Generation of waste excluding major mineral wastes

This indicator is defined as all waste generated in a country per inhabitant and year, excluding major mineral wastes, dredging spoils and contaminated soils. This exclusion enhances comparability across countries as mineral waste accounts for high quantities in some countries and economic activities such as mining and construction.

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Unit of Measurement: 

kg per capita

Type of Indicator source: 

  • Intergovernmental Organisation