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32. 1997 Economic Census





1360. Selected Environmental Data--OECD Countries

[Figures are for 1997 or the latest available year. Varying definitions and survey methods can limit the comparability across countries]

 
AIR POLLUTANT EMISSIONS WASTE GENERATED
PER CAPITA
-
COUNTRY Nuclear 3
Municipal 2,
Sulfur Nitrogen Carbon (kilograms Amount Per unit Per
oxides oxides dioxide 1 per capita) (tons) of energy 1,000
(kilo- (kilo- (tons) (tons per persons
grams) grams) Mtoe 4) (kilograms)
 
United States 69.0 79.9 20.4 720 2,100 1.0 7.8
Australia 100.7 118.5 16.6 690 0 0 0
Austria 7.1 21.2 7.9 510 0 0 0
Belgium 23.7 32.9 12.0 480 80 1.4 7.9
Canada 88.9 67.1 15.8 490 1,340 5.6 44.2
Czech Republic 68.0 41.1 11.7 310 45 1.1 4.4
Denmark 20.7 47.0 11.8 560 0 0 0
Finland 19.5 50.6 12.5 410 71 2.1 13.8
France 16.2 29.1 6.2 590 1,130 4.6 19.3
Germany 17.9 22.0 10.8 460 450 1.3 5.5
Greece 48.2 35.1 7.7 370 0 0 0
Hungary 64.5 19.4 5.7 500 55 2.2 5.4
Iceland 32.2 105.9 8.9 560 0 0 0
Ireland 45.1 33.9 10.3 560 0 0 0
Italy 23.1 30.9 7.4 460 0 0 0
Japan 7.3 11.3 9.3 400 964 1.9 7.6
Korea, South 32.9 27.6 9.2 400 364 2.1 7.9
Luxembourg 14.3 47.5 20.5 460 0 0 0
Mexico 23.2 16.4 3.5 300 42 0.3 0.4
Netherlands 8.0 28.5 11.8 560 12 0.2 0.8
New Zealand 12.5 46.9 9.0 6 350 0 0 0
Norway 6.9 50.5 7.8 630 0 0 0
Poland 61.3 29.9 9.1 320 0 0 0
Portugal 36.2 37.6 5.2 380 0 0 0
Spain 49.1 31.7 6.4 390 192 1.8 4.8
Sweden 10.3 38.1 6.0 360 238 4.6 26.9
Switzerland 4.5 18.0 6.3 600 64 2.4 8.9
Turkey 29.8 14.5 2.9 330 0 0 0
United Kingdom 34.5 35.0 9.4 480 820 3.6 13.9



1 Carbon dioxide from energy use only. Excludes international marine bunkers.
2 Municipal waste is that which is collected and treated by or for municipalities: household waste and bulky waste as well as comparable waste from small communities or industrial enterprises; and market and garden residue.
3 Wastes from spent fuel arising in nuclear power plants, measured in terms of heavy metal.
4 Mtoe=million tons of oil equivalent (primary energy supply).
5 Household waste only.

Source: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris, France, OECD Environmental Data, Compendium 1999.

http://www.oecd.org/std/



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/1360_selected_environmental_data_oecd_countries.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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