Development plan

The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development

Environment
What is the future of Estonian natural resources? 
How reasonably and efficiently are we using them? 
We use hundreds of products and services every day on which we have spent a lot of resources. Today’s environmental challenges require everyone to be responsible for nature, so that future generations can breathe clean air and live in a naturally diverse environment.
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Properly treated wastewater
2022: 104.85 million cubic metres
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Groundwater abstraction
2022: 236.54 million cubic metres
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Surface water bodies in at least good overall status
2022: 51%
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Emissions of fine particles
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Green areas in cities
2023: 90.5%
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Recycling of municipal waste
2022: 32.9%
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Waste generation
2022: 22,853.68 thousand tonnes
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Generation of hazardous waste
2022: 1,570.38 thousand tonnes
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Implementation of environmental management systems
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Oil shale mining
2022: 10,707.5 thousand tonnes
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Greenhouse gas emissions
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Net greenhouse gas emissions
2022: 14.29 million tonnes CO2 equivalent
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Greenhouse gases from the transport sector
2022: 2,644.59 thousand tonnes of CO2 equivalent
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Marine protected areas
2022: 18.7%
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Spawning stock biomass
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
State of Baltic Sea
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Protected areas
2022: 19.6%
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Strictly protected forests
2022: 18.1%
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Acid rain
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Habitat types in favourable conservation status
2023: 57%
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Environmental taxes
2021: 6.8%
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Species in favourable conservation status
2023: 56%
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Circular material use rate
2022: 16%
Development plan

The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development

Environment
What is the future of Estonian natural resources? 
How reasonably and efficiently are we using them? 
We use hundreds of products and services every day on which we have spent a lot of resources. Today’s environmental challenges require everyone to be responsible for nature, so that future generations can breathe clean air and live in a naturally diverse environment.
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Properly treated wastewater
2022: 104.85 million cubic metres
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Groundwater abstraction
2022: 236.54 million cubic metres
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Surface water bodies in at least good overall status
2022: 51%
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Emissions of fine particles
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Green areas in cities
2023: 90.5%
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Recycling of municipal waste
2022: 32.9%
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Waste generation
2022: 22,853.68 thousand tonnes
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Generation of hazardous waste
2022: 1,570.38 thousand tonnes
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Implementation of environmental management systems
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Oil shale mining
2022: 10,707.5 thousand tonnes
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Greenhouse gas emissions
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Net greenhouse gas emissions
2022: 14.29 million tonnes CO2 equivalent
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Greenhouse gases from the transport sector
2022: 2,644.59 thousand tonnes of CO2 equivalent
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Marine protected areas
2022: 18.7%
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Spawning stock biomass
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
State of Baltic Sea
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Protected areas
2022: 19.6%
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Strictly protected forests
2022: 18.1%
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Acid rain
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Habitat types in favourable conservation status
2023: 57%
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Environmental taxes
2021: 6.8%
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Species in favourable conservation status
2023: 56%
The Estonian National Strategy on Sustainable Development
Circular material use rate
2022: 16%