22.Feb .2021 23:00

Environmental Protection Expenditure of Turkey was US$ 5.5 Billion

Environmental Protection Expenditure of Turkey was US$ 5.5 Billion
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The total environmental protection expenditure of Turkey amounted to US$ 5,451,264,000 (38.4 billion TL) by an increase of 1.2% compared to the previous year in 2019.

Out of total environmental protection expenditure, 57.8% was realized by financial and non-financial corporations, 34.2% was realized by general government and non-profit institutions serving households and 8% was realized by households.
 
According to TurkStat, in total environmental protection expenditure, waste management services accounted for 46.3%, wastewater management services accounted for 37.8%, protection of biodiversity and landscapes accounted for 4.8%, protection and remediation of soil, groundwater, and surface water accounted for 3.8% and other environmental protection domains accounted for 7.3%.
 
Out of US$909,616,000 (6.4 billion TL) of environmental protection investment expenditure which decreased by 10.5% compared to the previous year, 76.9% was realized by financial and non-financial corporations and 23.1% was realized by the general government and non-profit institutions serving households. While environmental protection investment expenditure was US$469,020,750 (3.3 billion TL) for wastewater management services and US$198,863,630 (1.4 billion TL) for waste management services, it was US$241,616,580 (1.7 billion TL) for other domains.
 
While the share of environmental protection expenditure in the gross domestic product was 1.0% in 2018, it was 0.9% in 2019