Municipal Solid Waste Generation for Selected Large Cities in Asia, 1995-2025


Municipal Solid Waste Generation in Asia, 1995-2025


This map shows the solid waste generation for municipalities in Asia.

Municipal waste, which is generated by households, small businesses, commercial and other municipal activities, and produced by consumption and production processes, is on the rise in Asia. The map reflects a major environmental concern related to municipal waste.

The map provides the Human Development Index of 2002 for Singapore and Hong Kong.

Legend indicates kilogram per capita per day, showing data from 1995 as compared to projected data for 2025.


United Nations Environment Programme / GRID-Arendal [1].

Cartographer/Designer: Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal.

Primary Source:

World Bank, 1999; UNDP, 2002.


© 2006 UNEP / GRID-Arendal


For use constraints see [2]


This map is one in a series
For a listing with flyovers, see Series:UNEP / GRID-Arendal.