El Salvador Water

Water Precipitation in El Salvador

Water Precipitation in depth
1,784 mm/year
Long-term average annual precipitation in depth (mm/year 2017)
Water precipitation in volume
37.5 billion m³/year
(Long-term average annual precipitation in volume (billion m³/year 2017)

Water Resources in El Salvador

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

Renewable Water Resources
26 billion m³/year
Total Renewable Water Resources (2017)
Water Resources per Capita
4,119 m³/person/year
Renewable Water per Inhabitant (2017)
Water Dependency
41 %
Water from outside the country (2017)

Water Use in El Salvador

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 El Salvador

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Don't have access to safe drinking water
386,326 people
6.2 % of the population of El Salvador (2015)

See also