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California Diversion Rate Ranges

  • Read the percent of jurisdictions in a particular population and diversion rate range from the left axis.
  • Read the count of jurisdictions in a particular population and diversion rate range from the table.
  • Number of jurisdictions per population range varies; see table for subtotals.
  • Statistics based on Board action summaries; see notes below.
  • Information current through June 4, 2007.


  • Jurisdiction count totals vary due to jurisdiction population growth, regional agency formation, incorporation of new cities, and annexation.
  • "No Rate" means the Board was unable to assign a diversion rate to these jurisdictions for the indicated year due to goal measurement or reporting issues. These jurisdictions may or may not be under compliance orders.
  • "Active 1066" means the jurisdiction is in the process of implementing a corrective plan pursuant to a Board-approved Time Extension or Alternative Diversion Requirement (ADR). No biennial review is scheduled until the Time Extension or ADR is complete.
  • "In Progress" means that the Board has not yet considered the jurisdiction's biennial review for the selected report years. The Board continues to review jurisdiction diversion performance for those years at its regularly scheduled meetings.
  • Population based on California Department of Finance estimates.

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Last updated: July 9, 2007
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