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Estonia

Estonian Water Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Availability 7.4 thousand cubic metres 1990 46th out of 141
Dissolved oxygen concentration 11.15 mls/litre 1994 4th out of 141
Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Rural 97.14 2011 70th out of 190
Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban 99.46 2011 75th out of 198
Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban and rural 98.75 2011 63th out of 194
Freshwater internal flow 12.52 billion cubic metres 1999 34th out of 53
Freshwater internal flow per capita 9,101.13 cubic metres 1999 11th out of 52
Net freshwater supplied by water supply industry per capita 35.07 cubic metres 2009 24th out of 32
Percent of water resources used 14.02% 2005 40th out of 89
Population connected to wastewater collecting system 81% 2009 10th out of 29
Population connected to wastewater treatment 80% 2009 7th out of 23
Population supplied by water supply industry 80% 2009 22nd out of 29
Proportion of marine area under protection 27.54% 2012 25th out of 169
Severe water stress 0.3 2000 92nd out of 140
Surface and Groundwater inflow 10.74 billion cubic metres 1999 15th out of 41

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; 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; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGap 2.1, 2000 via ciesin.org; http://data.un.org/Data.aspx?d=ENV&f=variableID%3a8, Inflow of surface and groundwaters

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