United Kingdom

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United Kingdom is part of:
Europe & CIS · Western Europe ·
Water Basins of United Kingdom:
Bann · Castletown · Erne · Fane · Flurry · Foyle ·
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Capital London
Neighbouring Countries Ireland
Total Area 244,820 km2
  - Water 3,230 km2 (1.32%) / 132 m2/ha
  - Land 241,590 km2
Coastline 12,429 km
Population 60,776,238 (246 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.942 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA 36 (1995)
Nominal GDPB $2,787,000 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $37,400
National UN Presence UNICEF, UNIDO
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 56,604 km2 (23.43%)
     - Arable 56,121 km2 (23.23%)
     - Permanent Crops 483 km2 (0.2%)
     - Irrigated 1,700 km2
  - Non cultivated 184,985 km2 (76.57%)
Average Annual RainfallD 1220 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 160.6 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 9.54 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 3%
  - For Domestic Use 22%
  - For Industrial Use 75%
  - Per Capita 163 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 100%
     - Urban population 100%
     - Rural population 100%
  - Improved Sanitation 100%
     - Urban population 100%
     - Rural population 100%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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> Sector Assessment | Sector Coordination | Donor Profile

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Country Profile: Climate, Geography, Socio-Economic Context

Country Profile: Water Bodies and Resources

Country Profile: Legal and Institutional Environment

Country Profile: Water Sector Coordination

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Country Profile: Trends in Water Use, Management and Sanitation

Country Profile: Challenges and Opportunities

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Articles

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Projects and Case Studies

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Publications

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Who is Who

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See also

External Resources

"Water Supply and Sanitation in the United Kingdom" on Wikipedia

"Water Supply and Sanitation in England and Wales" on Wikipeia

"Water Supply and Sanitation in Scotland" on Wikipedia

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