Waste statistics

Legal basis

Legal basis for conducting statistical surveys in the area of waste statistics is Law on Official Statistics and Official Statistical System of Montenegro (Official Gazette of Montenegro 18/12).
Purpose of survey
The purpose of survey in the area of waste statistics is to collect the data on types and amount of municipal waste from: households; trade and commercial activities; small business entities; business buildings; institutions and from public areas; types and amount of waste generated, internally processed and dumped by business entities in the area of industry.
Data sources 
The data sources for waste statistics are accounting records and other types of records, and documentation possessed by a reporting unit. In a case that there is no appropriate records and documentation for some data, the data are obtained by using the estimation of experts. 
The waste statistics covers business entities in the following sectors (areas):
Electricity, gas and steam supply;
Local units from other sectors that perform industry activity;
Water collection, purification and distribution, and discharging waste water.
Obligation to protect individual data
Statistical confidentiality is guaranteed. Results obtained through surveys are only used for statistical purposes, and they are published at the aggregated level.
For more details on published data, methodology, and releases, please see the sections below.
Data Methodology Releases Questionnaries Quality reports Metadata