Irrigation water use per country in the year 2000

  Total renewable water resources (cubic km) Irrigation water requirements (cubic km) Water requirement ratio in percentages Water withdrawal for agriculture (cubic km) Water withdrawal as percentage of renewable water resources
Afghanistan 65 8.78 38% 22.84 35%
Algeria 14.32 1.45 37% 3.94 27%
Angola 184 0.04 20% 0.21 0%
Argentina 814 3.43 16% 21.52 3%
Bangladesh 1210.644 19.09 25% 76.35 6%
Benin 24.8 0.06 30% 0.19 1%
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 622.531 0.26 23% 1.16 0%
Botswana 14.4 0.02 30% 0.06 0%
Brazil 8233 6.21 17% 36.63 0%
Burkina Faso 12.5 0.21 30% 0.69 5%
Burundi 3.6 0.06 30% 0.19 5%
Cambodia 476.11 1.20 30% 4.00 1%
Cameroon 285.5 0.22 30% 0.73 0%
Chad 43 0.07 35% 0.19 0%
Chile 922 1.59 20% 7.97 1%
China 2829.569 153.90 36% 426.85 15%
Colombia 2132 1.23 25% 4.92 0%
Congo 832 0.00 30% 0.00 0%
Costa Rica 112.4 0.36 25% 1.43 1%
Côte d'Ivoire 81 0.17 28% 0.60 1%
Cuba 38.12 1.41 25% 5.64 15%
Democratic People´s Republic of Korea 77.135 1.49 30% 4.96 6%
Democratic Republic of the Congo 1283 0.03 30% 0.11 0%
  Total renewable water resources (cubic km) Irrigation water requirements (cubic km) Water requirement ratio in percentages Water withdrawal for agriculture (cubic km) Water withdrawal as percentage of renewable water resources
Dominican Republic 20.995 0.56 25% 2.24 11%
Ecuador 432 2.67 19% 13.96 3%
Egypt 58.3 28.43 53% 53.85 92%
El Salvador 25.23 0.19 25% 0.76 3%
Eritrea 6.3 0.09 32% 0.29 5%
Ethiopia 110 0.56 22% 2.47 2%
Gabon 164 0.02 30% 0.05 0%
Gambia 8 0.01 30% 0.02 0%
Ghana 53.2 0.06 26% 0.25 0%
Guatemala 111.27 0.40 25% 1.61 1%
Guinea 226 0.41 30% 1.36 1%
Guyana 241 0.45 28% 1.60 1%
Haiti 14.025 0.18 20% 0.93 7%
Honduras 95.929 0.17 25% 0.69 1%
India 1896.66 303.24 54% 558.39 29%
Indonesia 2838 21.49 28% 75.60 3%
Iran (Islamic Rep of) 137.51 21.06 32% 66.23 48%
Iraq 75.42 11.20 28% 39.38 52%
Jamaica 9.404 0.01 25% 0.02 0%
Jordan 0.88 0.29 39% 0.76 86%
Kenya 30.2 0.30 30% 1.01 3%
Lao People´s Democratic Republic 333.55 0.81 30% 2.70 1%
Lebanon 4.407 0.37 40% 0.92 21%
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0.6 2.56 60% 4.27 712%
Madagascar 337 3.58 25% 14.31 4%
  Total renewable water resources (cubic km) Irrigation water requirements (cubic km) Water requirement ratio in percentages Water withdrawal for agriculture (cubic km) Water withdrawal as percentage of renewable water resources
Malawi 17.28 0.20 25% 0.81 5%
Malaysia 580 1.68 30% 5.60 1%
Mali 100 2.06 30% 6.87 7%
Mauritania 11.4 0.44 29% 1.50 13%
Mexico 457.222 18.53 31% 60.34 13%
Morocco 29 4.28 37% 11.48 40%
Mozambique 216.11 0.22 39% 0.55 0%
Myanmar 1045.601 9.79 30% 32.64 3%
Namibia 17.94 0.07 40% 0.17 1%
Nepal 210.2 2.45 25% 9.82 5%
Nicaragua 196.69 0.30 27% 1.08 1%
Niger 33.65 0.62 30% 2.08 6%
Nigeria 286.2 1.65 30% 5.51 2%
Pakistan 222.67 72.14 44% 162.65 73%
Panama 147.98 0.05 20% 0.23 0%
Paraguay 336 0.08 23% 0.35 0%
Peru 1913 5.07 31% 16.42 1%
Philippines 479 6.33 30% 21.10 4%
Republic of Korea 69.7 2.67 30% 8.92 13%
Rwanda 5.2 0.01 30% 0.03 1%
  Total renewable water resources (cubic km) Irrigation water requirements (cubic km) Water requirement ratio in percentages Water withdrawal for agriculture (cubic km) Water withdrawal as percentage of renewable water resources
Saudi Arabia 2.4 6.68 43% 15.42 643%
Senegal 39.4 0.43 30% 1.43 4%
Sierra Leone 160 0.12 33% 0.35 0%
Somalia 13.5 0.98 30% 3.28 24%
South Africa 50 2.34 21% 11.12 22%
Sri Lanka 50 2.92 24% 12.00 24%
Sudan 64.5 14.43 40% 36.07 56%
Suriname 122 0.18 30% 0.62 1%
Swaziland 4.51 0.12 16% 0.76 17%
Syrian Arab Republic 26.26 8.52 45% 18.93 72%
Thailand 409.944 24.83 30% 82.75 20%
Togo 14.7 0.02 30% 0.08 1%
Tunisia 4.56 1.21 54% 2.23 49%
Turkey 229.3 11.27 40% 27.86 12%
Uganda 66 0.03 30% 0.12 0%
United Republic of Tanzania 91 0.56 30% 1.85 2%
Uruguay 139 0.66 22% 3.03 2%
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 1233.17 1.24 31% 3.97 0%
Viet Nam 891.21 15.18 31% 48.62 5%
Yemen 4.1 2.53 40% 6.32 154%
Zambia 105.2 0.26 19% 1.32 1%
Zimbabwe 20 0.67 30% 2.24 11%