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Group of 7 countries (G7) Compared by Environment > Municipal waste generation

DEFINITION: Kilograms of municipal waste generated per year (2000).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 United States 760 kgs per person per year 2000
2 Canada 640 kgs per person per year 2000
3 United Kingdom 560 kgs per person per year 2000
4 Germany 540 kgs per person per year 2000
5 France 510 kgs per person per year 2000
6 Italy 500 kgs per person per year 2000
7 Japan 410 kgs per person per year 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Municipal waste generation. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", OECD Environmental Data Compendium: 2002. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Group-of-7-countries-(G7)/Environment/Municipal-waste-generation

Group of 7 countries (G7) Compared by Environment > Municipal waste generation

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Interesting observations about Environment > Municipal waste generation

  • All of the top 2 countries by municipal waste generation are Former British Colonies'.
  • All of the top 4 countries by municipal waste generation are Christian.
  • United States ranked first for municipal waste generation amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2000.
  • All of the bottom 17 countries by municipal waste generation are High income OECD.
  • All of the top 2 countries by municipal waste generation are English speaking .
  • 10 of the bottom 11 countries by municipal waste generation are European Union.
  • 11 of the bottom 12 countries by municipal waste generation are European.
  • Australia ranked first for municipal waste generation amongst Non-religious countries in 2000.
  • 10 of the top 12 countries by municipal waste generation are Cold countries'.
  • France ranked last for municipal waste generation amongst Western Europe in 2000.
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