Afghanistan Water

Water Precipitation in Afghanistan

Water Precipitation in depth
327 mm/year
Long-term average annual precipitation in depth (mm/year 2017)
Water precipitation in volume
213.5 billion m³/year
(Long-term average annual precipitation in volume (billion m³/year 2017)

Water Resources in Afghanistan

This is the sum of renewable groundwater and renewable surface water resources (both internal and external)

Renewable Water Resources
65 billion m³/year
Total Renewable Water Resources (2017)
Water Resources per Capita
1,839 m³/person/year
Renewable Water per Inhabitant (2017)
Water Dependency
29 %
Water from outside the country (2017)

Water Use in Afghanistan

Total, by Sector, and by Year

Notes: Years with missing data left empty.
Water use can include water used and then returned to its source (renewable resource).

People with no access to a safe drinking water source in Afghanistan

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Don't have access to safe drinking water
15,087,814 people
44.7 % of the population of Afghanistan (2015)

See also