Water usage per capita in South Africa
- 235 litres – the average daily water usage per capita in South Africa
- 87 litres – the water (level 4b restrictions) allowance daily per capita in Cape Town
- 173 litres – the average daily water usage per capita in the world
The numbers above paint a grim picture water of water reserves in South Africa. As citizens, we need to drastically change our attitudes towards the ways in which we use the scarce water resources in this country – as the residents of Cape Town have now been forced to do!