Global generation of urban municipal solid waste by region 2012

Generation of urban municipal solid waste worldwide in 2012, by region (in metric tons per day)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 3, 2016
Global generation of urban municipal solid waste by region 2012 This statistic provides the daily amount of municipal solid waste generated in urban areas worldwide in 2012, with a breakdown by region. That year, approximately 1.6 million metric tons of municipal solid waste were generated per day in OECD member states.
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Generation of urban municipal solid waste worldwide in 2012, by region (in metric tons per day)

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Waste generation in metric tons per day
OECD1,566,286
East Asia & Pacific738,959
Latin America & Caribbean437,545
Eastern & Central Asia254,389
South Asia192,411
Middle East & North Africa173,545
Africa169,120
Waste generation in metric tons per day
OECD1,566,286
East Asia & Pacific738,959
Latin America & Caribbean437,545
Eastern & Central Asia254,389
South Asia192,411
Middle East & North Africa173,545
Africa169,120
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 3, 2016
This statistic provides the daily amount of municipal solid waste generated in urban areas worldwide in 2012, with a breakdown by region. That year, approximately 1.6 million metric tons of municipal solid waste were generated per day in OECD member states.
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