Methodology related to environmental accounts

  • Environmental protection expenditure (EPE) accounts QMI

    Methodology | Released on 8 June 2022

    Quality and Methodology Information (QMI) report for environmental protection expenditure accounts estimates, detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used, and data uses and users.

    Keywords: pollution, waste, wastewater, climate, air

  • Environmental protection expenditure (EPE) survey QMI

    Methodology | Released on 8 June 2022

    Quality and Methodology Information for the environmental protection expenditure survey, detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used, and data uses and users.

    Keywords: green economy, circular economy, environment, renewable, climate change

  • Health benefits from recreation methodology, natural capital, UK

    Methodology | Released on 27 May 2022

    The methodology used to develop estimates of the health benefits gained from outdoor recreation in the UK.

    Keywords: environment, habitat, exercise, outdoor exercise, nature

  • Habitat extent and condition methodology, natural capital, UK: 2022

    Methodology | Released on 3 May 2022

    Methodology for estimating the extent and condition of UK habitats. Uses the broad habitat classifications as defined by the UK National Ecosystem Assessment and Land Cover Maps produced by the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.

    Keywords: environmental, habitat, semi-natural

  • UK Sustainable Development Goals: use of non-official sources

    Methodology | Released on 31 March 2022

    Our approach to assessing the quality and suitability of non-official sources for reporting the UK’s progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.

    Keywords: Sustainable Development Goals, non-official sources, quality guidance, SDGs

  • Comparing environmental economy estimates, UK

    Methodology | Released on 21 March 2022

    A comparison of the methodology for the UK’s two sets of environmental economy estimates. Including similarities and differences in coverage, how the estimates are calculated, and how to understand what the data show.

    Keywords: green economy, green jobs, data quality, environmental estimates, environment

  • Low Carbon and Renewable Energy Economy (LCREE) Survey QMI

    Methodology | Released on 17 February 2022

    Quality and Methodology Information for the Low Carbon and Renewable Energy Economy (LCREE) Survey, detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used and data uses and users.

    Keywords: low carbon, renewables, green economy, circular economy, environment

  • UK natural capital accounts methodology guide: 2021

    Methodology | Released on 12 November 2021

    How the natural capital ecosystem service accounts are measured and developed, including the specific methods used to value individual components of natural capital and physical and monetary data sources.

    Keywords: environment, sustainability, habitat, nature, natural resources

  • UK natural capital accounts: Tourism and recreation method changes

    Methodology | Released on 3 November 2021

    Explanation of the changes in how we estimate the recreational benefits of nature, which will be used in the UK Accounts.

    Keywords: Environment, Habitat, Natural, Services, , Sustainability, Habitat, Environment, services

  • Environmental accounts on the environmental goods and services sector (EGSS) QMI

    Methodology | Released on 3 June 2021

    Quality and Methodology Information for environmental goods and services sector statistics, detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used and data uses and users.

    Keywords: renewable, environment, circular economy, trade, green economy