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Dataset | 1 January 2013

Municipal waste

Data on consumption, production, transformation and supply of energy from municipal waste. Data expressed in terajoules (TJ).

Consumption data are broken down by sector (e.g. agriculture, forestry and fishing, food and tobacco, households, chemical and petrochemical, etc.). Transformation data are broken down by type of plant (electricity, CHP, heat, etc.).

Municipal waste (MW), SIEC code 6200: Household waste and waste from companies and public services that resembles household waste and which is collected at installations specifically designed for the disposal of mixed wastes with recovery of combustible liquids, gases or heat. Remark: Municipal wastes can be divided into renewable and non-renewable fractions.

The data in TJ should be reported on a Net Calorific Value basis

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The UNSD Annual Questionnaire on Energy Statistics (the “Questionnaire”) is the primary source of information for the UNSD Energy Statistics Database and contributes to the Energy Statistics Yearbook, the Energy Balances and the Electricity Profiles publications. The Energy Balances present energy data in a format showing an overall picture of energy production, trade, conversion and consumption for energy products utilized in the country, while Electricity Profiles contains detailed information on production, trade and consumption of electricity, net installed capacity and thermal power plant inputs and efficiencies.