Uruguay - Agricultural water withdrawal

3.17 (billion cubic meters per year) in 2020

In 2020, agricultural water withdrawal for Uruguay was 3.17 billion cubic meters per year. Agricultural water withdrawal of Uruguay increased from 1.03 billion cubic meters per year in 1971 to 3.17 billion cubic meters per year in 2020 growing at an average annual rate of 2.34%.

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What is agricultural water withdrawal?

Annual quantity of water withdrawn for irrigation, livestock and aquaculture purposes. It includes renewable freshwater resources as well as over-abstraction of renewable groundwater or withdrawal of fossil groundwater, use of agricultural drainage water, (treated) wastewater and desalinated water.

What is Uruguay agricultural water withdrawal?