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Environment > Pollution > Nuclear waste per million: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Wastes from spent fuel arising in nuclear power plants, measured in terms of heavy metal. Data for 1998 or latest available year. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Canada 44.3 1998
2 Sweden 26.89 1998
3 France 18.78 1998
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 16.3 1998
4 United Kingdom 14.02 1998
5 Finland 13.78 1998
6 Switzerland 9 1998
7 South Korea 7.86 1998
8 Belgium 7.84 1998
9 Japan 7.63 1998
10 United States 7.61 1998
11 Germany 5.48 1998
12 Hungary 5.36 1998
13 Spain 4.83 1998
14 Czech Republic 4.37 1998
15 Netherlands 0.764 1998
16 Mexico 0.417 1998

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Pollution > Nuclear waste per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris, France, OECD Environmental Data Compendium. 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. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Environment/Pollution/Nuclear-waste-per-million

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