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 Urban waste collected per inhabitant (kg/ inhab.)
Characteristic Description
Name Urban waste collected per inhabitant (kg/ inhab.) by Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013); Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Urban waste statistics
First available period 2011
Last available period 2019
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013)
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • AVERAGE POPULATION:  The average population during a calendar year, generally calculated as the arithmetic mean of the population on two consecutive years.
  • URBAN SOLID WASTEMANAGEMENT:  Comprises the collection, transport, treatment, recovery and disposal of waste, including self-monitoring of these operations and the safety of disposal sites after being closed. Urban solid waste management systems covers the following operations: collection, selective collection, transport, recovery and/or disposal of waste.
  • WASTE COLLECTION:  Collection, separation and/or mixing of waste in order for it to be transported.
Formule Urban solid waste collected/ Annual average resident population
Measure unit (symbol) Kilogramme/ Inhabitant (kg/ inhab.)
Power of 10  0
Last update date 11/11/2020

information presented in 29/11/2021