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 2.11. Water Prices in Selected Countries

. Prices of Water
(US dollars per 1,000 litres)
Average Residential Use
(litres per person per day)
Canada 0.29 370
France 0.60 150
Germany 0.94 150
Sweden 0.56 210
United Kingdom 0.45 220
United States 0.30 430

Source:
Environment Canada (1996c).