EEA

Population status and trends at the EU and Member State levels

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Current selection: 2008-2012, Passer montanus. Show all
Data from Member States reports
MS Breeding Population Breeding Range Winter Population Areas from gridded maps (km2)
Population Trend Surface Trend Population Trend
Size&Unit % MS Period ST Trend Period LT Trend Area % MS Period ST Trend Period LT Trend Size&Unit % MS Period ST Trend Period LT Trend Distrib. % MS Range % MS
AT
80000 - 150000 p
0.9 2000-2011 0 1980-2012 x
86152
2.7 2001-2012 0 1980-2012 0
61100 2.7 85000 2.6
BE
15000 - 60000 p
0.3 2000-2012 - (4 - 26) 1980-2012 - (71 - 93) #
27897
# 0.9 2000-2012 0 1980-2012 0 #
25200 1.1 28800 0.9
BG
100000 - 700000 p
2.7 2001-2012 + (26 - 64) 1980-2012 0
120300
3.7 2001-2012 0 1980-2012 0
113000 5.1 117200 3.6
CZ
DE
950000 - 1750000 p
10.4 1998-2009 - (24 - 38) 1990-2009 - (18 - 44) #
356642
11.0 1998-2009 0 1985-2009 0 #
369600 16.6 377400 11.4
DK
450000 - 450000 p
# 3.8 1999-2011 0 1980-2011 + (50 - 100) #
42639
1.3 1999-2011 0 1980-2011 0 #
29500 1.3 59900 1.8
EE
80000 - 110000 p
0.8 2001-2012 + (20 - 50) 1980-2012 - (20 - 50)
48400
1.5 2001-2012 0 1980-2012 0
42000 1.9 47000 1.4
ES
1655000 - 2810000 p
# 17.4 1998-2012 - (17.80 - 17.80) 1980-2012 - #
500445
15.5 1998-2012 - 1980-2012 - #
330600 14.9 499500 15.2
FI
85000 - 240000 p
1.2 2001-2012 + (164 - 205) 1983-2012 + (885 - 1248) #
212200
6.6 2001-2012 x 1980-2010 + (925 - 925)
115400 5.2 211900 6.4
FR
80000 - 300000 p
1.4 2001-2011 - (30 - 30) 1989-2011 - (66 - 66) #
382000
11.8 2001-2012 - (0 - 15) 1985-2013 - (25 - 30)
164100 7.4 377800 11.5
GR
HU
1100000 - 1370000 p
# 10.0 1999-2011 0 1980-2012 x #
93011
# 2.9 2000-2012 0 1980-2012 0
98400 4.4 96000 2.9
IE
1500 - 2500 p
# 2000-2011 + (14 - 14) 1980-2011 + (300 - 300) #
21900
# 0.7 1991-2011 + (73 - 73) 1972-2011 + (61 - 61) #
14000 0.6 21700 0.7
IT
600000 - 1000000 p
# 6.2 2000-2012 - (20 - 30) 1990-2012 - (25 - 40)
338100
10.5 2002-2013 + (8 - 8) 1983-2013 + (10 - 10)
309900 13.9 336500 10.2
LT
300000 - 500000 p
3.1 2001-2012 0 1980-2012 0
73100
2.3 2001-2012 0 1980-2012 0
70600 3.2 70700 2.1
LU
4000 - 6000 p
2000-2012 - (10 - 20) 1980-2012 - (20 - 30)
2585
# 0.1 2000-2012 0 1980-2012 0
2800 0.1 2400 0.1
LV
135396 - 229796 p
1.4 2001-2012 0 1995-2012 + (1 - 100)
64430
2.0 2001-2012 0 1980-2012 0
61300 2.8 70500 2.1
MT
55 - 110 p
2001-2012 - (65 - 70) 1980-2012 + #
11
# 2001-2012 F 1980-2012 x
400 400
NL
33654 - 100962 p
0.5 2002-2011 - (34 - 53) 1984-2011 - (32 - 66)
41242
1.3 1998-2012 0 1977-2012 0
37700 1.7 40800 1.2
PL
1200000 - 1700000 p
# 11.6 2000-2012 + (20 - 40) x #
x x
PT
100000 - 500000 p
2.0 2001-2012 x 1980-2012 x #
94200
2.9 2001-2012 0 1980-2012 0
64500 2.9 91200 2.8
RO
1400000 - 2800000 p
16.0 2001-2013 F 1980-2012 x
254000
7.9 2001-2013 x 1980-2012 x
13400 0.6 242300 7.3
SE
290000 - 554000 p
# 3.2 2001-2012 + (4 - 42) 1980-2012 0 #
295000
9.1 2001-2012 0 1980-2012 x
135100 6.1 293900 8.9
SI
180000 - 290000 p
1.8 2002-2012 x 1980-2012 x
17113
0.5 2002-2012 0 1980-2012 0
17300 0.8 18900 0.6
SK
300000 - 600000 p
3.4 2000-2012 0 1980-2012 0
54594
1.7 2000-2012 0 1980-2012 0
42900 1.9 55100 1.7
UK
200000 - 200000 p
# 1.6 1998-2010 + (94.40 - 94.40) 1980-2010 - (85.28 - 85.28) #
107300
3.3 1989-2009 - (23 - 23) 1970-2009 - (37 - 37)
106700 4.8 151700 4.6
EU population status assessments
Breeding Population Breeding Range Winter Population Bird Status Contribution
to target 1
Season Subspecies /
subspecific units
Size & Unit ST Trend LT Trend Area ST Trend LT Trend Size & Unit ST Trend LT Trend Trends Status
EU27 9880000 - 17500000 p - - 3230000 Declining C B

The hash sign (#) under Subspecies/subspecific units-Trends or Status means that the EU population trends or EU status were not assessed at the same level as the current selection (species and subspecific unit).

In italics, additional assessment at the subspecies or population level (available only for subspecies listed in the Annexes of the Birds Directive).