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Online catalogue: Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators: Socio-economic Information Related products PDF version Online catalogue Main page Executive summary Introduction Findings Conclusion Figures and maps Methods and data quality List of acronyms References More information

Figures and maps

Air quality
Greenhouse gas emissions
Freshwater quality
Connecting the indicators
Methods and data quality

Air quality


Figure 1 Ground-level ozone indicator, Canada, 1990 to 2004

Figure 2 Ground-level ozone indicator by region, 1990 to 2004

Figure 3 Fine particulates (PM2.5) indicator, Canada, 2000 to 2004


Map 1 Ground-level ozone concentrations at monitoring stations, Canada, 2004

Map 2 Fine particulate (PM2.5) concentrations at monitoring stations, Canada, 2004

Greenhouse gas emissions


Figure 4 Greenhouse gas emissions, Canada, 1990 to 2004

Figure 5 Greenhouse gas emissions per person, Canada, 1990 to 2004

Figure 6 Greenhouse gas emissions per unit of Gross Domestic Product, Canada, 1990 to 2004

Figure 7 Industrial greenhouse gas emissions by final demand category, 2002

Figure 8 Greenhouse gas emissions by sector, Canada, 2004

Figure 9 Greenhouse gas emissions, provinces and territories, 1990 and 2004

Freshwater quality


Figure 10 Status of freshwater quality at sites in southern Canada, 2002 to 2004

Figure 11 Status of freshwater quality at sites in northern Canada, 2002 to 2004

Figure 12 Total pollutant releases to either coastal or freshwater bodies from large industrial and commercial facilities reporting to the NPRI, 2004 (tonnes)


Map 3 Water quality indicator stations, Canada, 2002 to 2004

Map 4 Status of freshwater quality, Great Lakes basins, 2004/2005

Map 5 Population in relation to water quality monitoring sites, Canada, 2001

Map 6 Areas of agricultural activity in relation to water quality monitoring sites, Canada, 2001

Connecting the indicators


Figure 13 Total, urban and rural population, Canada, 1991 to 2001

Figure 14 Energy use, household sector, Canada, 1990 to 2002

Figure 15 Mode of transportation to work, Canada, 2001

Figure 16 Gross Domestic Product and energy consumption, Canada, 1990 to 2004

Figure 17 Freight shipped, by mode, Canada, 1990 to 2003

Figure 18 Electric power generation, by source, Canada, 2004

Methods and data quality


Map A.1 Locations of monitoring stations contributing to the ozone indicator

Map A.2 Locations of monitoring stations used in PM2.5 air quality indicator trends

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