Domestic material consumption

  •  08/02/2018

In 2016, Belgiumʹs domestic material consumption amounted to 12.6 tonnes per capita. To achieve the sustainable development goal by 2030, this figure must be reduced.

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Domestic material consumption

tonnes per capita

 2000200520102011201220132014201520162016//20002016//2011
Belgium14.914.915.115.814.013.513.612.812.6-1.1-4.4
EU-2815.616.014.114.613.613.213.313.113.0-1.1-2.3
//: average growth rates

Eurostat (2017), Domestic material consumption - tonnes per capita [env_ac_mfa], http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat (consulted on 06/11/2017).

Domestic material consumption by material - Belgium

tonnes per capita

 2000200520102011201220132014201520162016//20002016//2011
biomass4.84.64.94.94.44.44.94.44.3-0.6-2.4
metal ores and non-metallic minerals6.26.37.07.96.66.25.95.65.5-0.8-7.0
fossil fuels4.34.23.53.33.33.33.13.03.1-1.9-1.0
//: average growth rates

Eurostat (2017), Domestic material consumption - tonnes per capita [env_ac_mfa], http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat (consulted on 06/11/2017).

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