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Description

The level of water stress: freshwater withdrawal as a proportion of available freshwater resources is the ratio between total freshwater withdrawn by all major sectors and total renewable freshwater resources, after taking into account environmental water requirements. Main sectors, as defined by ISIC standards, include agriculture, forestry and fishing, manufacturing, electricity industry, and services. This indicator is also known as water withdrawal intensity.

Long-Term Objective

Technical Optimum

The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of 12.5.

Reference

FAO


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Freshwater withdrawal