Metropolitan cities' scorecard for ozone (four-hour) NEPM standard, based on analysis of air quality index values 1999-2014

This assessment summary component has changed from 2011.

  • This assessment summary was previously assessed for the years 1999-2008 

The original 2011 summary, grade, trend and confidence levels have been replicated here to assist comparison of changes between reporting cycles.
 

    Very poor,Poor,Fair,Good,Very good

    Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 49; good 50; fair 1; poor 0; very poor 0

    Year(s): 
    2016
    4
    Improving
    Confidence (in grade): 
    Adequate
    Confidence (in trend): 
    Adequate
    Comparability (to previous reports): 
    Comparable

    Topics

    Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 46; good 53; fair 1; poor 0; very poor 0

    Year(s): 
    2011
    4
    Stable
    Confidence (in grade): 
    Adequate
    Confidence (in trend): 
    Adequate
    Comparability (to previous reports): 
    Not assessed

    Topics

    Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 31; good 65; fair 4; poor <1; very poor 0

    Year(s): 
    2016
    4
    Stable
    Confidence (in grade): 
    Adequate
    Confidence (in trend): 
    Adequate
    Comparability (to previous reports): 
    Comparable

    Topics

    Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 31; good 64; fair 55; poor 0; very poor 0

    Year(s): 
    2011
    4
    Stable
    Confidence (in grade): 
    Adequate
    Confidence (in trend): 
    Adequate
    Comparability (to previous reports): 
    Not assessed

    Topics

    Average percentage frequency distribution: Very good 38; good 61; fair 1; poor 0; very poor 0

    Year(s): 
    2016
    4
    Stable
    Confidence (in grade): 
    Adequate
    Confidence (in trend): 
    Adequate
    Comparability (to previous reports): 
    Comparable

    Topics

    Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 43; good 55; fair 2; poor 0; very poor 0

    Year(s): 
    2011
    4
    Deteriorating
    Confidence (in grade): 
    Adequate
    Confidence (in trend): 
    Adequate
    Comparability (to previous reports): 
    Not assessed

    Topics

    Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 94; good 6; fair 0; poor 0; very poor 0

    Year(s): 
    2016
    5
    Improving
    Confidence (in grade): 
    Adequate
    Confidence (in trend): 
    Adequate
    Comparability (to previous reports): 
    Comparable

    Topics

    Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 34; good 63; fair 3; poor 0; very poor 0

    Year(s): 
    2011
    4
    Stable
    Confidence (in grade): 
    Adequate
    Confidence (in trend): 
    Adequate
    Comparability (to previous reports): 
    Not assessed

    Topics

    Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 67; good 32; fair <1; poor <1; very poor 0

    Year(s): 
    2016
    5
    Improving
    Confidence (in grade): 
    Adequate
    Confidence (in trend): 
    Adequate
    Comparability (to previous reports): 
    Comparable

    Topics

    Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 16; good 79; fair 4; poor 0; very poor 0

    Year(s): 
    2011
    4
    Stable
    Confidence (in grade): 
    Adequate
    Confidence (in trend): 
    Adequate
    Comparability (to previous reports): 
    Not assessed

    Topics

    Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 63; good 37; fair 0; poor 0; very poor 0

    Year(s): 
    2016
    5
    Improving
    Confidence (in grade): 
    Adequate
    Confidence (in trend): 
    Adequate
    Comparability (to previous reports): 
    Comparable

    Topics

    Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 17; good 72; fair 9; poor 2; very poor 0

    Year(s): 
    2011
    4
    Stable
    Confidence (in grade): 
    Adequate
    Confidence (in trend): 
    Adequate
    Comparability (to previous reports): 
    Not assessed

    Topics

    Keywood MD, Emmerson KM, Hibberd MF (2016). Ambient air quality: Metropolitan cities' scorecard for ozone (four-hour) NEPM standard, based on analysis of air quality index values 1999-2014 . In: Australia state of the environment 2016, Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy, Canberra, https://soe.environment.gov.au/assessment-summary/ambient-air-quality/metropolitan-cities-scorecard-ozone-four-hour-nepm-standard, DOI 10.4226/94/58b65c70bc372