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Weight of plastic particle floating in worldwide oceans 2014, by size class

Estimated weight of plastic particles floating in worldwide oceans as of 2014, by ocean and size class (in tons)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 10, 2014
Weight of plastic particle floating in worldwide oceans 2014, by size class This statistic displays the estimated weight of plastic particles floating in worldwide oceans as of 2014, by ocean and size class. According to the data, the weight of overall plastic pieces floating in the oceans amounted to 268,940 tons.
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Estimated weight of plastic particles floating in worldwide oceans as of 2014, by ocean and size class (in tons)

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