People in what country uses the most water?

Grade level: 4 – 5th

Skills: Bar graph

Related environmental issues: Water

Area level: Global

The bar graph below shows the average daily water use per person in six countries.

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1.On average, a person in which country uses the largest amount of water a day?

2.On average, about how much more water does a person in Canada uses than a person in France?

a.150 liters

b.200 liters

c.250 liters

3.On average, a person in which country uses about 4/5 as much water as a person in Italy?

Source: Government of Canada, 2014 (Retrieved from BARC blog)

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Answer keys

  1. The United States
  2. b
  3. Sweden