Canada is being the top country by inland water in the world. As of 2014, inland water in Canada was 89,116 1000 ha that accounts for 19.72 % of the world's inland water. The top 5 countries (others are Russian Federation, the United States of America, India, and China) account for 61.65 % of it. The world's total inland water was estimated at 451,910 1000 ha in 2014.
Inland water is the area occupied by major rivers, lakes and reservoirs.