Share of the irrigated area / Total UAA by selected crops and of the total volume of water used for irrigation to the total crop water needs of all crops per country
Data sourcesIndicative values of crop water needs (adjusted from FAO, 1986; Table 14) provided by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Irrigation: number of farms, areas and equipment by size of irrigated area and NUTS 2 regions provided by Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat)
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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