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Bulgaria

Bulgaria Water Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Availability 2 thousand cubic metres 1990 85th out of 141
Dissolved oxygen concentration 8.23 mls/litre 1994 61st out of 141
Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Rural 99.01 2011 48th out of 190
Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban 99.66 2011 61st out of 198
Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban and rural 99.49 2011 50th out of 194
Drinking water > Population with improved sanitation > Rural 100 2011 10th out of 184
Freshwater pollution 0.51 tons/cubic km 2001 41st out of 69
Net freshwater supplied by water supply industry 385 million cubic metres 2009 15th out of 32
Net freshwater supplied by water supply industry per capita 50.76 cubic metres 2009 19th out of 32
Net freshwater supplied by water supply industry to households 271 million cubic metres 2009 13th out of 30
Percent of water resources used 28.73% 2010 4th out of 20
Population connected to wastewater collecting system 70% 2009 12th out of 29
Population supplied by water supply industry 99% 2009 8th out of 29
Prevalence of public-private partnerships Sofia 2014
Severe water stress 45.9 2000 35th 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; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2001, Washington, DC: World Bank, 2001 (for BOD emissions)and Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGap 2.1, 2000 (for data on waterquantity). via ciesin.org; http://data.un.org/Data.aspx?d=ENV&f=variableID%3a29, Net freshwater supplied by water supply industry; 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.; http://data.un.org/Data.aspx?d=ENV&f=variableID%3a38, Net freshwater supplied by water supply industry to: Households; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; Wikipedia: Water privatization (Prevalence of public-private partnerships) (World Bank / Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility: Public-Private Partnerships for Urban Water Utilities: A Review of Experiences in Developing Countries , by Philippe Marin, 2009, Overview, pp. 6-7.); Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGap 2.1, 2000 via ciesin.org

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