Uruguay - Agricultural water withdrawal as % of total freshwater withdrawal

86.61 (%) in 2020

In 2020, agricultural water withdrawal for Uruguay was 86.61 %. Agricultural water withdrawal of Uruguay fell gradually from 88.64 % in 1971 to 86.61 % in 2020.

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What is agricultural water withdrawal?

Water withdrawn for irrigation in a given year, expressed in percent of the total actual % of total freshwater withdrawal. This parameter is an indication of the pressure on the renewable water resources caused by irrigation.

What is Uruguay agricultural water withdrawal?