×

Environment > Waste generation: Countries Compared

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

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 DenmarkDenmark 560 kgs per person per year 2000
2 NetherlandsNetherlands 530 kgs per person per year 2000
3 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 480 kgs per person per year 2000
4 United StatesUnited States 460 kgs per person per year 2000
5 BelgiumBelgium 450 kgs per person per year 2000
6 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 450 kgs per person per year 2000
7 AustraliaAustralia 400 kgs per person per year 2000
8 AustriaAustria 380 kgs per person per year 2000
9 New ZealandNew Zealand 380 kgs per person per year 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 373.33 kgs per person per year 2000
10 FranceFrance 360 kgs per person per year 2000
11 GermanyGermany 340 kgs per person per year 2000
12 CanadaCanada 330 kgs per person per year 2000
13 NorwayNorway 330 kgs per person per year 2000
14 IrelandIreland 330 kgs per person per year 2000
15 JapanJapan 270 kgs per person per year 2000
16 FinlandFinland 190 kgs per person per year 2000

Citation

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

Environment > Waste generation: Countries Compared Map

NationMaster

Contribute an insight

captcha
Follow us on Facebook to get interesting stats:

Was this page useful for you?