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failed states Compared by Agriculture > Annual freshwater withdrawals, industry > % of total freshwater withdrawal

DEFINITION: Annual freshwater withdrawals, industry (% 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 industry are total withdrawals for direct industrial use (including withdrawals for cooling thermoelectric plants). Data correspond to the most recent year available for 1987-2002.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Chad 24.11% 2011
2 Democratic Republic of the Congo 19.75% 2011
3 Cote d'Ivoire 19.13% 2011
4 Central African Republic 16.47% 2011
5 Nigeria 15.07% 2011
6 Iraq 14.7% 2011
7 Zimbabwe 7.09% 2011
8 Guinea-Bissau 4.57% 2011
9 Haiti 3.75% 2011
10 Guinea 3.22% 2011
11 Yemen 1.82% 2011
12 Pakistan 0.763% 2011
13 Afghanistan 0.634% 2011
14 Sudan 0.599% 2011
15 Somalia 0.0606% 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Agriculture > Annual freshwater withdrawals, industry > % 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/failed-states/Agriculture/Annual-freshwater-withdrawals,-industry/%-of-total-freshwater-withdrawal

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