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Australia

Australian Waste Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Hazardous waste created 642,415 tonnes 2002 18th out of 51
Hazardous waste created per thousand people 32.69 tonnes 2002 23th out of 51
Local garbage collected 8.9 million tonnes 2003 14th out of 71
Local garbage collected per thousand people 447.49 tonnes 2003 29th out of 69

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.

Citation

"Australia Waste Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Australia/Environment/Waste

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