Indicator 12.4.2 (a)

Indicator 12.4.2 (a)

Hazardous waste generated, per capita (Kg)

Hazardous waste generated (in tonnes, per km sq of land area and per capita): Hazardous waste collected + Hazardous waste given by generator to treatment or disposal facilities + Estimation of Unaccounted for hazardous waste

INDICATOR 12.4.2 (a)
Hazardous waste generated. Hazardous waste generated (in tonnes, per km sq of land area and per capita): Hazardous waste collected + Hazardous waste given by generator to treatment or disposal facilities + Estimation of Unaccounted for hazardous waste
TARGET 12.4
By 2020, achieve the environmentally sound management of chemicals and all wastes throughout their life cycle, in accordance with agreed international frameworks, and significantly reduce their release to air, water and soil in order to minimize their adverse impacts on human health and the environment.
GOAL 12
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
See United Nations Global SDG Database

Indicator 12.4.2 (a)

Indicator 12.4.2 (a)

Hazardous waste generated, per capita (Kg)

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INDICATOR 12.4.2 (a)
Hazardous waste generated. Hazardous waste generated (in tonnes, per km sq of land area and per capita): Hazardous waste collected + Hazardous waste given by generator to treatment or disposal facilities + Estimation of Unaccounted for hazardous waste
TARGET 12.4
By 2020, achieve the environmentally sound management of chemicals and all wastes throughout their life cycle, in accordance with agreed international frameworks, and significantly reduce their release to air, water and soil in order to minimize their adverse impacts on human health and the environment.
GOAL 12
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
See United Nations Global SDG Database

Indicator 12.4.2 (a)

Indicator 12.4.2 (a)

Hazardous waste generated, per capita (Kg)

INDICATOR 12.4.2 (a)
Hazardous waste generated. Hazardous waste generated (in tonnes, per km sq of land area and per capita): Hazardous waste collected + Hazardous waste given by generator to treatment or disposal facilities + Estimation of Unaccounted for hazardous waste
TARGET 12.4
By 2020, achieve the environmentally sound management of chemicals and all wastes throughout their life cycle, in accordance with agreed international frameworks, and significantly reduce their release to air, water and soil in order to minimize their adverse impacts on human health and the environment.
GOAL 12
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
See United Nations Global SDG Database

Indicator 12.4.2 (a)

Indicator 12.4.2 (a)

Hazardous waste generated, per capita (Kg)

Country 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Andorra .. .. .. .. .. 12.1 26.3 22.9 24.9 19.8 18.8 16.9
Armenia 150.4 152.7 151.3 160.9 163.1 199.8 197.9 189.7 209.6 182.6 173.1 192.9
Austria 159.4 .. 175.1 .. 125.4 .. 147.7 .. 144.2 .. 147.8 ..
Azerbaijan 2.8 14.8 15.5 20.3 32.1 21.6 48.0 27.3 65.0 27.0 34.0 31.6
Belarus 55.2 80.6 97.5 100.2 140.5 150.2 182.8 128.0 172.2 176.5 232.7 218.5
Belgium 549.1 .. 435.8 .. 251.3 .. 263.9 .. 335.8 .. 303.9 ..
Bosnia and Herzegovina .. .. .. .. 262.4 .. 2.5 .. 3.9 .. 4.3 ..
Bulgaria 1733.5 .. 1825.4 .. 1828.1 .. 1684.6 .. 1863.6 .. 1904.8 ..
Croatia 50.8 .. 16.8 .. 28.3 .. 30.6 .. 41.4 .. 41.9 ..
Cyprus 22.0 .. 33.5 .. 27.4 .. 150.2 .. 135.9 .. 188.6 ..
Czechia 144.9 .. 129.3 .. 140.0 .. 109.7 .. 102.5 .. 158.5 ..
Denmark 76.3 .. 220.5 .. 216.9 .. 302.9 .. 352.1 .. 363.7 ..
Estonia 5625.3 .. 6727.5 .. 6922.2 .. 7908.9 .. 7354.4 .. 8224.5 ..
Finland 406.7 .. 477.0 .. 305.5 .. 366.0 .. 434.5 .. 343.9 ..
France 175.1 .. 183.5 .. 177.8 .. 168.0 .. 170.3 .. 186.2 ..
Germany 275.4 .. 246.6 .. 271.5 .. 267.8 .. 280.3 .. 291.1 ..
Greece 22.9 .. 26.8 .. 27.6 .. 20.7 .. 47.5 .. 59.2 ..
Hungary 67.1 .. 54.5 .. 71.0 .. 60.8 .. 46.9 .. 55.9 ..
Iceland 291.1 .. 25.9 .. 49.9 .. 110.3 .. 144.1 .. 96.1 ..
Ireland 168.4 .. 433.0 .. 103.9 .. 104.4 .. 113.7 .. 130.8 ..
Italy 116.7 .. 144.0 .. 150.1 .. 146.9 .. 160.0 .. 167.2 ..
Kazakhstan 28582.1 14184.1 18650.7 25509.5 21249.0 22448.7 19500.8 14316.3 8490.4 7017.4 8185.9 9730.1
Kyrgyzstan 1062.1 1065.4 1070.9 1840.0 877.0 1388.4 1749.2 1761.8 2037.7 2043.4 .. ..
Latvia 31.1 .. 32.0 .. 46.0 .. 51.5 .. 33.5 .. 40.1 ..
Liechtenstein 203.1 .. 232.1 .. 99.5 .. 154.3 .. 96.3 .. 69.9 ..
Lithuania 36.0 .. 33.7 .. 44.9 .. 55.7 .. 60.9 .. 68.8 ..
Luxembourg 410.2 .. 748.3 .. 593.5 .. 427.7 .. 615.5 .. 712.6 ..
Malta 135.0 .. 60.0 .. 90.1 .. 85.2 .. 307.3 .. 69.0 ..
Monaco 19.6 11.4 .. .. .. 8.0 8.1 8.2 10.1 5.3 .. ..
Montenegro .. .. .. .. 4.5 .. 453.4 .. 521.0 .. 541.4 ..
Netherlands 268.8 .. 268.9 .. 289.2 .. 286.1 .. 302.3 .. 302.4 ..
North Macedonia 3.1 .. 72.2 .. 327.1 .. 19.6 .. 27.4 .. 9.8 ..
Norway 303.4 .. 360.8 .. 270.7 .. 309.6 .. 308.7 .. 306.2 ..
Poland 38.3 .. 38.9 .. 45.4 .. 44.1 .. 50.5 .. 100.3 ..
Portugal 53.3 .. 64.3 .. 69.7 .. 70.9 .. 80.8 .. 108.7 ..
Republic of Moldova 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.8 1.0 1.0 0.3 1.8 1.5 2.1 2.7 2.1
Romania 25.5 .. 34.0 .. 34.1 .. 29.5 .. 31.6 .. 37.8 ..
Russian Federation 857.8 983.9 797.1 836.2 789.4 808.4 859.5 759.3 676.4 740.3 875.7 689.6
Serbia .. .. 1241.3 .. 1617.1 .. 1514.3 .. 1946.1 .. 1744.3 ..
Slovakia 97.6 .. 76.9 .. 68.4 .. 68.4 .. 91.2 .. 82.5 ..
Slovenia 75.5 .. 57.3 .. 64.8 .. 75.1 .. 59.6 .. 62.1 ..
Spain 79.2 .. 63.7 .. 66.2 .. 63.8 .. 68.3 .. 69.1 ..
Sweden 223.4 .. 269.2 .. 282.6 .. 265.0 .. 241.9 .. 289.0 ..
Türkiye 14.5 .. 44.6 .. 53.4 .. 44.4 .. 69.5 .. 181.2 ..
Ukraine 49.9 26.8 36.2 31.4 30.1 20.4 16.4 13.1 13.9 13.6 14.2 12.6
United Kingdom 117.2 .. 82.6 .. 89.6 .. 85.7 .. 91.1 .. 92.3 ..
Uzbekistan .. .. .. .. .. .. 1.3 1.3 1.4 2.6 .. ..
Country 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Andorra .. .. .. .. .. 12.1 26.3 22.9 24.9 19.8 18.8 16.9
Armenia 150.4 152.7 151.3 160.9 163.1 199.8 197.9 189.7 209.6 182.6 173.1 192.9
Austria 159.4 .. 175.1 .. 125.4 .. 147.7 .. 144.2 .. 147.8 ..
Azerbaijan 2.8 14.8 15.5 20.3 32.1 21.6 48.0 27.3 65.0 27.0 34.0 31.6
Belarus 55.2 80.6 97.5 100.2 140.5 150.2 182.8 128.0 172.2 176.5 232.7 218.5
Belgium 549.1 .. 435.8 .. 251.3 .. 263.9 .. 335.8 .. 303.9 ..
Bosnia and Herzegovina .. .. .. .. 262.4 .. 2.5 .. 3.9 .. 4.3 ..
Bulgaria 1733.5 .. 1825.4 .. 1828.1 .. 1684.6 .. 1863.6 .. 1904.8 ..
Croatia 50.8 .. 16.8 .. 28.3 .. 30.6 .. 41.4 .. 41.9 ..
Cyprus 22.0 .. 33.5 .. 27.4 .. 150.2 .. 135.9 .. 188.6 ..
Czechia 144.9 .. 129.3 .. 140.0 .. 109.7 .. 102.5 .. 158.5 ..
Denmark 76.3 .. 220.5 .. 216.9 .. 302.9 .. 352.1 .. 363.7 ..
Estonia 5625.3 .. 6727.5 .. 6922.2 .. 7908.9 .. 7354.4 .. 8224.5 ..
Finland 406.7 .. 477.0 .. 305.5 .. 366.0 .. 434.5 .. 343.9 ..
France 175.1 .. 183.5 .. 177.8 .. 168.0 .. 170.3 .. 186.2 ..
Germany 275.4 .. 246.6 .. 271.5 .. 267.8 .. 280.3 .. 291.1 ..
Greece 22.9 .. 26.8 .. 27.6 .. 20.7 .. 47.5 .. 59.2 ..
Hungary 67.1 .. 54.5 .. 71.0 .. 60.8 .. 46.9 .. 55.9 ..
Iceland 291.1 .. 25.9 .. 49.9 .. 110.3 .. 144.1 .. 96.1 ..
Ireland 168.4 .. 433.0 .. 103.9 .. 104.4 .. 113.7 .. 130.8 ..
Italy 116.7 .. 144.0 .. 150.1 .. 146.9 .. 160.0 .. 167.2 ..
Kazakhstan 28582.1 14184.1 18650.7 25509.5 21249.0 22448.7 19500.8 14316.3 8490.4 7017.4 8185.9 9730.1
Kyrgyzstan 1062.1 1065.4 1070.9 1840.0 877.0 1388.4 1749.2 1761.8 2037.7 2043.4 .. ..
Latvia 31.1 .. 32.0 .. 46.0 .. 51.5 .. 33.5 .. 40.1 ..
Liechtenstein 203.1 .. 232.1 .. 99.5 .. 154.3 .. 96.3 .. 69.9 ..
Lithuania 36.0 .. 33.7 .. 44.9 .. 55.7 .. 60.9 .. 68.8 ..
Luxembourg 410.2 .. 748.3 .. 593.5 .. 427.7 .. 615.5 .. 712.6 ..
Malta 135.0 .. 60.0 .. 90.1 .. 85.2 .. 307.3 .. 69.0 ..
Monaco 19.6 11.4 .. .. .. 8.0 8.1 8.2 10.1 5.3 .. ..
Montenegro .. .. .. .. 4.5 .. 453.4 .. 521.0 .. 541.4 ..
Netherlands 268.8 .. 268.9 .. 289.2 .. 286.1 .. 302.3 .. 302.4 ..
North Macedonia 3.1 .. 72.2 .. 327.1 .. 19.6 .. 27.4 .. 9.8 ..
Norway 303.4 .. 360.8 .. 270.7 .. 309.6 .. 308.7 .. 306.2 ..
Poland 38.3 .. 38.9 .. 45.4 .. 44.1 .. 50.5 .. 100.3 ..
Portugal 53.3 .. 64.3 .. 69.7 .. 70.9 .. 80.8 .. 108.7 ..
Republic of Moldova 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.8 1.0 1.0 0.3 1.8 1.5 2.1 2.7 2.1
Romania 25.5 .. 34.0 .. 34.1 .. 29.5 .. 31.6 .. 37.8 ..
Russian Federation 857.8 983.9 797.1 836.2 789.4 808.4 859.5 759.3 676.4 740.3 875.7 689.6
Serbia .. .. 1241.3 .. 1617.1 .. 1514.3 .. 1946.1 .. 1744.3 ..
Slovakia 97.6 .. 76.9 .. 68.4 .. 68.4 .. 91.2 .. 82.5 ..
Slovenia 75.5 .. 57.3 .. 64.8 .. 75.1 .. 59.6 .. 62.1 ..
Spain 79.2 .. 63.7 .. 66.2 .. 63.8 .. 68.3 .. 69.1 ..
Sweden 223.4 .. 269.2 .. 282.6 .. 265.0 .. 241.9 .. 289.0 ..
Türkiye 14.5 .. 44.6 .. 53.4 .. 44.4 .. 69.5 .. 181.2 ..
Ukraine 49.9 26.8 36.2 31.4 30.1 20.4 16.4 13.1 13.9 13.6 14.2 12.6
United Kingdom 117.2 .. 82.6 .. 89.6 .. 85.7 .. 91.1 .. 92.3 ..
Uzbekistan .. .. .. .. .. .. 1.3 1.3 1.4 2.6 .. ..
INDICATOR 12.4.2 (a)
Hazardous waste generated. Hazardous waste generated (in tonnes, per km sq of land area and per capita): Hazardous waste collected + Hazardous waste given by generator to treatment or disposal facilities + Estimation of Unaccounted for hazardous waste
TARGET 12.4
By 2020, achieve the environmentally sound management of chemicals and all wastes throughout their life cycle, in accordance with agreed international frameworks, and significantly reduce their release to air, water and soil in order to minimize their adverse impacts on human health and the environment.
GOAL 12
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
See United Nations Global SDG Database

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