In accordance with the regulations of the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007, and the resultant Code of Practice for Statistics, as a producer body of Official Statistics JNCC is required to maintain a list of the Official Statistics produced, their availability, and production timetables. The following products have been identified as Official Statistics:
Indicators of the global environmental impacts of UK consumption
Hosted on JNCC's website
Produced by the Stockholm Environment Institute in partnership with JNCC. The first release (Autumn 2021) will include data on the embedded deforestation, biodiversity loss and water use within UK consumption. It will be released as a standalone experimental statistic that will feed into the 2022 reporting cycle for the 25 Year Environment Plan’s Outcome Indicator Framework (indicator K1) and the UK Biodiversity Indicators (A4).
Last: 28 October 2021
Provisional Cormorant population indices for England
To be hosted on JNCC's website
Provisional indices based on Cormorant data from England, showing changes in the Cormorant population between the late 1980s and 2021/22. Based on data collected through the BTO/RSPB/JNCC Wetland Bird Survey.
Last: First release will be in 2022
Next: 14 July 2022
UK protected site Extent and Condition Statistics
Produced by JNCC collating data from Natural England, Natural Resources Wales (formerly Countryside Council for Wales), NatureScot (formerly Scottish Natural Heritage), and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency. Released as indicator C1 within the UK Biodiversity Indicators.
Last: 20 October 2021
UK Biodiversity Indicators
This release and publication reports on the UK's progress towards meeting the international biodiversity goals and targets known as the 'Aichi targets' agreed in 2010 and set out in the Convention on Biological Diversity's Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020.
Last: 20 October 2021
Produced by British Trust for Ornithology under partnership contract with JNCC and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.
This statistic reports population trends for breeding bird species in the UK, England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, based on data collected by the Breeding Bird Survey (BBS).
Last: 13 May 2021
Next: 23 June 2022 (Note: original release date of 12 May 2022; changed for statistical reasons to ensure sufficient time for analysis and quality assurance).
Produced by JNCC in partnership with BirdWatch Ireland, British Trust for Ornithology, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Natural Resources Wales (formerly Countryside Council for Wales), Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (Isle of Man), Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment (Republic of Ireland), Manx Birdlife, Manx National Heritage, Natural England, Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (Northern Ireland), Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, NatureScot (formerly Scottish Natural Heritage), Scottish Wildlife Trust, Shetland Oil Terminal Environmental Advisory Group, States of Guernsey Government, the National Trust, the National Trust for Scotland, the Seabird Group.
Official Statistics reports were not produced in 2017 and 2018 due to resources being focussed on a national seabird census.
The release happened in two parts in 2021. On 29 April 2021 the Table of Results was updated; full species accounts were published on 20 May 2021.
Frequency: Annual (but with pause in publication in 2017 and 2018)
Last: 29 April & 20 May 2021
Produced in partnership with British Trust for Ornithology, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (the latter on behalf of the Council for Nature Conservation and the Countryside, Natural Resources Wales (formerly Countryside Council for Wales), Natural England and NatureScot (formerly Scottish Natural Heritage)) in association with the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust.
Last: 15 April 2021
Next: Spring 2023 (due to Covid restrictions there was insufficient data to produce robust trends for publication in 2022).
The bird population indices are compiled in conjunction with the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), JNCC and Defra.
These statistics contribute to the UK Biodiversity Indicators.
Last: 9 December 2021
Produced by UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) and Butterfly Conservation under partnership contract with JNCC.
Last: 26 March 2021
Next: 25 March 2022
Point of first release for Butterflies in the UK: habitat specialists and species of the wider countryside
Produced by UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and Butterfly Conservation under partnership contract with JNCC.
These composite indices for specialist and generalist butterflies in the UK contribute to the UK Biodiversity Indicators.
Last: 16 September 2021
Next: September/October 2022
Produced by Bat Conservation Trust in partnership with JNCC, and supported by Natural England, Natural Resources Wales, Northern Ireland Environment Agency and NatureScot (formerly Scottish Natural Heritage).
Last: 20 May 2021
Next: 19 May 2022
Point of first release of the 3-yearly site trends (site alerts) produced from the Wetland Bird Survey
Produced under partnership contract with British Trust for Ornithology and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.
Frequency: Under review
Last: 22 October 2019