SEA Statistics

This section provides a summary breakdown of all SEA-related notifications received by the EPA. We update this information quarterly.

Number of SEA notifications received by EPA annually 

SEA Stage200920102011201220132014201520162017
Screening 56 61 121 76 75 49 51 53 76
Scoping 57 41 59 42 50 46 42 56 20
Environmental Report/ Draft Plan 28 49 27 45 46 34 36 48 26
Proposed Amendments 25 21 19 23 22 20 9 10 17

Sectoral Breakdown of SEAs undertaken (updated: March 2018)

 SectorNumber of SEAs 
 Agriculture

 5

 Forestry  3
 Fisheries  12
 Energy  24
 Industry  5
 Transport  13
 Waste Management  8
 Water Management  60
 Telecommunications  1
 Tourism  6
 Planning/Land Use 384
 Other Cases  14

 Total (Ongoing & Complete)

535

Type/Scale of SEAs Undertaken  (updated: March 2018)

 Plan Type Total Number of SEAs
 Transboundary  35
 National  33
 Regional  75
 County  94
 Local  298
 Total  535