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Improved Sanitation in the World

44.99 % in 2017

Improved sanitation of World increased from 29.6 % in 2003 to 44.99 % in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 3.04 %.

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Date Value Change, %
2017 44.99 2.57 %
2016 43.86 2.65 %
2015 42.73 2.77 %
2014 41.58 2.84 %
2013 40.43 2.91 %
2012 39.29 2.94 %
2011 38.17 2.99 %
2010 37.06 3.09 %
2009 35.95 3.15 %
2008 34.85 3.16 %
2007 33.78 3.20 %
2006 32.74
Alternate Sources
WHO/UNICEF Water Supply Statistics 39.25 % in 2015 WHO
Improved Sanitation in the World
% 27.79 % in 2015 WHO
Drinking water 70.64 % in 2017 WB
Basic 73.39 % in 2017 WB
Unimproved 11.64 % in 2015 WHO
Macro Region
Africa 610 timeseries
Asia 239 timeseries
Central America and the Caribbean 185 timeseries
Europe 770 timeseries
Middle East 205 timeseries
North America 79.79 % in 2017 WB
Oceania 131 timeseries
South America 223 timeseries
Southeast Asia 116 timeseries
Country (%)
Kuwait 100 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Monaco 100 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Singapore 100 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Andorra 100 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Republic of Korea 99.9 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Liechtenstein 99.65 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Switzerland 99.54 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Finland 99.21 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Japan 98.76 in 2017 WB + 1 other
United Kingdom 97.75 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Netherlands 97.47 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Estonia 97.36 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Germany 97.23 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Belgium 97.1 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Austria 96.75 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Luxembourg 96.64 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Spain 96.62 in 2017 WB + 1 other
United Arab Emirates 96.28 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Italy 96.21 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Qatar 96.03 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Bahrain 96 in 2017 WB
Hungary 95.68 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Brunei Darussalam 95.29 in 2015 WHO
Denmark 94.84 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Czech Republic 94.46 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Israel 93.67 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Sweden 93.38 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Poland 93.25 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Malta 92.98 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Hong Kong 91.77 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Lithuania 91.31 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Greece 90.39 in 2017 WB + 1 other
United States of America 89.97 in 2017 WB + 1 other
New Zealand 88.68 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Malaysia 88.63 in 2017 WB + 1 other
France 88.37 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Latvia 85.82 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Portugal 84.71 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Slovenia 83.04 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Slovakia 82.52 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Ireland 82.41 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Canada 82.32 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Iceland 81.76 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Jordan 80.55 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Belarus 80.52 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Tunisia 78.12 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Saudi Arabia 77.75 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Chile 77.46 in 2017 WB + 1 other
San Marino 77.23 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Romania 76.54 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Norway 76.32 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Australia 75.64 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Cyprus 75.46 in 2017 WB + 1 other
China 72.08 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Syrian Arab Republic 71.09 in 2015 WHO
Ukraine 68.46 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Turkey 65.2 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Bulgaria 64.41 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Uruguay 63.61 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Russian Federation 61.31 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Palestine 61.24 in 2017 WB
Egypt 60.74 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Croatia 58.5 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Paraguay 58.47 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 58.05 in 2017 WB
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 55.24 in 2015 WHO
Maldives 53.88 in 2015 WHO
Philippines 51.64 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Mexico 50.41 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Brazil 49.28 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Samoa 48.47 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Armenia 48.22 in 2017 WB + 1 other
South Africa 46.76 in 2015 WHO
Cuba 44.34 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Marshall Islands 43.94 in 2015 WHO
Montenegro 43.84 in 2015 WHO
Peru 42.76 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Ecuador 42.01 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Iraq 41.07 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Albania 39.86 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Morocco 38.75 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Guatemala 37.35 in 2015 WHO
Azerbaijan 36.55 in 2015 WHO
Djibouti 36.44 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Honduras 35.08 in 2015 WHO
Kazakhstan 35.04 in 2015 WHO
El Salvador 34.57 in 2015 WHO
Puerto Rico 32.54 in 2017 WB
Panama 30.63 in 2015 WHO
Republic of Moldova 30.14 in 2015 WHO
Georgia 27.17 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Nigeria 26.65 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Yemen 26.51 in 2015 WHO
Argentina 26.48 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Namibia 26.33 in 2015 WHO
Turkmenistan 26.12 in 2015 WHO
Libya 26.11 in 2017 WB + 1 other
United Republic of Tanzania 25.38 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Serbia 24.73 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Iran 23.84 in 2015 WHO
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 23.76 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Costa Rica 23.25 in 2015 WHO
Nicaragua 23.25 in 2015 WHO
Pakistan 23.12 in 2015 WHO
Bolivia 22.94 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Lebanon 21.76 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Bosnia and Herzegovina 21.55 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Senegal 21.46 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Mauritius 21.28 in 2015 WHO
Dominican Republic 20.57 in 2015 WHO
Cabo Verde 19.87 in 2015 WHO
Palau 19.62 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Jamaica 19.16 in 2015 WHO
Mali 18.71 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Solomon Islands 18.57 in 2015 WHO
Gabon 18.22 in 2015 WHO
Algeria 17.69 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Colombia 16.99 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Seychelles 16.77 in 2015 WHO
North Macedonia 16.56 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Uzbekistan 16.43 in 2015 WHO
Trinidad and Tobago 16.4 in 2015 WHO
Zimbabwe 15.81 in 2015 WHO
Nauru 15.73 in 2015 WHO
Tajikistan 14.95 in 2015 WHO
Indonesia 14.7 in 2015 WHO
Dominica 14.3 in 2015 WHO
Somalia 14.09 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Kyrgyzstan 13.46 in 2015 WHO
Sierra Leone 13.35 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Mongolia 13.25 in 2015 WHO
Sao Tome and Principe 12.52 in 2015 WHO
Bahamas 12.4 in 2015 WHO
Cambodia 10.87 in 2015 WHO
Kiribati 10.12 in 2015 WHO
Oman 10.05 in 2015 WHO
Niger 9.6 in 2017 WB + 1 other
India 9.46 in 2015 WHO
Timor-Leste 9.41 in 2015 WHO
Belize 8.35 in 2015 WHO
Equatorial Guinea 7.84 in 2015 WHO
Vanuatu 7.58 in 2015 WHO
Saint Kitts and Nevis 7.37 in 2013 WHO
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7.18 in 2015 WHO
Zambia 6.83 in 2015 WHO
Thailand 6.79 in 2015 WHO
Eswatini 6.67 in 2015 WHO
Angola 6.64 in 2015 WHO
Grenada 6.38 in 2015 WHO
Tuvalu 6.32 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Barbados 5.3 in 2015 WHO
Nepal 5.03 in 2015 WHO
Bhutan 4.82 in 2015 WHO
Saint Lucia 4.6 in 2015 WHO
Comoros 4.5 in 2015 WHO
Côte d'Ivoire 3.67 in 2015 WHO
Bangladesh 3.31 in 2015 WHO
Papua New Guinea 3.3 in 2015 WHO
Kenya 2.98 in 2015 WHO
Afghanistan 2.67 in 2015 WHO
Mauritania 2.26 in 2015 WHO
Guyana 2.2 in 2015 WHO
Sri Lanka 2.13 in 2015 WHO
Guinea Bissau 1.94 in 2015 WHO
Gambia 1.6 in 2015 WHO
Malawi 1.54 in 2015 WHO
Rwanda 1.51 in 2015 WHO
Viet Nam 1.3 in 2015 WHO
Eritrea 1.27 in 2015 WHO
Lesotho 1.19 in 2015 WHO
Suriname 1.18 in 2015 WHO
Ghana 1.14 in 2015 WHO
Antigua and Barbuda 1.06 in 2015 WHO
Ethiopia 1.02 in 2015 WHO
Guinea 0.83 in 2015 WHO
Sudan 0.76 in 2015 WHO
Mozambique 0.73 in 2015 WHO
Burundi 0.61 in 2015 WHO
Haiti 0.56 in 2015 WHO
Benin 0.51 in 2015 WHO
Madagascar 0.48 in 2015 WHO
Congo 0.41 in 2015 WHO
Burkina Faso 0.4 in 2015 WHO
Uganda 0.35 in 2015 WHO
Liberia 0.33 in 2015 WHO
Cameroon 0.3 in 2015 WHO
Chad 0.28 in 2015 WHO
Myanmar 0.2 in 2015 WHO
Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.06 in 2015 WHO
Togo 0.05 in 2015 WHO
Central African Republic 0.03 in 2015 WHO
South Sudan 0.03 in 2015 WHO
Botswana 0 in 2015 WHO
Tonga 0 in 2015 WHO

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