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NATO countries Compared by Environment > Water pollution > Food industry > % of total BOD emissions

DEFINITION: Industry shares of emissions of organic water pollutants refer to emissions from manufacturing activities as defined by two-digit divisions of the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 2: food and beverages (31). Emissions of organic water pollutants are measured by biochemical oxygen demand, which refers to the amount of oxygen that bacteria in water will consume in breaking down waste. This is a standard water-treatment test for the presence of organic pollutants.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Iceland 76.48% 1996
2 Albania 73.53% 1997
3 Greece 55.01% 1998
4 Lithuania 54.03% 2003
5 Latvia 53.79% 2003
6 Poland 52.23% 2002
7 France 49.53% 2003
8 Hungary 49.1% 2000
9 Croatia 48.37% 2003
10 Bulgaria 46.13% 2003
11 Denmark 44.16% 1998
12 Slovakia 43.69% 2003
13 Turkey 43.66% 2001
14 Czech Republic 43.56% 1998
15 Netherlands 43.25% 1993
16 Norway 42.82% 2001
17 Belgium 40.27% 2001
18 Spain 39.6% 2003
19 Canada 39.52% 2002
20 Germany 38.7% 2003
21 Portugal 37.85% 2003
22 Italy 30.76% 2003
23 Luxembourg 26.12% 1993
24 Slovenia 23.66% 2002
25 Romania 5.09% 2000
26 United Kingdom 0.61% 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Water pollution > Food industry > % of total BOD emissions. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/NATO-countries/Environment/Water-pollution/Food-industry/%-of-total-BOD-emissions

NATO countries Compared by Environment > Water pollution > Food industry > % of total BOD emissions

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