Global municipal solid waste generation by region 2016

This statistic represents the amount of municipal solid waste generated worldwide in 2016, broken down by region. In this year, the East Asia and Pacific region generated 468 million metric tons of municipal solid waste per year.

Generation of municipal solid waste worldwide in 2016, by region (in million metric tons)*

Generation of waste in million metric tons per year
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Source

Release date

September 2018

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2016

Supplementary notes

* Data adjusted to 2016.

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