Sustainable Development Indicators


Central Statistics Office (CSO)

Key information

Comprehensive report containing 55 indicators about sustainable development from various government departments and agencies. Indicators are divided into four separate domains covering global indicators, economy, social and environment. 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.


Central Statistics Office; Birdwatch Ireland; Department of Education and Skills; Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government; Department of Finance; Department of Health; Department of Social Protection; Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport; DKM Economic Consultants; Environmental Protection Agency; European Commission; Eurostat; Irish Aid; Revenue Commissioners; Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland and United Nations.


Sustainable Development related statistics.


Every 2 years

Reference period

Calendar year

Start date

Varying by indicator. Mainly 1995 or 2000.


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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