The figure illustrates the comparisons of water consumption for purposes of Industry, Agriculture and Domestic in six zones including North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Central Asia and South East Asia.
Overview, the amount of water use for Agriculture account for the biggest part in the chart compared to the other purposes. Signally, in North America and Europe, purpose of industry occupies the proportion much higher than the others that are being examined
The proportions of water consumption for Agriculture of South America, Africa, Central Asia and South East Asia are the largest of the chart, at 71%, 84%, 85%, 81% perspectively. Meanwhile the amount of domestic water in South America account for a great deal higher than other regions, about 20% compared with about 7% in average. Considering Industry use, proportion number the least is in Africa, at 5% and the most is in South East Asia, at 12%.
In North America and Europe, the highest proportion is for industry consumption, about 50%. Whereas, domestic use demands lowest, at 13% in North America and 15% in Europe.