Special Report

The Size of Household Waste in 50 Countries Around the World

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11. Denmark
> Household food wasted annually: 1.0 billion lbs
> Household food wasted annually per person: 178.7 lbs
> Population as of July, 2020: 5,792,203

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12. Estonia
> Household food wasted annually: 226.5 million lbs
> Household food wasted annually per person: 170.8 lbs
> Population as of July, 2020: 1,326,539

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13. Finland
> Household food wasted annually: 797.9 million lbs
> Household food wasted annually per person: 144.0 lbs
> Population as of July, 2020: 5,540,718

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14. France
> Household food wasted annually: 12.2 billion lbs
> Household food wasted annually per person: 186.5 lbs
> Population as of July, 2020: 65,273,512

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15. Georgia
> Household food wasted annually: 889.7 million lbs
> Household food wasted annually per person: 223.0 lbs
> Population as of July, 2020: 3,989,175