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United Kingdom

United Kingdom Waste Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Hazardous waste created 7.29 million tonnes 2008 9th out of 56
Hazardous waste created per thousand people 118.66 tonnes 2008 22nd out of 55
Local garbage collected 32.6 million tonnes 2009 5th out of 68
Local garbage collected per thousand people 527.41 tonnes 2009 24th out of 68
Population served by local garbage collection 100% 2008 12th out of 52

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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