Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre
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Title: LF311 - Water Consumption (LUISA Platform REF2014)


The indicator Water consumption is the result of the water use model which allocates sectorial statistical data on freshwater consumption. The level of detail of this indicator is per NUTS0 and NUTS2.

Additional publications:

  1. Sarah Mubareka, Joachim Maes, Carlo Lavalle, Ad de Roo. "Estimation of water requirements by livestock in Europe". Ecosystem Services, Volume 4, June 2013, Pages 139-145, ISSN 2212-0416, (

  2. Vandecasteele, I., Bianchi, A., Mubareka, S., De Roo, A., Burek, P., Bouraoui, F., Lavalle, C., Batelaan, O."Mapping of current and projected Pan-European water withdrawals". UNCCD 2nd Scientific Conference, proceedings, 9-12 April 2013.

Ines Mari Rivero 0000-0003-1821-0420
Ine Vandecasteele 0000-0003-2087-0129
Carlo Lavalle
How to cite
Mari Rivero, Ines; Vandecasteele, Ine; Lavalle, Carlo (2015):  LF311 - Water Consumption (LUISA Platform REF2014). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Data access


  • publication Mapping Current and Future European Public Water Withdrawals and Consumption

    Vandecasteele I, Bianchi A, Batista E Silva F, Lavalle C, Batelaan O. Mapping Current and Future European Public Water Withdrawals and Consumption. HYDROLOGY AND EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCES 18; 2014. p. 407–416. JRC80271


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Additional information
Last modified 2015-11-06
Issue date 2015-04-22
Landing page
Geographic area European Union
Temporal coverage

From: 2010-01-01 – To: 2050-12-31

Update frequency annual
Language English
Data theme(s) Environment; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 36 SCIENCE; 52 ENVIRONMENT

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