Overview of activities causing soil contamination in Europe

Figure Created 12 Nov 2009 Published 12 Nov 2009 Last modified 29 Nov 2012
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The graph shows a breakdown of the main sources causing soil contamination in Europe as % of the number of sites where preliminary investigations have been completed


European data


Additional information

European shares have been calculated as a weighted average over 22 EEA countries, using the total number of investigated sites as weights. Belgium refer to the Flanders and the Brussels region only. Time coverage: 2006; Data for Belgium, Croatia: 2004; Spain: 2002.

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