Methodology related to environmental accounts

  • Natural Capital

    Methodology | Released on 30 January 2023

    An overview of the Office for National Statistics and Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs natural capital project and all related publications.

    Keywords: DEFRA

  • England natural capital accounts methodology: 2023

    Methodology | Released on 25 January 2023

    How the English 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: natural resources, nature, habitat, sustainability, environment

  • Woodland natural capital accounts methodology guide, UK: 2022

    Methodology | Released on 15 December 2022

    How the natural capital ecosystem service accounts are measured for the woodland habitat.

    Keywords: ecosystem, habitat, services, environment, sustainability

  • UK natural capital accounts methodology guide: 2022

    Methodology | Released on 10 November 2022

    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: natural resources, nature, habitat, sustainability, environment

  • Saltmarsh flood mitigation in England and Wales, methodology: 2022

    Methodology | Released on 15 July 2022

    Methods used to estimate the value of saltmarsh in mitigating coastal flooding in England and Wales.

    Keywords: habitat, environment, flooding, saltmarsh, coastal flooding

  • 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