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Latin America and Caribbean 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 Barbados 100% 2004
=1 Uruguay 100% 2004
=1 Aruba 100% 2004
4 Saint Kitts and Nevis 99% 2004
5 Saint Lucia 98% 2004
=6 Costa Rica 97% 2004
=6 Dominica 97% 2004
=6 Mexico 97% 2004
=6 The Bahamas 97% 2004
10 Argentina 96% 2004
=11 Chile 95% 2004
=11 Grenada 95% 2004
=11 Guatemala 95% 2004
=11 Dominican Republic 95% 2004
15 Ecuador 94% 2004
=16 Colombia 93% 2004
=16 Jamaica 93% 2004
18 Suriname 92% 2004
=19 Cuba 91% 2004
=19 Belize 91% 2004
=19 Trinidad and Tobago 91% 2004
=19 Antigua and Barbuda 91% 2004
=23 Panama 90% 2004
=23 Brazil 90% 2004
25 Honduras 87% 2004
26 Paraguay 86% 2004
27 Bolivia 85% 2004
28 El Salvador 84% 2004
=29 Peru 83% 2004
=29 Venezuela 83% 2004
=29 Guyana 83% 2004
32 Nicaragua 79% 2004
33 Haiti 54% 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/Latin-America-and-Caribbean/Health/Improved-water-source/%-of-population-with-access

Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Health > Improved water source > % of population with access

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