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

DEFINITION: Improved water source (% of 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 Monaco 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 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 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
=1 Singapore 100% 2011
34 European Union 99.95% 2011
35 Ireland 99.9% 2011
=36 Canada 99.8% 2011
=36 Mauritius 99.8% 2011
=36 Barbados 99.8% 2011
=36 Greece 99.8% 2011
=36 Czech Republic 99.8% 2011
=36 Uruguay 99.8% 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 99.8% 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 99.79% 2011
European Union average (profile) 99.76% 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 99.75% 2011
=42 Turkey 99.7% 2011
=42 Portugal 99.7% 2011
=42 Belarus 99.7% 2011
=45 Malaysia 99.6% 2011
=45 Republic of Macedonia 99.6% 2011
=45 Slovenia 99.6% 2011
=45 United Arab Emirates 99.6% 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 99.51% 2011
49 Bulgaria 99.5% 2011
50 Guam 99.4% 2011
51 Egypt 99.3% 2011
=52 Serbia 99.2% 2011
=52 Argentina 99.2% 2011
=52 Armenia 99.2% 2011
=52 Tonga 99.2% 2011
56 Kuwait 99% 2011
Europe average (profile) 98.89% 2011
=57 Bosnia and Herzegovina 98.8% 2011
=57 Estonia 98.8% 2011
=57 United States 98.8% 2011
=60 Belize 98.6% 2011
=60 Maldives 98.6% 2011
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 98.57% 2011
=62 Chile 98.5% 2011
=62 Croatia 98.5% 2011
=62 New Caledonia 98.5% 2011
65 Latvia 98.4% 2011
66 Saint Kitts and Nevis 98.3% 2011
=67 Georgia 98.1% 2011
=67 Samoa 98.1% 2011
=67 North Korea 98.1% 2011
Tourist destinations average (profile) 98.05% 2007
=70 Montenegro 98% 2011
=70 Ukraine 98% 2011
72 Antigua and Barbuda 97.9% 2011
=73 South Korea 97.8% 2011
=73 Aruba 97.8% 2011
75 Tuvalu 97.7% 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 97.44% 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 97.23% 2011
=76 Brazil 97.2% 2011
=76 Bhutan 97.2% 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 97.19% 2011
=78 Sao Tome and Principe 97% 2011
=78 Saudi Arabia 97% 2011
=78 Russia 97% 2011
81 Botswana 96.8% 2011
82 Northern Mariana Islands 96.5% 2011
=83 Costa Rica 96.4% 2011
=83 Tunisia 96.4% 2011
=85 Fiji 96.3% 2011
=85 Seychelles 96.3% 2011
=87 Moldova 96.2% 2011
=87 Jordan 96.2% 2011
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 96.03% 2011
89 The Bahamas 96% 2011
90 Thailand 95.8% 2011
=91 Cayman Islands 95.6% 2011
=91 Vietnam 95.6% 2011
=93 Palau 95.3% 2011
=93 Iran 95.3% 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 95.1% 2011
=95 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 95.1% 2011
=95 Comoros 95.1% 2010
97 Kazakhstan 94.8% 2011
98 Albania 94.7% 2011
99 Guyana 94.5% 2011
=100 Dominica 94.4% 2007
=100 Mexico 94.4% 2011
=100 Marshall Islands 94.4% 2011
=103 Panama 94.2% 2011
=103 Grenada 94.2% 2007
105 Trinidad and Tobago 93.9% 2011
=106 Guatemala 93.8% 2011
=106 Saint Lucia 93.8% 2011
=106 Cuba 93.8% 2011
109 Puerto Rico 93.6% 2001
110 Namibia 93.4% 2011
111 Jamaica 93.1% 2011
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 92.93% 2011
=112 Colombia 92.9% 2011
=112 Venezuela 92.9% 2007
114 Sri Lanka 92.6% 2011
115 Djibouti 92.5% 2011
116 Philippines 92.4% 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 92.39% 2011
117 Oman 92.3% 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 92.1% 2011
118 Lithuania 92% 2009
119 Suriname 91.9% 2011
120 Ecuador 91.8% 2011
121 China 91.7% 2011
122 India 91.6% 2011
123 South Africa 91.5% 2011
124 Pakistan 91.4% 2011
Catholic countries average (profile) 91.05% 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 90.95% 2011
125 Vanuatu 90.6% 2011
126 Syria 89.9% 2011
127 El Salvador 89.7% 2011
Christian countries average (profile) 89.5% 2011
128 The Gambia 89.3% 2011
129 Federated States of Micronesia 89.1% 2011
130 Honduras 88.9% 2011
=131 Cape Verde 88.7% 2011
=131 Kyrgyzstan 88.7% 2011
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 88.46% 2011
133 Bolivia 88% 2011
134 Gabon 87.9% 2011
135 Romania 87.7% 2008
136 Nepal 87.6% 2011
137 Uzbekistan 87.3% 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 87.12% 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 86.91% 2011
138 Paraguay 86.5% 2010
139 Ghana 86.3% 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 86.02% 2011
South and Central Asia average (profile) 85.42% 2011
=140 Mongolia 85.3% 2011
=140 Peru 85.3% 2011
142 Nicaragua 85% 2011
143 Iraq 84.9% 2011
South Asia average (profile) 84.8% 2011
144 Indonesia 84.3% 2011
145 Burma 84.1% 2011
146 Algeria 83.9% 2011
147 Malawi 83.7% 2011
148 Bangladesh 83.2% 2011
149 Morocco 82.1% 2011
150 Dominican Republic 81.6% 2011
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 81.59% 2011
Landlocked countries average (profile) 81.57% 2011
Muslim countries average (profile) 81.36% 2011
151 Azerbaijan 80.2% 2011
Hot countries average (profile) 80.11% 2008
=152 Burkina Faso 80% 2011
=152 Zimbabwe 80% 2011
154 Cote d'Ivoire 79.9% 2011
155 Solomon Islands 79.3% 2011
156 Lesotho 77.7% 2011
157 Benin 76% 2011
158 Uganda 74.8% 2011
=159 Cameroon 74.4% 2011
=159 Liberia 74.4% 2011
=159 Burundi 74.4% 2011
162 Guinea 73.6% 2011
163 Senegal 73.4% 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 72.91% 2011
164 Republic of the Congo 72.4% 2011
165 Swaziland 72.2% 2011
166 Guinea-Bissau 71.7% 2011
167 Turkmenistan 71% 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 70.67% 2011
168 Laos 69.6% 2011
169 East Timor 69.1% 2011
170 Rwanda 68.9% 2011
=171 Central African Republic 67.1% 2011
=171 Cambodia 67.1% 2011
173 Kiribati 66.1% 2011
174 Tajikistan 65.9% 2011
175 Mali 65.4% 2011
failed states average (profile) 64.18% 2011
176 Zambia 64.1% 2011
177 Haiti 64% 2011
178 Nigeria 61.1% 2011
179 Kenya 60.9% 2011
180 Afghanistan 60.6% 2011
181 Eritrea 60.2% 2008
182 Togo 59% 2011
183 Sierra Leone 57.5% 2011
184 South Sudan 56.5% 2011
185 Sudan 55.4% 2011
186 Yemen 54.8% 2011
187 Libya 54.4% 2001
188 Angola 53.4% 2011
189 Tanzania 53.3% 2011
190 Equatorial Guinea 50.9% 2006
191 Niger 50.3% 2011
192 Chad 50.2% 2011
193 Mauritania 49.6% 2011
194 Ethiopia 49% 2011
195 Madagascar 48.1% 2011
196 Mozambique 47.2% 2011
197 Democratic Republic of the Congo 46.2% 2011
198 Papua New Guinea 40.2% 2011
199 Somalia 29.5% 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Improved water source > % of 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/%-of-population-with-access

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