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Overview of e-waste related information

Population(total inhabitants in million)201222.68IMF WEO
Purchasing Power*(USD per Inhabitant)201242,354IMF WEO

EEE Put on Market*(kg per inhabitant)201224.6UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
(total in metric kilotonnes)2012559UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
E-waste Generated*(kg per inhabitant)201420.1UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
(total in metric kilotonnes)2014468UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*

E-waste Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidance

Number of E-waste Regulatory Instruments  4 Regulatory Instruments
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Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidance

Australia: Collection, Transport and Recycling of End of Life (EOL) Televisions and Computers, Interim Industry Standard, May 2011 Icon green
Australia: Managing End-of-Life Televisions, Code of Practice, August 2008 Icon green
Australia: Product Stewardship (Televisions and Computers), Regulation No. 200, 2011 Icon green
Australia/New Zealand: Collection, Storage, Transport and Treatment of Used Electrical and Electronic Equipment,
Standard AS/NZS 5377, 2013