The table compares the data about water usage in six middle-east countries with three activities in 2000 and is measured in percentage. It is noticeable that agriculture was dominated in four nations, while the highest proportion for domestic only in two countries, but water use for industrial activity was low in all countries.
With regard to the use of water for agriculture, both Oman and Saudi Arabia dominated the proportion with the over 80%, compared to Qatar and UAE at more than three-fifths. On the other hand, Bahrain use water for this activity almost two-fifths and small proportion is seen in Kuwait at almost 20%.
Water usage for domestic necessity was dominated by Bahrain and Kuwait, although Kuwait higher than Bahrain. Then it approximately 40% for Qatar and UAE, while below a fifth was seen in Oman and Saudi Arabia. In contrast, the usage of water for industrial activity is low and take place all Gulf Countries with average under 10%.
Water Use in Gulf Countries 2000