Main environmental issues causing worry in the EU in 2014

From the following list, please pick the five main environmental issues that you are worried about.

Main environmental issues causing worry in the EU in 2014 This statistic shows which environmental issues adults worried most about in the European Union (EU) in 2014. For 56 percent of respondents air pollution was one of the main environmental issues that raised concern, while water pollution was a worrying issue as well.
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From the following list, please pick the five main environmental issues that you are worried about.

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Share of respondents
Air pollution56%
Water pollution (seas, rivers, lakes and underground sources)50%
The impact on our health of chemicals used in everyday products43%
The growing amount of waste43%
Depletion of natural resources36%
Agricultural pollution (use of pesticides. fertilizers, etc.)29%
Shortage of drinking water27%
Loss or extinction of species and their habitats and of natural ecosystems (forests, fertile soils)26%
Our consumption habits24%
Urban problems (traffic jams, pollution, lack of green spaces, etc.)23%
Share of respondents
Air pollution56%
Water pollution (seas, rivers, lakes and underground sources)50%
The impact on our health of chemicals used in everyday products43%
The growing amount of waste43%
Depletion of natural resources36%
Agricultural pollution (use of pesticides. fertilizers, etc.)29%
Shortage of drinking water27%
Loss or extinction of species and their habitats and of natural ecosystems (forests, fertile soils)26%
Our consumption habits24%
Urban problems (traffic jams, pollution, lack of green spaces, etc.)23%
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This statistic shows which environmental issues adults worried most about in the European Union (EU) in 2014. For 56 percent of respondents air pollution was one of the main environmental issues that raised concern, while water pollution was a worrying issue as well.
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