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 2.13. Water Demand for West Asia Region, 1990

Country/Territory Sectoral Withdrawals (million cubic metres) Total Demand
(million
cubic metres)
Domestic Agriculture Industrial
Bahrain 86 120 17 223
Iraq 3,800 40,000 5,600 49,400
Jordan 190 650 43 883
Kuwait 295 80 8 383
Lebanon 310 750 60 1,120
Oman 81 1,150 5 1,236
Qatar 76 109 9 194
Saudi Arabia 1,508 14,600 192 16,300
Syrian Arab Republic 650 6,930 146 7,726
United Arab Emirates 513 950 27 1,490
West Bank & Gaza 78 140 7 225
Yemen 168 2,700 31 2,899
Total 7,755 68,179 6,145 82,079

Sources:
Compiled and provided by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) Secretariat from Country Papers and International Sources, 1994 and 1995.