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The indicators in the Environmental Data Compendium are updated regularly. Below is the list of the last updated indicators. Using this page, you can easily see which indicators were updated since your last visit.

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  1. Spatial conditions of the national ecological network, 2021

    Indicator | 19 October 2022

    The increase in the area of new nature since 1990 has improved the size and connectivity (spatial conditions) of terrestrial ecosystems in the Netherlands. However, a considerable… more

  2. Nature and Landscape Index

    Indicator | 18 October 2022

    The Nature and Landscape Index (Index NL) indicates the presence and locations of types of natural and semi-natural areas in the Netherlands and is the basis for the provincial… more

  3. Landscape openness

    Indicator | 18 October 2022

    The most open areas in the Netherlands are the large water bodies, the northern marine clay and peat areas and the IJsselmeer polders. The most enclosed and small-scale landscapes… more

  4. Ecosystem quality and trends in nitrogen availability, 2020

    Indicator | 14 October 2022

    The environmental pressure from nitrogen deposition has reduced since the 1990s. The area of terrestrial ecosystems where nitrogen deposition leads to poor environmental conditions… more

  5. Realisation of the national ecological network- land acquisition and conversion, 1990-2018

    Indicator | 14 October 2022

    On 1 January 2021 the area of land acquired for realising the national ecological network (including land for which the designated land use has been changed) had increased to more… more

  6. Membership of Dutch private nature conservation organisations, 1989-2020

    Indicator | 13 October 2022

    In 2020 the combined membership of the four biggest nature conservation organisations rose to 1,878,044. This is an increase of 12.8% over the figure for 2019. In 2020… more

  7. Angling in the Netherlands, 1990-2020

    Indicator | 20 September 2022

    In 2020 almost 700,000 active anglers were members of an angling club in the Netherlands and holders of the national fishing permit. The Covid-19 restrictions led to a significant… more

  8. Red List Indicator, 1995- 2021

    Indicator | 22 June 2022

    Since 1995 the number of endangered species increased slightly. However, a noticeable reduction in levels of threat was identified. … more

  9. Farmland bird indicator, 1915-2020

    Indicator | 28 March 2022

    Changes in agricultural practices have caused a significant decline in breeding birds typical of agricultural areas in the Netherlands, starting from the early 20th century. … more

  10. Trend fauna- all species monitored- Living Planet Index Netherlands, 1990-2020

    Indicator | 5 October 2022

    The Living Planet Index of the Netherlands has increased with 5.1% since 1990. The trend has decreased over the past twelve years.… more

  11. Ecosystem goods and services in the Netherlands, 2020

    Indicator | 17 January 2022

    Dutch society uses a variety of goods and services provided by ecosystems. Although Dutch ecosystems make a valuable contribution to meeting the need for the sustainable provision… more

  12. Habitat defragmentation measures for infrastructure, 2018

    Indicator | 11 November 2021

    At the end of 2018, of the 176 ecological barriers identified and selected in the Multiyear Habitat Defragmentation Programme, 126 had been removed and 40 partly removed by taking… more

  13. Ecosystem quality (area) 1994-2017

    Indicator | 10 November 2021

    An indicator of the quality of ecosystems is the presence of qualifying species in protected natural areas. Almost 40% of the area of terrestrial ecosystems has a moderately high… more

  14. Ecosystem quality and trends in soil pH, 2018

    Indicator | 10 November 2021

    In many ecosystems soil quality in terms of soil pH is good. But soil pH in parts of natural and semi-natural grasslands, open dunes and marshland is not yet within acceptable… more

  15. Ecosystem quality and trends in groundwater-dependent ecosystems, 2018

    Indicator | 10 November 2021

    Natural areas where groundwater levels are too low are classified as moderate to bad; the conditions in these areas are not suitable to support the desired level of ecological… more

  16. Conservation status and trends in species and habitat types under the Birds and Habitats Directives, 2013-2018

    Indicator | 10 November 2021

    About 90% of the habitat types in the Netherlands have an unfavourable-bad to unfavourable-inadequate conservation status. About a quarter of the Habitats Directive species have a… more

  17. Ozone layer, 1980-2020

    Indicator | 1 September 2021

    The thickness of the ozone layer has decreased by 5% worldwide during the last 25 years, with most depletion taking place between 1980 and 1990. Since the early 1990s, it has… more

  18. Manure surpluses in agriculture, 1970-2019

    Indicator | 8 April 2021

    Since 2006, when a new fertiliser policy was introduced in the Netherlands, the nitrogen surplus in agriculture decreased by 27 percent. In 2019, the nitrogen surplus was at the… more

  19. Quality surface water, 2019

    Indicator | 14 January 2021

    Most water bodies do not meet the quality requirements as laid down in the European Water Framework Directive (WFD). The chemical quality is in most water bodies insufficient. The… more

  20. Number of threatened and extinct species in The Netherlands, by 2020

    Indicator | 10 November 2020

    Officially assembled Red Lists show that many Dutch plant and animal species are threatened with extinction. … more

  21. Waste generation and treatment, 1985-2018

    Indicator | 10 November 2020

    More and more waste is being recovered or incinerated, while less and less is being sent to landfill sites. 61 million tons of waste was generated in 2018 (excluding contaminated… more

  22. Waste generation and treatment by sector, 1990-2018

    Indicator | 6 November 2020

    The amount of waste generated in 2018 was 61 million tons (excluding contaminated soil, dredged spoils and animal manure). Nearly 93% of the waste generated was recovered; less and… more

  23. Wind energy capacity, 1990-2019

    Indicator | 8 September 2020

    In 2019 Dutch wind energy capacity (4,5 thousand megawatts) increased by 2% compared to 2018. … more

  24. Renewable energy use, 1990-2019

    Indicator | 8 September 2020

    The share of renewable energy in total energy consumption increased from 7.4 percent in 2018 to 8.7 percent in 2019. According to the EU Renewable Energy Directive, the Dutch share… more

  25. Land use in the Netherlands, 2015

    Indicator | 8 January 2020

    The Netherlands is a green country, with more than four fifths of its surface area used for recreation, agriculture, woodland and nature. However, land use varies greatly from… more

  26. Nitrogen deposition, 1990-2018

    Indicator | 9 January 2020

    Nitrogen deposition, averaged over the Netherlands, totalled 1,730 mol nitrogen per ha (mol N/ha) in 2018. Deposition has therefore decreased by 36% since 1990. Since 2005 the… more

  27. Road traffic: volume trends and environmental pressure, 1990-2018

    Indicator | 27 September 2019

    Implemented measures resulted in a decrease in emissions of particulate matter and nitrogen oxides since 1990, despite an increase in the number of vehicle kilometres. Carbon… more

  28. Trends in ecological quality, 1994-2017

    Indicator | 14 January 2021

    Since 1994 the average ecological quality of all types of terrestrial ecosystems has declined. This decline has now been halted. In recent years, the average ecological quality of… more

  29. Measures for migratory fish, 2018

    Indicator | 19 April 2018

    The construction of dams and pumping stations means that fish migrating from the sea or the major rivers are only able to reach a part of the streams and polder water areas. Fish… more

  30. Dutch biodiversity footprint, 1990- 2010

    Indicator | 5 August 2016

    The total Dutch biodiversity footprint increased by 11 percent between 1990 and 2000 and has decreased since then. Compared to 1990 the footprint in 2010 increased by 5 percent.… more

  31. Regional economic growth, 2014

    Indicator | 6 July 2016

    Excluding the sector mineral extraction, the Dutch economy grew 1.6 percent in 2014, following two years of contraction. Economic growth including mineral extraction was only 1.0… more

  32. Effects of climate change on cold and heat-loving species, 1990-2013

    Indicator | 10 March 2015

    The number of cold-loving species has been reduced in recent years, but the number of heat-loving species has grown. Numbers of temperature-neutral species have remained more or… more

  33. Unoccupied dwellings, 2013

    Indicator | 26 September 2014

    On 1 January 2013, more than 390 thousand homes in the Netherlands were unoccupied. This is 5 percent of all housing in the country. Four percent of one-family houses and eight… more

  34. Visibility and influence of landscape appreciation by wind turbines, 2012

    Indicator | 2 March 2021

    Land-based wind turbines in the Netherlands are visible from about one-fifth of the country's surface area, and affect the public's appreciation of the landscape. The size of the… more

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