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Waste generation: total and by type of waste - Europe

Indicator
EU28
2012
s2,468,300,000
t (tonnes)
Portugal
2012
s14,184,456
t (tonnes)
EU28
2004
2,625,170,000
t (tonnes)
Portugal
2004
s29,317,295
t (tonnes)
 
Sources/Entities: Eurostat | OECD | National Entities, PORDATA
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t (tonne)
Groups/Countries
Type of waste
Total
Chemical and medical wastes
Recyclable wastes
Equipment
Animal and vegetal wastes
Mixed ordinary wastes
Common sludges
Mineral and solified wastes
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European Union (28 countries)2,625,170,000s2,468,300,00057,590,000x241,180,000x14,140,000x151,190,000x314,460,000x16,350,000x1,825,290,000x
   Austria53,020,95034,047,465985,703606,9419,585,5865,581,141291,453155,6124,013,2771,892,6613,364,5914,374,198542,867471,41534,237,47320,965,497
   Belgium52,809,34562,026,1683,136,9603,798,0059,714,19614,936,659402,487418,6346,887,3384,015,9358,015,0067,966,559592,7242,945,91424,060,63427,944,463
   Bulgaria201,020,467161,252,1661,909,852201,251886,7151,925,08538,969120,976986,0731,129,7783,966,9213,599,562154,11662,562193,077,821154,212,952
   Croatia7,208,6883,378,6381,683,50044,960746,167781,47522,82062,588321,739132,5801,569,1381,483,605369,33117,9872,495,993855,443
   Cyprus2,241,5202,086,469323,43019,222397,440309,8242,08819,952317,652220,713422,919246,204433,39515,634344,5961,254,920
   Czech Republic29,275,74323,171,358867,542843,1674,455,2694,808,61143,09569,518844,616443,1343,616,5563,800,249708,626797,98418,740,03912,408,695
   Denmark12,588,952s20,965,360132,852x2,274,155x146,674x165,328x4,023,250x191,706x5,654,987x
   Estonia20,860,68021,992,3431,379,8681,606,9965,340,3141,492,84927,63430,269520,03483,7821,234,372518,83634,53425,13312,323,92418,234,477
   Finland69,708,47691,824,1931,709,530902,79514,967,87513,456,696195,715224,387699,584988,3182,211,9592,880,005591,297391,33649,332,51672,980,656
   Frances296,580,889344,731,9223,145,1905,212,93032,510,88533,735,1632,126,2602,228,2585,533,79011,281,26243,613,16038,097,5871,064,0501,470,958208,587,554252,705,764
   Germany364,021,937368,022,1728,100,3408,662,16631,333,15637,283,6851,790,4392,489,4478,179,36714,086,69543,131,26244,347,0581,021,8911,341,622270,465,482259,811,499
   Greece34,952,67672,328,280524,935174,5242,854,4462,000,459163,814193,2285,755,576491,8885,074,7915,547,016116,224109,27420,462,89063,811,891
   Hungarys24,660,92016,370,208918,914557,9343,835,9112,997,007137,38198,4535,050,902791,3695,062,7163,504,999234,097277,6769,420,9998,142,770
   Ireland24,499,142s19,807,586333,669x2,206,558x28,773x1,743,390x701,288x87,406x16,908,264x
   Italy139,806,106s158,627,6185,975,555x20,035,321x2,249,937x8,760,488x34,897,203x1,089,057x66,798,545x
   Latvia1,257,2252,309,58136,95740,729209,659311,9103,94520,940241,729137,353624,1721,044,41431,73177,571109,032676,661
   Lithuania7,010,178s5,583,0821,912,290x1,157,784x30,562x1,942,089x1,264,746x98,150x604,557x
   Luxembourg8,315,7668,397,22834,74339,858434,340434,3838,82914,46596,44284,575240,026274,33312,25610,2347,489,1307,539,380
   Maltas3,146,0621,496,46430,74812,43317,25363,0769,11215,0409,45316,348262,501266,68321310,1882,816,7821,112,696
   Netherlands92,448,121123,612,7671,927,6932,536,2418,449,0198,489,670478,944505,80111,825,39114,544,70811,115,0889,501,708857,713636,32857,794,27387,398,311
   Poland154,713,242163,377,9495,123,0332,511,0017,571,81512,630,990106,594220,00623,945,4015,929,5568,314,30818,056,8402,339,179586,411106,890,051123,443,145
   Portugals29,317,295s14,184,4562,501,915695,9245,820,3924,475,41497,297233,5702,939,162203,4965,726,9835,405,214777,471686,35011,454,0752,484,488
   Romanias369,300,408219,309,676s1,655,378xs7,227,374xs18,115xs22,130,143xs7,236,697xs32,419xs330,421,219x
   Slovakia10,668,4118,553,844473,880621,3121,169,5301,772,58814,77032,553905,810863,110487,6201,589,721474,680285,7145,667,0003,388,846
   Slovenia5,770,5054,546,505491,806216,6291,350,823952,83610,60229,674108,819309,839967,922775,10982,75584,5912,757,7782,177,827
   Spain160,668,134118,561,6693,902,9323,181,43515,766,03113,352,2991,094,4261,094,76025,590,3768,297,35825,418,09729,110,3892,021,1711,427,48886,875,10162,097,940
   Sweden91,759,469156,366,5791,683,9431,499,0629,540,3905,587,346848,715581,2171,550,9751,841,8396,094,4375,078,172591,229594,14171,449,780141,184,802
   United Kingdom357,543,601241,372,7276,689,6905,080,58041,324,89940,556,5153,750,0854,242,90610,121,38610,365,12485,807,01541,774,4321,802,1652,322,081208,048,361137,031,089
Iceland501,426572,6947,5158,68049,23388,31661,3538,391107,400138,637264,825299,9901,0003,44910,10025,231
Norway7,453,56510,720,872541,3021,052,0882,314,2753,440,196333,666356,649810,909961,5291,607,3663,224,421105,564125,1191,740,4831,560,870
Sources/Entities: Eurostat | OECD | National Entities, PORDATA
Last updated: 2015-06-26
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