Zambia Water

Water Precipitation in Zambia

Water Precipitation in depth
1,020 mm/year
Long-term average annual precipitation in depth (mm/year 2017)
Water precipitation in volume
767.7 billion m³/year
(Long-term average annual precipitation in volume (billion m³/year 2017)

Water Resources in Zambia

This is the sum of renewable groundwater and renewable surface water resources (both internal and external)

Renewable Water Resources
105 billion m³/year
Total Renewable Water Resources (2017)
Water Resources per Capita
6,131 m³/person/year
Renewable Water per Inhabitant (2017)
Water Dependency
23 %
Water from outside the country (2017)

Water Use in Zambia

Total, by Sector, and by Year

Notes: Years with missing data left empty.
Water use can include water used and then returned to its source (renewable resource).

People with no access to a safe drinking water source in Zambia

See world total and list by country

Don't have access to safe drinking water
5,494,259 people
34.6 % of the population of Zambia (2015)

See also