The Central Bureau of Statistics issues a report on the most important water indicators in Egypt (details)


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On Monday, the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics issued a report on the most important water indicators in Egypt on the occasion of World Water Day, which is celebrated on March 22 of every year. The celebration is held this year under the slogan “Valuing life.”

Among the most important indicators of water in Egypt are the following:
The Nile River is the main resource for water in Egypt, with its share of it amounting to 55.5 billion m3, representing 68.5% of the total water resources in 2019/2020, while the amount of deep groundwater, rain, torrents, desalinated sea water, as well as reused drainage water and surface groundwater in the delta is estimated at 25 56 billion m 3, representing 31.5% of the total water resources in 2019/2020, compared to 25.69 billion m 3 in 2018/2019, with a decrease of 0.5%.

The report issued by the United Nations Water Organization on monitoring the indicators of the sixth goal of the indicators of sustainable development indicates that 129 countries are still not on the track to implement the indicator No. 6-5-1 concerned with the degree of implementation of integrated water resources management, while Egypt was one of the first countries to monitor This indicator, with a degree of implementation of integrated water resources management, reached 40%.

The amount of water consumed in the agricultural sector amounted to 61.63 billion m3 in 2019/2020 compared to 61.65 billion m3 in 2018/2019, a decrease of 0.3%, while the amount of water consumed in drinking water amounted to 11.53 billion m3 in 2019/2020 compared to 10.70 billion m3 in 2018/2019 with a percentage An increase of 7.8%.

The amount of pure water produced by the Holding Company for Drinking Water and Sanitation was 11 billion m3 in 2019/2020, compared to 8.98 billion m3 in 2018/2019, an increase of 22.5%, while the amount of water sold amounted to 8.5 billion m3 in 2019/2020 compared to 6.41 billion m3 in the year 2019/2020. 2018/2019, an increase of 32.6%.

  • The situation in Egypt

  • Injuries

    185,922

  • Recovered

    143,575

  • Mortality

    10,954

  • The situation around the world

  • Injuries

    117,054,168

  • Recovered

    92,630,474

  • Mortality

    2,598,834




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