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

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SOURCE: 2023 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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RankCountryValueDate of Info
1 United States89.268 million2014
2 Germany24.415 million2015
3 Korea South10.567 million2014
4 United Kingdom8.602 million2015
5 India8.420 million2013
6 Italy7.647 million2015
7 France7.435 million2015
8 Australia5.618 million2015
9 Canada5.169 million2008
10 South Africa5.168 million2011
11 Thailand5.129 million2012
12 Singapore4.700 million2015
13 Indonesia4.564 million2016
14 Philippines4.097 million2014
15 Spain3.393 million2015
16 Poland2.867 million2015
17 Russia2.700 million2012
18 Mexico2.655 million2013
19 Egypt2.625 million2013
20 Pakistan2.461 million2017
21 Saudi Arabia2.419 million2015
22 Malaysia2.272 million2016
23 Vietnam2.201 million2014
24 Netherlands2.179 million2015
25 Japan2.155 million2015
26 Colombia2.090 million2013
27 Switzerland1.938 million2015
28 Hong Kong1.931 million2016
29 Belgium1.615 million2015
30 Sweden1.417 million2015
31 Israel1.350 million2017
32 Austria1.241 million2015
33 Denmark1.223 million2015
34 Brazil1.118 million2014
35 United Arab Emirates1.083 million2015
36 Argentina1.075 million2010
37 Greece1.041 million2014
38 Algeria9902992013
39 Hungary9628932015
40 Iran8942502017
41 Ireland8885372012
42 Czechia8509352015
43 Finland7699262015
44 Portugal7644332014
45 Congo Democratic Republic of the7048762005
46 Belarus6848002016
47 Ecuador6833402015
48 Moldova6099202015
49 Puerto Rico5839332013
50 Bulgaria5729932015
51 Norway5721192015
52 Morocco5481602014
53 Ukraine4877452015
54 Kenya4476082009
55 Slovenia4300342015
56 Uganda4227032017
57 Yemen3869462016
58 Sri Lanka3365882016
59 Peru3342682012
60 Dominican Republic3332412015
61 Burkina Faso3090302005
62 Lithuania2979602015
63 Iceland2930032013
64 Romania2775472015
65 Croatia2699332015
66 Bolivia2687272015
67 Cuba2555362015
68 Zimbabwe2319602005
69 Latvia1819412015
70 Jordan1771002014
71 Benin1714842005
72 Lebanon1632002014
73 Kazakhstan1360642012
74 Slovakia1359412015
75 Cote d'Ivoire1332242005
76 Congo Republic of the1182142005
77 Estonia1170202015
78 Syria1125002010
79 Tunisia1080002014
80 Luxembourg1009972015
81 Uruguay1008112011
82 Bahrain761552012
83 Macau755882014
84 Niger746262005
85 Cyprus720072015
86 French Polynesia573302013
87 Guernsey508712016
87 Jersey508712016
88 Faroe Islands408702012
89 Mauritania363202009
90 Laos351902015
91 Qatar300302014
92 Guinea298462005
93 Vanuatu259832013
94 Isle of Man252762011
95 Guam252582011
96 Mozambique250002014
97 Chile241132009
98 Togo221812012
99 Liechtenstein209192015
100 Papua New Guinea200002016
101 Costa Rica183962014
102 Malta179962015
103 Montenegro179942015
104 Barbados157332015
105 Serbia139842015
106 Cameroon130822009
107 Cayman Islands126002013
108 Northern Mariana Islands117942016
109 Namibia115532005
110 Fiji103222013
111 Samoa98642013
112 Aruba96952013
113 San Marino77372016
114 Gaza Strip69352013
114 West Bank69352013
115 Marshall Islands26532007
116 Monaco24842012
117 Botswana21092005
118 Bermuda16402012
119 North Macedonia14342013
120 Guyana9682010
121 Bhutan9572016
122 Tuvalu5982013
123 Curacao4942013
124 Bosnia and Herzegovina122015
125 AfghanistanN/A2023
125 AkrotiriN/A2023
125 AlbaniaN/A2023
125 American SamoaN/A2023
125 AndorraN/A2023
125 AngolaN/A2023
125 AnguillaN/A2023
125 AntarcticaN/A2023
125 Antigua and BarbudaN/A2023
125 ArmeniaN/A2023
125 Ashmore and Cartier IslandsN/A2023
125 AzerbaijanN/A2023
125 Bahamas TheN/A2023
125 BangladeshN/A2023
125 BelizeN/A2023
125 Bouvet IslandN/A2023
125 British Indian Ocean TerritoryN/A2023
125 British Virgin IslandsN/A2023
125 BruneiN/A2023
125 BurmaN/A2023
125 BurundiN/A2023
125 Cabo VerdeN/A2023
125 CambodiaN/A2023
125 Central African RepublicN/A2023
125 ChadN/A2023
125 ChinaN/A2023
125 Christmas IslandN/A2023
125 Clipperton IslandN/A2023
125 Cocos (Keeling) IslandsN/A2023
125 ComorosN/A2023
125 Cook IslandsN/A2023
125 Coral Sea IslandsN/A2023
125 DhekeliaN/A2023
125 DjiboutiN/A2023
125 DominicaN/A2023
125 El SalvadorN/A2023
125 Equatorial GuineaN/A2023
125 EritreaN/A2023
125 EswatiniN/A2023
125 EthiopiaN/A2023
125 European UnionN/A2023
125 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)N/A2023
125 French Southern and Antarctic LandsN/A2023
125 GabonN/A2023
125 Gambia TheN/A2023
125 GeorgiaN/A2023
125 GhanaN/A2023
125 GibraltarN/A2023
125 GreenlandN/A2023
125 GrenadaN/A2023
125 GuatemalaN/A2023
125 Guinea-BissauN/A2023
125 HaitiN/A2023
125 Heard Island and McDonald IslandsN/A2023
125 Holy See (Vatican City)N/A2023
125 HondurasN/A2023
125 IraqN/A2023
125 JamaicaN/A2023
125 Jan MayenN/A2023
125 KiribatiN/A2023
125 Korea NorthN/A2023
125 KosovoN/A2023
125 KuwaitN/A2023
125 KyrgyzstanN/A2023
125 LesothoN/A2023
125 LiberiaN/A2023
125 LibyaN/A2023
125 MadagascarN/A2023
125 MalawiN/A2023
125 MaldivesN/A2023
125 MaliN/A2023
125 MauritiusN/A2023
125 Micronesia Federated States ofN/A2023
125 MongoliaN/A2023
125 MontserratN/A2023
125 NauruN/A2023
125 Navassa IslandN/A2023
125 NepalN/A2023
125 New CaledoniaN/A2023
125 New ZealandN/A2023
125 NicaraguaN/A2023
125 NigeriaN/A2023
125 NiueN/A2023
125 Norfolk IslandN/A2023
125 OmanN/A2023
125 PalauN/A2023
125 PanamaN/A2023
125 Paracel IslandsN/A2023
125 ParaguayN/A2023
125 Pitcairn IslandsN/A2023
125 RwandaN/A2023
125 Saint BarthelemyN/A2023
125 Saint Helena Ascension and Tristan da CunhaN/A2023
125 Saint Kitts and NevisN/A2023
125 Saint LuciaN/A2023
125 Saint MartinN/A2023
125 Saint Pierre and MiquelonN/A2023
125 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesN/A2023
125 Sao Tome and PrincipeN/A2023
125 SenegalN/A2023
125 SeychellesN/A2023
125 Sierra LeoneN/A2023
125 Sint MaartenN/A2023
125 Solomon IslandsN/A2023
125 SomaliaN/A2023
125 South Georgia and South Sandwich IslandsN/A2023
125 South SudanN/A2023
125 Spratly IslandsN/A2023
125 SudanN/A2023
125 SurinameN/A2023
125 SvalbardN/A2023
125 TaiwanN/A2023
125 TajikistanN/A2023
125 TanzaniaN/A2023
125 Timor-LesteN/A2023
125 TokelauN/A2023
125 TongaN/A2023
125 Trinidad and TobagoN/A2023
125 Turkey (Turkiye)N/A2023
125 TurkmenistanN/A2023
125 Turks and Caicos IslandsN/A2023
125 United States Pacific Island Wildlife RefugesN/A2023
125 UzbekistanN/A2023
125 VenezuelaN/A2023
125 Virgin IslandsN/A2023
125 Wake IslandN/A2023
125 Wallis and FutunaN/A2023
125 WorldN/A2023
125 ZambiaN/A2023

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