Environment Statistics
History and current activities
Brochure on Environment Statistics

FDES 2013

  Basic Set of Environment Statistics
  Environment Statistics Self-Assessment Tool
  Expert Group on Environment Statistics
  Manual on the Basic Set of Environment Statistics

International Recommendations for Water Statistics

Concepts and methods in Environment Statistics



UNSD environmental indicators

  Country Snapshots
  Country Files
(Limited access)
Technical cooperation


EAC project

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

         Environment Glossary

A B C D E F G H I L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z 
  Pandemic Disease
  Particulate Loadings
  Particulate Removal
  Peat Soil
  Percolating Filter
  Permanent Crops
  Permanganate of Potash
  Peroxyacetyl Nitrate (PAN)
  pH Value
  Photochemical Air Pollution
  Photochemical Smog
  Physical Accounting
  Physical Pollution
  Pigouvian Tax
  Point Source of Pollution
  Poised Stream
  Polluter-pays Principle
  Pollution Abatement
  Pollution abatement costs or expenditures
  Pollution of Poverty
  Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)
  Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)
  Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
  Population Density
  Population Equivalent (in waste-water monitoring and treatment)
  Population Vulnerability Analysis (PVA)
  Potable Water
  Precipitation-effectiveness Ratio
  Preliminary Treatment
  Pressure-state-response Framework
  Primary Energy Consumption
  Process Weight
  Produced natural assets
  Product Flow Accounts
  Protected Area
  Protection against Erosion
  Protection against Natural Hazards
  Protection of Ambient Air
  Protection of Ambient Water
  Protection of Climate and the Ozone Layer
  Protection of Soil and Groundwater
  Protection of Species and Habitats
  Proved Reserves
  Putrescible Waste