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Belgium

Belgian Water Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Availability 1.19 thousand cubic metres 1990 102nd out of 141
Dissolved oxygen concentration 5.62 mls/litre 1994 125th out of 141
Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Rural 100 2011 6th out of 190
Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban 100 2011 11th out of 198
Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban and rural 100 2011 7th out of 194
Drinking water > Population with improved sanitation > Rural 100 2011 7th out of 184
Freshwater internal flow 14.17 billion cubic metres 2007 27th out of 52
Freshwater internal flow per capita 1,333.84 cubic metres 2007 31st out of 51
Net freshwater supplied by water supply industry per capita 64.84 cubic metres 2009 13th out of 32
Percent of water resources used 33.97% 2005 19th out of 89
Population connected to wastewater collecting system 89% 2007 12th out of 48
Population connected to wastewater treatment 69% 2007 18th out of 44
Proportion of marine area under protection 55.72% 2012 8th out of 169
Salinisation 2,626.19 1994 4th out of 141
Severe water stress 93.9 2000 7th out of 140

SOURCES: Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGAP 2.1B, 2001 via ciesin.org; United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Global Environmental Monitoring System/Water Quality Monitoring System, with data for an additional 29 countries from Prescott-Allen,R. The Well being of Nations, Washington, DC: Island Press, 2001; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division Original html; http://data.un.org/Data.aspx?d=ENV&f=variableID%3a5, Freshwater internal flow; http://data.un.org/Data.aspx?d=ENV&f=variableID%3a5, Freshwater internal flow. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; http://data.un.org/Data.aspx?d=ENV&f=variableID%3a29, Net freshwater supplied by water supply industry. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGap 2.1, 2000 via ciesin.org

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