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Environment > Waste > Local garbage collected per thousand people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Municipal waste collected. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Antigua and Barbuda 1,580.53 tonnes 2009
2 United Arab Emirates 1,408.97 tonnes 2009
3 Kyrgyzstan 1,233.8 tonnes 2009
4 Singapore 1,225.88 tonnes 2009
5 Monaco 1,010.35 tonnes 2009
6 Hong Kong 925.02 tonnes 2009
7 Denmark 820.19 tonnes 2009
8 United States 754.15 tonnes 2005
9 Ireland 740.09 tonnes 2009
10 Niger 739.54 tonnes 2005
11 Switzerland 705.08 tonnes 2009
12 Luxembourg 701.11 tonnes 2009
13 The Bahamas 676.86 tonnes 2006
14 Jordan 667.8 tonnes 2008
15 Malta 647.36 tonnes 2009
16 Moldova 635.97 tonnes 2009
17 Macau 623.71 tonnes 2009
18 Netherlands 614.57 tonnes 2009
19 Israel 608.68 tonnes 2009
20 Kuwait 604.54 tonnes 2009
21 Austria 590.66 tonnes 2009
22 Germany 587.3 tonnes 2009
23 Cyprus 568.52 tonnes 2009
24 Brunei 566.54 tonnes 2002
25 Iceland 555.73 tonnes 2009
26 Belize 554 tonnes 2008
27 Jamaica 549.74 tonnes 2006
28 Spain 546.52 tonnes 2009
29 Italy 539.93 tonnes 2009
30 France 533.27 tonnes 2009
31 United Kingdom 527.41 tonnes 2009
32 Qatar 504.43 tonnes 2009
33 Marshall Islands 498.56 tonnes 2007
34 Belgium 488.77 tonnes 2009
35 Portugal 487.66 tonnes 2009
36 Sweden 482.44 tonnes 2009
37 Finland 479.88 tonnes 2009
38 Greece 477.37 tonnes 2009
39 Norway 469.9 tonnes 2009
40 Bulgaria 469.47 tonnes 2009
41 Slovenia 447.62 tonnes 2009
42 Australia 447.49 tonnes 2003
43 Hungary 430.23 tonnes 2009
44 Japan 425.68 tonnes 2003
45 Canada 418.04 tonnes 2004
46 Albania 416.7 tonnes 2009
47 Lebanon 405 tonnes 2009
48 Croatia 403.32 tonnes 2008
49 New Zealand 401.81 tonnes 1999
50 Andorra 396.1 tonnes 2007
51 Romania 396.04 tonnes 2009
52 Russia 395.83 tonnes 2009
53 Turkey 393.12 tonnes 2009
54 Egypt 388.2 tonnes 2008
55 South Korea 379.94 tonnes 2004
56 Cuba 377.68 tonnes 2009
57 Bosnia and Herzegovina 369.02 tonnes 2009
58 Chile 362.02 tonnes 2009
59 Lithuania 361.14 tonnes 2009
60 Cameroon 360.58 tonnes 2009
61 Belarus 352.06 tonnes 2009
62 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 349.51 tonnes 2002
63 Estonia 346.2 tonnes 2009
64 Montenegro 341.57 tonnes 2009
65 Angola 341.04 tonnes 2006
66 Slovakia 339.02 tonnes 2009
67 Suriname 336.41 tonnes 2009
68 Latvia 333.95 tonnes 2009
69 Trinidad and Tobago 332.62 tonnes 2002
70 Mexico 321.88 tonnes 2006
71 Mauritius 319.8 tonnes 2009
72 Poland 315.92 tonnes 2009
73 Czech Republic 315.62 tonnes 2009
74 Costa Rica 312.66 tonnes 2002
75 Dominica 296.36 tonnes 2005
76 Uruguay 274.03 tonnes 2000
77 Brazil 270.7 tonnes 2007
78 Republic of Macedonia 262.79 tonnes 2009
79 Algeria 257.55 tonnes 2003
80 Kazakhstan 244.09 tonnes 2009
81 Morocco 226.4 tonnes 2000
82 Serbia 215.82 tonnes 2009
83 Georgia 199.51 tonnes 2009
84 Iraq 198.93 tonnes 2005
85 Peru 179.73 tonnes 2001
86 Azerbaijan 179.16 tonnes 2009
87 Colombia 164.72 tonnes 2008
88 Panama 152.45 tonnes 2009
89 Armenia 138.44 tonnes 2009
90 Tunisia 132.52 tonnes 2004
91 China 118.19 tonnes 2009
92 Philippines 99.08 tonnes 2009
93 Ukraine 96.51 tonnes 2009
94 Bolivia 95.53 tonnes 2009
95 Dominican Republic 76.51 tonnes 2009
96 Maldives 63.51 tonnes 2005
97 Yemen 63.43 tonnes 2009
98 Sri Lanka 53.31 tonnes 2004
99 Burkina Faso 44.13 tonnes 2009
100 Senegal 41.26 tonnes 2005
101 Indonesia 40.99 tonnes 2008
102 Sudan 38.88 tonnes 2009
103 Zambia 33.9 tonnes 2005
104 Madagascar 21.65 tonnes 2007
105 Nepal 17.36 tonnes 2002
106 Uganda 7.55 tonnes 2006

Citation

"All countries compared for Environment > Waste > Local garbage collected per thousand people", United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. 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/Waste/Local-garbage-collected-per-thousand-people

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