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failed states Compared by Health > Improved water source > % of population with access

DEFINITION: Access to an improved water source refers to the percentage of the population with reasonable access to an adequate amount of water from an improved source, such as a household connection, public standpipe, borehole, protected well or spring, and rainwater collection. Unimproved sources include vendors, tanker trucks, and unprotected wells and springs. Reasonable access is defined as the availability of at least 20 liters a person a day from a source within one kilometer of the dwelling.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Pakistan 91% 2004
2 Cote d'Ivoire 84% 2004
=3 Zimbabwe 81% 2004
=3 Iraq 81% 2004
5 Central African Republic 75% 2004
6 Sudan 70% 2004
7 Yemen 67% 2004
8 Guinea-Bissau 59% 2004
9 Haiti 54% 2004
10 Guinea 50% 2004
11 Nigeria 48% 2004
12 Democratic Republic of the Congo 46% 2004
13 Chad 42% 2004
14 Afghanistan 39% 2004
15 Somalia 29% 2004

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Improved water source > % 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/failed-states/Health/Improved-water-source/%-of-population-with-access

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