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2nd Revision

Introduction

 
Data - Water
Surface water runoff and availability in China, 1993 (% of national  total)
River
System
Region Water
resources

(%)
Population
(%)
Cultivated
land

(%)
Per capita
water resources
(cubic meter per
year per person)
Water resources
per hectare
cultivated land
(cubic meter per
year per hectare)
 
I Northeastern 6.9 10.0 19.8 1,479 9,560  
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II Hai He-Luan He Basin 1.5 10.0 10.9 225 3,760  
III Huai He Basin 3.4 16.0 14.9 389 6,310  
IV Huang He Basin 2.6 8.0 12.7 656 5,730  
  II + III + IV 7.5 34.0 38.5      
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V Chang Jiang Basin 34.2 34.0 24.0 2,369 39,300  
VI Southern 16.8 12.0 6.8 3,465 67,950  
VII Southeastern 9.2 6.0 3.2 2,999 73,800  
VIII South--western 20.8 2.0 1.7 31,679 327,000  
  V + VI + VII + VIII 81.0 54.0 35.7      
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IX Interior Basins 4.6 2.0 5.8 4,832 21,850  
  National total 100 100 100 2,323 28,000  
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Source: United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) (1997): Study on Assessment of Water Resources of Member Countries and Demand by User Sectors: China - Water Resources and Their Use. New York, p. 9
Note: For a definition of the river basins see: Main Rivers and River Basins in China
For unknown reasons, the percentages of column 1 (Water Resources) in this source are slightly different than the percentages we have calculated from the original water runoff table.
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Revision 2.0 (First revision published in 1999)  - Copyright 2011 by Gerhard K. Heilig. All rights reserved. (First revision: Copyright 1999 by IIASA.)