The latest data from Eurostat (updated 2005/07/22) on total water abstraction by sector from the table Annual water abstraction by source and by sector (mio3/year) have been extracted (2005/08/24).
Each sector table has been transferred into a readable format.
Then their are established quality controlled values for each country and sector for 1990 and 2002
Data are then sorted for the four European regions and the sums are calculated for each region.
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