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Environment > Waste > Local garbage collected: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Municipal waste collected.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United States 222.86 million tonnes 2005
2 China 157.34 million tonnes 2009
3 Russia 56.17 million tonnes 2009
4 Japan 54.37 million tonnes 2003
5 Brazil 51.43 million tonnes 2007
6 Germany 48.1 million tonnes 2009
7 Mexico 36.09 million tonnes 2006
8 France 34.5 million tonnes 2009
9 United Kingdom 32.6 million tonnes 2009
10 Italy 32.5 million tonnes 2009
11 Egypt 29.31 million tonnes 2008
12 Turkey 28.01 million tonnes 2009
13 Spain 25.09 million tonnes 2009
14 South Korea 18.25 million tonnes 2004
15 Canada 13.38 million tonnes 2004
16 Poland 12.05 million tonnes 2009
17 United Arab Emirates 10.87 million tonnes 2009
18 Netherlands 10.16 million tonnes 2009
19 Niger 9.75 million tonnes 2005
20 Indonesia 9.6 million tonnes 2008
21 Philippines 9.1 million tonnes 2009
22 Australia 8.9 million tonnes 2003
23 Romania 8.51 million tonnes 2009
24 Algeria 8.5 million tonnes 2003
25 Colombia 7.44 million tonnes 2008
26 Cameroon 7.25 million tonnes 2009
27 Kyrgyzstan 6.64 million tonnes 2009
28 Morocco 6.5 million tonnes 2000
29 Hong Kong 6.45 million tonnes 2009
30 Chile 6.15 million tonnes 2009
31 Singapore 6.11 million tonnes 2009
32 Angola 5.84 million tonnes 2006
33 Switzerland 5.46 million tonnes 2009
34 Iraq 5.45 million tonnes 2005
35 Greece 5.39 million tonnes 2009
36 Belgium 5.28 million tonnes 2009
37 Portugal 5.18 million tonnes 2009
38 Austria 4.94 million tonnes 2009
39 Peru 4.74 million tonnes 2001
40 Israel 4.56 million tonnes 2009
41 Denmark 4.53 million tonnes 2009
42 Sweden 4.49 million tonnes 2009
43 Ukraine 4.44 million tonnes 2009
44 Hungary 4.31 million tonnes 2009
45 Cuba 4.26 million tonnes 2009
46 Kazakhstan 3.93 million tonnes 2009
47 Jordan 3.86 million tonnes 2008
48 Bulgaria 3.56 million tonnes 2009
49 Belarus 3.35 million tonnes 2009
50 Czech Republic 3.31 million tonnes 2009
51 Ireland 3.3 million tonnes 2009
52 Finland 2.56 million tonnes 2009
53 Norway 2.27 million tonnes 2009
54 Moldova 2.27 million tonnes 2009
55 Slovakia 1.84 million tonnes 2009
56 Croatia 1.79 million tonnes 2008
57 Kuwait 1.72 million tonnes 2009
58 Lebanon 1.72 million tonnes 2009
59 Azerbaijan 1.6 million tonnes 2009
60 Serbia 1.58 million tonnes 2009
61 New Zealand 1.54 million tonnes 1999
62 Jamaica 1.46 million tonnes 2006
63 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.42 million tonnes 2009
64 Yemen 1.41 million tonnes 2009
65 Sudan 1.35 million tonnes 2009
66 Palestine 1.35 million tonnes 2001
67 Tunisia 1.32 million tonnes 2004
68 Albania 1.31 million tonnes 2009
69 Costa Rica 1.28 million tonnes 2002
70 Lithuania 1.21 million tonnes 2009
71 Sri Lanka 1.04 million tonnes 2004
72 Bolivia 954,628.05 tonnes 2009
73 Slovenia 913,000 tonnes 2009
74 Uruguay 910,000 tonnes 2000
75 Georgia 880,000 tonnes 2009
76 Qatar 788,965.03 tonnes 2009
77 Dominican Republic 756,207.34 tonnes 2009
78 Latvia 753,000 tonnes 2009
79 Burkina Faso 666,180.97 tonnes 2009
80 Cyprus 620,000 tonnes 2009
81 Republic of Macedonia 552,000 tonnes 2009
82 Panama 551,219.97 tonnes 2009
83 Senegal 465,000 tonnes 2005
84 Estonia 464,000 tonnes 2009
85 Trinidad and Tobago 425,000 tonnes 2002
86 Madagascar 419,385.01 tonnes 2007
87 Nepal 418,399.99 tonnes 2002
88 Armenia 410,899.99 tonnes 2009
89 Mauritius 407,760.01 tonnes 2009
90 Zambia 388,799.99 tonnes 2005
91 Luxembourg 349,000 tonnes 2009
92 Macau 325,340 tonnes 2009
93 Guadeloupe 273,500 tonnes 2007
94 Malta 268,000 tonnes 2009
95 The Bahamas 227,168 tonnes 2006
96 Uganda 224,238.01 tonnes 2006
97 Montenegro 211,569 tonnes 2009
98 Martinique 210,600.01 tonnes 2007
99 Brunei 196,252 tonnes 2002
100 Iceland 177,000 tonnes 2009
101 Suriname 174,992 tonnes 2009
102 Belize 162,623.99 tonnes 2008
103 Antigua and Barbuda 136,399.99 tonnes 2009
104 French Guiana 79,300 tonnes 2007
105 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 37,800 tonnes 2002
106 British Virgin Islands 36,697 tonnes 2005
107 Monaco 36,690 tonnes 2009
108 Andorra 32,200 tonnes 2007
109 Marshall Islands 26,000 tonnes 2007
110 Dominica 20,906 tonnes 2005
111 Maldives 18,900 tonnes 2005
112 Anguilla 14,654.7 tonnes 2008

Citation

"All countries compared for Environment > Waste > Local garbage collected", United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Environment/Waste/Local-garbage-collected

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Interesting observations about Environment > Waste > Local garbage collected

  • United States has had the highest waste > local garbage collected since 1990.
  • Anguilla has ranked last for waste > local garbage collected since 2001.
  • China has ranked in the top 2 for waste > local garbage collected since 2000.
  • Russia has ranked in the top 2 for waste > local garbage collected since 2006.
  • Maldives has ranked second last for waste > local garbage collected since 2001.
  • Brazil has ranked in the top 3 for waste > local garbage collected since 2000.
  • Germany has ranked in the top 5 for waste > local garbage collected since 1995.
  • Japan has ranked in the top 5 for waste > local garbage collected since 1990.
  • Dominica has ranked third last for waste > local garbage collected since 2001.
  • United Kingdom has ranked in the top 7 for waste > local garbage collected since 1990.
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