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Water Use

The essential data about water use explained in 8 infographics. Detailed charts covering global fresh water use 1901-2014, global use of water and sanitation services, competing water uses 2015, water lost in irrigation and more. Learn the truth about water use and how it relates to the state of the world on The Global Education Project website with un-biased facts from the most reliable sources.
Global Fresh Water Use 1901-2014 Over 2 billion people live in countries experiencing high water stress. An estimated 4 billion people, nearly two-thirds of the world population, experience severe water scarcity during at least one month of the year. Growing use of water resources...
Global Use of Water and Sanitation Services "90% of the developing world's waste water is still discharged untreated into local rivers and streams." "In 2015, an estimated 2.1 billion people lacked access to safely managed drinking water services and 4.5 billion lacked access to safely managed...
Competing Water Uses 2015
Water Lost in Irrigation
Water Required by Food Type
Amount of Irrigated Agricultural Land in the World
Life Expectancy & Disease
Clear, factual information on the trends of life expectancy; which diseases are causing what share of deaths in the world and North America; a historical and contemporary look at the AIDS epidemic; alcohol and drug use disorders.
Environmental Impacts of Food


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