Annual freshwater withdrawals, domestic (% of total freshwater withdrawal) - Freshwater - Environment - World Development Indicators



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Annual freshwater withdrawals refer to total water withdrawals, not counting evaporation losses from storage basins. Withdrawals also include water from desalination plants in countries where they are a significant source. Withdrawals can exceed 100 percent of total renewable resources where extraction from nonrenewable aquifers or desalination plants is considerable or where there is significant water reuse. Withdrawals for domestic uses include drinking water, municipal use or supply, and use for public services, commercial establishments, and homes. Data are for the most recent year available for 1987-2002.
Annual freshwater withdrawals, domestic (% of total freshwater withdrawal) - Freshwater - Environment - World Development Indicators (2007)

Rank

Country

Value

1Central African Republic80
2Lithuania77.78
3Republic of the Congo69.57
4Trinidad and Tobago67.74
5Panama67.07
6Estonia56.96
7Papua New Guinea56.34
8Latvia53.33
9Democratic Republic of the Congo52.78
10Togo52.66
11Colombia50.33
12Gabon50
13Bahrain49.77
14New Zealand48.34
15Venezuela45.52
16Kuwait43.86
17Botswana40.72
18Czech Republic40.70
19Lesotho40
20Qatar39.19
21Sweden36.82
22Israel36.44
23South Korea35.61
24North Korea35.61
25Austria35.07
26Jamaica34.15
27Denmark32.28
28Dominican Republic32.15
29Benin31.54
30South Africa31.24
31Jordan30.96
32Armenia29.83
33Mauritius29.52
34Costa Rica29.48
35Lebanon29.01
36Liberia27.27
37Albania26.90
38El Salvador25
39Namibia24.33
40Switzerland24.12
41Rwanda24
42Ghana23.93
43Ivory Coast23.66
44Belarus23.30
45Ireland23
46Gambia22.88
47Angola22.86
48Norway22.83
49Georgia22.09
50Algeria21.91
51United Kingdom21.70
52Nigeria21.10
53Mongolia20.45
54Paraguay20.41
55Brazil20.27
56Japan19.68
57Canada19.56
58Latin America & Caribbean19.12
59Cuba19.02
60Russia18.75
61Italy18.19
62Cameroon18.18
63Chad17.39
64Mexico17.37
65Kenya17.18
66Upper middle income17.16
67Burundi17.01
68Malaysia16.85
69Argentina16.82
70Zambia16.67
71Philippines16.58
72Greece16.34
73France15.72
74Turkey15.46
75United Arab Emirates15.43
76High income: OECD15.11
77High income15.07
78Malawi14.85
79Australia14.71
80Nicaragua14.62
81Euro area14.59
82Libya14.10
83High income: nonOECD14.03
84Zimbabwe14.01
85Tunisia13.83
86Finland13.73
87Spain13.44
88Guinea-Bissau13.14
89Burkina Faso13
90Poland12.96
91United States12.70
92Bolivia12.51
93Ecuador12.49
94Germany12.35
95Ukraine12.15
96Chile11.31
97Mozambique11.11
98Sub-Saharan Africa10.29
99Europe & Central Asia10.20
100Tanzania10.17
101Oman10.14
102Morocco9.76
103Portugal9.59
104Moldova9.52
105Hungary9.29
106Mali9.01
107Saudi Arabia9
108Middle income8.85
109Mauritania8.82
110Romania8.63
111Syria8.54
112Low & middle income8.39
113Peru8.35
114Honduras8.14
115India8.09
116Yemen8
117Indonesia8
118Guinea7.95
119Middle East & North Africa7.88
120Vietnam7.76
121Egypt7.76
122Lower middle income6.94
123East Asia & Pacific6.73
124Iran6.65
125China6.58
126Iraq6.52
127Guatemala6.47
128South Asia6.28
129Netherlands6.17
130Ethiopia5.99
131Eritrea5.33
132Low income5.28
133Sierra Leone5.26
134Haiti5.05
135Heavily indebted poor countries (HIPC)5.01
136Uzbekistan4.75
137Senegal4.41
138Laos4.33
139Azerbaijan4.27
140Niger4.13
141Tajikistan3.68
142Least developed countries: UN classification3.59
143Bangladesh3.19
144Kyrgyzstan3.17
145Bulgaria3.05
146Nepal2.95
147Madagascar2.81
148Sudan2.65
149Uruguay2.54
150Thailand2.49
151Sri Lanka2.38
152Swaziland2.30
153Pakistan1.93
154Afghanistan1.81
155Turkmenistan1.70
156Kazakhstan1.69
157Cambodia1.47
158Burma1.23
159Somalia0.45
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