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South and Central Asia 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 Sri Lanka 91% 2004
2 Kazakhstan 72% 2004
3 Bhutan 70% 2004
4 Uzbekistan 67% 2004
5 Turkmenistan 62% 2004
=6 Kyrgyzstan 59% 2004
=6 Pakistan 59% 2004
=6 Maldives 59% 2004
9 Tajikistan 51% 2004
10 Bangladesh 39% 2004
11 Nepal 35% 2004
12 Afghanistan 34% 2004
13 India 33% 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/South-and-Central-Asia/Health/Improved-sanitation-facilities/%-of-population-with-access

South and Central Asia Compared by Health > Improved sanitation facilities > % of population with access

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