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People > Improved water source, rural > % of rural population with access: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Improved water source, rural (% of rural population with access). Access to an improved water source refers to the percentage of the population using an improved drinking water source. The improved drinking water source includes piped water on premises (piped household water connection located inside the useru2019s dwelling, plot or yard), and other improved drinking water sources (public taps or standpipes, tube wells or boreholes, protected dug wells, protected springs, and rainwater collection).

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Netherlands 100% 2011
=1 France 100% 2011
=1 Slovakia 100% 2011
=1 Norway 100% 2011
=1 Bahrain 100% 2011
=1 Finland 100% 2011
=1 Turks and Caicos Islands 100% 2010
=1 Luxembourg 100% 2011
=1 American Samoa 100% 2011
=1 Andorra 100% 2011
=1 Australia 100% 2011
=1 Belize 100% 2011
=1 Denmark 100% 2011
=1 Lebanon 100% 2011
=1 Qatar 100% 2011
=1 Italy 100% 2011
=1 Israel 100% 2011
=1 Hungary 100% 2011
=1 United Kingdom 100% 2011
=1 Spain 100% 2011
=1 Greenland 100% 2011
=1 New Zealand 100% 2011
=1 United Arab Emirates 100% 2011
=1 Cyprus 100% 2011
=1 Sweden 100% 2011
=1 Austria 100% 2011
=1 Japan 100% 2011
=1 Belgium 100% 2011
=1 French Polynesia 100% 2011
=1 Switzerland 100% 2011
=1 Malta 100% 2011
=1 Iceland 100% 2011
=1 Germany 100% 2011
34 European Union 99.83% 2011
35 Barbados 99.8% 2011
=36 Mauritius 99.7% 2011
=36 Portugal 99.7% 2011
=36 Ireland 99.7% 2011
39 Czech Republic 99.6% 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 99.51% 2011
European Union average (profile) 99.46% 2011
=40 Greece 99.4% 2011
=40 Slovenia 99.4% 2011
=40 Guam 99.4% 2011
=40 Tonga 99.4% 2011
=40 Belarus 99.4% 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 99.11% 2011
45 Turkey 99.1% 2011
=46 Canada 99% 2011
=46 Republic of Macedonia 99% 2011
=46 Bulgaria 99% 2011
=46 Kuwait 99% 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 99% 2011
50 Serbia 98.9% 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 98.86% 2011
51 Egypt 98.8% 2011
=52 Malaysia 98.5% 2011
=52 New Caledonia 98.5% 2011
54 Armenia 98.4% 2011
=55 Samoa 98.3% 2011
=55 Saint Kitts and Nevis 98.3% 2011
Europe average (profile) 98.05% 2011
57 Bosnia and Herzegovina 98% 2011
=58 Maldives 97.9% 2011
=58 Antigua and Barbuda 97.9% 2011
60 Aruba 97.8% 2011
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 97.71% 2011
61 Ukraine 97.7% 2011
62 Uruguay 97.6% 2011
63 Marshall Islands 97.4% 2011
64 Estonia 97.1% 2011
=65 Tuvalu 97% 2011
=65 Saudi Arabia 97% 2011
67 North Korea 96.9% 2011
68 Croatia 96.8% 2011
69 Comoros 96.7% 2011
70 Northern Mariana Islands 96.5% 2011
71 Seychelles 96.3% 2011
72 The Bahamas 96% 2011
73 Georgia 95.9% 2011
=74 Latvia 95.8% 2011
=74 Bhutan 95.8% 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 95.78% 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 95.59% 2011
76 Argentina 95.4% 2011
=77 Montenegro 95.3% 2011
=77 Thailand 95.3% 2011
79 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 95.1% 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 94.85% 2011
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 94.25% 2011
80 Grenada 94.2% 2007
81 United States 94% 2011
82 Vietnam 93.8% 2011
83 Albania 93.7% 2011
=84 Sao Tome and Principe 93.6% 2011
=84 Puerto Rico 93.6% 2001
=86 Moldova 93.3% 2011
=86 Trinidad and Tobago 93.3% 2011
88 Guyana 93.2% 2011
=89 Botswana 92.8% 2011
=89 Saint Lucia 92.8% 2011
=91 Fiji 92.2% 2011
=91 Russia 92.2% 2011
93 Philippines 92.1% 2011
94 Dominica 91.8% 2007
95 Sri Lanka 91.5% 2011
96 Costa Rica 90.7% 2011
97 Jordan 90.5% 2011
98 Kazakhstan 90.4% 2011
=99 Iran 90.3% 2011
=99 Namibia 90.3% 2011
101 Chile 90.1% 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 89.66% 2011
102 India 89.5% 2011
103 Mexico 89.3% 2011
104 Tunisia 89.2% 2011
105 Pakistan 89% 2011
106 Jamaica 88.8% 2011
107 Guatemala 88.6% 2011
108 Vanuatu 88.3% 2011
109 South Korea 87.9% 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 87.66% 2011
110 Federated States of Micronesia 87.5% 2011
111 Nepal 86.8% 2011
112 Syria 86.5% 2011
113 Cuba 86.4% 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 86.19% 2011
114 Palau 86% 2011
115 Panama 85.8% 2011
116 Cape Verde 85.6% 2011
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 85.33% 2010
=117 The Gambia 85.2% 2011
=117 Oman 85.2% 2011
119 China 84.9% 2011
120 Kyrgyzstan 84.7% 2011
121 Brazil 84.5% 2011
Catholic countries average (profile) 84.37% 2008
Christian countries average (profile) 83.82% 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 83.48% 2011
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 83.19% 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 83.07% 2011
122 Bangladesh 82.4% 2011
123 Ecuador 82.2% 2011
South Asia average (profile) 81.94% 2011
124 Malawi 81.7% 2011
125 El Salvador 81.4% 2011
126 Suriname 81.1% 2011
South and Central Asia average (profile) 80.93% 2011
127 Uzbekistan 80.9% 2011
=128 Lithuania 80.7% 2009
=128 Honduras 80.7% 2011
130 Dominican Republic 80.6% 2011
131 Ghana 80% 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 79.69% 2011
132 Algeria 79.5% 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 79.41% 2011
=133 South Africa 79.3% 2011
=133 Burma 79.3% 2011
135 Solomon Islands 75.7% 2011
Landlocked countries average (profile) 75.65% 2011
136 Romania 75.6% 2008
137 Indonesia 75.5% 2011
138 Venezuela 75.3% 2007
Muslim countries average (profile) 74.82% 2011
139 Burkina Faso 74.1% 2011
140 Burundi 73.4% 2011
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 73.19% 2011
141 Lesotho 72.7% 2011
142 Colombia 72.5% 2011
Hot countries average (profile) 72.14% 2007
143 Bolivia 71.9% 2011
144 Uganda 71.7% 2011
145 Azerbaijan 70.7% 2011
146 Zimbabwe 69.2% 2011
147 Benin 69.1% 2011
148 Cote d'Ivoire 68% 2011
149 Nicaragua 67.8% 2011
150 Djibouti 67.3% 2011
151 Iraq 66.9% 2011
152 Swaziland 66.5% 2011
153 Rwanda 66.4% 2011
154 Peru 66.1% 2011
155 Paraguay 66% 2010
156 Guinea 64.8% 2011
157 Laos 62.7% 2011
158 Cambodia 61.5% 2011
159 Morocco 60.8% 2011
160 Liberia 60.5% 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 60.36% 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 59.7% 2011
161 East Timor 59.6% 2011
162 Senegal 58.7% 2011
163 Eritrea 56.7% 2008
164 Tajikistan 56.5% 2011
165 South Sudan 55% 2011
166 Libya 54.9% 2001
167 Guinea-Bissau 54.5% 2011
168 Kenya 54% 2011
169 Turkmenistan 53.7% 2011
170 Mongolia 53.1% 2011
171 Afghanistan 53% 2011
failed states average (profile) 52.78% 2011
172 Mali 52.6% 2011
173 Cameroon 52.1% 2011
174 Central African Republic 51.1% 2011
175 Sudan 50.2% 2011
176 Zambia 50.1% 2011
177 Kiribati 49.9% 2011
178 Haiti 48.5% 2011
179 Mauritania 47.7% 2011
180 Nigeria 47.3% 2011
181 Yemen 46.5% 2011
182 Chad 44.4% 2011
183 Tanzania 44.1% 2011
184 Equatorial Guinea 41.6% 2006
185 Gabon 41.3% 2011
186 Sierra Leone 40.3% 2011
187 Togo 40.1% 2011
188 Niger 39.5% 2011
189 Ethiopia 39.3% 2011
190 Angola 34.7% 2011
191 Madagascar 33.8% 2011
192 Papua New Guinea 33.3% 2011
193 Mozambique 33.2% 2011
194 Republic of the Congo 31.9% 2011
195 Democratic Republic of the Congo 28.9% 2011
196 Somalia 7.2% 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Improved water source, rural > % of rural population with access. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) for Water Supply and Sanitation (http://www.wssinfo.org/). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Improved-water-source,-rural/%-of-rural-population-with-access

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