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  Annual Report 1998-99

 

ANNEX F

IAEA Safeguards Statistics

(Source of information: IAEA Annual Reports for 1996–1998. All figures given are for calendar years.)

(i) IAEA Safeguards Regular Budget Expenditure (US$ million).

 

1996

1997

1998
Budget expenditure1

86.167

81.845

80.342

1. These figures do not include extra budgetary program expenditure of US$18.215 million for 1998 and US$12.217 million for 1997.

(ii) IAEA Verification Activities.

  1996 1997 1998
Number of inspectors 209 218 226
Inspections performed 2,476 2,499 2,507
Person-days of inspection 10,831 10,240 10,071
Seals applied to nuclear material or safeguards equipment, detached and subsequently verified 27,029 24,943 26,824
Optical surveillance films reviewed 2,173 1,500 932
Video tapes reviewed 4,045 4,010 4,884
Nuclear material samples analysed 937 888 645
Environmental samples analysed 278 585 497

(iii) Approximate Quantities of Material Subject to IAEA Safeguards (tonnes).

 

1996

1997

1998
Plutonium contained in irradiated fuel

528

565

593
Separated plutonium outside reactor cores

53.6

57.6

62.5
Recycled plutonium in fuel elements in reactor cores

4.5

5.7

7.2
Highly enriched uranium

20.7

20.5

21.4
Low enriched uranium

48,620

49,282

49,483
Source material (natural or depleted uranium or thorium)

105,395

108,648

90,622

(iv) Number of Facilities under IAEA Safeguards or Containing Safeguarded

Material on 31 December 1996, 1997 and 1998.

 

Number of Installations and Facilities
Facility Type 1996 1997 1998
Power reactors 229 234 236
Research reactors and critical assemblies 176 171 169
Conversion plants 13 13 13
Fuel fabrication plants 42 44 46
Reprocessing plants 6 6 6
Enrichment plants 11 13 14
Separate storage facilities 62 72 70
Other facilities 80 79 82
Subtotals 619 632 636
Other locations and non-nuclear installations 461 477 449
Totals 1,080 1,109 1,085
 

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