Official Statistics of Finland

Waste statistics

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Mining and construction increased the total amount of waste in 2016
31 Aug 2018
Increased mineral excavation raised the total amount of waste to around 123 million tonnes in 2016. The share of mineral excavation in the total waste generated was good 93 million of surface soil, waste stone and dressing sand. The amount of all waste grew by around 15 per cent, and that of hazardous waste by about 14 per cent from 2015.

Next release:
9 Jan 2019

Description: These statistics monitor changes in the volumes of waste, waste treatment methods and proportions of hazardous waste. The data are classified by main industry (including communities), and waste category or type. A limited amount of data are classified by region.
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Keywords: factory and trade waste, household waste, municipal waste, waste management, waste products, waste water.
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Change: Waste statistics databases are updated after the 15 June 2017 publication
15 Jun 2017
Database tables are updated with a delay, as soon as possible.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Waste statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-5314. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.12.2018].
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