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Non-religious 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 Australia 77.11% 2001
2 France 49.53% 2003
3 Japan 45.71% 2002
4 Turkey 43.66% 2001
5 Czech Republic 43.56% 1998
6 Netherlands 43.25% 1993
7 Canada 39.52% 2002
8 Azerbaijan 39.21% 2003
9 Austria 34.87% 2000
10 Hong Kong 30.47% 2003
11 China 28.09% 2001
12 Sweden 26.63% 2000

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/Non--religious-countries/Environment/Water-pollution/Food-industry/%-of-total-BOD-emissions

Non-religious countries Compared by Environment > Water pollution > Food industry > % of total BOD emissions

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