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Key Scottish Environment Statistics
General Population and households: 1991-2024Gross Domestic Product ( GDP): 1975-2005Electricity generation by source: 2000-2004Motor traffic on all roads: 1993-2005
Public AttitudesPublic concern about environmental issues: 1991 and 2002
Global AtmosphereAnnual mean temperature: 1914-2005Annual precipitation: 1914-2005Net greenhouse gas emissions: 1990-2003Net carbon dioxide emissions by source: 1990-2003Column ozone measurements: 1981-2005
Air QualityParticulate (PM 10) concentrations: 1993-2005Nitrogen dioxide concentrations: 1992-2005Carbon monoxide concentrations: 1992-2005Ground level ozone concentrations: 1990-2005Sulphur dioxide concentrations: 1962-2005Emissions of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides from large combustion plants: 1996-2005
WaterPublic water supplies, yield and demand: 1981/1982 to 2004/2005Drinking water quality: 1991-2005River water quality: 1999-2005Nitrate concentrations in rivers: 1993-2005Orthophosphate concentrations in rivers: 1993-2005Effluent compliance with discharge consents: 1996/1997 to 2004
MarineNitrogen loadings from land to the marine environment: 1990-2004Compliance with the EC bathing water directive(76/160/ EEC): 1988-2005Major commercial fish stocks: 1960s-2004
Radioactivity Exposure of the population to all sources of radiation: 2003Activity concentrations in milk: 1966-2005
WasteWaste sent to landfill: 2000-2004Local authorities' recycling of household waste: 1999/2000 to 2004/2005Waste recycling behaviour: 2000-2005
LandBroad habitat change: 1990-1998Designated areas: 1991-2006Land under agri-environmental schemes: 1988-2005Agricultural Land Use: 1982-2005Fertiliser application to crops and grass: 1986-2004Area of Woodland: 1924-2005
BiodiversityStatus of UKBAP species & habitats in Scotland: 2005Changes in plant diversity: 1990-1998Status of native wintering waders: 1974-2004Status of widespread breeding land birds 1994-2005Catches of Wild Salmon: 1952-2004
FootnotesGeneralPublic AttitudesGlobal AtmosphereAir QualityWaterMarineRadioactivityWasteLandBiodiversity
Throughout this publication, a '-' represents figures that are not available and 'R' indicates that figures have been revised since previous publications.
Edited by John Landrock and Elspeth MacKay.
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