SPRINKLER AND MICROIRRIGATED AREAS  
IN SOME PARTICIPATING MEMBERS OF ICID*  
              (In order of decreasing percentage)    
           
Country Total irrigated Sprinkler Microirrigation Total sprinkler % of total
  area (Mha) ha ha & microirrigation, ha irrigated area
Austria 0.0800 760,000 3,000 763,000 100.0
Germany 0.5320 530,000 2,000 532,000 100.0
Israel 0.2310 70,000 161,000 231,000 100.0
Lithuania 0.0081 8,122 -- 8,122 100.0
Czech Republic 0.1530 151,011 1,224 152,235 99.5
Great Britain 0.1600 156,000 2,000 158,000 99.0
Slovak Republic 0.3100 310,000 2,650 312,650 99.0
France 1.6100 -- -- 1,450,000 90.0
Malawi 0.0550 43,193 5,450 48,643 87.0
Hungary 0.1300 85,000 4,200 89,200 68.6
Zimbabwe 0.1500 87,000 8,000 95,000 63.0
Jordan 0.0700 5,300 38,300 43,600 62.0
Macedonia 0.1730 100,000 500 100,500 58.0
Cyprus 0.0550 2,000 25,000 27,000 49.0
Spain 3.3400 800,945 562,854 1,363,799 40.8
South Africa 1.3000 255,000 220,000 475,000 36.5
USA 21.4000 3,380,000 1,050,000 4,430,000 21.0
Egypt 3.3000 450,000 104,000 554,000 17.0
Italy 2.7000 345,000 80,000 425,000 16.0
Syria 1.2800 93,000 62,000 155,000 12.0
Mexico 6.2000 -- -- 600,000 10.0
Portugal 0.6300 40,000 25,000 65,000 10.0
Taiwan (Rep. of China) 0.4560 8,500 18,100 26,600 5.8
Australia 2.0000 -- -- 100,000 5.0
Iran 8.0500 199,075 53,717 252,792 3.1
China 53.3000 1,200,000 267,000 1,467,000 2.8
India 57.0000 658,500 260,000 918,500 1.6
Total for these countries 164.6731 9,737,646 2,955,995 14,843,641
*Latest data as supplied by the respective National Committees/Committee