Environmental Statistics

Environmental statistics

Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI) of Mexico
Technical Secretariat
Statistics Division of ECLAC
Department of Statistics of Bahamas
Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE)
Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas (INE) of Chile
Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística (DANE) of Colombia
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC) of Costa Rica
Oficina Nacional de Estadística e Información (ONEI) of Cuba
Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN)
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI) of Mexico
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo (INEC) of Panama
Oficina Nacional de Estadística (ONE) of Dominican Republic
General Bureau of Statistics of Suriname
Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) of Venezuela


Promote regional implementation of the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA) and the development of official systems for basic environmental statistics to support such accounts, with a view to incorporating them into the national statistical systems of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.


  1. Assess the current situation in respect of environmental statistics and SEEA implementation in the countries participating in the project, with a view to developing and strengthening these systems through technical capacity-building.
  2. Promote coordination on environmental statistics, indicators and accounts between institutional stakeholders at the national level.
  3. Strengthen regional cooperation in order to promote the standardization and comparability of common environmental statistics with a view to implementing SEEA in Latin America and the Caribbean.