Uruguay Water

Water Precipitation in Uruguay

Water Precipitation in depth
1,300 mm/year
Long-term average annual precipitation in depth (mm/year 2017)
Water precipitation in volume
229.1 billion m³/year
(Long-term average annual precipitation in volume (billion m³/year 2017)

Water Resources in Uruguay

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

Renewable Water Resources
172 billion m³/year
Total Renewable Water Resources (2017)
Water Resources per Capita
49,812 m³/person/year
Renewable Water per Inhabitant (2017)
Water Dependency
5 %
Water from outside the country (2017)

Water Use in Uruguay

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 Uruguay

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Don't have access to safe drinking water
10,208 people
0.3 % of the population of Uruguay (2015)

See also