Environmental Indicators


Central Statistics Office (CSO)

Key information

Comprehensive report containing 92 indicators about environmental data from various government departments and agencies. Indicators are divided into nine seperate domains covering air, greenhouse gas and climate change, water, land use, energy, transport, waste, biodiversity and heritage, and environmental economy. Most of the indicators are presented in a time-series format for Ireland, while the international context is shown by comparing Ireland with other EU Member States for the latest year for which data are available. Links

A Methods and Quality Report is available for this statistic.


Central Statistics Office; Birdwatch Ireland; Coillte; Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine; Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht; Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government; Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport; DKM Economic Consultants; Environmental Protection Agency; Forest Service; Met Éireann; Office of Public Works; Sea Fisheries Protection Authority, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland and University College Dublin.


Environment related statistics.


Every 2 years

Reference period

Calendar year

Start date

Varying by indicator. Earliest 1941.


Varying by indicator


  • Thematic report
    This report contains statistics from a variety of sources with diverse classifications. Please see the tables within the report for details of classifications. The StatCentral portal includes specific statistics on this topic when available from other official sources.


Environment, Climate and Energy - Environment

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