Global collection rate of municipal solid waste by income group 2016

Rate of urban and rural municipal solid waste collection worldwide in 2016, by income level

Global collection rate of municipal solid waste by income group 2016 This statistic represents the collection rate of municipal solid waste in rural and urban areas worldwide in 2016, broken down by income level. In this year, the collection rate in rural areas in lower-middle income regions was about 33 percent. The most common form of waste collection worldwide is door-to-door collection.
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Rate of urban and rural municipal solid waste collection worldwide in 2016, by income level

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UrbanRural
High income100%98%
Upper-middle income85%45%
Lower-middle income71%33%
Low income48%26%
UrbanRural
High income100%98%
Upper-middle income85%45%
Lower-middle income71%33%
Low income48%26%
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This statistic represents the collection rate of municipal solid waste in rural and urban areas worldwide in 2016, broken down by income level. In this year, the collection rate in rural areas in lower-middle income regions was about 33 percent. The most common form of waste collection worldwide is door-to-door collection.
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