Indicators

The indicators illustrate the changes and state of the environment using a selection of parameters.

Topic Indicatore Name State Trend
Air Ammonia immissions State: poor Trend: unsatisfactory
Air Attitude towards air pollution State: good Trend: impossible to evaluate
Air Benzene immissions State: poor Trend: positive
Air Costs of health impacts of air pollution State: poor Trend: positive
Air Health problems caused by air pollution State: poor Trend: positive
Air Heating energy consumption State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Air Knowledge about air pollution State: medium Trend: impossible to evaluate
Air Nitrogen dioxide immissions State: poor Trend: positive
Air Ozone immissions State: poor Trend: positive
Air Particulate matter immissions State: poor Trend: positive
Air Subjective disturbance due to air pollution State: poor Trend: unsatisfactory
Air Sulphur dioxide immissions State: good Trend: positive
Air, Biodiversity, C... Freight traffic, road State: poor Trend: negative
Air, Biodiversity, C... Motorised passenger transport State: poor Trend: negative
Biodiversity Attitude toward biodiversity State: good Trend: unsatisfactory
Biodiversity Biotopes of national importance State: poor Trend: negative
Biodiversity Diversity of species communities in meadows and pastures State: poor Trend: negative
Biodiversity Invasive alien species State: poor Trend: negative
Biodiversity Knowledge of biodiversity State: medium Trend: positive
Biodiversity Particularly valuable habitats State: poor Trend: negative
Biodiversity Protected area State: poor Trend: impossible to evaluate
Biodiversity Red lists State: poor Trend: unsatisfactory
Biodiversity Swiss Bird Index® State: poor Trend: negative
Biodiversity The population’s perception of biodiversity State: poor Trend: positive
Biodiversity Wildlife corridors State: poor Trend: negative
Biodiversity, Landsc... Area reserved for promoting biodiversity State: poor Trend: positive
Biodiversity, Landsc... Organically farmed area State: medium Trend: positive
Biotechnology Activities in contained systems State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Biotechnology Experimental releases of genetically modified organisms State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Biotechnology Presence of genetically modified rapeseed in the environment State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Biotechnology Research investment in biotechnology State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Biotechnology Safety laboratories in biotechnology enterprises State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Biotechnology Unauthorised or undeclared GMOs in animal feed State: good Trend: impossible to evaluate
Biotechnology Worldwide cultivation of genetically modified organisms State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Chemicals Ozone layer above Switzerland State: medium Trend: unsatisfactory
Chemicals Release of benzene from facilities State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Chemicals Release of zinc from facilities State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Chemicals Transfer of AOX from facilities State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Climate Attitude toward climate change State: good Trend: positive
Climate Buildings meeting the Minergie standards® State: poor Trend: positive
Climate Cattle population State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Climate Climate protection knowledge State: medium Trend: impossible to evaluate
Climate CO2 Emissions from thermal and motor fuels State: medium Trend: unsatisfactory
Climate CO2 emissions of new cars State: poor Trend: unsatisfactory
Climate Glacier retreat State: impossible to evaluate Trend: negative
Climate, Biodiversit... Annual mean temperature State: impossible to evaluate Trend: negative
Climate, Biodiversit... New renewable energy State: medium Trend: positive
Climate, Chemicals Greenhouse gas emissions State: medium Trend: positive
Climate, Forest and ... Carbon stocks in forest State: good Trend: impossible to evaluate
Climate, Landscape Carbon balance of land use State: medium Trend: impossible to evaluate
Contaminated sites Contaminated sites State: good Trend: positive
Contaminated sites Status of remediation of contaminated sites State: medium Trend: positive
Electrosmog Electricity transmission State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Electrosmog Feared health risks associated with mobile communications State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Electrosmog Mobile telecommunication installations State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Electrosmog Subjective pollution due to mobile phone antennas and power lines State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Electrosmog Volume of mobile telecommunications data State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Forest and wood Deforestation State: good Trend: positive
Forest and wood Economic performance of forestry operations State: poor Trend: negative
Forest and wood Economic performance of wood harvests State: poor Trend: negative
Forest and wood Fatalities and occupational accidents in forestry work State: poor Trend: positive
Forest and wood Forest damage caused by beetle infestation State: medium Trend: negative
Forest and wood Forest reserves State: good Trend: positive
Forest and wood Maintained protective forest area State: poor Trend: positive
Forest and wood Mixed forest areas State: medium Trend: positive
Forest and wood Nitrogen input in the forest State: poor Trend: negative
Forest and wood Raw wood prices State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Forest and wood Recreation in the forest State: good Trend: impossible to evaluate
Forest and wood Standing volume State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Forest and wood Structural diversity of the forest State: good Trend: positive
Forest and wood Tree species composition State: good Trend: positive
Forest and wood Wood harvesting/net increment ratio State: medium Trend: positive
Forest and wood, Bio... Deadwood State: medium Trend: positive
Forest and wood, Cli... Wood harvest by timber assortment State: poor Trend: negative
Forest and wood, Soi... Forest area State: good Trend: positive
Green economy Company expenditure on environmental protection and resource conservation State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Green economy Ecological footprint per capita State: poor Trend: negative
Green economy Ecology in the construction sector State: poor Trend: positive
Green economy Material footprint per capita State: poor Trend: unsatisfactory
Green economy Public expenditure on environmental protection and resource conservation State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Green economy Sustainability reporting by companies State: medium Trend: positive
Landscape Area occupied by buildings outside of the building zones State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Landscape Extensively managed forest area State: medium Trend: positive
Landscape Perceived beauty of the landscape State: good Trend: impossible to evaluate
Landscape Perceived landscape quality in the living environment State: good Trend: impossible to evaluate
Landscape Summering pasture State: poor Trend: negative
Landscape, Biodivers... Agricultural area State: poor Trend: negative
Landscape, Biodivers... Diversity of land use on agricultural land State: good Trend: positive
Landscape, Biodivers... Fragmentation of landscapes State: poor Trend: negative
Landscape, Biodivers... Light emissions State: poor Trend: negative
Landscape, Biodivers... Sealed area State: poor Trend: negative
Landscape, Biodivers... Urban sprawl State: poor Trend: negative
Major Accidents Industrial plants with a potential for extensive damage State: medium Trend: positive
Major Accidents Risks arising for persons during the transportation of hazardous goods by rail State: medium Trend: unsatisfactory
Natural hazards Current status of mapping natural hazards State: good Trend: positive
Natural hazards Earthquake-specific building regulations for private buildings State: poor Trend: positive
Natural hazards Fatalities caused by floods, debris flows, landslides, fall processes and avalanches State: good Trend: positive
Natural hazards Insurance coverage of potential earthquake damages State: poor Trend: negative
Natural hazards Local information about seismic hazard State: medium Trend: positive
Natural hazards, Cli... Damage caused by floods, landslides, debris flows and rockfall State: poor Trend: impossible to evaluate
Natural hazards, Cli... Thawing of the permafrost State: impossible to evaluate Trend: negative
Natural hazards, Wat... Investments in protection against natural hazards State: good Trend: positive
Noise External noise-related costs State: poor Trend: negative
Noise Subjective noise pollution State: poor Trend: unsatisfactory
Noise Traffic noise pollution State: poor Trend: impossible to evaluate
Soils Carbon content of agricultural soils State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Soils Copper and zinc pollution of agricultural soil State: medium Trend: negative
Soils Lead contamination of soils State: good Trend: positive
Soils, Biodiversity,... Settlement and urban area State: impossible to evaluate Trend: negative
Waste Energy efficiency during waste incineration processes State: good Trend: positive
Waste Fees for waste incineration State: good Trend: positive
Waste Hazardous wastes recovered State: good Trend: positive
Waste Separate collection of electrical and electronic scrap State: good Trend: positive
Waste Waste incineration State: medium Trend: unsatisfactory
Waste, Green economy Municipal solid waste State: poor Trend: unsatisfactory
Waste, Green economy Recycling rate State: good Trend: positive
Water Bathing water quality State: good Trend: positive
Water Biological status of surface waters State: poor Trend: impossible to evaluate
Water Connection rate to wastewater treatment plants State: good Trend: positive
Water Consumption of medicinal products State: impossible to evaluate Trend: negative
Water Drinking water use State: good Trend: positive
Water High groundwater levels and spring discharge rates State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Water Low groundwater levels and spring discharge rates State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Water Low-flow events State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Water Nitrate in groundwater State: poor Trend: unsatisfactory
Water Nutrients in watercourses State: medium Trend: unsatisfactory
Water Phosphorus concentration in lakes State: medium Trend: positive
Water Plant protection products in groundwater State: poor Trend: impossible to evaluate
Water Production of hydropower State: medium Trend: positive
Water Regionalisation of wastewater management State: impossible to evaluate Trend: positive
Water Surface water pollution by wastewater State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Water VOC in groundwater State: poor Trend: impossible to evaluate
Water, Biodiversity Structure of watercourses State: poor Trend: impossible to evaluate
Water, Biodiversity,... Temperature of watercourses State: medium Trend: negative
Water, Climate Flood events State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Water, Climate Mean flow State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Water, Natural hazar... Discharge forecasts State: medium Trend: unsatisfactory
Air Agricultural production
Air Ammonia emissions
Air Emissions of carcinogenic substances
Air Feinstaub-Emissionen des alpenquerenden Verkehrs
Air Feinstaub-Immissionen entlang der A2 & A13
Air Heavy metal emissions
Air Nitrogen oxide emissions
Air Particulate matter emissions
Air Russ-Konzentration in µg/m³ (Jahresmittelwerte)
Air Stickoxid-Emissionen des alpenquerenden Verkehrs
Air Stickoxid-Immissionen entlang der A2 & A13
Air Stickstoffdioxid-Immissionen entlang der A2 & A13
Air Sulphur dioxide emissions
Air Volatile organic compounds emissions
Air, Biodiversity Übermässiger Stickstoffeintrag
Air, Biodiversity, C... Economic growth
Air, Climate CO2-Emissionen des alpenquerenden Verkehrs
Air, Climate Industrial production
Air, Noise Alpenquerender Strassengüterverkehr durch die Schweiz
Biodiversity Bestände der Huftieren
Biodiversity Erträge der Berufsfischerei
Biodiversity Pêche de loisir
Biodiversity, Biotec... Anzahl verbotene invasive gebietsfremde Arten gemäss Verordnungen
Biodiversity, Climat... Bruttoenergieverbrauch
Biodiversity, Climat... Stickstoff-Bilanz in der Landwirtschaft
Biotechnology Bewilligter Umgang mit gebietsfremden invasiven Arten in der Umwelt
Biotechnology Forschungsintensität Biotechnologie
Biotechnology Kantonale Inspektionen von Tätigkeiten gemäss Einschliessungsverordnung
Biotechnology Selbstversorgungsgrad
Biotechnology Wirtschaftstätigkeit Biotechnologie
Chemicals Anzahl Betriebe, die PRTR unterliegen
Climate Auftauen des St. Moritzersees
Climate Bestandsentwicklung von Brutvogelarten
Climate Blütezeit der Kirschbäume in Liestal
Climate Gebäudeprogramm: Anzahl Gesuche
Climate Gebäudeprogramm: Fördermittel
Climate Gletschermassenbilanz
Climate Hitzetage
Climate Kompensation von CO2-Emissionen
Climate Per-capita CO2 emissions
Climate Pisten mit Beschneiungsanlagen
Climate Treibhausgasemissionen nach Gasen
Climate Treibhausgasemissionen nach Sektoren
Climate Treibhausgas-Intensität
Climate Treibhausgas-Konzentration in der Atmosphäre
Climate Trockenperioden
Climate Tropennächte
Climate, Landscape Living space
Electrosmog Gesamtstromverbrauch (ohne Eisenbahnen)
Electrosmog Hochspannungsleitungen der allgemeinen Stromversorgung
Electrosmog Rundfunksendeanlagen
Electrosmog SIM-Karten Mobilfunk
Electrosmog Stromverbrauch der Eisenbahnen
Electrosmog Transformatorenstationen der allgemeinen Stromversorgung
Electrosmog Unterwerke der allgemeinen Stromversorgung
Forest and wood Importkontrolle von Holzverpackungen
Forest and wood Kronenverlichtung
Forest and wood Phytosanitäre Kontrolle in Baumschulen
Forest and wood Vielfalt von Artengemeinschaften im Wald
Forest and wood Vielfalt von Vogelarten im Wald
Forest and wood Waldbrände
Green economy Energy footprint
Green economy Total environmental impact of consumption
Green economy, Biodi... Biodiversity footprint
Green economy, Clima... Greenhouse gas footprint
Green economy, Water Wasser-Fussabdruck pro Person
Natural hazards Behandelte Schutzwaldfläche
Natural hazards Nombre de conseillers locaux en matière de dangers naturels
Natural hazards Projekte mit Anrecht auf Abgeltung von Mehrleistungen
Noise Kosten der Lärmschutzmassnahmen im Flugverkehr
Noise Kosten der Lärmschutzmassnahmen im Schienenverkehr
Noise Lärmbelastung durch Verkehr nach WHO
Noise Lärmemissionen des alpenquerenden Verkehrs
Noise Lärmemissionen Schienenverkehr
Noise Lärmsanierung Personenzüge
Noise Lärmschutzmassnahmen Flugverkehr
Noise Lärmschutzwände Schienenverkehr
Noise Luftverkehr
Noise, Air Bestand Personenwagen
Noise, Electrosmog Güterverkehr Schiene
Noise, Electrosmog Personenverkehr Schiene
Soils Bodennutzung
Soils Flächenverbrauch der Verkehrsinfrastruktur
Waste Auf Deponien abgelagerte Abfälle
Waste Bauabfälle
Waste Begleitscheine im Inland
Waste Deponieanlagen
Waste Energieproduktion aus Abfällen
Waste Exportierte Sonderabfälle
Waste Finanzierung der Kehrichtabfuhr
Waste Grenzüberschreitender Verkehr mit Abfällen
Waste Importierte Sonderabfälle
Waste In der Schweiz anfallende Sonderabfälle
Waste In KVA anfallende Verbrennungsrückstände
Waste In Verkehr gebrachte Getränkeverpackungen
Waste In Zementwerk entsorgte Abfallmenge
Waste Klärschlamm
Waste Kosten Littering
Waste Separat gesammelte Abfälle
Waste Zusammensetzung des Hauskehrichts
Waste, Biodiversity,... Population growth
Water Exportierte Stickstoff-Fracht
Water Hohe Seepegelstände
Water Wasserbilanz und Wasserspeicher
Water, Biodiversity,... Verkäufe von Pflanzenschutzmitteln
Water, Climate Schneemenge
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