Domestic material consumption, domestic material consumption per capita, and domestic material consumption per GDP


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Headline data

Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Geographical Area: United Kingdom

Unit of Measurement: Million tonnes, Tonnes per capita, Tonnes per GDP ($m)


1. Imports and exports for 'other' and 'waste for final treatment and disposal' are included in the Domestic Material Consumption estimates.

2. Total material input and consumption for 2016 onwards may be slight underestimates due to small missing data sources on extraction for some minor materials.

3. Total figures are based on raw data and therefore may not sum due to rounding.

This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

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