This indicator presents the percentage of people estimated to be exposed to harmful levels of environmental noise from roads in urban areas with more than 100,000 inhabitants. In accordance with the lowest available values used in noise mapping for measuring noise pollution under the END, 55 dB for the day-evening-night period was used as threshold values for the indicator.


Published: 28 Nov 2023
Temporal coverage: 2017
These country fact sheets summarise information on noise pollution for selected EEA member countries. The fact sheets are based on the latest official noise data reported every five years by EEA member countries under the Environmental Noise Directive (END).