Distribution of the water consumption in an average household
The picture is based on up-to-date figures from the Swedish Energy Agency. The total water consumption varied between 58 and 156 liters/person/day. The average time spent in the shower per day was 4,7 minutes (hot water) and 4,6 minutes (cold water).
Cold water (cw) and hot water (hw) consumption was distributed in the different parts of the household as follows:
- 23% hw and 18% cw for kitchen sink
- 27% hw and 13% cw for bathtub/shower
- 11% hw and 8% cw for washbasin
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