Which Country is the Most Productive with Freshwater?

Water Productivity (Constant PPP USD GDP Per Cubic Metre of Freshwater Withdrawals) (USD), 2016 or latest
Energy & Utility | May 17, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 164 countries in 2016, Singapore ranked the highest in water productivity in constant PPP GDP per cubic metre of freshwater withdrawals with USD 1,493 followed by Luxembourg and Equatorial Guinea. On the other end of the scale was Madagascar with USD 0.584, Tajikistan with USD 0.650 and Kyrgyzstan with USD 0.731.

Average water productivity in constant PPP GDP per cubic metre of freshwater withdrawals reached USD 4.96 in 2016 in the World according to World Bank / EIA. This is 229 % less than in the previous year and -144 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average water productivity in constant PPP GDP per cubic metre of freshwater withdrawals reached an all time high of USD 62.4 in 1999 and an all time low of USD 0.303 in 1984. The average annual growth amounted to -3.03 % since 1965.

Data for more countries are available at Water Productivity (Constant PPP USD GDP Per Cubic Metre of Freshwater Withdrawals) indicator page.

Water Productivity (Constant PPP USD GDP Per Cubic Metre of Freshwater Withdrawals) Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Congo USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 190 ...
Denmark USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 261 513 ...
Equatorial Guinea USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Ireland USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 288 ... 157 289 ...
Kuwait USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Luxembourg USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 447 1,222
Maldives USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 553 ... ... ... 278
Malta USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 87.2 535
Norway USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 67.5 ... ...
Qatar USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Singapore USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 915 ... ...
Slovakia USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 68.7 141 ...
Sweden USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 182 122 186 ...
Switzerland USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 118 299 ...
United Kingdom USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 136 315 ...