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Water Statistics

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Source: UNICEF, The Water Project
Research Date: 3.12.2014
Water Statistics Data
Total Percent of Water used on Agriculture and Irrigation 70%
Total Percent of Water used for Domestic Purposes 10%
Total Percentage of All Water that is Salt Water 97.5%
Total Percent of Earth Surface that is Water 71%
Total Percent of Fresh Water / Water Locked in Glaciers 2.5%
Average household water use annually (including outdoor) 127,400 gallons
Average daily household water use (including outdoor) 350 gallons
Total Number of people who do not have access to safe water 884 million ( 1 in 8 )

Water Use Statistics
Daily indoor per capita water use is 69.3 gallons
Use Galls per Capita Percentage of Total Daily Use
Showers 11.6 16.8%
Clothes Washers 15 21.7%
Dishwashers 1 1.4%
Toilets 18.5 26.7%
Baths 1.2 1.7%
Leaks 9.5 13.7%
Faucets 10.9 15.7%
Other Domestic Uses 1.6 2.2%
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Statistic Sources & References
Source: Statistic Brain Research Institute (Online / Direct Response Mail)
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: August 19, 2016

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