Waste and recycling - municipal solid waste generated annually 2023 Country Ranks by Rank

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SOURCE: 2023 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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RankCountryValueDate of Info
104 AfghanistanN/A2023
104 AkrotiriN/A2023
104 AlbaniaN/A2023
27 Algeria12.4 million2016
104 American SamoaN/A2023
104 AndorraN/A2023
104 AngolaN/A2023
104 AnguillaN/A2023
104 AntarcticaN/A2023
104 Antigua and BarbudaN/A2023
19 Argentina17.9 million2014
104 ArmeniaN/A2023
90 Aruba881322013
104 Ashmore and Cartier IslandsN/A2023
25 Australia13.0 million2015
47 Austria4.0 million2015
104 AzerbaijanN/A2023
104 Bahamas TheN/A2023
65 Bahrain9519432016
104 BangladeshN/A2023
86 Barbados1748152011
47 Belarus4.0 million2015
47 Belgium4.0 million2015
104 BelizeN/A2023
69 Benin6859361993
91 Bermuda820002012
89 Bhutan1113142007
56 Bolivia2.2 million2015
61 Bosnia and Herzegovina1.2 million2015
82 Botswana2108542010
104 Bouvet IslandN/A2023
3 Brazil79.9 million2015
104 British Indian Ocean TerritoryN/A2023
104 British Virgin IslandsN/A2023
104 BruneiN/A2023
50 Bulgaria3.0 million2015
54 Burkina Faso2.6 million2015
104 BurmaN/A2023
104 BurundiN/A2023
104 Cabo VerdeN/A2023
104 CambodiaN/A2023
49 Cameroon3.3 million2013
14 Canada25.1 million2014
94 Cayman Islands600002014
104 Central African RepublicN/A2023
104 ChadN/A2023
35 Chile6.0 million2009
104 ChinaN/A2023
104 Christmas IslandN/A2023
104 Clipperton IslandN/A2023
104 Cocos (Keeling) IslandsN/A2023
28 Colombia12.2 million2011
104 ComorosN/A2023
24 Congo Democratic Republic of the14.4 million2016
75 Congo Republic of the4512001993
104 Cook IslandsN/A2023
104 Coral Sea IslandsN/A2023
64 Costa Rica1.0 million2014
44 Cote d'Ivoire4.4 million2010
64 Croatia1.0 million2015
51 Cuba2.7 million2007
100 Curacao247042013
71 Cyprus5410002015
50 Czechia3.0 million2015
47 Denmark4.0 million2015
104 DhekeliaN/A2023
104 DjiboutiN/A2023
104 DominicaN/A2023
46 Dominican Republic4.1 million2015
40 Ecuador5.3 million2015
15 Egypt21.0 million2012
104 El SalvadorN/A2023
104 Equatorial GuineaN/A2023
104 EritreaN/A2023
73 Estonia4730002015
104 EswatiniN/A2023
104 EthiopiaN/A2023
104 European UnionN/A2023
104 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)N/A2023
93 Faroe Islands610002014
83 Fiji1893902011
57 Finland2.0 million2015
9 France33.0 million2015
87 French Polynesia1470002013
104 French Southern and Antarctic LandsN/A2023
104 GabonN/A2023
104 Gambia TheN/A2023
64 Gaza Strip1.0 million2016
104 GeorgiaN/A2023
7 Germany51.0 million2015
104 GhanaN/A2023
104 GibraltarN/A2023
38 Greece5.5 million2014
104 GreenlandN/A2023
104 GrenadaN/A2023
88 Guam1415002012
104 GuatemalaN/A2023
85 Guernsey1789332016
70 Guinea5969111996
104 Guinea-BissauN/A2023
84 Guyana1792522010
104 HaitiN/A2023
104 Heard Island and McDonald IslandsN/A2023
104 Holy See (Vatican City)N/A2023
104 HondurasN/A2023
36 Hong Kong5.7 million2015
50 Hungary3.0 million2015
72 Iceland5250002015
2 India168.4 million2001
4 Indonesia65.0 million2016
20 Iran17.0 million2017
104 IraqN/A2023
52 Ireland2.7 million2012
95 Isle of Man505512011
41 Israel5.0 million2015
12 Italy29.0 million2015
104 JamaicaN/A2023
104 Jan MayenN/A2023
8 Japan43.0 million2015
85 Jersey1789332016
55 Jordan2.5 million2013
43 Kazakhstan4.7 million2012
37 Kenya5.6 million2010
104 KiribatiN/A2023
104 Korea NorthN/A2023
18 Korea South18.2 million2014
104 KosovoN/A2023
104 KuwaitN/A2023
104 KyrgyzstanN/A2023
78 Laos3519002015
67 Latvia8570002015
57 Lebanon2.0 million2014
104 LesothoN/A2023
104 LiberiaN/A2023
104 LibyaN/A2023
98 Liechtenstein323822015
64 Lithuania1.0 million2015
77 Luxembourg3560002015
76 Macau3779422016
104 MadagascarN/A2023
104 MalawiN/A2023
26 Malaysia13.0 million2014
104 MaldivesN/A2023
104 MaliN/A2023
80 Malta2690002015
102 Marshall Islands86142013
74 Mauritania4540002009
104 MauritiusN/A2023
6 Mexico53.0 million2015
104 Micronesia Federated States ofN/A2023
48 Moldova4.0 million2015
96 Monaco460002012
104 MongoliaN/A2023
79 Montenegro3320002015
104 MontserratN/A2023
35 Morocco6.0 million2014
57 Mozambique2.0 million2014
81 Namibia2567291993
104 NauruN/A2023
104 Navassa IslandN/A2023
104 NepalN/A2023
32 Netherlands8.0 million2015
104 New CaledoniaN/A2023
104 New ZealandN/A2023
104 NicaraguaN/A2023
58 Niger1.9 million1993
104 NigeriaN/A2023
104 NiueN/A2023
104 Norfolk IslandN/A2023
68 North Macedonia7965852016
97 Northern Mariana Islands327612013
57 Norway2.0 million2015
104 OmanN/A2023
11 Pakistan30.0 million2017
104 PalauN/A2023
104 PanamaN/A2023
64 Papua New Guinea1.0 million2014
104 Paracel IslandsN/A2023
104 ParaguayN/A2023
31 Peru8.4 million2014
23 Philippines14.6 million2016
104 Pitcairn IslandsN/A2023
29 Poland10.0 million2015
47 Portugal4.0 million2014
45 Puerto Rico4.2 million2015
63 Qatar1.0 million2012
47 Romania4.0 million2015
5 Russia60.0 million2012
104 RwandaN/A2023
104 Saint BarthelemyN/A2023
104 Saint Helena Ascension and Tristan da CunhaN/A2023
104 Saint Kitts and NevisN/A2023
104 Saint LuciaN/A2023
104 Saint MartinN/A2023
104 Saint Pierre and MiquelonN/A2023
104 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesN/A2023
99 Samoa273992011
101 San Marino171752016
104 Sao Tome and PrincipeN/A2023
21 Saudi Arabia16.1 million2015
104 SenegalN/A2023
64 Serbia1.0 million2015
104 SeychellesN/A2023
104 Sierra LeoneN/A2023
33 Singapore7.7 million2017
104 Sint MaartenN/A2023
64 Slovakia1.0 million2015
66 Slovenia9260002015
104 Solomon IslandsN/A2023
104 SomaliaN/A2023
17 South Africa18.5 million2011
104 South Georgia and South Sandwich IslandsN/A2023
104 South SudanN/A2023
16 Spain20.0 million2015
104 Spratly IslandsN/A2023
53 Sri Lanka2.6 million2016
104 SudanN/A2023
104 SurinameN/A2023
104 SvalbardN/A2023
47 Sweden4.0 million2015
35 Switzerland6.0 million2016
47 Syria4.0 million2009
104 TaiwanN/A2023
104 TajikistanN/A2023
104 TanzaniaN/A2023
13 Thailand26.9 million2015
104 Timor-LesteN/A2023
62 Togo1.1 million2014
104 TokelauN/A2023
104 TongaN/A2023
104 Trinidad and TobagoN/A2023
57 Tunisia2.0 million2014
104 Turkey (Turkiye)N/A2023
104 TurkmenistanN/A2023
104 Turks and Caicos IslandsN/A2023
103 Tuvalu39892011
34 Uganda7.0 million2016
22 Ukraine15.2 million2016
39 United Arab Emirates5.4 million2015
10 United Kingdom31.0 million2014
1 United States258.0 million2015
104 United States Pacific Island Wildlife RefugesN/A2023
60 Uruguay1.3 million2012
104 UzbekistanN/A2023
92 Vanuatu702252012
104 VenezuelaN/A2023
30 Vietnam9.6 million2011
104 Virgin IslandsN/A2023
104 Wake IslandN/A2023
104 Wallis and FutunaN/A2023
64 West Bank1.0 million2016
104 WorldN/A2023
42 Yemen4.8 million2011
104 ZambiaN/A2023
59 Zimbabwe1.4 million2015

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