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East Asia and Pacific Compared by Health > Improved water source > % of population with access

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 Tonga 100% 2004
=1 Australia 100% 2004
=1 Japan 100% 2004
=1 North Korea 100% 2004
=1 Singapore 100% 2004
=6 Malaysia 99% 2004
=6 Thailand 99% 2004
=6 Brunei 99% 2005
9 New Zealand 97% 1990
10 Federated States of Micronesia 94% 2004
11 South Korea 92% 2004
12 Samoa 88% 2004
13 Marshall Islands 87% 2004
=14 Palau 85% 2004
=14 Philippines 85% 2004
=14 Vietnam 85% 2004
17 Burma 78% 2004
=18 China 77% 2004
=18 Indonesia 77% 2004
20 Solomon Islands 70% 2004
21 Kiribati 65% 2004
22 Mongolia 62% 2004
23 Vanuatu 60% 2004
24 East Timor 58% 2004
25 Laos 51% 2004
26 Fiji 47% 2004
27 Cambodia 41% 2004
28 Papua New Guinea 39% 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/group-stats/East-Asia-and-Pacific/Health/Improved-water-source/%-of-population-with-access

East Asia and Pacific Compared by Health > Improved water source > % of population with access

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