Domestic material consumption (DMC)

Short description

Amount of Domestic Material Consumption weighted by population "The DMC is defined as the total amount of material directly used in an economy and equals direct material input (DMI) minus exports. DMI measures the direct input of materials for the use in the economy. DMI equals domestic extraction (DE) plus imports".1

Original data

Unit for original data: 
Tonnes per capita
Date of extraction: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
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