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Statistics show waste material distribution, waste treatment and total amount of waste generated by building activities in Norway on a yearly basis. The statistics form part of the complete waste accounts for Norway.

Waste from building and construction2014

Content

About the statistics

Definitions

Name and topic

Name: Waste from building and construction
Topic: Nature and the environment

Next release

Responsible division

Division for Energy, Environmental and Transport Statistics

Definitions of the main concepts and variables

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Standard classifications

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Administrative information

Regional level

Whole Country

Frequency and timeliness

Yearly

International reporting

The statistics contributes to complete the waste accounts of Norway, which provides basis for reporting to Eurostat in accordance with Forordningen for avfallsstatistikk (EC 2150/2002) .

Microdata

Raw data from respondents and the basis for calculation of factors stored on Linux. Calculations are stored in Excel and SAS programs.

Background

Background and purpose

The purpose of statistics is to provide annual , national figures for waste from construction activities , material distribution and waste treatment . The statistics also helps to complete waste accounts for Norway .

The survey of waste from construction activities was initiated as a pilot project in 1998. In 1999 started the project "Establishment of statistics of construction waste" as documented in the report Bygg- og anleggsavfall (in Norwegian only).

Construction activities annually produces large amounts of waste. The quantities in question are dependent on buisness prospects. In addition to new construction, renovation and demolition also generates waste. The composition of the waste depend on the materials used in buildings, and much of the waste is concrete, brick and wood.

Users and applications

The statistics are used directly in the waste accounts , and for international reporting (EU). The statistics are used for assessment of waste measures taken by the Environmental agencies and when making waste management plans in municipalities. In addition, the statistics of the manufacturing industries, the waste industry, media and the public.

Equal treatment of users

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Coherence with other statistics

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Legal authority

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EEA reference

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Production

Population

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Data sources and sampling

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Collection of data, editing and estimations

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Seasonal adjustment

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Confidentiality

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Comparability over time and space

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Accuracy and reliability

Sources of error and uncertainty

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Revision

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