MDG 7.5. Freshwater withdrawal as % of total renewable water resources
Total freshwater withdrawn in a given year, expressed in percentage of the total renewable water resources (TRWR). This parameter is an indication of the pressure on the renewable water resources. It was the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) Indicator 7.5, from which the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicator 6.4.2 is derived with the introduction of Environmental Flow Requirements.
[MDG 7.5. Freshwater withdrawal as % of total renewable water resources] = 100*[Total freshwater withdrawal (primary and secondary)]/[Total renewable water resources]
View data for this variable  in the AQUASTAT Main Database