Global e-waste generation by major country 2016

This statistic displays the leading countries based on the volume of electronic waste generated worldwide in 2016. In this year, Germany was ranked fourth, as the country produced some 1.88 million tons of electronic waste. The majority of e-waste generated around the world are from small electronic equipment.

Leading countries based on generation of electronic waste worldwide in 2016

Volume of waste in thousand metric tons
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Source

Release date

December 2017

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2016

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