Special Report

The Size of Household Waste in 50 Countries Around the World

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31. Malta
> Household food wasted annually: 125.2 million lbs
> Household food wasted annually per person: 283.7 lbs
> Population as of July, 2020: 441,539

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32. Mexico
> Household food wasted annually: 26.4 billion lbs
> Household food wasted annually per person: 204.8 lbs
> Population as of July, 2020: 128,932,753

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33. Netherlands
> Household food wasted annually: 1.9 billion lbs
> Household food wasted annually per person: 110.0 lbs
> Population as of July, 2020: 17,134,873

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34. New Zealand
> Household food wasted annually: 643.2 million lbs
> Household food wasted annually per person: 133.4 lbs
> Population as of July, 2020: 4,822,233

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35. Nigeria
> Household food wasted annually: 83.6 billion lbs
> Household food wasted annually per person: 405.8 lbs
> Population as of July, 2020: 206,139,587