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Table 14 Dynamics of water withdrawal by continents and natural-economic regions of the world in km3/year
 
 
Number
Continent, region
A s s e s s m e n t
F o r e c a s t
of region
 
1900
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
1995
2000
2010
2025
 
Europe
37.5
96.1
136
226
325
449
482
455
463
535
559
1
Northern
1.40
2.80
3.80
7.30
9.80
10.3
10.3
11.0
11.7
12.7
13.4
2
Western and Central
12.8
33.7
51.5
87.2
120
142
146
154
161
172
176
3
Southern
16.1
40.2
60.0
95.3
120
157
177
186
194
204
204
4
North of the European part of FSU
0.30
0.75
0.89
1.76
3.13
9.80
13.4
10.8
10.5
14.1
16.8
5
South of the European part of FSU
6.90
18.6
20.2
34.4
71.5
130
135
94.5
85.4
133
149
 
North America
69.6
221
287
410
555
676
653
686
705
744
786
6
Northern
2.60
8.80
13.2
19.2
26.1
41.4
52.2
55.8
58.4
64.9
73.7
7
Central
54.2
191
248
347
470
538
492
503
512
530
549
8
Southern
12.8
20.9
25.5
44.1
59.4
97.5
109
127
135
149
163
 
Africa
40.7
49.2
55.8
89.2
123
166
203
219
235
275
337
9
Northern
36.6
41.0
43.0
68.3
84.8
98.7
106
110
114
127
145
10
Southern
1.90
4.41
6.50
9.38
14.7
21.8
25.5
27.3
29.2
34.4
44.8
11
East
1.04
2.10
3.70
7.20
13.6
25.3
46.6
52.6
58.5
71.2
85.7
12
West
1.00
1.50
2.30
3.93
8.74
18.4
23.2
26.5
29.8
37.5
52.4
13
Central
0.10
0.20
0.30
0.40
0.82
1.64
2.07
2.60
3.14
4.90
9.21
 
Asia
414
682
843
1163
1417
1742
2114
2231
2357
2628
3254
14
North China and Mongolia
37.0
66.0
93.0
153
186
215
241
268
295
319
372
15
Southern
201
312
366
426
523
667
850
887
925
1025
1339
16
Western
42.8
68.0
90.0
133
157
183
232
249
267
299
356
17
South East
99.0
165
220
357
419
478
572
631
683
760
949
18
Central Asia and Kazakhstan
28.7
55.0
57.2
67.4
94.4
151
170
154
147
174
182
19
Siberia and Far East of Russia
0.61
4.90
5.62
10.4
16.3
25.4
26.5
21.0
20.6
27.2
30.4
20
Transcaucasia
5.20
11.3
11.4
15.8
20.7
22.9
23.7
20.4
19.4
24.5
26.4
 
South America
15.1
32.6
49.3
65.6
87.0
117
152
167
182
213
260
21
Northern
1.70
4.20
6.40
9.12
13.0
17.4
22.0
24.1
26.3
30.9
38.3
22
Eastern
0.99
2.04
2.88
7.34
13.6
25.2
43.0
49.0
54.6
68.8
87.6
23
Western
8.80
19.9
26.7
29.4
33.1
38.8
45.1
48.0
50.8
55.9
65.0
24
Central
3.60
6.41
13.32
19.79
27.4
36.1
42.2
46.1
49.9
57.6
69.2
 
Australia and Oceania
1.60
6.83
10.4
14.5
19.9
23.5
28.5
30.4
32.5
35.7
39.5
25
Australia
1.59
6.60
10.0
13.8
18.9
21.6
25.5
27.1
28.9
31.7
35.0
26
Oceania
0.01
0.23
0.37
0.69
1.04
1.93
2.98
3.29
3.60
4.02
4.49