How the environment contributes to the economy, the impact that the economy has on the environment, and how society responds to environmental issues. This page also hosts the development of natural capital accounts.
This bulletin brings together a range of statistics on extent and condition of nature in the UK for the first time within the United Nations System of Environmental-Economic Accounting Ecosystem Accounting Framework.
The extent of UK urban environments increased 30% between 1990 and 2019.
The extent of enclosed farmland in the UK decreased 5% between 1990 and 2019.
This release includes annual estimates of low carbon and renewable energy economy activity in the UK and constituent countries: turnover, employment, exports, imports, acquisitions, disposals and number of businesses.
The emissions of carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, hydro-fluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, sulphur hexafluoride, nitrogen trifluoride and total greenhouse gas emissions, by industry (SIC 2007 group - around 130 categories), UK, 1990 to 2020.
The UK's direct use of energy from fossil fuels and other sources (nuclear, net imports, renewables, biofuels and waste and reallocated use of energy by industry (SIC 2007 section - 21 categories), 1990 to 2020.
The size of area and condition indicators for eight natural UK habitats, including woodland, enclosed farmland, semi-natural grasslands and coastal margins. Uses the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting framework for Ecosystem Accounting. Experimental estimates.
Additional information splitting down UK data in the Woodland natural capital accounts, UK: 2020 publication for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Extra data on summary ecosystem services and asset value.
Insight on the energy efficiency, environmental impact, carbon dioxide emissions, estimated energy cost and central heating main fuel type for new and existing homes by property type, tenure and property age.