Facts and Statistics

Overall, the world is using 9,087 billion cubic meters of water per year. China, India and the U.S. consumed the highest annual totals: 1,182 billion cubic meters.
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India is facing a freshwater crisis. India has just 4% of the world’s fresh water — but 16% of the global population.
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6 million are without access to safe drinking water
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21% of country’s diseases are water related.
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Over 329, 000 children under five die due to diarrhoea in India in 2015.
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Across India as a whole, it is estimated that women spend 150 million work days every year fetching and carrying, equivalent to a national loss of income of INR 10 billion/ 160 million USD.
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The total potential area to be brought under the micro irrigation (drip and sprinkler) in India is 42.2 million hectare of land, however only 3.9 million hectare of land or 9.2% of the potential is currently under micro irrigation.
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163 Million Indians need access to safe drinking water.
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210 Million Indians need access to enhanced sanitation.
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21% of communicable diseases are connected to dangerous water.
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India faces 50%water insufficiencies by 2030.
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Around 76 million of India’s population lives outside the extent of safe water supply.
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India’s population will prosper to 1.7 billion by 2050. As per the Ministry of Water Resources, India’s water prerequisite is 1100 billion cubic meters every year. It will end up around 1200 billion cubic meters for the year 2025, and 1447 billion cubic meters for 2050.
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