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Health > Improved water source > % of population with access: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Access to an improved water source refers to the percentage of the population with reasonable access to an adequate amount of water from an improved source, such as a household connection, public standpipe, borehole, protected well or spring, and rainwater collection. Unimproved sources include vendors, tanker trucks, and unprotected wells and springs. Reasonable access is defined as the availability of at least 20 liters a person a day from a source within one kilometer of the dwelling.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Canada 100% 2004
=1 Netherlands 100% 2004
=1 Monaco 100% 2004
=1 France 100% 2004
=1 Slovakia 100% 2004
=1 Norway 100% 2004
=1 Finland 100% 2004
=1 Mauritius 100% 2004
=1 Barbados 100% 2004
=1 Luxembourg 100% 2004
=1 Andorra 100% 2004
=1 Australia 100% 2004
=1 Denmark 100% 2004
=1 Estonia 100% 2004
=1 Lebanon 100% 2004
=1 Qatar 100% 2004
=1 Israel 100% 2004
=1 United Kingdom 100% 2004
=1 Aruba 100% 2004
=1 Spain 100% 2004
=1 United Arab Emirates 100% 2004
=1 Guam 100% 2004
=1 Czech Republic 100% 2004
=1 Cyprus 100% 2004
=1 Tonga 100% 2004
=1 United States 100% 2004
=1 Sweden 100% 2004
=1 Austria 100% 2004
=1 Japan 100% 2004
=1 Belarus 100% 2004
=1 Belgium 100% 2004
=1 Croatia 100% 2004
=1 French Polynesia 100% 2004
=1 Switzerland 100% 2004
=1 Uruguay 100% 2004
=1 Malta 100% 2004
=1 Iceland 100% 2004
=1 Germany 100% 2004
=1 North Korea 100% 2004
=1 Singapore 100% 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 100% 2004
=41 Malaysia 99% 2004
=41 Thailand 99% 2004
=41 Hungary 99% 2004
=41 Saint Kitts and Nevis 99% 2004
=41 Bulgaria 99% 2004
=41 Latvia 99% 2004
=41 Northern Mariana Islands 99% 2004
=41 Brunei 99% 2005
=49 Saint Lucia 98% 2004
=49 Egypt 98% 2004
=51 Bosnia and Herzegovina 97% 2004
=51 Dominica 97% 2004
=51 Costa Rica 97% 2004
=51 Jordan 97% 2004
=51 Mexico 97% 2004
=51 The Bahamas 97% 2004
=51 New Zealand 97% 1990
=51 Russia 97% 2004
=59 Turkey 96% 2004
=59 Argentina 96% 2004
=59 Albania 96% 2004
=59 Ukraine 96% 2004
=63 Dominican Republic 95% 2004
=63 Botswana 95% 2004
=63 Guatemala 95% 2004
=63 Chile 95% 2004
=63 Grenada 95% 2004
Non-religious countries average (profile) 94.58% 2004
=68 Ecuador 94% 2004
=68 Federated States of Micronesia 94% 2004
=68 Iran 94% 2004
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 93.03% 2004
=71 Serbia and Montenegro 93% 2004
=71 Colombia 93% 2004
=71 Syria 93% 2004
=71 Jamaica 93% 2004
=71 Tunisia 93% 2004
=76 South Korea 92% 2004
=76 Moldova 92% 2004
=76 Suriname 92% 2004
=76 Armenia 92% 2004
=80 Belize 91% 2004
=80 Trinidad and Tobago 91% 2004
=80 Pakistan 91% 2004
=80 Cuba 91% 2004
=80 Antigua and Barbuda 91% 2004
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 90.94% 2004
Emerging markets average (profile) 90.52% 2004
=85 Panama 90% 2004
=85 Nepal 90% 2004
=85 Saudi Arabia 90% 1990
=85 Brazil 90% 2004
=89 Gabon 88% 2004
=89 Samoa 88% 2004
=89 South Africa 88% 2004
=89 Seychelles 88% 2004
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 88% 1990
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 87.9% 2004
=93 Marshall Islands 87% 2004
=93 Honduras 87% 2004
=93 Namibia 87% 2004
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 86.5% 2004
=96 Paraguay 86% 2004
=96 India 86% 2004
=96 Kazakhstan 86% 2004
=96 Comoros 86% 2004
=100 Palau 85% 2004
=100 Philippines 85% 2004
=100 Bolivia 85% 2004
=100 Vietnam 85% 2004
=100 Algeria 85% 2004
=105 El Salvador 84% 2004
=105 Cote d'Ivoire 84% 2004
=107 Maldives 83% 2004
=107 Venezuela 83% 2004
=107 Peru 83% 2004
=107 Guyana 83% 2004
Former British colonies average (profile) 82.43% 2004
=111 Georgia 82% 2004
=111 Uzbekistan 82% 2004
=111 The Gambia 82% 2004
=114 Morocco 81% 2004
=114 Zimbabwe 81% 2004
=114 Iraq 81% 2004
=117 Cape Verde 80% 2004
=117 Oman 80% 1990
OPEC countries average (profile) 79.44% 1990
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 79.19% 2004
=119 Sao Tome and Principe 79% 2004
=119 Lesotho 79% 2004
=119 Burundi 79% 2004
=119 Nicaragua 79% 2004
=119 Sri Lanka 79% 2004
124 Burma 78% 2004
=125 Indonesia 77% 2004
=125 Azerbaijan 77% 2004
=125 China 77% 2004
=125 Kyrgyzstan 77% 2004
Muslim countries average (profile) 76.07% 2004
129 Senegal 76% 2004
Landlocked countries average (profile) 75.47% 2004
South and Central Asia average (profile) 75.38% 2004
=130 Central African Republic 75% 2004
=130 Ghana 75% 2004
=132 Bangladesh 74% 2004
=132 Rwanda 74% 2004
=134 Malawi 73% 2004
=134 Djibouti 73% 2004
136 Turkmenistan 72% 2004
137 Libya 71% 1990
South Asia average (profile) 70.4% 2004
=138 Sudan 70% 2004
=138 Solomon Islands 70% 2004
=140 Yemen 67% 2004
=140 Benin 67% 2004
Former French colonies average (profile) 66.2% 2004
142 Cameroon 66% 2004
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 65.3% 2004
143 Kiribati 65% 2004
=144 Swaziland 62% 2004
=144 Tanzania 62% 2004
=144 Mongolia 62% 2004
=144 Bhutan 62% 2004
failed states average (profile) 61.07% 2004
=148 Burkina Faso 61% 2004
=148 Liberia 61% 2004
=148 Kenya 61% 2004
=151 Vanuatu 60% 2004
=151 Eritrea 60% 2004
=151 Uganda 60% 2004
=154 Tajikistan 59% 2004
=154 Guinea-Bissau 59% 2004
=156 East Timor 58% 2004
=156 Congo, Republic of the 58% 2004
=156 Zambia 58% 2004
=159 Sierra Leone 57% 2004
=159 Romania 57% 2004
161 Haiti 54% 2004
=162 Mauritania 53% 2004
=162 Angola 53% 2004
164 Togo 52% 2004
165 Laos 51% 2004
=166 Guinea 50% 2004
=166 Mali 50% 2004
168 Nigeria 48% 2004
169 Fiji 47% 2004
=170 Madagascar 46% 2004
=170 Niger 46% 2004
=170 Democratic Republic of the Congo 46% 2004
=173 Equatorial Guinea 43% 2004
=173 Mozambique 43% 2004
175 Chad 42% 2004
176 Cambodia 41% 2004
=177 Afghanistan 39% 2004
=177 Papua New Guinea 39% 2004
179 Somalia 29% 2004
180 Ethiopia 22% 2004

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Improved water source > % of population with access. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Improved-water-source/%-of-population-with-access

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