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People > Drinking water source > Unimproved > Rural: Countries Compared

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 HISTORY
1 Somalia 93% of population 2013
2 Democratic Republic of the Congo 73% of population 2013
3 Mozambique 71% of population 2013
4 Congo, Republic of the 68% of population 2013
5 Papua New Guinea 67% of population 2013
=6 Ethiopia 66% of population 2013
=6 Madagascar 66% of population 2013
8 Sierra Leone 65% of population 2013
9 Angola 62% of population 2013
10 Niger 61% of population 2013
11 Togo 60% of population 2013
12 Gabon 59% of population 2013
=13 Afghanistan 58% of population 2013
=13 Equatorial Guinea 58% of population 2013
15 Nigeria 57% of population 2013
=16 Tanzania 56% of population 2013
=16 Chad 56% of population 2013
18 Zambia 54% of population 2013
19 Yemen 53% of population 2013
20 Mauritania 52% of population 2013
21 Kiribati 50% of population 2013
failed states average (profile) 49.07% of population 2013
=22 Central African Republic 49% of population 2013
=22 Mali 49% of population 2013
=22 Haiti 49% of population 2013
=25 Cameroon 48% of population 2013
=25 Sudan 48% of population 2013
=25 Kenya 48% of population 2013
=28 Mongolia 47% of population 2013
=28 Guinea-Bissau 47% of population 2013
=30 Tajikistan 46% of population 2013
=30 Djibouti 46% of population 2013
32 Libya 45% of population 2013
=33 Senegal 44% of population 2013
=33 Iraq 44% of population 2013
35 Eritrea 43% of population 2013
Former French colonies average (profile) 42.21% of population 2013
36 Cambodia 42% of population 2013
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 41.59% of population 2013
=37 East Timor 40% of population 2013
=37 Liberia 40% of population 2013
39 Morocco 39% of population 2013
40 Laos 38% of population 2013
41 Rwanda 37% of population 2013
=42 Swaziland 35% of population 2013
=42 Guinea 35% of population 2013
=42 Solomon Islands 35% of population 2013
=42 Peru 35% of population 2013
46 Paraguay 34% of population 2013
=47 Cote d'Ivoire 32% of population 2013
=47 Benin 32% of population 2013
=47 Uganda 32% of population 2013
=47 Nicaragua 32% of population 2013
51 Zimbabwe 31% of population 2013
52 Romania 30% of population 2013
Muslim countries average (profile) 29.9% of population 2013
=53 Bolivia 29% of population 2013
=53 Azerbaijan 29% of population 2013
=53 Burundi 29% of population 2013
=56 Turkmenistan 28% of population 2013
=56 Colombia 28% of population 2013
=58 Burkina Faso 27% of population 2013
=58 Lesotho 27% of population 2013
=60 Indonesia 26% of population 2013
=60 Venezuela 26% of population 2013
62 Chile 25% of population 2013
63 El Salvador 24% of population 2013
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 22.42% of population 2013
=64 Oman 22% of population 2013
=64 Burma 22% of population 2013
Religious countries average (profile) 22% of population 2013
=66 South Africa 21% of population 2013
=66 Algeria 21% of population 2013
=66 Honduras 21% of population 2013
South Asia average (profile) 21% of population 2013
Former British colonies average (profile) 20.31% of population 2013
=69 Malawi 20% of population 2013
=69 Bangladesh 20% of population 2013
=69 Argentina 20% of population 2013
=69 Ghana 20% of population 2013
South and Central Asia average (profile) 19.08% of population 2013
=73 Uzbekistan 19% of population 2013
=73 Suriname 19% of population 2013
=73 Lithuania 19% of population 2013
76 Panama 17% of population 2013
=77 Dominican Republic 16% of population 2013
=77 Tunisia 16% of population 2013
=79 The Gambia 15% of population 2013
=79 Cape Verde 15% of population 2013
=79 China 15% of population 2013
=79 Brazil 15% of population 2013
=79 Kyrgyzstan 15% of population 2013
Emerging markets average (profile) 14.64% of population 2013
=84 Syria 14% of population 2013
=84 The Bahamas 14% of population 2013
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 13.2% of population 2013
=86 Vanuatu 13% of population 2013
=86 Guatemala 13% of population 2013
=86 Cook Islands 13% of population 2013
=89 South Korea 12% of population 2013
=89 Nepal 12% of population 2013
=89 Sao Tome and Principe 12% of population 2013
=89 Jamaica 12% of population 2013
=93 Ecuador 11% of population 2013
=93 Pakistan 11% of population 2013
=93 Cuba 11% of population 2013
=93 Antigua and Barbuda 11% of population 2013
=97 India 10% of population 2013
=97 Kazakhstan 10% of population 2013
=97 Sri Lanka 10% of population 2013
=97 Namibia 10% of population 2013
=101 Costa Rica 9% of population 2013
=101 Mexico 9% of population 2013
=103 Dominica 8% of population 2013
=103 Philippines 8% of population 2013
=103 Jordan 8% of population 2013
=103 Botswana 8% of population 2013
=103 Federated States of Micronesia 8% of population 2013
=103 Russia 8% of population 2013
=103 Iran 8% of population 2013
=110 Moldova 7% of population 2013
=110 Trinidad and Tobago 7% of population 2013
=110 Vietnam 7% of population 2013
=110 Grenada 7% of population 2013
=110 Guyana 7% of population 2013
=115 Albania 6% of population 2013
=115 United States 6% of population 2013
=115 Bhutan 6% of population 2013
=118 Thailand 5% of population 2013
=118 Fiji 5% of population 2013
=118 Saint Lucia 5% of population 2013
=121 Montenegro 4% of population 2013
=121 Palau 4% of population 2013
=121 Georgia 4% of population 2013
=121 Samoa 4% of population 2013
=121 Latvia 4% of population 2013
=126 Tuvalu 3% of population 2013
=126 Estonia 3% of population 2013
=126 Maldives 3% of population 2013
=126 Armenia 3% of population 2013
=126 Tokelau 3% of population 2013
=126 Northern Mariana Islands 3% of population 2013
=126 Croatia 3% of population 2013
=126 North Korea 3% of population 2013
=126 Comoros 3% of population 2013
=135 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2% of population 2013
=135 Serbia 2% of population 2013
=135 Ukraine 2% of population 2013
=135 British Virgin Islands 2% of population 2013
=139 Canada 1% of population 2013
=139 Turkey 1% of population 2013
=139 Mauritius 1% of population 2013
=139 Malaysia 1% of population 2013
=139 Belize 1% of population 2013
=139 Republic of Macedonia 1% of population 2013
=139 Greece 1% of population 2013
=139 Slovenia 1% of population 2013
=139 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1% of population 2013
=139 Belarus 1% of population 2013
=139 Marshall Islands 1% of population 2013
=139 Egypt 1% of population 2013
=139 Kuwait 1% of population 2013
152 Portugal 0.0 2013

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Drinking water source > Unimproved > Rural. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Drinking-water-source/Unimproved/Rural

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