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Environment > Waste generation: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Kilograms of waste generated per person per year ( 2000).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Denmark 560 kgs per person per year 2000
2 Netherlands 530 kgs per person per year 2000
3 United Kingdom 480 kgs per person per year 2000
4 United States 460 kgs per person per year 2000
=5 Switzerland 450 kgs per person per year 2000
=5 Belgium 450 kgs per person per year 2000
7 Australia 400 kgs per person per year 2000
=8 New Zealand 380 kgs per person per year 2000
=8 Austria 380 kgs per person per year 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 373.33 kgs per person per year 2000
10 France 360 kgs per person per year 2000
11 Germany 340 kgs per person per year 2000
=12 Norway 330 kgs per person per year 2000
=12 Ireland 330 kgs per person per year 2000
=12 Canada 330 kgs per person per year 2000
15 Japan 270 kgs per person per year 2000
16 Finland 190 kgs per person per year 2000

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Environment > Waste generation: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Environment > Waste generation

  • All of the top 3 countries by waste generation are European.
  • Japan ranked last for waste generation amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2000.
  • All of the bottom 16 countries by waste generation are High income OECD.
  • All of the top 2 countries by waste generation are European Union.
  • All of the top 2 countries by waste generation are NATO.
  • 11 of the top 14 countries by waste generation are Christian.
  • Canada ranked second last for waste generation amongst English speaking countries in 2000.
  • 5 of the top 6 countries by waste generation are Cold countries'.
  • Netherlands ranked first for waste generation amongst Western Europe in 2000.
  • France ranked third last for waste generation amongst Non-religious countries in 2000.
  • 3 of the top 4 countries by waste generation are Heavily indebted.
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