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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by People > Sanitation facility access > Improved > Total

DEFINITION: This entry is derived from People > Sanitation facility access > Improved, which provides information about access to improved or unimproved sanitation facilities available to segments of the population of a country. improved sanitation - use of any of the following facilities: flush or pour-flush to a piped sewer system, septic tank or pit latrine; ventilated improved pit (VIP) latrine; pit latrine with slab; or a composting toilet. unimproved sanitation - use of any of the following facilities: flush or pour-flush not piped to a sewer system, septic tank or pit latrine; pit latrine without a slab or open pit; bucket; hanging toilet or hanging latrine; shared facilities of any type; no facilities; or bush or field.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Mauritius 89% of population 2013
2 South Africa 79% of population 2013
3 The Gambia 68% of population 2013
4 Botswana 62% of population 2013
5 Cape Verde 61% of population 2013
6 Angola 58% of population 2013
7 Swaziland 57% of population 2013
8 Rwanda 55% of population 2013
9 Senegal 52% of population 2013
10 Malawi 51% of population 2013
11 Djibouti 50% of population 2013
12 Cameroon 49% of population 2013
13 Zambia 48% of population 2013
14 Burundi 46% of population 2013
15 Zimbabwe 40% of population 2013
16 Comoros 36% of population 2013
=17 Uganda 34% of population 2013
=17 Central African Republic 34% of population 2013
19 Gabon 33% of population 2013
=20 Namibia 32% of population 2013
=20 Kenya 32% of population 2013
22 Nigeria 31% of population 2013
=23 Lesotho 26% of population 2013
=23 Sao Tome and Principe 26% of population 2013
=23 Mauritania 26% of population 2013
=23 Sudan 26% of population 2013
=27 Democratic Republic of the Congo 24% of population 2013
=27 Cote d'Ivoire 24% of population 2013
29 Somalia 23% of population 2013
30 Mali 22% of population 2013
31 Ethiopia 21% of population 2013
32 Guinea-Bissau 20% of population 2013
=33 Mozambique 18% of population 2013
=33 Guinea 18% of population 2013
=33 Liberia 18% of population 2013
36 Burkina Faso 17% of population 2013
37 Madagascar 15% of population 2013
=38 Eritrea 14% of population 2013
=38 Ghana 14% of population 2013
=40 Chad 13% of population 2013
=40 Togo 13% of population 2013
=40 Benin 13% of population 2013
=40 Sierra Leone 13% of population 2013
44 Tanzania 10% of population 2013
45 Niger 9% of population 2013

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