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Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office

Annual Report 2000-2001

Annex F IAEA Safeguards Statistics[1]

Table 1 IAEA Safeguards Expenditure (US$ million)

 

1998

1999

2000

Regular budget expenditure

80.342

78.985

70.617[2]

Extra budgetary funds expenditure

16.581

13.826

10.311

 

Table 2 IAEA Verification Activities

 

1998

1999

2000

Number of inspectors

226

224

217

Inspections performed

2,507

2,495

2,467

Person-days of inspection

10,071

10,190

10,264

Number of seals applied to nuclear material or safeguards equipment, detached and subsequently verified

26,824

28,044

25,484

Films, video tapes and digital storage media items reviewed

5,816

6,304

6,099

 

Table 3 Approximate Quantities of Material Subject to IAEA Safeguards on 31 December 1998, 1999 and 2000

Tonnes

1998

1999

2000

Plutonium contained in irradiated fuel

586

628

643

Separated plutonium outside reactor cores

62.5

73.1

72.3

Recycled plutonium in reactor cores

7.2

8.0

10.7

Highly enriched uranium

21.4

21.2

21.8

Low enriched uranium

49,483

51,191

48,974

Source material (natural uranium or thorium)

90,622

92,150

91,677

 

Table 4 Number of Installations under IAEA Safeguards or Containing Safeguarded Material on 31 December 1998, 1999 and 2000

Number of Installations

Totals

1,085

952

954

Facility Type

1998

1999

2000

Power reactors

236

236

236

Research reactors and critical assemblies

169

168

168

Conversion plants

13

13

13

Fuel fabrication plants

46

43

42

Reprocessing plants

6

6

6

Enrichment plants

14

14

11

Separate storage facilities

70

69

73

Other facilities

82

86

85

Subtotals

636

635

634

Other locations and non-nuclear installations

449

317

320

 


[1]. Source of information: IAEA Annual Reports for 1998-2000. All figures given are for calendar years.

[2]. The decrease in expenditure in 2000, in $US, reflected currency movementsthe IAEA's accounts are paid in Austrian Schillings.

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