Special Report

The Size of Household Waste in 50 Countries Around the World

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21. Indonesia
> Household food wasted annually: 46.2 billion lbs
> Household food wasted annually per person: 168.8 lbs
> Population as of July, 2020: 273,523,621

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22. Iraq
> Household food wasted annually: 10.4 billion lbs
> Household food wasted annually per person: 259.5 lbs
> Population as of July, 2020: 40,222,503

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23. Ireland
> Household food wasted annually: 59.0 million lbs
> Household food wasted annually per person: 12.0 lbs
> Population as of July, 2020: 4,937,796

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24. Israel
> Household food wasted annually: 1.9 billion lbs
> Household food wasted annually per person: 216.1 lbs
> Population as of July, 2020: 8,655,541

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25. Italy
> Household food wasted annually: 1.0 billion lbs
> Household food wasted annually per person: 16.8 lbs
> Population as of July, 2020: 60,461,828