Global water stress by key country 2019

Over a quarter of the world's population faces extremely high levels of baseline water stress due to irrigated agriculture, industry, and municipal withdrawals on the available water supply. Qatar is one of these countries facing extremely high stress levels with a score of 4.97 out of possible score between zero and five.

Baseline water stress score worldwide in 2019, by select country*

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Source

Release date

November 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2019

Supplementary notes

* Baseline water stress measures the ratio of total water withdrawals to available renewable water supplies. Water withdrawals include domestic, industrial, irrigation and livestock consumptive and non-consumptive uses. Available renewable water supplies include surface and groundwater supplies and considers the impact of upstream consumptive water users and large dams on downstream water availability. Higher values indicate more competition among users.

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