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

Government Spending
Defra Core Tables (resource and capital budget)
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The aim of the published tables is to provide an explanation of what Defra spends money on. They provide an analysis of departmental expenditure between resource consumption and capital...
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Towns & Cities
Database of registered common land in England
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The commons database has been developed over a ten-year period up until 2000. The database was originally designed as rudimentary day-to-day working tool for storing data generated from...
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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
Sensitive areas currently identified in the UK under the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive since 1994
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
This lists current designations of sensitive areas identified under the urban waste water treatment directive across the UK. Environmental waters are designated as sensitive areas where...
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Environment
Total Income from Farming
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
This release presents estimates of Total Income from Farming, a key indicator of the performance of the agricultural industry in the United Kingdom Source agency: Environment, Food and...
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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.
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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...
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Environment
Register of quota holdings Fixed Quota Allocation (FQA register)
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The FQA (Fixed Quota Allocation) Register is a list of fishing vessel licence and entitlement holders who hold FQA units. Details are given of the FQA units attributable to each licence...
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Environment
UK Statistics on Waste
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The topics covered in this release are: Waste from households - UK and country level data (2010-14) Biodegradable municipal waste (BMW) sent to landfill - UK and country level data...
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Environment
UK-AIR ambient air quality data
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
UK-AIR (Air Information Resource) webpages providing in-depth information on air quality and air pollution in the UK. A range of information is available, from the latest pollution...
 
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Environment
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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