Over 50% of the global population lives in urban areas, and water can be directed via tens of kilometres of pipelines. Still, however, a large part of the world's population is directly dependent on access to natural freshwater sources. This dataset presents a global analysis of the distance of populations to freshwater sources.
Kummu, M. (Creator), de Moel, H. (Creator), Ward, P. J. (Creator), Varis, O. (Creator) (20 joulukuuta 2017). How Close Do We Live to Water? A Global Analysis of Population Distance to Freshwater Bodies. Dryad Digital Repository. 10.5061/dryad.71c6r