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People > Drinking water source > Improved > Total: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: This entry is derived from People > Drinking water source > Improved, 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Belarus 100% of population 2013
=1 Greenland 100% of population 2013
=1 Greece 100% of population 2013
=1 Republic of Macedonia 100% of population 2013
=1 Malaysia 100% of population 2013
=1 Turkey 100% of population 2013
=1 Canada 100% of population 2013
=1 Guam 100% of population 2010
=1 United Arab Emirates 100% of population 2010
=1 Norway 100% of population 2010
=1 Singapore 100% of population 2010
=1 Slovakia 100% of population 2010
=1 France 100% of population 2010
=1 New Zealand 100% of population 2010
=1 Niue 100% of population 2010
=1 Montserrat 100% of population 2010
=1 Spain 100% of population 2010
=1 Monaco 100% of population 2010
=1 Germany 100% of population 2010
=1 Netherlands 100% of population 2010
=1 Iceland 100% of population 2010
=1 Aruba 100% of population 2010
=1 Malta 100% of population 2010
=1 United Kingdom 100% of population 2010
=1 Uruguay 100% of population 2010
=1 Hungary 100% of population 2010
=1 Switzerland 100% of population 2010
=1 French Polynesia 100% of population 2010
=1 Belgium 100% of population 2010
=1 Israel 100% of population 2010
=1 Italy 100% of population 2010
=1 Qatar 100% of population 2010
=1 Japan 100% of population 2010
=1 Lebanon 100% of population 2010
=1 Austria 100% of population 2010
=1 Denmark 100% of population 2010
=1 Bulgaria 100% of population 2010
=1 Sweden 100% of population 2010
=1 Tonga 100% of population 2010
=1 Australia 100% of population 2010
=1 Ireland 100% of population 2010
=1 Andorra 100% of population 2010
=1 Luxembourg 100% of population 2010
=1 Barbados 100% of population 2010
=1 Turks and Caicos Islands 100% of population 2010
=1 Cyprus 100% of population 2010
=1 Czech Republic 100% of population 2010
=1 Finland 100% of population 2010
=1 Poland 100% of population 2008
=1 Wallis and Futuna 100% of population 2008
=51 Kuwait 99% of population 2013
=51 Egypt 99% of population 2013
=51 Croatia 99% of population 2013
=51 Latvia 99% of population 2013
=51 United States 99% of population 2013
=51 Saint Kitts and Nevis 99% of population 2013
=51 Slovenia 99% of population 2013
=51 Serbia 99% of population 2013
=51 Portugal 99% of population 2013
=51 Mauritius 99% of population 2013
=51 Bosnia and Herzegovina 99% of population 2013
=62 North Korea 98% of population 2013
=62 Northern Mariana Islands 98% of population 2013
=62 Brazil 98% of population 2013
=62 British Virgin Islands 98% of population 2013
=62 Ukraine 98% of population 2013
=62 Armenia 98% of population 2013
=62 Maldives 98% of population 2013
=62 Fiji 98% of population 2013
=62 Estonia 98% of population 2013
=62 Georgia 98% of population 2013
=62 Belize 98% of population 2013
=62 Tuvalu 98% of population 2013
=62 Montenegro 98% of population 2013
=62 South Korea 98% of population 2013
=76 Tokelau 97% of population 2013
=76 Russia 97% of population 2013
=76 Argentina 97% of population 2013
=76 Jordan 97% of population 2013
=76 Costa Rica 97% of population 2013
=81 Bhutan 96% of population 2013
=81 Chile 96% of population 2013
=81 Iran 96% of population 2013
=81 Cayman Islands 96% of population 2013
=81 Saint Lucia 96% of population 2013
=81 Samoa 96% of population 2013
=81 The Bahamas 96% of population 2013
=81 Botswana 96% of population 2013
=81 Mexico 96% of population 2013
=81 Moldova 96% of population 2013
=81 Thailand 96% of population 2013
=92 Comoros 95% of population 2013
=92 Kazakhstan 95% of population 2013
=92 Vietnam 95% of population 2013
=92 Cook Islands 95% of population 2013
=92 Albania 95% of population 2013
=92 Dominica 95% of population 2013
=98 Tunisia 94% of population 2013
=98 Guyana 94% of population 2013
=98 Grenada 94% of population 2013
=98 Marshall Islands 94% of population 2013
=98 Cuba 94% of population 2013
=98 Trinidad and Tobago 94% of population 2013
=98 Ecuador 94% of population 2013
Emerging markets average (profile) 93.64% of population 2013
=105 Namibia 93% of population 2013
=105 Jamaica 93% of population 2013
=105 Panama 93% of population 2013
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 92.03% of population 2013
=108 Federated States of Micronesia 92% of population 2013
=108 India 92% of population 2013
=108 Pakistan 92% of population 2013
=108 Guatemala 92% of population 2013
=108 Lithuania 92% of population 2013
=108 Venezuela 92% of population 2013
=108 Suriname 92% of population 2013
=108 Colombia 92% of population 2013
=108 Philippines 92% of population 2013
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 91.67% of population 2013
=117 Sri Lanka 91% of population 2013
=117 Antigua and Barbuda 91% of population 2013
=117 South Africa 91% of population 2013
=117 China 91% of population 2013
=121 Kyrgyzstan 90% of population 2013
=121 Syria 90% of population 2013
=121 Vanuatu 90% of population 2013
=124 Oman 89% of population 2013
=124 The Gambia 89% of population 2013
=124 Sao Tome and Principe 89% of population 2013
=124 Nepal 89% of population 2013
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 88.58% of population 2013
=128 Djibouti 88% of population 2013
=128 Cape Verde 88% of population 2013
=128 Bolivia 88% of population 2013
=128 El Salvador 88% of population 2013
=128 Nauru 88% of population 2013
=133 Honduras 87% of population 2013
=133 Gabon 87% of population 2013
=133 Uzbekistan 87% of population 2013
Religious countries average (profile) 86.76% of population 2013
=136 Ghana 86% of population 2013
=136 Paraguay 86% of population 2013
=136 Dominican Republic 86% of population 2013
South and Central Asia average (profile) 85.23% of population 2013
=139 Nicaragua 85% of population 2013
=139 Peru 85% of population 2013
=139 Palau 85% of population 2013
Former British colonies average (profile) 84.5% of population 2013
142 Romania 84% of population 2013
=143 Burma 83% of population 2013
=143 Algeria 83% of population 2013
=143 Morocco 83% of population 2013
=143 Malawi 83% of population 2013
=143 Turkmenistan 83% of population 2013
South Asia average (profile) 82.2% of population 2013
=148 Mongolia 82% of population 2013
=148 Indonesia 82% of population 2013
150 Bangladesh 81% of population 2013
=151 Cote d'Ivoire 80% of population 2013
=151 Azerbaijan 80% of population 2013
=151 Zimbabwe 80% of population 2013
=154 Iraq 79% of population 2013
=154 Burkina Faso 79% of population 2013
Muslim countries average (profile) 78.15% of population 2013
156 Lesotho 78% of population 2013
157 Cameroon 77% of population 2013
158 Benin 75% of population 2013
159 Guinea 74% of population 2013
160 Liberia 73% of population 2013
=161 Burundi 72% of population 2013
=161 Uganda 72% of population 2013
=161 Senegal 72% of population 2013
Former French colonies average (profile) 71.33% of population 2013
=164 Congo, Republic of the 71% of population 2013
=164 Swaziland 71% of population 2013
166 Solomon Islands 70% of population 2013
=167 Haiti 69% of population 2013
=167 East Timor 69% of population 2013
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 68.87% of population 2013
=169 Laos 67% of population 2013
=169 Central African Republic 67% of population 2013
171 Rwanda 65% of population 2013
=172 Guinea-Bissau 64% of population 2013
=172 Mali 64% of population 2013
=172 Cambodia 64% of population 2013
=172 Tajikistan 64% of population 2013
failed states average (profile) 63.4% of population 2013
176 Kiribati 62% of population 2013
=177 Zambia 61% of population 2013
=177 Togo 61% of population 2013
=177 Eritrea 61% of population 2013
180 Anguilla 60% of population 2013
181 Kenya 59% of population 2013
=182 Sudan 58% of population 2013
=182 Nigeria 58% of population 2013
=184 Yemen 55% of population 2013
=184 Sierra Leone 55% of population 2013
=184 South Sudan 55% of population 2012
187 Libya 54% of population 2013
188 Tanzania 53% of population 2013
=189 Chad 51% of population 2013
=189 Angola 51% of population 2013
=191 Mauritania 50% of population 2013
=191 Afghanistan 50% of population 2013
193 Niger 49% of population 2013
194 Mozambique 47% of population 2013
195 Madagascar 46% of population 2013
196 Democratic Republic of the Congo 45% of population 2013
197 Ethiopia 44% of population 2013
198 Equatorial Guinea 43% of population 2013
199 Papua New Guinea 40% of population 2013
200 Somalia 29% of population 2013

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People > Drinking water source > Improved > Total: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about People > Drinking water source > Improved > Total

  • Australia ranked first for drinking water source > improved > total amongst Hot countries in 2010.
  • Canada ranked first for drinking water source > improved > total amongst Christian countries in 2013.
  • Lebanon ranked first for drinking water source > improved > total amongst Muslim countries in 2010.
  • Mauritius ranked first for drinking water source > improved > total amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2013.
  • Bulgaria ranked first for drinking water source > improved > total amongst Emerging markets in 2010.
  • Pakistan ranked first for drinking water source > improved > total amongst Failed states in 2013.
  • Uruguay ranked first for drinking water source > improved > total amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2010.
  • Aruba ranked first for drinking water source > improved > total amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2010.
  • Japan ranked second for drinking water source > improved > total amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2010.
  • Andorra ranked first for drinking water source > improved > total amongst Landlocked countries in 2010.
  • Israel ranked #4 for drinking water source > improved > total amongst Former British colonies in 2010.
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