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 2.3. Annual Internal Renewable Water Resources and Water Withdrawals in Selected Asia-Pacific Countries

Annual Internal Renewable
Water Resources
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
Afghanistan 50.0 2,482 1987 52 1,830 1 0 99
Bhutan 95.0 57,998 1987 0 14 36 10 54
China 2,800.0 2,292 1980 16 461 6 7 87
India 2,085.0 2,228 1975 18 612 3 4 93
Indonesia 2,530.0 12,804 1987 1 96 13 11 76
Iran 117.5 1,746 1975 39 1,362 4 9 87
Japan 547.0 4,373 1990 17 735 17 33 50
Korea, Rep. 66.1 1,469 1992 42 632 19 35 46
Malaysia 456.0 22,642 1975 2 768 23 30 47
Papua New Guinea 801.0 186,192 1987 0 28 29 22 49
Singapore 0.6 211 1975 32 84 45 51 4

Source:
WRI/UNEP/UNDP/WB (1996).
Notes:
a. Annual Internal Renewable Water Resources usually include river flows from other countries.
b. Sectoral withdrawal percentages are estimated for 1987.