These six pie charts depict the proportion of aqua used for industrial, agricultural and domestic reasons on five continents, whereby
segregated into central and southern regions.
Immediately, it is recognizable that
, the greatest demand for
was for agronomic applications,
the lowest need was in the domestic sector.
Observing the pies in more detail, as can be witnessed clearly from the information provided in the illustration, that Africa
as well as
central and Southeast
mostly for farming at over 80 % of the total.
, the use of
for industry and households was similar between Africa and Central
, South East
utilised distinctly more aqua for manufacturing applications at 12%.
, the request for
in North America and Europe was approximately for industrial utilisation at around half of the total. Both continents were alike in their agricultural and domestic consumption with about one-third for the former, and 15 % for the latter. South America,
on the other hand
, was slightly unique when compared to the other five regions, about three-quarters of
was used for farming and nearly a fifth for domestic.
In Summary, it is evident that the primary use of
was globally for cultivation, followed by industry and least of all for the household; as well the demand for
in each of these sectors varies significantly.