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Domestic consumption of materials

Domestic consumption of materials (DMC) Catalonia. 2016
Value Variation (%)
Domestic consumption of materials (DMC) 49,189,185 0.1
Domestic extraction 35,054,062 1.0
Physical trade balance 14,135,123 -1.9
DMC per inhabitant 6.58 -0.36
Units: Tones.
Source: Idescat. Material Flow Accounts.
Domestic consumption of materials (DMC) Spain. 2016
Value Variation (%)
Domestic consumption of materials (DMC) 399,935,087 -2.4
Domestic extraction 329,769,067 0.6
Physical trade balance 70,166,020 -14.4
DMC per inhabitant 8.62 -2.38
Units: Tones.
Source: INE. Material Flow Accounts.

Methodological note

The Material Flow Accounts show the physical inputs that enter the economy from the environment or other economic systems and the outputs that are heading towards other economies or the natural environment.

Domestic material consumption: Accounting derivative resulting from the sum total of domestic extraction and the physical trade balance. Quantifies the materials used directly in the economy