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Environment > Municipal waste generation: Countries Compared

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

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 United StatesUnited States 760 kgs per person per year 2000
2 AustraliaAustralia 690 kgs per person per year 2000
3 DenmarkDenmark 660 kgs per person per year 2000
4 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 650 kgs per person per year 2000
5 CanadaCanada 640 kgs per person per year 2000
6 NorwayNorway 620 kgs per person per year 2000
7 NetherlandsNetherlands 610 kgs per person per year 2000
8 AustriaAustria 560 kgs per person per year 2000
9 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 560 kgs per person per year 2000
10 IrelandIreland 560 kgs per person per year 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 560 kgs per person per year 2000
11 BelgiumBelgium 550 kgs per person per year 2000
12 GermanyGermany 540 kgs per person per year 2000
13 FranceFrance 510 kgs per person per year 2000
14 ItalyItaly 500 kgs per person per year 2000
15 FinlandFinland 460 kgs per person per year 2000
16 SwedenSweden 450 kgs per person per year 2000
17 JapanJapan 410 kgs per person per year 2000

Citation

"All countries compared for Environment > Municipal waste generation", OECD Environmental Data Compendium: 2002. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Environment/Municipal-waste-generation

Environment > Municipal waste generation: Countries Compared Map

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They calculated the total to get the average. 9730/17 gave thier average.

Posted on 16 Jun 2011

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