Regional cities' scorecard for particles (PM10) NEPM 24-hour standard, based on analysis of air quality index values, 1999-2014

This assessment summary component has changed from 2011.

  • The period for the 2011 assessment was from 1999-2008

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

Component
Summary
Grade
Very poor Poor Fair Good Very good
Confidence
In Grade In Trend
Comparability
To previous years

Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 49; good 40; fair 8; poor 2; very poor 1

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

Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 34; good 45; fair 13; poor 6; very poor 2 (Note: Although the overall assessment is good, the distribution has a significant ‘tail’ of 29 days on which the national standard was exceeded)

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

Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 35; good 60; fair 4; poor 1; very poor <1

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

Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 30; good 61; fair 1; poor 0; very poor 2

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

Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 61; good 34; fair 4; poor 1; very poor <1

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

Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 55; good 34; fair 8; poor 2; very poor 1

Year(s): 
2011
5
Improving
Confidence (in grade): 
Adequate
Confidence (in trend): 
Limited
Comparability (to previous reports): 
Not assessed

Tasmania - Launceston - PM10 (24-hour average)

This assessment summary component has changed from 2011.

  • Title has changed from 2011. 

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

Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 75; good 22; fair 3; poor <1; very poor 0

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

Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 65; good 30; fair 3; poor 2; very poor 1

Year(s): 
2011
5
Unclear
Confidence (in grade): 
Limited
Confidence (in trend): 
Limited
Comparability (to previous reports): 
Not assessed

Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 51; good 42; fair 6; poor 1; very poor <1

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

Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 39; good 49; fair 9; poor 2; very poor 1

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

Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 51; good 46; fair 2; poor <1; very poor <1

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

Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 46; good 52; fair 2; poor 0; very poor 0

Year(s): 
2011
4
Stable
Confidence (in grade): 
Adequate
Confidence (in trend): 
Adequate
Comparability (to previous reports): 
Not assessed
Keywood MD, Emmerson KM, Hibberd MF (2016). Ambient air quality: Regional cities' scorecard for particles (PM10) NEPM 24-hour 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/regional-cities-scorecard-particles-pm10-nepm-24-hour, DOI 10.4226/94/58b65c70bc372