Indicator List of Category: WATER
Indicator Unit Definition
Area Equipped for Full Control Irrigation, Total (in Thousands) Hectares Total area equipped with surface irrigation, sprinkler irrigation and localized irrigation, expressed in terms of hectares.
Area Equipped for Irrigation, Total (in Thousands) Hectares Total area equipped for full/partial control irrigation, equipped lowland areas, and areas equipped for spate irrigation, expressed in terms of hectares.
Area Equipped for Irrigation, Total, % of Agricultural Area Percent Share of total area equipped for irrigation in agricultural area, expressed in terms of percentage.
Area Equipped for Irrigation, Total, % of Land Area Percent Share of total area equipped for irrigation in total land area, expressed in terms of percentage.
Area Equipped for Irrigation, Total, per Rural Population Hectares Total area equipped for irrigation per rural population, expressed in terms of hectares.
Desalinated Water Produced, Annual (in Billions) M3 Water produced annually by desalination of brackish or salt water, expressed in terms of cubic metres.
Industrial Water Withdrawal as % of Total Water Withdrawal Percent Portion of industrial water withdrawal in total water withdrawal, expressed in terms of percentage.
Long-Term Precipitation, Depth, Annual Average mm Long-term average (over space and time) of annual endogenous precipitation (produced in the country) in depth, expressed in millimetres.
Long-Term Precipitation, Volume, Annual Average (in Billions) M3 Long-term average (over space and time) of annual endogenous precipitation (produced in the country) in volume, expressed in terms of cubic metres.
Municipal Wastewater, Produced, Annual (in Billions) M3 Annual volume of domestic, commercial and industrial effluents, and storm water runoff, generated within urban areas, expressed in terms of cubic metres.
Municipal Wastewater, Treated, Annual (in Billions) M3 Treated wastewater (primary, secondary and tertiary treatments) annually produced by municipal wastewater treatment facilities in the country, expressed in terms of cubic metres.
Total Agricultural Water Managed Area (in Thousands) Hectares Sum of total area equipped for irrigation and areas with other forms of agricultural water management (non-equipped flood recession cropping area and non-equipped cultivated wetlands and inland valley bottoms), expressed in terms of hectares.
Total Dam Capacity Km3 Sum of the theoretical initial capacities of all dams, expressed in terms of cubic kilometres.
Total External Renewable Water Resources (ERWR), Annual (in Billions) M3 Long-term average annual renewable water resources that are not generated in the country, expressed in terms of cubic metres. May be negative when the flow reserved to downstream countries is more than the incoming flow.
Total Internal Renewable Water Resources (IRWR), Annual (in Billions) M3 Long-term average annual flow of rivers and recharge of aquifers generated from endogenous precipitation, expressed in terms of cubic metres.
Total Renewable Groundwater, Annual (in Billions) M3 Internal renewable groundwater resources plus total external renewable groundwater resources, expressed in terms of cubic metres.
Total Renewable Surface Water, Annual (in Billions) M3 Annual internal renewable surface water resources plus annual external renewable surface water resources, expressed in terms of cubic metres.
Total Renewable Water Resources per Capita, Annual M3 Total annual renewable water resources per person, expressed in terms of cubic metres.
Total Renewable Water Resources, Annual (in Billions) M3 Annual total internal renewable water resources (IRWR) plus annual external renewable water resources (ERWR), expressed in terms of cubic metres. It corresponds to the maximum theoretical yearly amount of water available for a country at a given moment.
Water Body Extent, Permanent Km2 A permanent water surface is underwater throughout the year (whilst a seasonal water surface is underwater for less than 12 months of the year). This indicator only includes areas which have been identified as permanent.
Water Body Extent, Permanent,% of Land Area Percent A permanent water surface is underwater throughout the year (whilst a seasonal water surface is underwater for less than 12 months of the year). This indicator only includes areas which have been identified as permanent over the total land area (%).
Water Dependency Ratio Percent Portion of total renewable water resources originating outside the country, expressed in terms of percentage.
Water Withdrawal, Agricultural, % of Total Water Withdrawal Percent Portion of agricultural water withdrawal in total water withdrawal, expressed in terms of percentage.
Water Withdrawal, Fresh Groundwater (Primary and Secondary), Annual (in Billions) M3 Annual gross volume of water extracted from aquifers, expressed in terms of cubic metres.
Water Withdrawal, Fresh Surface Water (Primary and Secondary), Annual (in Billions) M3 Annual gross volume of water extracted from rivers, lakes and reservoirs, expressed in terms of cubic metres.
Water Withdrawal, Municipal, % of Total Withdrawal Percent Portion of municipal water withdrawal in total water withdrawal, expressed in terms of percentage.
Water Withdrawal, Total, Annual (in Billions) M3 Annual quantity of water withdrawn for agricultural, industrial, and municipal purposes, expressed in terms of cubic metres.
Water Withdrawal, Total, per Capita, Annual M3 Total annual amount of water withdrawn per person, expressed in terms of cubic metre.