Biodiversity: Indicators

Indicators assessing and illustrating the status and trends of the environment in the issue area of biodiversity with a selection of key sizes.

Indicatore Name State Trend
Agricultural area State: poor Trend: negative
Annual mean temperature State: impossible to evaluate Trend: negative
Area reserved for promoting biodiversity State: poor Trend: positive
Areas designated for biodiversity State: poor Trend: unsatisfactory
Attitude toward biodiversity State: good Trend: unsatisfactory
Biodiversity footprint State: poor Trend: negative
Biotopes of national importance State: poor Trend: negative
Deadwood State: medium Trend: positive
Diversity of land use on agricultural land State: good Trend: positive
Diversity of species communities in meadows and pastures State: poor Trend: negative
Fragmentation of landscapes State: poor Trend: negative
Freight traffic, road State: poor Trend: negative
Invasive alien species State: poor Trend: negative
Knowledge of biodiversity State: medium Trend: positive
Light emissions State: poor Trend: negative
Motorised passenger transport State: poor Trend: negative
New renewable energy State: medium Trend: positive
Organically farmed area State: medium Trend: positive
Particularly valuable habitats State: poor Trend: negative
Red lists State: poor Trend: unsatisfactory
Sealed area State: poor Trend: negative
Settlement and urban area State: impossible to evaluate Trend: negative
Structure of watercourses State: poor Trend: impossible to evaluate
Swiss Bird Index® State: poor Trend: negative
Temperature of watercourses State: medium Trend: negative
The population’s perception of biodiversity State: poor Trend: positive
Urban sprawl State: poor Trend: negative
Wildlife corridors State: poor Trend: negative
Anzahl verbotene invasive gebietsfremde Arten gemäss Verordnungen
Bestände der Huftieren
Economic growth
Energieverbrauch
Erträge der Berufsfischerei
Pêche de loisir
Population growth
Stickstoff-Bilanz in der Landwirtschaft
Übermässiger Stickstoffeintrag
Verkäufe von Pflanzenschutzmitteln

Further information

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