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Environment > Waste > Hazardous waste created: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Annual generation of hazardous waste (as defined by the Basel Convention).

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Russia 141.02 million tonnes 2009
2 United States 34.79 million tonnes 2005
3 Germany 22.32 million tonnes 2008
4 China 14.3 million tonnes 2009
5 Bulgaria 13.04 million tonnes 2008
6 France 10.89 million tonnes 2008
7 Serbia 8.23 million tonnes 2008
8 India 8.14 million tonnes 2006
9 Estonia 7.54 million tonnes 2008
10 United Kingdom 7.29 million tonnes 2008
11 Italy 6.66 million tonnes 2008
12 Belgium 5.92 million tonnes 2008
13 Kyrgyzstan 5.68 million tonnes 2009
14 Netherlands 4.72 million tonnes 2008
15 Mexico 3.71 million tonnes 2000
16 Spain 3.65 million tonnes 2008
17 Portugal 3.37 million tonnes 2008
18 Japan 3.31 million tonnes 1999
19 South Korea 2.91 million tonnes 2003
20 Finland 2.16 million tonnes 2008
21 Sweden 2.06 million tonnes 2008
22 Philippines 1.9 million tonnes 2009
23 Thailand 1.85 million tonnes 2007
24 Malaysia 1.71 million tonnes 2009
25 Czech Republic 1.51 million tonnes 2008
26 Poland 1.47 million tonnes 2008
27 Cuba 1.42 million tonnes 2007
28 Norway 1.34 million tonnes 2008
29 Austria 1.33 million tonnes 2008
30 Jordan 1.29 million tonnes 2008
31 Ukraine 1.23 million tonnes 2009
32 Switzerland 1.11 million tonnes 2002
33 Turkey 1.02 million tonnes 2008
34 Guatemala 822,456 tonnes 2006
35 Ireland 743,418 tonnes 2008
36 Hungary 670,613 tonnes 2008
37 Australia 642,415 tonnes 2002
38 Niger 554,000 tonnes 2005
39 Slovakia 527,205 tonnes 2008
40 Romania 524,193 tonnes 2008
41 Armenia 467,523.59 tonnes 2009
42 Denmark 419,646 tonnes 2008
43 Singapore 356,000 tonnes 2009
44 Algeria 325,000 tonnes 2003
45 Israel 321,000 tonnes 2008
46 United Arab Emirates 272,854.59 tonnes 2009
47 Greece 252,955 tonnes 2008
48 Luxembourg 199,115 tonnes 2008
49 Ecuador 193,812 tonnes 2008
50 Slovenia 152,744 tonnes 2008
51 Tunisia 150,200 tonnes 2002
52 Morocco 119,000 tonnes 2000
53 Lithuania 115,719 tonnes 2008
54 Lebanon 100,492 tonnes 2002
55 Bosnia and Herzegovina 91,788 tonnes 2008
56 Senegal 81,957 tonnes 1999
57 Zambia 80,000 tonnes 2005
58 Colombia 78,581.02 tonnes 2008
59 Bangladesh 75,920 tonnes 2005
60 Latvia 67,462 tonnes 2008
61 Croatia 58,432 tonnes 2008
62 Malta 55,027 tonnes 2008
63 Hong Kong 54,812 tonnes 2009
64 Madagascar 45,957 tonnes 2007
65 Sri Lanka 40,600 tonnes 1996
66 Yemen 38,200 tonnes 1995
67 Bahrain 35,008 tonnes 2007
68 Cyprus 23,786 tonnes 2008
69 Azerbaijan 16,029 tonnes 2009
70 Palestine 14,422.8 tonnes 2009
71 Qatar 11,897.65 tonnes 2008
72 Macau 11,493 tonnes 2009
73 Trinidad and Tobago 11,452 tonnes 2003
74 Zimbabwe 11,000 tonnes 2009
75 Jamaica 10,000 tonnes 2006
76 Cameroon 8,716.6 tonnes 2009
77 Iceland 8,501 tonnes 2004
78 Burkina Faso 7,871 tonnes 2002
79 Guadeloupe 5,738 tonnes 2007
80 Martinique 4,720 tonnes 2007
81 Mauritius 4,150 tonnes 2009
82 French Guiana 2,366 tonnes 2007
83 Iraq 2,337.8 tonnes 2008
84 Togo 1,900 tonnes 2007
85 Benin 1,698 tonnes 2002
86 Panama 1,152.88 tonnes 2007
87 Moldova 1,125 tonnes 2009
88 Andorra 935.5 tonnes 2006
89 Belize 775 tonnes 2000
90 Dominica 627 tonnes 2002
91 Monaco 400.89 tonnes 2009
92 Chile 249.75 tonnes 2009
93 Syria 46 tonnes 2003
94 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.15 tonnes 2002

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