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Water exploitation index (WEI).

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WEI = Annual total water abstraction per year as percentage of available long-term freshwater resources around 1990 and latest year available

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WEI-90: 1990 = 1985 for Norway; 1990 = 1991 for Germany, Spain, France, Latvia; 1990 = 1992 for Hungary, Iceland; 1990 = 1994 for Ireland, Belgium. WEI-Latest Year: 1997 for Greece; 1998 for Italy; 1999 for Luxembourg, Austria and Finland; 2000 for FYR of Macedonia; 2001 for Germany, Netherlands, Turkey, England and Wales; 2002 for Estonia, Hungary, Slovenia and France; 2003 for Slovakia; 2004 for Denmark, Spain and Sweden; 2005 for Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Switzerland No data for: Albania, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro

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