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Agricultural water withdrawal

(billion cubic meters per year)

Ethiopia is the top country by agricultural water withdrawal in the world. As of 2016, agricultural water withdrawal in Ethiopia was 9.69 billion cubic meters per year that accounts for 100.00 % of the world's agricultural water withdrawal. The top 1 countries (others are ) account for 100.00 % of it. The world's total agricultural water withdrawal was estimated at 9.69 billion cubic meters per year in 2016.

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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Annual quantity of water withdrawn for irrigation, livestock and aquaculture purposes.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.