Methodology related to environmental accounts

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

    Methodology | Released on 4 October 2019

    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

  • Environmental accounts on environmental protection expenditure (EPE) QMI

    Methodology | Released on 4 October 2019

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

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

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

    Methodology | Released on 2 October 2019

    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

  • Environmental accounts on environmental taxes QMI

    Methodology | Released on 2 October 2019

    Quality and methodology information for environmental taxes statistics, detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used and data uses and users.

    Keywords: taxes, revenue, environment, climate change, green

  • Environmental accounts on air emissions QMI

    Methodology | Released on 4 September 2019

    Quality and Methodology Information for air emissions in the UK Environmental Accounts, detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used, and data uses and users.

    Keywords: greenhouse gases, acid rain precursors, heavy metals, pollutants

  • Environmental accounts on material flows QMI

    Methodology | Released on 4 September 2019

    Quality and Methodology Information for material flows statistics, detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used and data uses and users.

    Keywords: material consumption, material footprint, biomass, fossil fuels, minerals

  • Environmental accounts on energy use QMI

    Methodology | Released on 4 September 2019

    Quality and Methodology Information for energy use in the UK Environmental Accounts, detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used, and data uses and users.

    Keywords: energy consumption, fossil fuels, fuel types, energy intensity, environmental accounts

  • Measuring material footprint in the UK: 2008 to 2016

    Methodology | Released on 5 June 2019

    The UK’s material footprint captures domestic and foreign extraction of materials needed to produce products used in the UK. This article presents updated estimates and discusses the methodology.

    Keywords: environment, RME, RMC, SDGs

  • Inclusive data charter action plan for the global Sustainable Development Goals

    Methodology | Released on 13 July 2018

    The Office for National Statistics has partnered with the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data to improve the quality, quantity and availability of inclusive data.

    Keywords: SDGs, Data gaps, Leave no one behind

  • Value of nature implicit in property prices – Hedonic Pricing Method (HPM) methodology note

    Methodology | Released on 12 July 2018

    This note explains the methodology used to estimate the value of green and blue space implicit in property prices in urban areas in Great Britain.