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2nd Revision

Introduction

 
Data - Water
Trends in water use by economic sector, 1980 and 1993 (billions of cubic meters)
Region Industry Urban water
supply
Agriculture Total
Irrigation Total agriculture
1980 1993 Change
(%)
1980 1993 Change
(%)
1980 1993 Change
(%)
1980 1993 Change
(%)
1980 1993 Change
(%)

I

Northeastern

6.39

9.9

54.9

0.95

2.66

180.0

23.85

33.13

38.9

28.04

37.27

32.9

35.38

49.83

40.8

II

Hai He-Luan He Basin

4.87

6.82

40.0

1.07

3.62

238.3

30.42

27.47

-9.7

32.45

30.82

-5.0

38.39

41.26

7.5

III

Huai He Basin

3.84

6.08

58.3

0.53

2.29

332.1

45.44

39.86

-12.3

48.75

48.54

-0.4

53.12

56.91

7.1

IV

Huang He Basin

2.79

4.86

74.2

0.6

2.07

245.0

30.6

29.88

-2.4

32.44

33.25

2.5

35.83

40.18

12.1

V

Chang Jiang Basin

20.88

40.92

96.0

2.23

7.23

224.2

104.1

101

-3.0

112.22

116.06

3.4

135.33

164.21

21.3

VI

Southern

4.59

13.88

202.4

0.95

4.22

344.2

55.12

48

-12.9

60.52

54.56

-9.8

66.06

72.66

10.0

VII

Southeastern

1.6

4.61

188.1

0.21

1.36

547.6

16.61

20.21

21.7

17.49

22.93

31.1

19.3

28.9

49.7

VIII

Southwestern

0.07

0.33

371.4

0.02

0.09

350.0

3.95

4.83

22.3

4.3

6.02

40.0

4.39

6.44

46.7

IX

Interior Basins

0.7

1.45

107.1

0.2

0.56

180.0

47.96

38.97

-18.7

54.97

56.22

2.3

55.87

58.23

4.2

National total

45.73

88.85

94.3

6.77

24.1

256.0

358.06

343.25

-4.1

391.18

405.72

3.7

443.68

518.67

16.9

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Source: Adapted from 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. 29 and 30
Note: For a definition of the river basins see: Main Rivers and River Basins in China
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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.)