Table 2

Cumulative distribution of worldwide population with respect to ranked values of relative water demand for domestic and industrial sectors (DI/Q) generated by the CGCM1/WBM model. Each entry represents the population at or exceeding the indicated DIA/Q level from 30′ resolution data.

DI/Q(unitless)Cumulative population (billions)
Con- temporarySc1Sc2Sc3
1.00.90.81.91.6
0.41.21.02.42.2
0.21.41.32.82.7
0.11.71.63.23.2
0.012.92.95.45.4
0.0014.14.17.07.0
0.0004.84.88.08.0