Global e-scrap generation by key country 2017

This statistic represents the amount of e-scrap generated in selected countries. In 2015, Japan generated approximately 2.32 million metric tons of electrical scrap.

Amount of e-scrap generated worldwide in 2017, by select country (in 1,000 metric tons)*

Generation in thousand metric tons
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Release date

May 2018



Survey time period

2008 to 2017

Supplementary notes

E-scrap means both used and end-of-life electrical and electronic equipment, in whole or in part.
* Figures were compiled from several studies, varying by date of conduction: UK 2017; France 2017; Canada 2016; Japan 2015; Germany 2017; USA: 2016; Brazil 2009; Australia 2008; China 2008; South Africa 2009, Chile 2008; India: 2007.

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