Note: This is the 1997 edition of UNEP's Global Environment Outlook. If you are interested in more recent information, please see the 2000 and 2002 editions.

Table 2.1. Annual Internal Renewable Water Resources and Water Withdrawals
in Selected African Countries

Annual Internal
Renewable Water
Resources(a)
Annual Withdrawals Sectoral Withdrawals
(percent) (b)
Total (cubic
kilometres)
1995
Per Capita
(cubic metres)
Year of
Data
Percentage of
Water Resources(a)
Per Capita
(cubic metres)
Domestic Industry Agriculture
Algeria 14.8 528 1990 30 180 25 15 60
Burundi 3.6 563 1987 3 20 36 0 64
Congo 832.0 321,236 1987 0 20 62 27 11
Egypt 58.1 923 1992 97 956 6 9 85
Ethiopia 110.0 1,998 1987 2 51 11 3 86
Kenya 30.2 1,069 1990 7 87 20 4 76
Libya 0.6 111 1994 767 880 11 2 87
Morocco 30.0 1,110 1992 36 427 5 3 92
Nigeria 280.0 2,506 1987 1 41 31 15 54
Tunisia 3.9 443 1990 78 381 9 3 89
Zaire 1,019.0 23,211 1990 0 10 61 16 23

Source:
WRI/UNEP/UNDP/WB (1996).
Notes:
a. Annual internal renewable water resources usually include river flows from other countries.
b. Sectoral percentages date from the year of other annual withdrawal data.