Municipal waste; quantities, 1993-2015

Municipal waste; quantities, 1993-2015

Regional divisions Periods Municipal waste (1000 tonnes) Total municipal waste (1 000 tonnes) Municipal waste (kg per capita) Total municipal waste (kg per capita) Collectors Household waste Municipal cleansing service (%) Collectors Household waste Intermunicipal corporations (%) Collectors Bulky household waste Municipal cleansing service (%) Collectors Bulky household waste Intermunicipal corporations (%) Processing Total municipal waste Recycling and reuse (%) Processing Total municipal waste Composting (%) Processing Total municipal waste Separation afterwards (%) Processing Total municipal waste Incineration (%) Processing Total municipal waste Landfilling (%) Municipalities, inhabitants and response Number of Dutch municipalities (Number) Municipalities, inhabitants and response Responding municipalities (%) Municipalities, inhabitants and response Total number of inhabitants (x 1000) Municipalities, inhabitants and response Inhabitants in responding municipalities (%)
Total the Netherlands 2015* 9,519 563 . . . . . . . . . 393 61 16,901 56
North Netherlands 2015* 1,133 659 . . . . . . . . . 59 68 1,719 76
East Netherlands 2015* 1,930 541 . . . . . . . . . 85 67 3,569 61
West Netherlands 2015* 4,372 546 . . . . . . . . . 150 50 8,006 49
South Netherlands 2015* 2,085 578 . . . . . . . . . 99 66 3,607 57
Province of Groningen 2015* 353 605 . . . . . . . . . 23 70 584 81
Province of Friesland 2015* 440 681 . . . . . . . . . 24 63 646 67
Province of Drenthe 2015* 339 694 . . . . . . . . . 12 75 489 84
Province of Overijssel 2015* 615 539 . . . . . . . . . 25 56 1,141 51
Province of Flevoland 2015* 220 546 . . . . . . . . . 6 50 402 35
Province of Gelderland 2015* 1,096 541 . . . . . . . . . 54 74 2,027 71
Province of Utrecht 2015* 695 550 . . . . . . . . . 26 54 1,264 67
Province of Noord-Holland 2015* 1,490 539 . . . . . . . . . 51 43 2,762 40
Province of Zuid-Holland 2015* 1,895 526 . . . . . . . . . 60 55 3,600 49
Province of Zeeland 2015* 291 765 . . . . . . . . . 13 69 381 55
Province of Noord-Brabant 2015* 1,482 596 . . . . . . . . . 66 65 2,489 57
Province of Limburg 2015* 602 539 . . . . . . . . . 33 61 1,118 61
< 5,000 inhabitants 2015* 16 960 . . . . . . . . . 6 50 17 44
5,000 - 10,000 inhabitants 2015* 99 601 . . . . . . . . . 20 65 165 66
10,000 - 20,000 inhabitants 2015* 878 594 . . . . . . . . . 99 58 1,477 57
20,000 - 50,000 inhabitants 2015* 3,649 606 . . . . . . . . . 192 63 6,021 62
50,000 - 100,000 inhabitants 2015* 1,726 564 . . . . . . . . . 45 60 3,059 61
> 100,000 inhabitants 2015* 3,151 511 . . . . . . . . . 31 55 6,161 48
Not urbanised 2015* 998 669 . . . . . . . . . 86 58 1,491 58
Marginally urbanised 2015* 2,131 600 . . . . . . . . . 136 68 3,555 69
Moderately urbanised 2015* 1,715 584 . . . . . . . . . 82 57 2,936 60
Strongly urbanised 2015* 2,843 544 . . . . . . . . . 72 57 5,229 58
Very strongly urbanised 2015* 1,832 496 . . . . . . . . . 17 41 3,690 39
Source: CBS.
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Table description


Amount of municipal waste collected by or on behalf of municipalities in the Netherlands. Amount of waste by type of waste, province, municipal size class and degree of urbanization. Statistical information on the methods of collection and treatment of wastes.

Data available from: 1993-2015.

Status of the figures:
The 2014 data is revised provisional and the 2015 data is provisional; all other data are final.

Changes as of 27 January 2017:
None, this table has been discontinued.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable anymore.
This table is succeeded by Municipal waste; quantities. See paragraph 3.

Description topics

Municipal waste (1000 tonnes)
Total municipal waste
Municipal waste (kg per capita)
Total municipal waste
Collectors
From 2013 onward data on collectors is no longer available.

The figures refer solely to waste collected from the kerbside.
Percentages are based on the volume of waste collected.
Household waste
Municipal cleansing service
Intermunicipal corporations
Including neighbouring municipalities.
Bulky household waste
Large items of household waste which have to be collected separately.
Municipal cleansing service
Intermunicipal corporations
Including neighbouring municipalities.
Processing
Processing refers to the first method applied. The final method may differ from the first method.
Total municipal waste
Recycling and reuse
Composting
Separation afterwards
This processing method involves prior removal of constituents fit for reuse/recycling.
Incineration
Landfilling
Municipalities, inhabitants and response
Number of Dutch municipalities
Total number of municipalities in the Netherlands on 1 January.
Responding municipalities
The percentage of municipalities responding.
Total number of inhabitants
Total number of inhabitants on 1 January.
Inhabitants in responding municipalities