AnyJunk Fly Tipping Report 2012 Published
The AnyJunk Fly Tipping Report 2012 for the twelve months ended 31 March 2012 is out today and the latest stats show fly-tipping on public land in England in fell almost 10% compared to the prior year (60% of councils fell, 2% were unchanged, and 38% increased). The total annual cost of fly-tipping in England is estimated at £100 million. Our analysis also showed that only 0.6% of fly-tipping incidents resulted in a successful prosecution.
The AnyJunk Fly-tipping Report 2012 contains data for 2011/2012 period which was provided to AnyJunk by councils under the Freedom of Information Act. We compare the figures with Defra fly-tipping statistics for 2010/2011.
Below are a couple of interesting tables from our analysis.
Highest incidents of fly-tipping per capita
|Council||2011-12 Fly Tips||YoY Change||1 in X of Popn Fly Tip|
|London Borough of Newham||40,449||+12%||6|
|London Borough of Hounslow||17,059||+30%||14|
|Great Yarmouth Council||6,759||-5%||14|
|London Borough of Enfield||19,486||+287%||15|
|London Borough of Lewisham||15,757||-59%||17|
|London Borough of Southwark||16,823||+84%||17|
|Sunderland City Council||15,751||+133%||18|
|Burnley Borough Council||4,401||+4%||19|
The biggest increase in fly-tipping incidents
|Council||2010-11 Fly Tips||2011-12 Fly Tips||Increase|
|Dudley Metropolitan Borough||817||4830||491%|
|Colchester Borough Council||247||1,057||328%|
|London Borough of Enfield||5,030||19,486||287%|
|Boston Borough Council||311||985||217%|
|Sunderland City Council||6,774||15,751||133%|
|Exeter City Council||431||937||117%|
|Cheltenham Borough Council||330||708||115%|
|South Somerset Council||919||1,790||95%|
If you have any comments on our report or suggestions about improving the way in which fly-tipping is dealt with in your area, we’d love to hear from you. Leave a comment below or get in touch.