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Environment > Municipal waste generation per million: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Kilograms of municipal waste generated per year (2000). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Ireland 147.17 kgs per person per year 2000
2 Norway 138.05 kgs per person per year 2000
3 Denmark 123.6 kgs per person per year 2000
4 Switzerland 90.48 kgs per person per year 2000
5 Finland 88.87 kgs per person per year 2000
6 Austria 69.9 kgs per person per year 2000
7 Belgium 53.65 kgs per person per year 2000
8 Sweden 50.72 kgs per person per year 2000
9 Netherlands 38.3 kgs per person per year 2000
10 Australia 36.03 kgs per person per year 2000
11 Canada 20.8 kgs per person per year 2000
12 United Kingdom 9.51 kgs per person per year 2000
13 Italy 8.78 kgs per person per year 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 8.57 kgs per person per year 2000
14 France 8.37 kgs per person per year 2000
15 Germany 6.57 kgs per person per year 2000
16 Japan 3.23 kgs per person per year 2000
17 United States 2.69 kgs per person per year 2000

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Environment > Municipal waste generation per million: Countries Compared Map

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