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Environment > Pollution perceptions > Water pollution: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Water Pollution. Based on 0-50 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Argentina and 86 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Canada, China and 9 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Brazil, Bulgaria, Greece and 12 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from January, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Are you concerned with the water pollution in this city?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Ghana 100 2013
2 Bangladesh 89.58 2013
3 Cambodia 85.71 2013
4 Trinidad and Tobago 85 2014
5 Peru 82.81 2014
6 El Salvador 81.25 2013
7 Zimbabwe 80 2014
8 Jordan 79.81 2014
9 Ethiopia 79.17 2013
=10 Lebanon 78.57 2014
=10 Azerbaijan 78.57 2013
12 Jamaica 77.78 2014
13 Pakistan 77.6 2014
=14 Panama 75 2014
=14 Nepal 75 2014
=14 Oman 75 2014
17 Sri Lanka 73.53 2014
18 China 72.66 2014
19 Egypt 72.22 2014
20 Guyana 71.88 2014
21 Philippines 71.05 2014
22 Bolivia 70 2014
23 Laos 68.75 2013
24 Thailand 68.5 2014
25 Sudan 67.86 2013
26 Indonesia 67.53 2014
27 Taiwan 67.5 2014
28 Mexico 66.27 2014
29 India 65.89 2014
30 Turkey 64.41 2014
31 Mauritius 64.29 2014
32 Vietnam 63.89 2014
=33 Dominican Republic 62.5 2014
=33 Venezuela 62.5 2013
=33 Algeria 62.5 2014
36 Kenya 61.36 2014
=37 Costa Rica 61.11 2013
=37 Fiji 61.11 2013
39 Tunisia 60.94 2014
40 Brazil 60 2014
=41 Qatar 59.62 2014
=41 South Africa 59.62 2014
43 Russia 58.98 2014
44 Iran 58.85 2014
=45 Tanzania 58.33 2013
=45 Mongolia 58.33 2013
=45 Ukraine 58.33 2014
=45 Burma 58.33 2013
49 Morocco 57.81 2014
50 Kazakhstan 56.94 2014
51 Malaysia 54.31 2014
52 Paraguay 54.17 2013
53 Kyrgyzstan 53.57 2014
=54 United Arab Emirates 52.78 2014
=54 Belarus 52.78 2014
56 Chile 52.17 2014
57 Saudi Arabia 51.72 2014
58 Argentina 51.25 2014
=59 South Korea 50 2014
=59 Libya 50 2013
=59 Moldova 50 2013
=59 Guatemala 50 2013
=59 Albania 50 2014
=59 Bulgaria 50 2014
=59 Kuwait 50 2014
66 Hong Kong 47.58 2014
67 Malta 47.22 2013
68 Republic of Macedonia 46.53 2014
=69 Bosnia and Herzegovina 46.43 2014
=69 Montenegro 46.43 2013
71 United States 45.87 2014
72 Belize 45.83 2014
73 Israel 45.31 2014
74 Ecuador 45 2013
75 Armenia 44.44 2013
76 Italy 44.09 2014
77 Puerto Rico 43.75 2013
78 Romania 42.98 2014
79 France 42.71 2014
80 Georgia 41.67 2013
81 Latvia 40 2014
82 Serbia 39.74 2014
83 Greece 39.38 2014
84 Japan 38.75 2014
85 Ireland 38.54 2014
=86 Colombia 37.5 2014
=86 Belgium 37.5 2014
88 Poland 36.76 2014
89 Spain 36.11 2014
90 Canada 33.66 2014
91 Singapore 31.73 2014
=92 Luxembourg 31.25 2013
=92 Brunei 31.25 2014
94 Hungary 30.36 2014
95 Denmark 29.55 2014
96 Syria 29.17 2013
97 Slovakia 28.12 2013
98 Netherlands 27.84 2014
99 United Kingdom 27.23 2014
100 Cyprus 27.08 2014
=101 Finland 25 2014
=101 Portugal 25 2014
103 Germany 24.64 2014
104 Czech Republic 24.04 2013
105 Australia 23.97 2014
106 New Zealand 23.65 2014
107 Uruguay 22.5 2013
108 Croatia 20.69 2014
109 Slovenia 20 2014
110 Norway 18.75 2014
=111 Estonia 18.18 2014
=111 Lithuania 18.18 2014
113 Austria 17 2013
114 Switzerland 11.76 2014
115 Sweden 9.21 2014
116 Iceland 6.67 2014

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Pollution perceptions > Water pollution. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", pollution. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Environment/Pollution-perceptions/Water-pollution

Environment > Pollution perceptions > Water pollution: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Environment > Pollution perceptions > Water pollution

  • 4 of the top 7 countries by pollution perceptions > water pollution are Christian.
  • 44 of the top 116 countries by pollution perceptions > water pollution are European.
  • Turkey ranked first for pollution perceptions > water pollution amongst Potential Future EU Members in 2014.
  • Russia ranked second for pollution perceptions > water pollution amongst Eastern Europe in 2014.
  • 3 of the bottom 4 countries by pollution perceptions > water pollution are Tourist destination.
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