | C4a. Status of UK priority species - relative abundance | C4b. Status of UK priority species - distribution | C5. Birds of the wider countryside and at sea | C6. Insects of the wider countryside (butterflies) | C7. Plants of the wider countryside | C8. Mammals of the wider countryside (bats) | C9a. Genetic resources for food and agriculture: Animal genetic resources - effective population size | C9b. Genetic resources for food and agriculture: Plant Genetic Resources - Enrichment Index | D1a. Biodiversity and ecosystem services - Fish size classes in the North Sea | D1b. Biodiversity and ecosystem services - Removal of greenhouse gases by UK forests | D1c. Biodiversity and ecosystem services - Status of pollinating insects | E1. Biodiversity data for decision making | E2. Expenditure on UK and international biodiversity

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

2017

2014

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

Finalised

2018

2016

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

Finalised

2018

2017

B1b. Area of forestry land certified as sustainably managed

Finalised

2018

2018

B2. Sustainable fisheries

 

B2a. Proportion of fish stocks harvested sustainably

Finalised

2018

2015

B2b. Biomass of stocks at full reproductive capacity

Finalised

2018

2016

B3. Climate change adaptation

Under development

2015

Not applicable

B4. Pressure from climate change (Spring Index)

Finalised

 

2018

2017

B5. Pressure from pollution

 

B5a. Air pollution

 

B5a(i). Area affected by acidity

Finalised

2018

2015

B5a(ii). Area affected by nitrogen

2018

2015

B5b. Marine pollution

Finalised

2018

2016

B6. Pressure from invasive species

B6a. Freshwater invasive species

Finalised

2018

2017

B6b. Marine (coastal) invasive species

2018

2017

B6c. Terrestrial invasive species

2018

2017

B7. Surface water status

Finalised

2018

2017

C1. Protected areas

C1a. Total extent of protected areas: on-land

Finalised

2018

2018

C1b. Total extent of protected areas: at-sea

2018

2018

C1c. Condition of Areas / Sites of Special Scientific Interest

2018

2018

C2. Habitat connectivity

Experimental Statistic – under review

2018

2012

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

2018

2015

C4b. Distribution

2018

2016

C5. Birds of the wider countryside and at sea

C5a. Farmland birds

Finalised

2018

2016

C5b. Woodland birds

2018

2016

C5c. Wetland birds

2018

2016

C5d. Seabirds

2017

2015

C5e. Wintering waterbirds

2018

2015-16

C6. Insects of the wider countryside

C6a. Semi-natural habitat specialists

Finalised

2018

2017

C6b. Species of the wider countryside

2018

2017

C7. Plants of the wider countryside

Under development

2018

2007

C8. Mammals of the wider countryside (bats)

Finalised

2018

2017

C9. Genetic resources for food and agriculture

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

C9a(i). Goat breeds

Finalised

2018

2017

C9a(ii). Pig breeds

2018

2017

C9a(iii). Horse breeds

2018

2017

C9a(iv). Sheep breeds

2018

2017

C9a(v). Cattle breeds

2018

2017

C9b. Plant genetic resources – Enrichment Index

Finalised

2018

2018

D1. Biodiversity and ecosystem services

D1a. Fish size classes in the North Sea

Finalised

2018

2016

D1b. Removal of greenhouse gases by UK forests

Finalised

2018

2016

D1c. Status of pollinating insects

Finalised

2018

2016

E1. Biodiversity data for decision making

E1a. Cumulative number of records

Finalised

2018

2018

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

2018

2018

E2. Expenditure on UK and international biodiversity

E2a. Public sector expenditure on UK biodiversity

Finalised

2018

2016/17 financial year

E2b. Non-governmental organisation expenditure on UK biodiversity

2018

E2c. UK expenditure on international biodiversity

2018

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

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

 

 

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