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Key Scottish Environment Statistics
General Population and households, estimates and projections: 1981-2012Gross Domestic Product (GDP): 1970-2000Total amount of electricity generated and consumed: 1990/1991-2001/2002Electricity generation by energy source: 1990/1991-2001/2002Motor traffic on major roads: 1984-2000Global Atmosphere (Climate Change and the Ozone Layer)Annual land temperature records: 1857-2001Annual precipitation records: 1931-2000Coastal sea temperature: 1953-1999Greenhouse gas emissions weighted by global warming potential: 1990-1999Carbon dioxide emissions by source: 1990-1999Column ozone measurements: 1982-2001Air QualityAtmospheric lead concentrations: 1980-2000Particulate (PM 10) concentrations: 1992-2001Nitrogen dioxide concentrations: 1987-2001Carbon monoxide concentrations: 1989-2001Ground level ozone concentrations: 1990-2001Sulphur dioxide concentrations: 1962-2001Emissions of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides from large combustion plants: 1996-2000WaterPublic water supplies, yield and demand: 1981/1982-2000/2001Quality of drinking water: 1991-2000River water quality: 1996-2000Nitrate concentrations in rivers: 1980-2001Orthophosphate concentrations in rivers: 1980-2001Effluent compliance with discharge consents: 1996/1997-2000/2001Compliance with the EC Bathing Water Directive (76/160/EEC): 1988-2001RadioactivityExposure of the population from all sources of radiation: 1997Activity concentrations in milk: 1966-2000WasteSources of waste sent to landfill: 1990-1998Local authority waste disposal and recycling: 1989-1999Glass bottle recycling: 1987-2000LandBroad habitat changes: 1990-1998Linear landscape features: 1990 & 1998Designated areas: 1991-2001Agricultural land use: 1982-2001Fertiliser application to crops and grass: 1986-2000WildlifeStatus of BAP species and habitats: 1996-2001Changes in plant diversity: 1990-1998Status of widespread breeding land birds: 1994-2000Status of the grey seal Halichoerus grypus: 1984-2000Catches of wild salmon:1952-2000Major commercial fish stocks: 1967-2000
FootnotesGeneralGlobal AtmosphereAir QualityWaterRadioactivityWasteLandWildlife
Throughout this publication, a "-" represents figures that are not available.
Edited by John Landrock and Harvey Snowling. Comments on the format and contents of this booklet would be most welcome. Please contact:
Environment Statistics Scottish Executive Development Department 1-G10 Victoria Quay Edinburgh EH6 6QQ.
Tel: 0131 244 0445 Fax: 0131 244 0446 Email: DDEnvironment.Statistics@scotland.gsi.gov.uk
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Key Scottish Environment Statistics is available on the internet together with further environmental statistics at: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/stats/envonline/
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