SEA Statistics

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

SEA Stage 2011201220132014201520162017201820192020
Screening 121 76 75  49 51  53  76  38 60  32
Scoping 59 42 50 46  42  56  20  24  23  33
Environmental Report/Draft Plan 27 45 46  34  36  48  26  23  20  29 
Proposed Amendments 19 23 22  20  10  17  15 

Sectoral Breakdown of SEAs undertaken (updated: 6th Jan 2021)

SectorNumber of SEA's
Agriculture  6
Forrestry 
Fisheries  13 
Energy  27
Industry 
Transport  20
Waste Management  10
Water Management  64 
Telecommunications 
Tourism 19
Planning/Land Use 438
Other Cases 20
Total (ongoing and complete) 625

Type/Scale of SEAs Undertaken  (updated: 6th Jan 2021)

Plan TypeTotal Number of SEAs
Transboundary*  41 
National  43
Regional  82 
County  121
Industry 
Local  334 
Total  625

(* = transboundary submissions include invitations from transbounday planning authorities to provide comments on SEAs being prepared, rather than formal consultation notifications.)