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Environment > Waste generation: Countries Compared

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

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Denmark 560 kgs per person per year 2000
2 Netherlands 530 kgs per person per year 2000
3 United Kingdom 480 kgs per person per year 2000
4 United States 460 kgs per person per year 2000
=5 Belgium 450 kgs per person per year 2000
=5 Switzerland 450 kgs per person per year 2000
7 Australia 400 kgs per person per year 2000
=8 Austria 380 kgs per person per year 2000
=8 New Zealand 380 kgs per person per year 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 373.33 kgs per person per year 2000
10 France 360 kgs per person per year 2000
11 Germany 340 kgs per person per year 2000
=12 Canada 330 kgs per person per year 2000
=12 Norway 330 kgs per person per year 2000
=12 Ireland 330 kgs per person per year 2000
15 Japan 270 kgs per person per year 2000
16 Finland 190 kgs per person per year 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Waste generation. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", 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

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Interesting observations about Environment > Waste generation

All of the top 3 countries by waste generation are European.
Japan ranked last for waste generation amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2000.
All of the bottom 16 countries by waste generation are High income OECD.
All of the top 2 countries by waste generation are European Union.
All of the top 2 countries by waste generation are NATO.
11 of the top 14 countries by waste generation are Christian.
Canada ranked second last for waste generation amongst English speaking countries in 2000.
5 of the top 6 countries by waste generation are Cold countries'.
Netherlands ranked first for waste generation amongst Western Europe in 2000.
France ranked third last for waste generation amongst Non-religious countries in 2000.

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