The table below shows the amount of waste production (in millions of tonnes) in six different countries over a twenty-year period.
I've missed out the verbs in the following description of the table. For some of the gaps, more than one verb is possible. Please note that the description is not a full essay.
risen, created, recorded, is, produced (x2), managed, given, had (x2), stood, were, increased
The US, Japan and Korea ______ by far the most waste. In 1980, the US ______ 131 million tonnes of waste, while the figure for Japan ______ at 28 million tonnes. No figure ______ ______ for Korea in 1980, but in 1990, 31 million tonnes of waste ______ ______ in that country. By 2000, waste production in the USA ______ ______ to 192 million tonnes, while Japan’s figure ______ ______ to 53 million tonnes. However, Korea ______ to reduce its output to 19 million tonnes. Ireland, Poland and Portugal only ______ a total of around 30 million tonnes of waste between them, adding the figures for all three years together.