Appendix table 2. Generation of waste by sector and by type of waste in 2011,1,000 tonnes

Industry Type of waste
Chemical waste Metallic waste Glass waste Paper and cardboard waste Plastic and rubber waste Wood waste Animal and vegetal waste Household and mixed waste Sludges Mineral waste Other waste Total of which hazardous waste
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1) 0 0 0 0 0 2 760 0 0 0 0 0 2 760 0
Mining and quarrying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 56 910 0 56 910 0
Manufacturing 1 085 216 40 208 34 8 340 600 1 455 470 1 360 16 13 825 442
Food products and beverages 2 9 4 7 6 4 589 35 14 192 9 871 7
Manuf. textiles, wearing apparel and leather products 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 12 1
Wood and wood products 6 2 0 1 0 5 376 0 5 2 10 0 5 403 26
Paper and paper products printing and reproduction of recorded media 342 17 0 185 8 2 935 1 1 312 288 123 1 5 212 8
Coke and refined petroleum products 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 18 18
Chemicalt, chemical products and rubber and plastic products 511 4 0 5 18 6 5 44 124 51 0 768 95
Non-metallic mineral products 1 3 36 1 0 1 0 23 1 462 0 582 2
Basic metals and metal products 194 149 0 5 1 5 4 23 41 502 1 925 276
Machinery and equipment n.e.c and elect.equipmenet 7 32 0 3 1 6 1 11 0 18 0 79 8
Manufacturing n.e.c. 1 0 0 0 0 7 0 1 0 0 0 9 1
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 9 6 0 14 11 225 0 35 54 1 158 0 1 514 22
Construction 0 265 1 6 0 253 1 70 14 17 815 0 18 425 334
Households and services 19 16 61 367 23 88 389 1 531 245 83 339 3 161 146
Total 1 113 503 102 595 68 11 666 990 3 091 783 77 326 355 96 595 944
- of which hazardous waste 343 166 0 0 0 33 0 0 57 248 97 944  
1) Sludge, dry weight. Wood waste excluding logging waste left on site.

Source: Waste statistics 2011, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Juha Espo 09 1734 3463, Jukka Muukkonen 09 1734 3224, ymparisto.energia@stat.fi

Director in charge: Leena Storgårds


Updated 17.5.2013

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Waste statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-5314. 2011, Appendix table 2. Generation of waste by sector and by type of waste in 2011,1,000 tonnes . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.7.2019].
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