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Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Health > Improved sanitation facilities > % of population with access

DEFINITION: Access to improved sanitation facilities refers to the percentage of the population with at least adequate access to excreta disposal facilities that can effectively prevent human, animal, and insect contact with excreta. Improved facilities range from simple but protected pit latrines to flush toilets with a sewerage connection. To be effective, facilities must be correctly constructed and properly maintained.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Barbados 100% 2004
=1 Trinidad and Tobago 100% 2004
=1 Uruguay 100% 2004
=1 The Bahamas 100% 2004
5 Cuba 98% 2004
6 Grenada 96% 2004
=7 Saint Kitts and Nevis 95% 2004
=7 Antigua and Barbuda 95% 2004
9 Suriname 94% 2004
10 Costa Rica 92% 2004
=11 Argentina 91% 2004
=11 Chile 91% 2004
=13 Saint Lucia 89% 2004
=13 Ecuador 89% 2004
=15 Colombia 86% 2004
=15 Guatemala 86% 2004
17 Dominica 84% 2004
=18 Paraguay 80% 2004
=18 Jamaica 80% 2004
20 Mexico 79% 2004
21 Dominican Republic 78% 2004
22 Brazil 75% 2004
23 Panama 73% 2004
24 Guyana 70% 2004
25 Honduras 69% 2004
26 Venezuela 68% 2004
27 Peru 63% 2004
28 El Salvador 62% 2004
=29 Belize 47% 2004
=29 Nicaragua 47% 2004
31 Bolivia 46% 2004
32 Haiti 30% 2004

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Improved sanitation facilities > % 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/Latin-America-and-Caribbean/Health/Improved-sanitation-facilities/%-of-population-with-access

Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Health > Improved sanitation facilities > % of population with access

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