Environment Statistics
History and current activities
Brochure on Environment Statistics

Expert Group on the Revision of the FDES

International Recommendations for Water Statistics

Concepts and methods in Environment Statistics


  Working Papers

UNSD environmental indicators

  Country Snapshots
  Country Files
(Limited access)
Technical cooperation

ECOWAS project

ESCWA project


CARICOM project




Intersecretariat Working Group on Environment Statistics

Reports to the Statistical Commission
ENVSTATS newsletters
Useful links
  National data sources
  International and regional data sources
  Environmental accounting
Contact us



  Opening session
Welcome address ECOWAS
Session 00-2 Welcome address UNSD
Session 00-3 Welcome address UNEP
Session 1
The need for environment statistics and indicators
Session 01-1-1 Politique environnementale et besoins stastistiques ECOWAS [French]
Session 01-1-2 Environmental Statistics in ECOWAS region (ECOWAS )
Session 01-2 Major environmental issues and the need for Environment Statistics and indicators in Nigeria (Nigeria)
Session 01-2 Presentation on Major environmental issues and the need for Environment Statistics and indicators in Nigeria (Nigeria)
Session 01-3 International requirements for Environment Statistics (UNSD)
Session 01-4 AEIN/GEO/AEO processes (UNEP)
Session 2 Environment statistics and indicators: concepts and methods
Session 02-1 Frameworks for Environmental Statistics and for the Development of Indicators (UNSD)
Session 02-2 The System of Environmental and Economic Accounting - SEEA (UNSD)
Session 02-3 The ECA list of Environmental Iindicators (UNSD)
Session 02-4 Environment Statistics in Ghana (Ghana)
Session 3 Institutional aspects of environment statistics
Session 03-1 ECOWAS programme on Environment Statistics (ECOWAS)
Session 03-2 InWEnt capacity building activities in Environment Statistics (InWEnt)
Session 03-3 Ecole Nationale Superieure de Statistique de d'Economie Appliquee (ENSEA) [French]
Session 4 Statistics on Freshwater, Coastal and marine resources, Environmental health, and Natural disasters
Session 04-1 Natural disasters (UNSD)
Session 04-2 Coastal and marine resources (IUCN)
Session 04-3 Fishery statistics (FAO)
Session 04-4-1 Introduction to Water Statistics (UNSD)
Session 04-4-2 Waste Water and Water Quality (UNSD)
Session 04-5 Environmental health indicators (UNSD)
Session 6 Statistics on Land use and agriculture, Forests and Biodiversity
Session 06-1 Land use statistics (UNSD)
Session 06-2 Land degradation statistics (UNSD)
Session 06-3 Land use statistics (FAO)
Session 06-4 Agriculture and forest indicators (FAO)
Session 06-5 Biodiversity statistics (IUCN)
Session 8 Statistics on Air, Energy and Waste
Session 08-1 Air and climate indicators (UNSD)
Session 08-2 Energy indicators (UNSD)
Session 08-3 Waste statistics (UNSD)
Session 08-4 Réseau africain d’information sur l’environnement (Mali) [French]
Session 10 Towards a regional programme of environment statistics
Session 10 Towards a regional programme of Environment Statistics (ECOWAS)