Table 12.4 : BILLED WATER CONSUMPTION IN MALE',   2003 - 2008
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Total (In '000 metric tons) 1,175.3 1,254.6 1,330.0 1,506.5 1,842.7 2,133.4 2,369.7 2,753.8
Residential 773.7 860.7 922.5 1064.4 1296.6 1536.6 1800.6 2149.3
Institution 203.6 216.6 216.3 220.2 292.8 302.4 288.1 311.4
Commercial 123.2 116.6 141.8 173.4 203.6 251.8 242.8 257.8
Tap Bays 74.8 60.7 49.4 48.4 49.7 42.7 38.2 35.3
% share 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Residential 65.8 68.6 69.4 70.7 70.4 72.0 76.0 78.1
Institution 17.3 17.3 16.3 14.6 15.9 14.2 12.2 11.3
Commercial 10.5 9.3 10.7 11.5 11.1 11.8 10.2 9.4
Tap Bays 6.4 4.8 3.7 3.2 2.7 2.0 1.6 1.3
% change over previous year 18.5 6.7 6.0 13.3 22.3 15.8 11.1 16.2
Residential 23.7 11.2 7.2 15.4 21.8 18.5 17.2 19.4
Institution 6.8 6.4 -0.1 1.8 33.0 3.3 -4.7 8.1
 Commercial 8.3 -5.4 21.6 22.3 17.4 23.7 -3.6 6.2
Tap Bays 21.2 -18.9 -18.6 -1.9 2.6 -14.1 -10.4 -7.7
Source: Male' Water & Sewerage Company Limited