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Industrial waste. Counties and Aran, and areas

Industrial waste. Counties and Aran, and areas 2020
Waste
Declaring industrial establishments and urban WWTPs Special Not special Total
Alt Camp 174 1,921 104,133 106,055
Alt Empordà 286 1,130 29,133 30,264
Alt Penedès 558 17,191 134,034 151,225
Alt Urgell 43 41 1,967 2,008
Alta Ribagorça 20 39 502 542
Anoia 385 2,899 138,725 141,624
Aran 23 87 1,082 1,169
Bages 642 4,337 116,550 120,887
Baix Camp 290 8,558 87,947 96,505
Baix Ebre 150 786 71,552 72,337
Baix Empordà 252 2,337 24,023 26,360
Baix Llobregat 1,661 23,061 390,942 414,003
Baix Penedès 150 3,060 38,924 41,984
Barcelonès 1,299 21,520 234,247 255,767
Berguedà 129 365 12,072 12,437
Cerdanya 38 6 4,794 4,801
Conca de Barberà 91 1,534 17,737 19,271
Garraf 121 781 25,254 26,034
Garrigues 101 147 48,304 48,451
Garrotxa 298 2,290 74,692 76,983
Gironès 359 17,718 121,094 138,812
Maresme 670 28,977 108,383 137,360
Moianès 52 49 17,297 17,346
Montsià 165 946 28,069 29,015
Noguera 114 327 20,552 20,879
Osona 724 5,429 157,095 162,524
Pallars Jussà 63 37 3,235 3,272
Pallars Sobirà 39 17 1,377 1,394
Pla d'Urgell 116 417 87,352 87,770
Pla de l'Estany 151 1,668 41,263 42,932
Priorat 182 18 12,132 12,151
Ribera d'Ebre 88 1,383 61,367 62,750
Ripollès 125 595 20,414 21,009
Segarra 57 2,777 106,218 108,995
Segrià 402 1,619 55,844 57,462
Selva 393 5,203 116,081 121,284
Solsonès 51 517 4,600 5,117
Tarragonès 341 52,314 101,672 153,986
Terra Alta 100 49 9,559 9,608
Urgell 106 1,441 22,803 24,245
Vallès Occidental 2,666 92,301 667,283 759,584
Vallès Oriental 1,488 107,095 308,616 415,710
Catalonia 15,163 412,989 3,628,924 4,041,913
Metropolità 7,796 272,978 1,717,883 1,990,860
Comarques Gironines 1,864 30,942 426,701 457,643
Camp de Tarragona 1,078 64,346 323,621 387,967
Terres de l'Ebre 503 3,163 170,547 173,710
Ponent 896 6,728 341,075 347,804
Comarques Centrals 1,629 10,762 300,804 311,567
Alt Pirineu i Aran 226 228 12,957 13,185
Penedès 1,171 23,842 335,336 359,177
Units: Tons.
Source: Agència de Residus de Catalunya.
Notes:
- Declaring industrial establishments and urban WWTPs: number of establishments and urban waste water treatment plants which have submitted the annual industrial waste declaration.
- Waste: with the entry of the European Waste Catalogue, inert waste has disappeared, which is now considered special or not special.

Last update: May 31, 2022.

Statistics RESIC

Methodological note

Definition of concepts

Industrial waste
Waste derived from manufacturing or industrial activities or processes. Can be: special or non special.
Special industrial waste
Any waste included in the application of Directive 91/689/CE, of December 12.
Non special waste
That which is not included in the previous definition.

Methodological aspects

Industrial waste is presented classified by types, by activity sectors and by counties, in accordance with the new Waste catalogue. Not included is waste resulting from mining activities or from the exploitation of stone, or radioactive waste or unclassified explosives. Neither is sanitary or municipal waste included, nor that from agricultural or livestock operations that is reused by the agricultural operation, or that which is managed as wastewater.

Groupings according to Section 8 of EU Regulation 849/2010, in relation to statistics on waste:

  • 1 Agriculture, livestock, forestry and fishing
  • 2 Mining industry
  • 3 Food, beverages and tobacco
  • 4 Textiles, dressmaking, leather and footwear
  • 5 Wood and cork, except furniture; basketware
  • 6 Paper, graphic arts and recorded media
  • 7 Coke products and petroleum refinery
  • 8 Chemical industries, pharmaceutical products, rubber & plastic materials
  • 9 Other non metallic mineral products
  • 10 Metallurgy and metal products
  • 11 Computer products, electronics and optics, electric machinery, mechanical, motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers, other transport materials
  • 12 Furniture, manufacturing, machinery and equipment
  • 13 Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning
  • 14 Collection, supply and treat. of water, sewage, purification and others
  • 15 Collection, treatment and elimination of waste; evaluation
  • 16 Construction
  • 17 Services (except wholesale of scrap metal and waste)
  • 18 Wholesale of scrap metal and waste

In accordance with the criteria of the Industrial Waste Management Programme (PROGRIC), and on the basis of Declaration 2006, the data on industrial waste is determined in accordance with the grouping into activities: industries, treatment plants and waste managers.

The data of Industrial waste obtained from annual declarations of industrial waste.

Current Territorial Distribution

At present, Catalonia is divided into 41 counties, 1 singular territorial entity (Aran) and 8 areas of the Territorial Plan, according to the latest territorial changes, which affect the areas of El Penedès and the Central Counties, Aran and El Moianès.

Unavailable information is represented using the symbol ":". When the value is lower than that of the minimum unit to be able to estimate the statistical operation or if it effects statistical confidentiality, the symbol used is "..".