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Switzerland

Switzerland Waste Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Hazardous waste created 1.11 million tonnes 2002 15th out of 51
Hazardous waste created per thousand people 152.65 tonnes 2002 8th out of 51
Local garbage collected 5.46 million tonnes 2009 19th out of 68
Local garbage collected per thousand people 705.08 tonnes 2009 9th out of 68
Population served by local garbage collection 99% 2009 21st out of 39

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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