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Agricultural water withdrawal as % of total freshwater withdrawal


Ethiopia is the top country by agricultural water withdrawal in the world. As of 2016, agricultural water withdrawal in Ethiopia was 91.82 %. The top 5 countries also includes .

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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Water withdrawn for irrigation in a given year, expressed in percent of the total actual % of total freshwater withdrawal.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.