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UNSCEAR surveys of global radiation exposure

UNSCEAR collects and analyses data on the global and regional levels and trends of human exposure to ionizing radiation.

The General Assembly of the United Nations invited all Member States to provide UNSCEAR with relevant data about doses from various sources of radiation. The UNSCEAR Secretariat solicited information from designated officers in Member States through four sets of questionnaires:

Medical radiation usage and exposures

Instructions Instructions for completing the forms (April 2006) - read this first  ( español)
Form M0 General information and number of practitioners
Form M1 Diagnostic equipment
Form M2 Diagnostic x-ray examinations
Form M3 Nuclear medicine procedures (diagnostic and therapeutic)
Form M4 Radiotherapy treatments

(Forms M0-M4)

(In MS Excel workbook format)

Occupational radiation exposures

Instructions Instructions for completing the workbooks (April 2006) - read this first
Workbook W1 Nuclear fuel cycle
Workbook W2 Medical uses
Workbook W3 Industrial uses
Workbook W4 Natural sources
Workbook W5 Defence activities
Workbook W6 Miscellaneous

Natural radiation sources

Instructions Instructions for completing the forms (April 2006) - read this first
Form N1 Countrywide average levels
Form N2 High background areas
 

Releases from nuclear power plants, contaminated sites and releases from fuel reprocessing plants

Instructions Instructions for completing the forms (April 2006) - read this first
Form E1 Releases from nuclear power plants
Form E2 Contaminated sites survey
Form E3 Releases from fuel reprocessing plants
Last updated: Friday, 24 January 2014