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Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago Water Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Availability 1.58 thousand cubic metres 1990 92nd out of 141
Dissolved oxygen concentration 9.61 mls/litre 1994 30th out of 141
Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Rural 93.34 2011 89th out of 190
Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban 97.59 2011 107th out of 198
Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban and rural 93.92 2011 109th out of 194
Freshwater internal flow 4.35 billion cubic metres 2006 35th out of 51
Freshwater internal flow per capita 3,339.6 cubic metres 2006 15th out of 50
Net freshwater supplied by water supply industry to households per capita 138.23 cubic metres 2005 3rd out of 51
Percent of water resources used 6.03% 2000 69th out of 140
Population connected to wastewater collecting system 25.2% 2007 42nd out of 48
Population connected to wastewater treatment 25.2% 2007 33th out of 44
Population supplied by water supply industry 76.4% 2002 36th out of 49
Proportion of marine area under protection 2.98% 2012 88th out of 169
Salinisation 1,614.88 1994 20th out of 141
Severe water stress 100 2000 1st 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; 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%3a38, Net freshwater supplied by water supply industry to: Households. 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

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