Water as a resource: distribution, costs, availability
Water is distributed extremely unequally throughout the world. Where is this resource available in abundance, and where is it scarce? Who wastes it, and who uses it sparingly? And how much does this important raw material cost? A numerical overview
publication date14TH August 2023
INFOGRAPHIC MAXIMILIAN NERTINGER
* Balance of rainfall, evaporation, inflows and outflows
Water consumption by sector and continent 2015, in percent
Where the water stress is highest
Proportion of the water abstracted from renewable water sources 2018, in percent
The price of tapwater in selected cities in 2020, in € per cubic meter
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