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Water withdrawal and water use in Sweden

Official statistics of 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

Minor changes in water use

2022-11-30

The total water use in Sweden in 2020 was more or less unchanged compared to the situation in 2015. However, within some industries there are significant changes. The use of water within agriculture has increased significantly while the manufacturing industry decreased the use of seawater.

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Tables and graphs

Tables in the Statistical Database

Publications

Title Language Type Date
Water withdrawal and water use in Sweden 2020 English Report 2022-11-30
Water Use by Industry in Sweden 2020 English Report 2021-10-15
Water Use in Sweden English Report 2017-10-09
Industrial water use in Sweden 2015 English SM 2016-09-19
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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