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Group of 7 countries (G7) Compared by Agriculture > Annual freshwater withdrawals, agriculture > % of total freshwater withdrawal

DEFINITION: Annual freshwater withdrawals, agriculture (% of total freshwater withdrawal). 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 agriculture are total withdrawals for irrigation and livestock production. Data correspond to the most recent year available for 1987-2002.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Japan 63.13% 2011
2 Italy 44.07% 2011
3 United States 40.22% 2011
4 France 12.41% 2011
5 Canada 11.77% 2011
6 United Kingdom 9.9% 2011
7 Germany 0.251% 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Agriculture > Annual freshwater withdrawals, agriculture > % of total freshwater withdrawal. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Food and Agriculture Organization. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Group-of-7-countries-(G7)/Agriculture/Annual-freshwater-withdrawals,-agriculture/%-of-total-freshwater-withdrawal

Group of 7 countries (G7) Compared by Agriculture > Annual freshwater withdrawals, agriculture > % of total freshwater withdrawal

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