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Status of Environment Statistics in Mauritius. Workshop on Environment Statistics & Accounts Central Statistics Office. Institutional aspects of environment statistics in Mauritius.

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Status of environment statistics in mauritius

Status of Environment Statistics in Mauritius

Workshop on Environment Statistics & Accounts

Central Statistics Office


Institutional aspects of environment statistics in mauritius

Institutional aspects of environment statistics in Mauritius

  • In order to meet the data needs of planners, policy makers in environmental and related socio-economic field, the CSO, in 1994, started work on the development of environmental statistics.

  • In June 1999, a Statistic unit was subsequently created at the Department of Environment and Sustainable Development


Activities of the statistics unit

Activities of the Statistics Unit

  • To carry out thorough inventories of all existing information on the environment

  • To prepare a database on environmental statistics

  • To compute annual inventory of greenhouse gas emissions

  • To construct indicators to monitor trends and impacts of measures

  • To conduct ad hoc environmental surveys, and

  • To disseminate data on the status of the environment

  • To participate in various projects – SOE, EIS, NODC,SCP


Sources of data

Sources of data

Official requests from:

  • Ministry of Agro Industry and Food Security

  • Ministry of Energy & Public Utilities

  • Ministry of industry & Commerce

  • Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment

  • Ministry of Health and Quality of Life

  • Ministry of Local Government & Outer Islands

  • Ministry of Environment and Sustainable development

  • Central Water Authority

  • Central Electricity Board

  • Meteorological Services

  • National Transport authority


Publications reports

Publications & Reports

  • Economic and Social Indicator on Environment Statistics

  • Digest of Environment Statistics

  • Pocketbook of Environment Statistics

  • Other ad hoc reports (SCP Indicators)

  • Provision of indicators/statistics for other reports


Data processing and analysis

Data processing and analysis

  • Excel software for data capture

  • Statistical analysis: SPSS Software

  • Greenhouse gases are computed by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC Software) Revised 1996


Scope and coverage

Scope and Coverage

  • Flora: mainly forestry statistics

  • Fauna: Mainly Fisheries statistics

  • Atmosphere: Climate, GHG emissions, air quality

  • Land: Land use, agriculture, solid wastes

  • Water: abstraction, use

  • Human settlements: Energy, transport, infrastructure, socio-economic


Topic and data items

Topic and data items

  • Flora: Forest area, local production, land protected areas, forest plantations

  • Fauna: Livestock, fish catch, consumption of fish, fishable areas, marine protected areas

  • Atmosphere: Temperature, humidity, ambient air quality, greenhouse gas emissions, ozone-depleting substances, respiratory diseases

  • Water: Fresh water resources, water abstraction, precipitation, water consumption, water quality of rivers and coastal areas, sea surface temperature

  • Land: Land use, forest area, built-up areas, agricultural land areas, road network, waste landfill

  • Human settlements: Population growth, population density, primary energy requirement, energy consumption, health and welfare conditions, building permits, employment by industrial group


Guidelines followed

Guidelines followed

  • A framework for the Development of Environment Statistics, Statistical Papers, series M, No. 78 (FDES)

  • Concepts and Methods of Environment Statistics: Statistics of the Natural Environment, Studies and Methods, Series F, No. 57

  • Concepts and Methods of environment Statistics: Human Settlements Statistics, Studies and Methods, Series F, No. 51


Outputs

Outputs

  • Publications: Economic and Social Indicator on Environment Statistics

  • Digest of Environment Statistics

  • Other Ad-hoc publications (SCP in June 2010)


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