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Inland water

(thousand hectares)

Canada is the top country by inland water in the world. As of 2016, inland water in Canada was 89,116 thousand hectares that accounts for 20.11 % of the world's inland water. The top 5 countries (others are Russian Federation, the United States of America, India, and China) account for 62.88 % of it. The world's total inland water was estimated at 443,040 thousand hectares in 2016.

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What is inland water?

Inland water is the area occupied by major rivers, lakes and reservoirs.