Table 12.8 : NUMBER OF CUSTOMERS USING WATER IN MALE' BY TYPE, 2005 - 2011  
                     
Type 1999 2000 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Total ( number )  10,412 11,144 15,059 16,425 18,071 19,886 21,574 24,513 24,965 26,527
Residential 9,461 10,044 13,257 14,601 16,175 17,856 19,438 22,130 22,389 23,755
Institution 296 330 410 438 451 487 513 543 544 553
Commercial 640 755 1,377 1,371 1,430 1,530 1,610 1,827 2,027 2,214
Tap Bays 15 15 15 15 15 13 13 13 5 5
% share 100.0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Residential 90.9 90.1 88.0 88.9 89.5 89.8 90.1 90.3 89.7 89.6
Institution 2.8 3.0 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.2 2.2 2.1
Commercial 6.1 6.8 9.1 8.3 7.9 7.7 7.5 7.5 8.1 8.3
Tap Bays 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.02 0.02
% change over previous year 5.0 7.0 7.4 9.1 10.0 10.0 8.5 13.6 1.8 6.3
Residential 3.6 6.2 6.6 10.1 10.8 10.4 8.9 13.8 1.8 6.3
Institution 12.1 11.5 6.2 6.8 3.0 8.0 5.3 5.8 0.2 1.7
Commercial 26.0 18.0 17.2 -0.4 4.3 7.0 5.2 13.5 10.9 9.2
Tap Bays     0.0 0.0 0.0 -13.3 0.0 0.0 -61.5 0.0
Source: Male' Water & Sewerage Company Private Limited