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.

Very poor,Poor,Fair,Good,Very good

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