Table 10

Estimated price of water and electricity for selected countries in 2000 I$ and US$

Country

GDP per Capita (I$)

In or out-of-sample1

Type

Price per unit2

Price per unit


Mean (I$)

95% uncertainty interval Low

95% uncertainty interval High

SD

Mean (US$)

SD


Mali

636

In

Water (m3)

1.42

1.15

1.72

0.18

0.45

0.06

Out

Electricity (kWh)

0.37

0.25

0.52

0.09

0.12

0.03

Mozambique

720

In

Water (m3)

1.37

1.12

1.65

0.17

0.41

0.05

Out

Electricity (kWh)

0.26

0.17

0.38

0.07

0.08

0.02

Indonesia

3,168

In

Water (m3)

1.13

0.99

1.28

0.09

0.26

0.02

In

Electricity (kWh)

0.19

0.15

0.24

0.03

0.04

0.01

Ecuador

3,261

In

Water (m3)

1.07

0.89

1.25

0.11

0.36

0.04

In

Electricity (kWh)

0.21

0.17

0.25

0.02

0.07

0.01

Algeria

3,949

In

Water (m3)

1.35

1.04

1.69

0.20

0.61

0.09

Out

Electricity (kWh)

0.22

0.18

0.26

0.02

0.10

0.01

Romania

6,412

Out

Water (m3)

1.18

0.97

1.41

0.14

0.30

0.04

Out

Electricity (kWh)

0.18

0.16

0.21

0.02

0.05

0.01

Russian

8,036

Out

Water (m3)

0.96

0.79

1.15

0.11

0.22

0.02

Federation

Out

Electricity (kWh)

0.13

0.10

0.17

0.02

0.03

0.00

Bahrain

14,159

Out

Water (m3)

1.24

0.83

1.75

0.28

0.98

0.22

Out

Electricity (kWh)

0.23

0.18

0.28

0.03

0.18

0.02

Greece

16,706

Out

Water (m3)

0.97

0.76

1.19

0.13

0.61

0.08

In

Electricity (kWh)

0.18

0.14

0.21

0.02

0.11

0.01

United Arab

20,331

Out

Water (m3)

1.26

0.78

1.93

0.35

1.27

0.35

Emirates

Out

Electricity (kWh)

0.18

0.14

0.22

0.02

0.18

0.02

United

24,348

Out

Water (m3)

1.04

0.81

1.30

0.15

1.02

0.15

Kingdom

In

Electricity (kWh)

0.14

0.11

0.17

0.02

0.14

0.02

Canada

28,088

In

Water (m3)

0.78

0.56

1.05

0.14

0.63

0.11

Out

Electricity (kWh)

0.11

0.09

0.14

0.02

0.09

0.02


1In and out of sample indicate whether or not the country was included in the data set used to estimate the model.

2Regional estimates are available at http://www.who.int/choice.

Johns et al. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2006 4:8   doi:10.1186/1478-7547-4-8

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