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Improved Sanitation in the Urban World

47.02 % in 2017

Improved urban sanitation of World increased from 35.93 % in 2003 to 47.02 % in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 1.94 %.

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Date Value Change, %
2017 47.02 1.75 %
2016 46.22 1.78 %
2015 45.41 1.88 %
2014 44.57 1.89 %
2013 43.75 1.92 %
2012 42.92 1.94 %
2011 42.11 1.98 %
2010 41.29 2.03 %
2009 40.47 2.05 %
2008 39.65 2.00 %
2007 38.88 2.01 %
2006 38.11
Alternate Sources
WHO/UNICEF Water Supply Statistics 43.24 % in 2015 WHO
Drinking water 85.15 % in 2017 WB
Rural 42.51 % in 2017 WB
Basic 84.41 % in 2017 WB
Unimproved 5.48 % in 2015 WHO
Macro Region
Africa 201 timeseries
Asia 79 timeseries
Central America and the Caribbean 58 timeseries
Europe 255 timeseries
Middle East 65 timeseries
North America 90.2 % in 2017 WB
Oceania 41 timeseries
South America 85 timeseries
Southeast Asia 42 timeseries
Country (%)
Andorra 100 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Monaco 100 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Singapore 100 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Austria 99.95 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Switzerland 99.9 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Finland 99.27 in 2017 WB + 1 other
United Kingdom 98.96 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Germany 98.85 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Estonia 98.71 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Czech Republic 97.8 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Netherlands 97.48 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Luxembourg 97.39 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Greece 96.64 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Spain 96.6 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Italy 96.26 in 2017 WB + 1 other
United States of America 95.47 in 2017 WB + 1 other
United Arab Emirates 95.45 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Brunei Darussalam 95.2 in 2015 WHO
Lithuania 95.16 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Hungary 94.66 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Sweden 94.2 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Israel 93.83 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Malta 92.98 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Portugal 92.67 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Syrian Arab Republic 92.34 in 2015 WHO
Azerbaijan 92.21 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Maldives 92.05 in 2015 WHO
Hong Kong 91.77 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Poland 90.74 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Kazakhstan 90.53 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Latvia 90.19 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Ireland 88.46 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Slovakia 88.36 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Tunisia 88.29 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Cyprus 86.27 in 2017 WB + 1 other
China 83.7 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Jordan 83.2 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Canada 82.45 in 2017 WB
Belarus 81.67 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Chile 81.37 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Republic of Moldova 77.9 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Bulgaria 72.89 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Egypt 70.71 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Iceland 70.05 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Turkey 69.64 in 2017 WB + 1 other
South Africa 67.9 in 2015 WHO
Yemen 67.01 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Ukraine 65.77 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 64.9 in 2015 WHO
Palestine 64.68 in 2017 WB
Uruguay 64.36 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Croatia 64.27 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Guatemala 63.92 in 2015 WHO
Russian Federation 63.41 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 62.39 in 2017 WB
Marshall Islands 60.32 in 2015 WHO
Pakistan 54.43 in 2015 WHO
Philippines 53.99 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Tajikistan 53.97 in 2015 WHO
Paraguay 53.56 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Mexico 52.26 in 2017 WB + 1 other
El Salvador 51.61 in 2015 WHO
Brazil 51.6 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Peru 51.23 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Turkmenistan 49.67 in 2015 WHO
Namibia 49.51 in 2015 WHO
Mauritius 46.11 in 2015 WHO
Armenia 45.26 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Uzbekistan 44.53 in 2015 WHO
Cambodia 43.88 in 2015 WHO
Malaysia 42.18 in 2015 WHO
Cuba 41.87 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Djibouti 41.48 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Morocco 40.23 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Albania 40.17 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Iraq 39.41 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Nicaragua 39.24 in 2015 WHO
Samoa 37.74 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Kyrgyzstan 35.45 in 2015 WHO
Honduras 34.52 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Ecuador 33.37 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Iran 32.99 in 2015 WHO
United Republic of Tanzania 31.44 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Montenegro 29.81 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Nigeria 29.5 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Cabo Verde 29.33 in 2015 WHO
Jamaica 29.29 in 2015 WHO
Solomon Islands 28.98 in 2015 WHO
Panama 28.85 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Costa Rica 28.51 in 2015 WHO
Argentina 25.13 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Dominican Republic 25.07 in 2015 WHO
India 24.92 in 2015 WHO
Bolivia 24.67 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Somalia 24.32 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Niger 23.43 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Serbia 23.19 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Senegal 21.86 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Eswatini 21.63 in 2015 WHO
Sierra Leone 20.27 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Papua New Guinea 20.16 in 2015 WHO
Gabon 19.94 in 2015 WHO
Belize 18.72 in 2015 WHO
Mongolia 18.18 in 2015 WHO
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 17.47 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Algeria 16.48 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Zimbabwe 16.29 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Kiribati 16.18 in 2015 WHO
Zambia 16.17 in 2015 WHO
Palau 16 in 2015 WB + 1 other
Georgia 15.87 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Colombia 15.83 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Nauru 15.73 in 2015 WHO
Sao Tome and Principe 15.57 in 2015 WHO
Nepal 15.44 in 2015 WHO
Timor-Leste 14.98 in 2015 WHO
Indonesia 14.39 in 2015 WHO
Angola 13.29 in 2015 WHO
Oman 12.51 in 2015 WHO
Bosnia and Herzegovina 11.27 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Bhutan 10.21 in 2015 WHO
Saint Lucia 9.75 in 2015 WHO
Equatorial Guinea 9.5 in 2015 WHO
Thailand 9.36 in 2015 WHO
Vanuatu 9.3 in 2015 WHO
Kenya 9.14 in 2015 WHO
Mali 9.11 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Bangladesh 9.09 in 2015 WHO
Sri Lanka 9.02 in 2015 WHO
North Macedonia 8.2 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Guyana 7.55 in 2015 WHO
Afghanistan 7.36 in 2015 WHO
Comoros 7.16 in 2015 WHO
Côte d'Ivoire 6.88 in 2015 WHO
Eritrea 5.16 in 2015 WHO
Malawi 4.68 in 2015 WHO
Tuvalu 4.18 in 2017 WB + 1 other
Rwanda 4.12 in 2015 WHO
Mauritania 3.76 in 2015 WHO
Guinea Bissau 3.31 in 2015 WHO
Burundi 3.25 in 2015 WHO
Lesotho 2.71 in 2015 WHO
Gambia 2.44 in 2015 WHO
Viet Nam 2.42 in 2015 WHO
Mozambique 2.28 in 2015 WHO
Ghana 2.21 in 2015 WHO
Sudan 2.07 in 2015 WHO
Guinea 1.87 in 2015 WHO
Burkina Faso 1.52 in 2015 WHO
Suriname 1.47 in 2015 WHO
Ethiopia 1.36 in 2015 WHO
Chad 1.17 in 2015 WHO
Uganda 1.08 in 2015 WHO
Benin 1.02 in 2015 WHO
Madagascar 0.86 in 2015 WHO
Haiti 0.79 in 2015 WHO
Liberia 0.71 in 2015 WHO
Congo 0.56 in 2015 WHO
Cameroon 0.52 in 2015 WHO
Myanmar 0.49 in 2015 WHO
Togo 0.13 in 2015 WHO
South Sudan 0.06 in 2015 WHO
Central African Republic 0.06 in 2015 WHO
Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.06 in 2015 WHO
Botswana 0 in 2015 WHO
Tonga 0 in 2015 WHO

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