France - Annual freshwater withdrawals

Annual freshwater withdrawals, agriculture (% of total freshwater withdrawal)

Definition: Annual freshwater withdrawals refer to total water withdrawals, not counting evaporation losses from storage basins. Withdrawals also include water from desalination plants in countries where they are a significant source. Withdrawals can exceed 100 percent of total renewable resources where extraction from nonrenewable aquifers or desalination plants is considerable or where there is significant water reuse. Withdrawals for agriculture are total withdrawals for irrigation and livestock production. Data are for the most recent year available for 1987-2002.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, AQUASTAT data.

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Year Value
1992 12.96
1997 11.04
2002 14.89
2007 12.41
2011 12.41

Annual freshwater withdrawals, domestic (% of total freshwater withdrawal)

Definition: Annual freshwater withdrawals refer to total water withdrawals, not counting evaporation losses from storage basins. Withdrawals also include water from desalination plants in countries where they are a significant source. Withdrawals can exceed 100 percent of total renewable resources where extraction from nonrenewable aquifers or desalination plants is considerable or where there is significant water reuse. Withdrawals for domestic uses include drinking water, municipal use or supply, and use for public services, commercial establishments, and homes. Data are for the most recent year available for 1987-2002.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, AQUASTAT data.

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Year Value
2002 17.95
2007 18.26
2011 18.26

Annual freshwater withdrawals, industry (% of total freshwater withdrawal)

Definition: Annual freshwater withdrawals refer to total water withdrawals, not counting evaporation losses from storage basins. Withdrawals also include water from desalination plants in countries where they are a significant source. Withdrawals can exceed 100 percent of total renewable resources where extraction from nonrenewable aquifers or desalination plants is considerable or where there is significant water reuse. Withdrawals for industry are total withdrawals for direct industrial use (including withdrawals for cooling thermoelectric plants). Data are for the most recent year available for 1987-2002.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, AQUASTAT data.

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Year Value
2002 67.17
2007 69.32
2011 69.32

Annual freshwater withdrawals, total (billion cubic meters)

The value for Annual freshwater withdrawals, total (billion cubic meters) in France was 31.62 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 29 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 37.69 in 1992 and a minimum value of 30.34 in 1997.

Definition: Annual freshwater withdrawals refer to total water withdrawals, not counting evaporation losses from storage basins. Withdrawals also include water from desalination plants in countries where they are a significant source. Withdrawals can exceed 100 percent of total renewable resources where extraction from nonrenewable aquifers or desalination plants is considerable or where there is significant water reuse. Withdrawals for agriculture and industry are total withdrawals for irrigation and livestock production and for direct industrial use (including withdrawals for cooling thermoelectric plants). Withdrawals for domestic uses include drinking water, municipal use or supply, and use for public services, commercial establishments, and homes. Data are for the most recent year available for 1987-2002.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, AQUASTAT data.

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Year Value
1982 30.97
1987 34.89
1992 37.69
1997 30.34
2002 32.71
2007 31.62
2011 31.62

Annual freshwater withdrawals, total (% of internal resources)

Annual freshwater withdrawals, total (% of internal resources) in France was 15.81 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 29 years was 18.85 in 1992, while its lowest value was 15.17 in 1997.

Definition: Annual freshwater withdrawals refer to total water withdrawals, not counting evaporation losses from storage basins. Withdrawals also include water from desalination plants in countries where they are a significant source. Withdrawals can exceed 100 percent of total renewable resources where extraction from nonrenewable aquifers or desalination plants is considerable or where there is significant water reuse. Withdrawals for agriculture and industry are total withdrawals for irrigation and livestock production and for direct industrial use (including withdrawals for cooling thermoelectric plants). Withdrawals for domestic uses include drinking water, municipal use or supply, and use for public services, commercial establishments, and homes. Data are for the most recent year available for 1987-2002.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, AQUASTAT data.

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Year Value
1982 15.49
1987 17.45
1992 18.85
1997 15.17
2002 16.36
2007 15.81
2011 15.81

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Freshwater