Global population and MSW generation share by key country 2018

This statistic provides a comparison of several countries' share of the global population and their share of global municipal solid waste generation in 2018. As of this time, the United States accounted for 4.4 percent of the global population but produced 11.65 percent of the global municipal solid waste.
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Percentage of global population and municipal solid waste generation share in 2018, by select country
Share of global populationShare of global municipal solid waste
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