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Environment > Pollution > Organic water pollutant > BOD emissions > Kg per day: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions (kg per day). Emissions of organic water pollutants are measured by biochemical oxygen demand, which refers to the amount of oxygen that bacteria in water will consume in breaking down waste. This is a standard water-treatment test for the presence of organic pollutants.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 9.43 million 2007
2 United States 1.85 million 2006
3 Russia 1.38 million 2007
4 Japan 1.13 million 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 937,979.94 2003
5 Germany 936,197.3 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 924,349.33 2005
6 Indonesia 882,985.4 2006
7 Thailand 581,425 2006
8 France 569,353.3 2006
9 Vietnam 544,779.2 2007
10 United Kingdom 521,716.1 2005
11 Ukraine 498,167.6 2007
12 Italy 479,215.5 2006
13 Mexico 424,965.2 1989
14 Spain 378,843.8 2006
15 Poland 359,696.7 2006
16 Turkey 346,373.9 2006
17 South Korea 319,603.5 2006
18 Canada 306,594.6 2003
19 Bangladesh 303,022.4 1998
High income OECD countries average (profile) 299,557.24 2005
20 Sri Lanka 266,108.7 2006
21 South Africa 229,582 2007
22 Romania 222,102.5 2007
23 Malaysia 208,312.4 2006
24 Egypt 206,539.4 1997
NATO countries average (profile) 181,301.67 2006
Eurozone average (profile) 178,752.91 2006
European Union average (profile) 162,584.57 2006
25 Iran 160,776.1 2005
26 Argentina 155,535.5 2002
27 Pakistan 153,680.3 2006
28 Czech Republic 146,529.2 2006
29 Philippines 144,629.1 2005
30 Netherlands 128,220 2006
31 Hungary 110,605.2 2006
32 Saudi Arabia 106,621.2 2006
33 Bulgaria 102,086.1 2007
34 Kazakhstan 97,379.02 2007
35 Sweden 96,883.4 2006
36 Belgium 95,874.24 2006
37 Madagascar 92,769.68 2006
38 Chile 92,501 2006
39 Dominican Republic 88,639.52 1997
40 Portugal 87,724.1 2006
41 Colombia 86,991.84 2005
42 Austria 84,397.79 2006
43 Syria 80,443.96 2007
44 Morocco 73,988.71 2007
45 New Zealand 61,596.63 2007
46 Denmark 60,951.98 2006
47 Greece 60,775.4 2006
48 Finland 55,320.74 2006
49 Israel 52,716.82 2003
50 Slovakia 47,903.4 2006
51 Norway 46,923.89 2006
52 Yemen 46,526.3 2006
53 Ecuador 44,747.97 2005
54 Croatia 42,854.19 2007
55 Lithuania 42,178.89 2007
56 Sudan 38,567.33 2001
57 Singapore 38,313.88 2007
58 Malawi 32,671.69 2001
59 Ethiopia 32,158.8 2007
60 Tanzania 30,322.19 2007
61 Zimbabwe 29,285.35 1996
62 Jordan 29,147.31 2007
63 Slovenia 28,797.03 2007
64 Ireland 28,384.17 2006
65 Latvia 28,376.6 2007
66 Nepal 26,807.81 2002
67 Republic of Macedonia 20,340.74 2007
68 Azerbaijan 20,046.24 2007
69 Moldova 18,766.44 2007
70 Ghana 16,048.37 2003
71 Estonia 16,035.06 2007
72 Mauritius 15,445.87 2007
73 Lebanon 14,701.49 1998
74 Panama 13,734.31 2005
75 Tajikistan 12,814.27 2007
76 Kyrgyzstan 12,152.96 2007
77 Bolivia 11,539.16 2001
78 Paraguay 10,813.62 2002
79 Mongolia 8,779.29 2007
80 Rwanda 8,060.77 1999
81 Cyprus 7,960.14 2007
82 Iraq 7,654.79 1998
83 Trinidad and Tobago 7,618.2 2003
84 Oman 7,608.84 2007
85 Senegal 6,620.54 2002
86 Qatar 6,387.9 2006
87 Fiji 5,911.82 2004
88 Lesotho 5,252 2007
89 Haiti 4,405.8 1997
90 Laos 4,291.11 1999
91 Luxembourg 4,257.38 2006
92 Malta 4,074 2005
93 Albania 3,588.3 2006
94 Botswana 3,245.6 2007
95 Eritrea 2,540.15 2007
96 Cambodia 2,272.44 1995
97 Uganda 2,105.11 2000
98 The Bahamas 884.86 2001
99 The Gambia 766.24 1995
100 Tonga 366.54 2004
101 Aruba 306.76 1999
102 Afghanistan 236.26 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Pollution > Organic water pollutant > BOD emissions > Kg per day. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Industrial Pollution in Economic Development: Kuznets Revisited. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Environment/Pollution/Organic-water-pollutant/BOD-emissions/Kg-per-day

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