April 12, 2009
The extent of fluoridated water usage around the world. Colors indicate the percentage of population in each country that receives fluoridated water, where the fluoridation is to levels recommended for preventing tooth decay (sic). This includes both artificially and naturally fluoridated water.
The data for this map are taken from Table 31 (pp. 35–6) of:
The British Fluoridation Society; The UK Public Health Association; The British Dental Association; The Faculty of Public Health (2004). “The extent of water fluoridation”, One in a Million: The facts about water fluoridation, 2nd, 55–80.