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

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Popular Datasets

Environment
June Survey of Agriculture and Horticulture, UK
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The June survey of Agriculture and Horticulture is an annual survey which collects detailed information on arable and horticultural cropping activities, land usage, livestock populations...
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Slaughter Statistics
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Presents statistics on the slaughter of cattle, sheep and pigs, dressed carcase weights and meat production. Source agency: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Designation: National...
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Cereals and Oilseeds Production Harvest
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Presents estimates of the size of the UK cereals and oilseed rape harvest. Source agency: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Designation: National Statistics Language: English...
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Environment
Survey of public attitudes and behaviours towards the environment
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
People’s reported attitudes and behaviours towards key environmental issues, such as energy use, climate change, water use, waste, transport and the natural environment. Source agency:...
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Environment
Air Quality Management Areas (AQMA) in the UK
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The compilation of the annually updated Geographical Information Systems (GIS) dataset of Air Quality Management Area (AQMA) boundaries in the UK is produced on behalf of Defra and the...
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Agriculture in the United Kingdom
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Reports on matters relating to price support for agricultural produce, developments in agricultural and environmental policy. Source agency: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs...
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Business & Economy
Agricultural Price Index
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Notes: Prices received by producers for agricultural products (excludes subsidies) and prices paid by producers for agricultural inputs. Source agency: Environment, Food and Rural...
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Environment
June Survey of Agriculture and Horticulture, England
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The June survey of Agriculture and Horticulture is an annual survey which collects detailed information on arable and horticultural cropping activities, land usage, livestock populations...
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Environment
River Water Quality (Regions)
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
River Water Quality (Regions), including East, East Midlands, London, North East, North West, South East, South West, Wales, West Midlands, Yorkshire-Humber & RDA Summary
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Government Spending
Organogram of Staff Roles & Salaries
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Organogram (organisation chart) showing all staff roles. Names and salaries are also listed for the Senior Civil Servants. Organogram data is released by all central government...
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Society
Family food open data
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The National Food Survey was the predecessor of the Living Costs and Food Survey, and ran in some form from 1940 to 2000. Survey data from 1974 to 2000 is being provided as Open Data, in...
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Transport
Environmental Noise Directive (END) Noise Mapping Agglomerations England Round 2
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Areas which the Secretary of State considers to be urban (with a population greater than or equal to 100,000 people) where, under the Environmental Noise Directive (Round 2), Defra is...
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