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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by People > Improved water source, rural > % of rural population with access

DEFINITION: Improved water source, rural (% of rural population with access). Access to an improved water source refers to the percentage of the population using an improved drinking water source. The improved drinking water source includes piped water on premises (piped household water connection located inside the useru2019s dwelling, plot or yard), and other improved drinking water sources (public taps or standpipes, tube wells or boreholes, protected dug wells, protected springs, and rainwater collection).

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Mauritius 99.7% 2011
2 Comoros 96.7% 2011
3 Seychelles 96.3% 2011
4 Sao Tome and Principe 93.6% 2011
5 Botswana 92.8% 2011
6 Namibia 90.3% 2011
7 Cape Verde 85.6% 2011
8 The Gambia 85.2% 2011
9 Malawi 81.7% 2011
10 Ghana 80% 2011
11 South Africa 79.3% 2011
12 Burkina Faso 74.1% 2011
13 Burundi 73.4% 2011
14 Lesotho 72.7% 2011
15 Uganda 71.7% 2011
16 Zimbabwe 69.2% 2011
17 Benin 69.1% 2011
18 Cote d'Ivoire 68% 2011
19 Djibouti 67.3% 2011
20 Swaziland 66.5% 2011
21 Rwanda 66.4% 2011
22 Guinea 64.8% 2011
23 Liberia 60.5% 2011
24 Senegal 58.7% 2011
25 Eritrea 56.7% 2008
26 South Sudan 55% 2011
27 Guinea-Bissau 54.5% 2011
28 Kenya 54% 2011
29 Mali 52.6% 2011
30 Cameroon 52.1% 2011
31 Central African Republic 51.1% 2011
32 Sudan 50.2% 2011
33 Zambia 50.1% 2011
34 Mauritania 47.7% 2011
35 Nigeria 47.3% 2011
36 Chad 44.4% 2011
37 Tanzania 44.1% 2011
38 Equatorial Guinea 41.6% 2006
39 Gabon 41.3% 2011
40 Sierra Leone 40.3% 2011
41 Togo 40.1% 2011
42 Niger 39.5% 2011
43 Ethiopia 39.3% 2011
44 Angola 34.7% 2011
45 Madagascar 33.8% 2011
46 Mozambique 33.2% 2011
47 Republic of the Congo 31.9% 2011
48 Democratic Republic of the Congo 28.9% 2011
49 Somalia 7.2% 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Improved water source, rural > % of rural population with access. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) for Water Supply and Sanitation (http://www.wssinfo.org/). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/People/Improved-water-source,-rural/%-of-rural-population-with-access

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by People > Improved water source, rural > % of rural population with access

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