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Environment > Water > Percent of water resources used: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Proportion of total water resources used, percentage.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Kuwait 2,075% 2000
2 United Arab Emirates 1,867% 2005
3 Saudi Arabia 934.2% 2005
4 Libya 609.7% 2000
5 Qatar 381% 2005
6 Bahrain 205.8% 2005
7 Yemen 168.6% 2005
8 Turkmenistan 111.1% 2005
9 Barbados 108% 2005
10 Uzbekistan 100.6% 2005
11 Egypt 96.56% 2000
12 Jordan 90.46% 2005
13 Syria 86.37% 2005
14 Oman 83.93% 2005
15 Israel 79.72% 2005
16 Pakistan 74.35% 2010
17 Iraq 73.44% 2000
18 Malta 71.29% 2000
19 Iran 67.85% 2005
20 Tunisia 61% 2000
21 Tajikistan 51.07% 2005
22 Palestine 49.94% 2005
23 Algeria 48.89% 2000
24 Morocco 43.45% 2000
25 Sudan 42.78% 2005
26 Armenia 36.79% 2005
27 South Korea 36.54% 2000
28 Azerbaijan 34.75% 2005
29 Belgium 33.97% 2005
30 India 33.88% 2010
31 Kyrgyzstan 32.63% 2005
32 Afghanistan 31.04% 2000
33 Spain 29.02% 2010
34 Bulgaria 28.73% 2010
35 Mauritius 26.35% 2005
36 Dominican Republic 26.06% 2005
37 Sri Lanka 24.53% 2005
38 South Africa 24.28% 2000
39 Italy 23.69% 2000
40 Swaziland 23.1% 2000
41 Somalia 22.44% 2005
42 Zimbabwe 21.02% 2000
43 Germany 20.97% 2005
44 Japan 20.9% 2000
45 China 19.51% 2005
46 Poland 19.4% 2010
=47 Kazakhstan 18.59% 2010
=47 Lebanon 18.59% 2005
49 Turkey 18.48% 2005
50 Cyprus 18.4% 2010
51 Mexico 17.58% 2010
52 Philippines 17.03% 2010
53 Antigua and Barbuda 16.15% 2005
54 Republic of Macedonia 16.06% 2005
55 Maldives 15.67% 2010
56 United States 15.57% 2005
57 France 14.98% 2005
58 East Timor 14.27% 2005
59 Estonia 14.02% 2005
60 Puerto Rico 14.01% 2005
61 Ukraine 13.78% 2005
62 Thailand 13.07% 2005
63 Czech Republic 12.92% 2005
64 Greece 12.71% 2005
65 Portugal 12.32% 2000
66 Mauritania 11.84% 2005
67 Netherlands 11.66% 2010
68 Cuba 11.61% 2005
69 Denmark 10.75% 2010
70 Jamaica 9.86% 1995
71 Lithuania 9.55% 2005
72 Vietnam 9.26% 2005
73 Eritrea 9.24% 2005
74 Moldova 9.14% 2005
75 Kenya 8.91% 2005
76 United Kingdom 8.84% 2005
77 Haiti 8.55% 2000
78 Malawi 7.85% 2005
79 Belarus 7.48% 2000
80 El Salvador 7.3% 2005
81 Cape Verde 6.77% 2000
82 Mali 6.55% 2000
83 Djibouti 6.27% 2000
84 Trinidad and Tobago 6.03% 2000
85 Burkina Faso 5.73% 2000
86 Senegal 5.72% 2000
87 Indonesia 5.61% 2000
88 Tanzania 5.38% 2000
89 Hungary 5.37% 2005
90 Costa Rica 5.13% 1995
91 Madagascar 4.9% 2000
92 Switzerland 4.89% 2000
93 Austria 4.7% 2000
94 Australia 4.58% 2000
95 Nigeria 4.58% 2005
96 Ethiopia 4.56% 2000
97 Nepal 4.52% 2005
98 Argentina 3.99% 2000
99 Romania 3.25% 2010
100 Albania 3.14% 2005
101 Guatemala 3.11% 2005
102 Slovenia 2.96% 2010
=103 Bangladesh 2.92% 2010
=103 Niger 2.92% 2005
105 Chile 2.89% 2005
106 Georgia 2.86% 2005
107 Burma 2.85% 2000
108 Uruguay 2.63% 2000
109 Serbia 2.54% 2010
110 Ecuador 2.34% 2005
111 Burundi 2.3% 2000
112 Honduras 2.21% 2005
113 Chad 2.05% 2005
114 Luxembourg 1.94% 2000
115 Malaysia 1.93% 2005
116 Cote d'Ivoire 1.91% 2005
117 Ghana 1.85% 2000
118 Namibia 1.62% 2000
119 Botswana 1.58% 2000
120 Mongolia 1.58% 2010
121 Rwanda 1.58% 2000
122 Sweden 1.5% 2005
123 Zambia 1.49% 2000
124 Finland 1.49% 2005
125 Russia 1.47% 2000
126 New Zealand 1.45% 2000
127 Lesotho 1.45% 2000
128 Slovakia 1.37% 2005
129 Belize 1.2% 2000
130 Latvia 1.18% 2000
131 Togo 1.15% 2000
132 Gambia 1.13% 2000
133 Brunei 1.08% 1995
134 Laos 1.05% 2005
135 Peru 1.01% 2000
136 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.904% 2010
137 Comoros 0.833% 2000
138 Norway 0.769% 2005
139 Venezuela 0.735% 2000
140 Nicaragua 0.706% 2000
141 Brazil 0.705% 2005
142 Guyana 0.68% 2000
143 Panama 0.614% 2000
144 Croatia 0.596% 2010
145 Colombia 0.593% 2000
146 Guinea-Bissau 0.565% 2000
147 Suriname 0.549% 2000
148 Benin 0.493% 2000
149 Uganda 0.481% 2000
150 Angola 0.477% 2005
151 Cambodia 0.459% 2005
152 Bhutan 0.433% 2010
153 Bolivia 0.425% 2000
154 Mozambique 0.407% 2000
155 Cameroon 0.339% 2000
156 Sao Tome and Principe 0.321% 1995
157 Fiji 0.286% 2000
158 Guinea 0.245% 2000
159 Paraguay 0.146% 2000
160 Sierra Leone 0.133% 2005
161 Iceland 0.0971% 2005
162 Gabon 0.0848% 2005
163 Equatorial Guinea 0.0669% 2000
164 Liberia 0.0564% 2000
165 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.0533% 2005
166 Central African Republic 0.0502% 2005
167 Papua New Guinea 0.049% 2005

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Interesting observations about Environment > Water > Percent of water resources used

  • Saudi Arabia has ranked in the top 2 for water > percent of water resources used since 1990.
  • Papua New Guinea has ranked last for water > percent of water resources used since 2000.
  • United Arab Emirates has ranked in the top 2 for water > percent of water resources used since 1995.
  • Libya has ranked in the top 3 for water > percent of water resources used since 1990.
  • Bahrain has ranked in the top 4 for water > percent of water resources used since 1990.
  • Qatar has ranked in the top 4 for water > percent of water resources used since 1995.
  • Yemen has ranked in the top 5 for water > percent of water resources used since 1990.
  • Jordan has ranked in the top 9 for water > percent of water resources used since 1990.
  • Turkmenistan has ranked in the top 8 for water > percent of water resources used since 1995.
  • Uzbekistan has ranked in the top 8 for water > percent of water resources used since 1995.
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