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Who Consumes the Most of Freshwater per Capita?

Freshwater Withdrawals Per Capita (cbm), 2013 or latest
Energy & Utility | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 167 countries in 2013, Turkmenistan ranked the highest in freshwater withdrawals per capita with 5,362 cbm followed by Iraq and Uzbekistan. On the other end of the scale was Malaysia with 0.200 cbm, Sierra Leone with 2.26 cbm and Chad with 5.67 cbm.

Average freshwater withdrawals per capita reached 548 cbm in 2013 in the World according to World Bank / EIA. This is 1.64 % less than in the previous year and % the same as 10 years ago.

Historically, average freshwater withdrawals per capita reached an all time high of 557 cbm in 2011 and an all time low of 527 cbm in 1997. The average annual growth amounted to 0.992 % since 1967.

Data for more countries are available at Freshwater Withdrawals Per Capita indicator page.