Asian Water Development Outlook 2016: Description of Methodology and Data

Publication | January 2017

This document was prepared as a supplement to the Asian Water Development Outlook 2016.

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It provides background information and explanatory notes on the approach taken, assumptions made, and data used. The methodology itself has been developed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in cooperation with reputed scientific institutes who have co-authored the individual reports for each of the five key dimensions of water security. These five reports are integrated into this methodology report. This study was supported by ADB’s Water Financing Partnership Facility. 


  • Introduction
  • The Vision behind the Asian Water Development Outlook Methodological Approach
  • Methodological Approach
  • Key Dimension 1: Household Water Security
  • Key Dimension 2: Economic Water Security
  • Key Dimension 3: Urban Water Security
  • Key Dimension 4: Environmental Water Security
  • Key Dimension 5: Resilience to Water-Related Disasters
  • National Water Security Index and National Water Security Level
  • General Assessment of the Methodological Approach for the Asian Water Development Outlook 2016
  • Appendixes

Additional Details

  • Water
  • 104
  • 8.5 x 11
  • RPT178628-2
  • 978-92-9257-729-2 (print)
  • 978-92-9257-730-8 (electronic)

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