Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

Category: Ministerial department

We are the UK government department responsible for policy and regulations on environmental, food and rural issues. Our priorities are to grow the rural economy, improve the environment and safeguard animal and plant health.

Defra is a ministerial department, supported by 38 agencies and public bodies.

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-environment-food-rural-affairs

508
 

Popular Datasets

Environment
The UK Renewable Energy STATISTICS database
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
RESTATS, contains performance statistics on all relevant renewable energy sources in the United Kingdom.
 
View Data
Environment
Environmental Liability Incidents Recorded by UK Regulators
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Environmental Liability: spreadsheet providing information about the number and type of incidents recorded by UK regulators during 2012 under legislation transposing the Environmental...
CSV
PDF
 
View Data
Environment
Farming Statistics
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Structure of the farming industry including crop areas, yields and production, livestock populations, detailed labour force figures and diversification activity for England and the United...
 
View Data
Spending
Non-consolidated Performance Related Pay - Defra
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Publication of information on Non-consolidated Performance Related Pay data for departments and their agencies from performance year 2010-11
CSV
XLS
 
View Data
Environment
WRF (Weather Research Forecast) modelled meteorological data
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
10x10km UK grids and 50x50km European grids of various meteorological parameters including wind speed, direction and surface temperature. Maps produced daily for up to 3 days ahead as...
 
View Data
Environment
Environment in Your Pocket
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Key facts and figures on the environment of the United Kingdom Source agency: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Designation: National Statistics Language: English Alternative title:...
 
View Data
Environment
Natural England INSPIRE WMS Service
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
This WMS service represents a combined service of 11 datasets that make up Annex I & II dataset Natural England is supplying as part of INSPIRE directive. The datasets are...
 
View Data
Environment
Air Quality Indicators
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The indicators measure annual levels of pollution from particulates (PM10) and ozone (O3), the two pollutants thought to have the greatest health impacts, along with the number of days of...
 
View Data
Government
Defra Transparency Panel
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The purpose of the sector transparency panels is to support delivery of the transparency agenda in their sector. The overarching purpose of the Defra Network Transparency Panel is to...
Zip
 
View Data
Environment
Organic Statistics Notice, UK
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Presents information on organic land, land in conversion to organic, the numbers of producers and processors/importers and the number of livestock/producers in the UK. Source agency:...
 
View Data
Environment
Food Statistics Pocket book
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Provides a concise round-up of statistics on food covering the economic, social and environmental aspects of the food we eat. Source agency: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs...
 
View Data
Geography
Local Authority recycling rates
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The proportion of household waste which is recycled or composted by Local Authority Source: Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA): Municipal Waste Management Survey...
 
View Data