Environment — Overview


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What information can I find here?

Eurostat provides a range of statistics and accounts about the state of the environment and the drivers, pressures and impacts of our societies on the environment. in this section, you find information about:

  • Air emissions;
  • Biodiversity;
  • Energy accounts;
  • Environmental protection;
  • Environmental sector;
  • Hazardous substances;
  • Material flows and resource productivity;
  • Taxes;
  • Water.

Eurostat statistics support policies about climate change, the circular economy, sustainable development, biodiversity and natural capital, among others. 

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Get to know environment statistics

This publication provides a broad set of data for the EU and its Member States on energy, transport and environment. It presents the main indicators that support the design and monitoring of EU policies on those topics.

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Read about air pollution statistics

Have a look at our Statistics Explained article on the emissions of some of the most important air pollutants in the EU and their development since 1990.


Discover key figures

Dig into the chapter on environment in our digital publication "Key figures in Europe" to compare the situation of your country to others for a range of indicators. 

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Stay up to date

Read our latest short news items published on the wide range of environment statistics to make sure you know what's going on.

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Climate change

Browse this section of our website dedicated to statistics on climate change.


Circular economy

Explore this section of our website to find out more about statistics on the circular economy.


Sustainable development goals

Find more information on sustainable development goals on our website dedicated section.