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Table 1 Summary of water utilization in agriculture, industry, and municipal sector in different countries of the world

From: Partial root-zone drying (PRD), its effects and agricultural significance: a review

Serial no. Country Water use (%)
Agriculture Industry Municipal
1 Australia 67 13 20
2 Bangladesh 88 2 10
3 Brazil 60 17 23
4 Canada 12 73 15
5 China 65 23 12
6 Denmark 25 20 55
7 Egypt 86 3 11
8 France 10 72 18
10 India 91 2 7
11 Iran 92 1 7
12 Israel 58 6 36
13 Italy 33 43 24
14 Japan 67 14 19
15 New Zealand 61 24 15
16 Mexico 77 9 14
17 Pakistan 94 1 5
18 Philippines 81 11 8
19 Russia 22 56 22
20 Spain 68 18 14
21 South Africa 60 13 27
22 Turkey 74 11 15
23 U.S.A. 36 51 13
  1. Source: Aqua stat FAO, 2016.