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Middle Eastern and North Africa 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 Israel 100% 2004
=1 Lebanon 100% 2004
=1 Qatar 100% 2004
=1 United Arab Emirates 100% 2004
5 Egypt 98% 2004
6 Jordan 97% 2004
7 Iran 94% 2004
=8 Syria 93% 2004
=8 Tunisia 93% 2004
10 Saudi Arabia 90% 1990
11 Algeria 85% 2004
=12 Morocco 81% 2004
=12 Iraq 81% 2004
14 Oman 80% 1990
15 Libya 71% 1990
16 Yemen 67% 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/Middle-Eastern-and-North-Africa/Health/Improved-water-source/%-of-population-with-access

Middle Eastern and North Africa Compared by Health > Improved water source > % of population with access

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