> Salisbury produced 982 kt of end user CO2 in 2008, the second lowest for a local authority in Wiltshire.
> Between 2005 and 2008, end user CO2 emissions decreased in Salisbury by 2%.
> Salisbury residents were responsible for a total of 8.4 tonnes of CO2 per capita in 2008.
> Between 2005 and 2008 per capita emissions reduced by 3% in Salisbury.
> 5,342 million vehicle kilometres were made in Wiltshire County unitary authority area in 2009. This was the fourth highest recorded by a unitary or county council, accounting for just 11% of the South West total.
> Between 1993 and 2009, the total number of vehicle kilometres travelled within Wiltshire area increased by 21% (940 million km).
> There are 21 river water bodies within Salisbury. Our latest assessment of these classified 4.8% as poor, 61.9% as moderate and 33.3% as good.
> Wiltshire had the seventh highest amount of residual waste in the South West with 645.68 kg/household.
> Wiltshire County Council in 2009/10 against the other South West Councils, was in the top half of the recycling league table with 41.42%.
> Wiltshire County Council landfilled 33,785 tonnes of waste (47.53%). This was the fourth lowest percentage to be landfilled. However this equated to 116,350 tonnes which was the fifth highest in the South West in terms of tonnes landfilled.
> The population of Salisbury was estimated to be 117,500 in June 2010, 2.2% of the South West’s total population of 5,273,700.
> Between 2008-2033, the number of households in Salisbury are predicted to increase by 18%.
> The main CAMS in the former Salisbury district is the Hampshire Avon.
> In 2006, Salisbury had an eco footprint of 4.91gha. This was the highest in Wiltshire. The lowest was Swindon with 4.67gha.
> In 2009/10 the amount of biodegradable municipal waste (BMW) landfilled by the 16 local authorities within the South West was 1,032,967 tonnes against their combined allocation of 1,134,910 tonnes.
> Wiltshire County Council had an allocation of 93,158 tonnes and only landfilled 81,046 tonnes (87%) of their BMW.