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Water withdrawal and water use in Sweden

Statistics Sweden conducts surveys on water withdrawal and water use every fifth year. The statistics shows the amount of ground water, surface water and sea water abstracted. Water usage is broken down into four main categories, households, manufacturing industry, agriculture and other users. The statistics is presented on county level and river basin districts.

Statistical news

Water abstraction and water use in Sweden 2015


The total water use in Sweden in 2015 was 5 percent lower compared to the situation in 2010. The decline in water use was most significant within agriculture and the manufacturing industry.

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Tables and graphs

Tables in the Statistical Database


Title Language Type Date
Water Use in Sweden English Report 2017-10-09
Water withdrawal and water use in Sweden 2010 English SM 2012-11-07
Industrial water use in Sweden 2010 English SM 2011-11-08

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