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Environment > Waste Stats: compare key data on Netherlands & United Kingdom

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STAT Netherlands United Kingdom HISTORY
Hazardous waste created 4.72 million tonnes
Ranked 13th.
7.29 million tonnes
Ranked 9th. 54% more than Netherlands

Hazardous waste created per thousand people 287.24 tonnes
Ranked 11th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
118.66 tonnes
Ranked 22nd.

Local garbage collected 10.16 million tonnes
Ranked 11th.
32.6 million tonnes
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Netherlands

Local garbage collected per thousand people 614.57 tonnes
Ranked 14th. 17% more than United Kingdom
527.41 tonnes
Ranked 24th.

Population served by local garbage collection 100%
Ranked 6th. The same as United Kingdom
100%
Ranked 12th.

SOURCES: United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; 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.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; 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.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables

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