WHO Report

WHO Environmental Noise Guidelines for the European Region

On 9th October 2018 the World WHO published the new "Environmental Noise Guidelines for the European Region". These new guidelines were developed by an international working group over the last few years and contain health-based recommendations for the limitation of road, rail and aircraft noise, as well as for noise from wind turbines and portable electronic devices.

At a glance

Noise indicators

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

Maps and geodata

Interactive maps, geodata and geodata models on the topic of Noise

Noise determination and evaluation

Noise levels are measured or evaluated in a standardised manner. Here you will find documents discussing how noise levels are determined.

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