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Publication of Environmental Statistics 2009

April 20, 2009

The Ministry of the Environment has published the "Environmental Statistics 2009" which contains a compilation of data related to the state of the environment, burdens on the environment, and measures taken for the protection of the environment.

The 2009 statistics addresses the matters in a new manner in order to foster a more profound understanding of the environment. In the first part of the statistics, there are graphs related to individual environmental matters. The progress of the Basic Environment Plan is also explained using comprehensive environmental indicators. In addition, some tables refer to corresponding content by the page numbers of the "2008 White Paper on the Environment and the Sound Material-Cycle Society."

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