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Water abstraction by economic sector, 2000-2019

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Annual total water abstraction considered by economic sector i.e. agriculture, electricity cooling, manufacturing cooling, manufacturing, mining and quarrying, and construction and public water supply, as defined in NACE (Statistical Classification of Economic Activities in the European Communities) sections. Hydropower is excluded.

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Total annual water abstraction is presented as millions m3 of water abstracted by economic sector, as identified as in the description section.

Data sources

Waterbase - Water Quantity provided by European Environment Agency (EEA)
Annual freshwater abstraction by source and sector [env_wat_abs] provided by Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat)
Freshwater abstractions provided by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

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