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

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 Equatorial Guinea 55% of population 2013
2 Mauritania 48% of population 2013
3 Angola 40% of population 2013
4 Somalia 34% of population 2013
5 Sudan 33% of population 2013
6 Chad 30% of population 2013
=7 Madagascar 26% of population 2013
=7 Nigeria 26% of population 2013
=7 Eritrea 26% of population 2013
10 Rwanda 24% of population 2013
11 Mozambique 23% of population 2013
=12 Tanzania 21% of population 2013
=12 Democratic Republic of the Congo 21% of population 2013
14 Kenya 18% of population 2013
15 Burundi 17% of population 2013
16 Benin 16% of population 2013
=17 Sierra Leone 13% of population 2013
=17 Mali 13% of population 2013
=17 Zambia 13% of population 2013
20 Liberia 12% of population 2013
=21 Sao Tome and Principe 11% of population 2013
=21 Togo 11% of population 2013
=23 Guinea 10% of population 2013
=23 Cape Verde 10% of population 2013
=25 Swaziland 9% of population 2013
=25 Ghana 9% of population 2013
=25 Lesotho 9% of population 2013
=25 Cote d'Ivoire 9% of population 2013
=25 Guinea-Bissau 9% of population 2013
=25 Comoros 9% of population 2013
=31 Central African Republic 8% of population 2013
=31 The Gambia 8% of population 2013
33 Senegal 7% of population 2013
=34 Cameroon 5% of population 2013
=34 Burkina Faso 5% of population 2013
=34 Malawi 5% of population 2013
=34 Gabon 5% of population 2013
=34 Uganda 5% of population 2013
39 Ethiopia 3% of population 2013
40 Zimbabwe 2% of population 2013
=41 Botswana 1% of population 2013
=41 South Africa 1% of population 2013
=41 Djibouti 1% of population 2013
=41 Namibia 1% of population 2013
=45 Mauritius 0.0 2013
=45 Niger 0.0 2013

Citation

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

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Interesting observations about People > Drinking water source > Unimproved > Urban

  • Equatorial Guinea ranked first for drinking water source > unimproved > urban amongst Hot countries in 2013.
  • Somalia ranked first for drinking water source > unimproved > urban amongst Former British colonies in 2013.
  • Mauritania ranked first for drinking water source > unimproved > urban amongst Muslim countries in 2013.
  • Peru ranked first for drinking water source > unimproved > urban amongst Emerging markets in 2013.
  • Haiti ranked first for drinking water source > unimproved > urban amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2013.
  • Angola ranked second for drinking water source > unimproved > urban amongst Christian countries in 2013.
  • Nigeria ranked first for drinking water source > unimproved > urban amongst Religious countries in 2013.
  • Chad ranked first for drinking water source > unimproved > urban amongst Landlocked countries in 2013.
  • Azerbaijan ranked first for drinking water source > unimproved > urban amongst Former Soviet republics in 2013.
  • Libya ranked third for drinking water source > unimproved > urban globally in 2013.
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