Water consumption

  •  08/02/2018

In 2015, water consumption in Belgium amounted to 60,100 litres per person. To achieve the sustainable development goal by 2030, this figure must be reduced.

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Water consumption

thousand liters per person

 1993200020052010201120122013201420152015//19932015//2010
Belgium65.970.168.363.662.361.360.959.660.1-0.4-1.1
Germany------62.7--------------
France100.897.094.284.982.884.0----------
Netherlands82.182.477.073.373.672.7----------
//: average growth rates

Calculations FPB based on Statistics Belgium (2017), Distribution de l'eau potable par le réseau public, https://statbel.fgov.be/ and on Eurostat (2017), Annual freshwater abstraction by source and sector [env_wat_abs] and Population change - Demographic balance and crude rates at national level, Population on 1 January [demo_gind], http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat (consulted on 08/11/2017).

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