Human Development Data for the Arab States

Renewable internal freshwater resources per capita (cubic meters)

Renewable internal freshwater resources flows refer to internal renewable resources (internal river flows and groundwater from rainfall) in the country. Renewable internal freshwater resources per capita are calculated using the World Bank's population estimates

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, AQUASTAT data.


Country/Region 2007 2008 2009
Algeria 332 327 322
Bahrain 4.3 3.9 3.4
Comoros 1770 1725 1680
Djibouti 357 350.5 344
Egypt 23.4 23 22.6
Iraq 1200 1165 1130
Jordan 120 117.5 115
Kuwait 0 .. 0
Lebanon 1160 1150 1140
Libya 99.6 97.7 95.8
Mauritania 125 121.5 118
Morocco 935 926 917
Occupied Palestinian Territory 212 206.5 201
Oman 547 531.5 516
Qatar 47.5 41.3 35
Saudi Arabia 94.1 91.8 89.5
Somalia 687 672.5 658
Sudan 743 724.5 706
Syrian Arab Republic 371 363.5 356
Tunisia 410 406 402
United Arab Emirates 27.7 24.7 21.6
Yemen 95.7 92.9 90
Arab States 418 408 398
East Asia & Pacific (developing only) 4570 4540 4510
Europe & Central Asia (developing only) 13000 12950 12900
Latin America & Caribbean (developing only) 23900 23600 23300
Least Developed Countries: UN classification 5920 5790 5660
OECD Members 8630 8570 8510
South Asia 1310 1295 1280
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only) 4870 4750 4630
World 6550 6430 6310


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