Access to previous data
Until the end of 2015, BDM comprised a total of 34 indicators largely based on third-party-program data. These indicators are no longer updated as of 2016. For the latest published versions please click on the appropriate link.
The list is in alphabetical order. It can be filtered by type of indicator by clicking on the corresponding tag.
Change in total area accounted for by individual land uses in Switzerland.
Change in the total number of wilderness areas in Switzerland.
Change in the length of rivers, streams, hedgerows and woodland perimeters per square kilometre.
Change in the heterogeneity of the countryside per square kilometre.
Changes in the mean of nutrient indicator values of plants in 10 sqm grid squares.
Change in domestic agricultural production in relation to the total area under production.
Change in the proportion of woodland featuring non-indigenous tree species (exotics) or dominated by such species (over 50% exotics).
Change in artificially rejuvenated woodland as a proportion of the total area of rejuvenated woodland (artificial and natural) in the territory in question.
Changes in the volumes of standing and lying deadwood in Switzerland as a whole and its individual regions.
Extraction of water over 20% from watercourses under average low-water conditions.
Change in the total number of watercourse sections with artificial embankments and engineered beds as a proportion of all watercourses.
Change in the content of inorganic and organic substances and in the water temperature in Swiss watercourses and captive water. Change in the proportion of waterways that are within the legal limits or do not exceed them by more than 50%.
Changes in landscape fragmentation of the terrestrial expanse below 2,100 meters above sea level in Switzerland and its biogeographical regions.
Change in size of nature conservation areas protected by law.
Change in size of areas of national importance which are protected at cantonal level and where relevant protection measures are enforced.
Total number of threatened species whose current occurrences are confined to national protected areas at no less than 50% proportionate to the total number of threatened species belonging to the same taxonomic groups in Switzerland.
Changes in the sum of all areas designated to contribute to preserving and promoting species and habitat diversity in agriculture, the adequate use of which is secured by contract. Changes will be monitored for Switzerland as a whole as well as broken down by area types and by individual cantons.
Change in total area used by organic farms in Switzerland.
Change in the number of all domesticated livestock breeds and agricultural plant varieties recognized in Switzerland.
Change in the proportion of livestock breeds and plant varieties within the total population/total production of the breed/variety in Switzerland.
Change in the total number of species of selected taxa living in the wild.
Change in the total number of globally endangered species occurring in Switzerland.
Number of species now less endangered in Switzerland minus number of species now in greater danger.
Change in population size of species endangered worldwide, in Europe or in Switzerland.
Change in the mean species diversity of selected species per sq km.
Change in average species diversity of selected species within 10 sqm areas.
Change in the size of habitats of national importance.
Change in the mean quality of each of the valuable habitat types.
Change in the diversity of species communities.