NEWMDB - The IAEA Nuclear Waste Management Database IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency
 

How much waste is generated from Decommissioning & Environmental Remediation?

Year CountryReported Waste from Decommissionig (m³)VLLW (%)LLW (%)ILW (%)HLW (%)Types of decommissioned Reactors
  Region Summary20,799,06511.6071.3416.330.73 
2011BelarusBelarus158,2510.00100.000.000.00 
2013BelgiumBelgium7,1050.0023.0874.752.17 1 PWR
2008BrazilBrazil3,5000.00100.000.000.00 
2012CanadaCanada1,680,5640.0071.4328.570.00 1 HWLWR, 5 PHWR
2010CubaCuba2625.3374.670.000.00 
2013Czech RepublicCzech Republic1,2920.00100.000.000.00 
2013EstoniaEstonia1,1120.00100.000.000.00 
2013GermanyGermany6,5270.0090.0010.000.00 10 BWR, 1 FBR, 2 HTGR, 1 HWGCR, 1 PHWR, 14 PWR
2013HungaryHungary31920.0050.0030.000.00 
2013IndonesiaIndonesia510.000.00100.000.00 
2013ItalyItaly1,9670.00100.000.000.00 2 BWR, 1 GCR, 1 PWR
2013Korea, Republic ofKorea, Republic of2,2450.0090.0010.000.00 1 PWR
2013LatviaLatvia3110.0090.0010.000.00 
2013MexicoMexico21,018100.000.000.000.00 
2013SlovakiaSlovakia21,34933.3366.670.000.00 1 HWGCR, 2 PWR
2013SpainSpain10,13446.6746.676.670.00 1 BWR, 1 GCR, 1 PWR
2012SwitzerlandSwitzerland1,0056.6872.8820.440.00 1 HWGCR
2013UkraineUkraine1,752,0810.0086.630.8812.50 4 LWGR
2013United KingdomUnited Kingdom21,7280.0072.7327.270.00 2 FBR, 27 GCR, 1 SGHWR
2008United States of AmericaUnited States of America17,108,4810.0092.037.970.00 11 BWR, 1 FBR, 2 HTGR, 1 PHWR, 17 PWR, 2 X
Data source: NEWMDB

Legend:
BWRBoiling Light-Water-Cooled and Moderated Reactor
FBR Fast Breeder Reactor
GCR Gas-Cooled, Graphite-Moderated Reactor
HTGR High-Temperature Gas-Cooled, Graphite-Moderated Reactor
HWGCR Heavy-Water-Moderated, Gas-Cooled Reactor
HWLWR Heavy-Water-Moderated, Boiling Light-Water-Cooled Reactor
LWGR Light-Water-Cooled, Graphite-Moderated Reactor
PHWR Pressurized Heavy-Water-Moderated and Cooled Reactor
PWR Pressurized Light-Water-Moderated and Cooled Reactor
SGHWR Steam-Generating Heavy-Water Reactor
X Others