Former Soviet republics Compared by Environment > Water > Severe water stress

DEFINITION: Percent of country's territory under severe water stress
Units: Percent of Land Area
Units: This data is derived from the WaterGap 2.1 gridded hydrological model developed by the Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, Germany. The modellers derived, for each country, grid cell by grid cell estimates of whether the water consumption exceeds 40 percent of the water available in that particular grid cell. These were then converted to land area equivalents in order to calculate the percentage of the territory under severe water stress.


1 Azerbaijan 95.4 2000
2 Tajikistan 93.2 2000
3 Kyrgyzstan 93 2000
4 Turkmenistan 92.9 2000
5 Uzbekistan 87.1 2000
6 Armenia 84.6 2000
7 Kazakhstan 60.4 2000
8 Ukraine 17 2000
9 Moldova 6.3 2000
10 Russia 3.8 2000
11 Lithuania 0.4 2000
12 Estonia 0.3 2000
=13 Latvia 0.0 2000
=13 Belarus 0.0 2000


Former Soviet republics Compared by Environment > Water > Severe water stress


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