Global water demand by region and sector: projections through 2030

Projected increase in global annual water demand from 2005 to 2030, by region and sector (in billion cubic meters)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Sep 17, 2012
Global water demand by region and sector: projections through 2030 This statistic represents the projected increase in global annual water demand between 2005 and 2030, by region and sector. The European industry's water demand is expected to increase by around 100 billion cubic meters of water in 2030, compared to 2005. In 2015, 92 percent of the world's population are estimated to have access to improved drinking water sources.
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Projected increase in global annual water demand from 2005 to 2030, by region and sector (in billion cubic meters)

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Municipal and domesticIndustryAgriculture
China17830054
India3388940
Sub-Saharan Africa3202892
Rest of Asia24311780
North America18112421
Europe7210012
South America896823
Middle East and North Africa8569
Oceania21728
Municipal and domesticIndustryAgriculture
China17830054
India3388940
Sub-Saharan Africa3202892
Rest of Asia24311780
North America18112421
Europe7210012
South America896823
Middle East and North Africa8569
Oceania21728
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Sep 17, 2012
This statistic represents the projected increase in global annual water demand between 2005 and 2030, by region and sector. The European industry's water demand is expected to increase by around 100 billion cubic meters of water in 2030, compared to 2005. In 2015, 92 percent of the world's population are estimated to have access to improved drinking water sources.
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