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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by People > Drinking water source > Unimproved > Total

DEFINITION: This entry is derived from People > Drinking water source > Unimproved, which provides information about access to improved or unimproved drinking water sources available to segments of the population of a country.improved drinking water - use of any of the following sources: piped water into dwelling, yard, or plot; public tap or standpipe; tubewell or borehole; protected dug well; protected spring; or rainwater collection. unimproved drinking water - use of any of the following sources: unprotected dug well; unprotected spring; cart with small tank or drum; tanker truck; surface water, which includes rivers, dams, lakes, ponds, streams, canals or irrigation channels; or bottled water.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Somalia 71% of population 2010
2 Equatorial Guinea 57% of population 2000
3 Ethiopia 56% of population 2010
4 Democratic Republic of the Congo 55% of population 2010
5 Madagascar 54% of population 2010
6 Mozambique 53% of population 2010
7 Niger 51% of population 2010
8 Mauritania 50% of population 2010
=9 Chad 49% of population 2010
=9 Angola 49% of population 2010
11 Tanzania 47% of population 2010
12 Sierra Leone 45% of population 2010
=13 Sudan 42% of population 2010
=13 Nigeria 42% of population 2010
15 Kenya 41% of population 2010
=16 Zambia 39% of population 2010
=16 Togo 39% of population 2010
=16 Eritrea 39% of population 2008
=19 Guinea-Bissau 36% of population 2010
=19 Mali 36% of population 2010
21 Rwanda 35% of population 2010
22 Central African Republic 33% of population 2010
23 Swaziland 29% of population 2010
=24 Burundi 28% of population 2010
=24 Uganda 28% of population 2010
=24 Senegal 28% of population 2010
27 Liberia 27% of population 2010
28 Guinea 26% of population 2010
29 Benin 25% of population 2010
30 Cameroon 23% of population 2010
31 Lesotho 22% of population 2010
32 Burkina Faso 21% of population 2010
=33 Cote d'Ivoire 20% of population 2010
=33 Zimbabwe 20% of population 2010
35 Malawi 17% of population 2010
36 Ghana 14% of population 2010
37 Gabon 13% of population 2010
=38 Djibouti 12% of population 2010
=38 Cape Verde 12% of population 2010
=40 The Gambia 11% of population 2010
=40 Sao Tome and Principe 11% of population 2010
42 South Africa 9% of population 2010
43 Namibia 7% of population 2010
44 Comoros 5% of population 2010
45 Botswana 4% of population 2010
46 Mauritius 1% of population 2010

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