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External Renewable Water Resources » Surface Water - Surface water entering the country

(billion cubic meters per year)

Brazil is the top country by surface water entering the country in the world. As of 2014, surface water entering the country in Brazil was 2,986 billion cubic meters per year that accounts for 27.54 % of the world's surface water entering the country. The top 5 countries (others are Bangladesh, India, Viet Nam, and Argentina) account for 53.36 % of it. The world's total surface water entering the country was estimated at 10,840.74 billion cubic meters per year in 2014.

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Long-term average quantity of water annually entering the country through transboundary flow (rivers, canals, pipes). A distinction can be made between natural inflow, which is the inflow under natural conditions, and actual inflow, which is the inflow taking into consideration both inflow not submitted to treaties and inflow secured through treaties