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Iraq

Iraq Waste Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Hazardous waste created 2,337.8 tonnes 2008 53th out of 56
Hazardous waste created per thousand people 0.0794 tonnes 2008 54th out of 55
Local garbage collected 5.45 million tonnes 2005 19th out of 79
Local garbage collected per thousand people 198.93 tonnes 2005 60th out of 75
Population served by local garbage collection 55.6% 2005 50th out of 58

SOURCES: United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables

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