Country comparison

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Group total
Canada
Nicaragua
United States of America
Declarations & Commitments
Donors
0.7% of GNI to ODA 1 commitment
Little or NoneLittle or None <>
Regional
LATINOSAN 2013 9 commitments
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Global
Rights to Water & Sanitation 1 commitment
Little or NoneLittle or NoneGoodLittle or None <>
Sustainable Development Goals 6 commitments
SomeLittle or NoneSomeSome <>
MDG 7 - Water and Sanitation 2 commitments
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Statistics
General
Population
Source: World Bank
366M 36.30M (2016) 6.15M (2016) 323.00M (2016)
% of Population Living Below Poverty Line N/A No data 29.6 (2014)No data
Human Development Index Value
Source: United Nations Development Programme
The Human Development Index (HDI) is an index used to rank countries by level of "human development" by the United Nations Development Programme. The HDI combines normalized measures of life expectancy, literacy, educational attainment, and GDP per capita for countries worldwide. It is claimed as a standard means of measuring human development.
N/A No data 0.65 (2015)No data
Human Development Index Rank
Source: Human Development Index
The Human Development Index (HDI) is an index used to rank countries by level of "human development" by the United Nations Development Programme. The HDI combines normalized measures of life expectancy, literacy, educational attainment, and GDP per capita for countries worldwide. It is claimed as a standard means of measuring human development.
N/A No data 124 (2015)No data
Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index Score
Source: Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index The ND-GAIN Country Index, summarises a country's vulnerability to climate change and other global challenges in combination with its readiness to improve resilience.
N/A No data 47.0 (2015)No data
GDP ($USD in Millions)
Source: World Bank
20M 1,530.0K (2016) 13.2K (2016) 18,600.0K (2016)
% of Population living in Urban Environment 58.78 No data 59 (2015)No data
General Finance Flows
Total Official Development Assistance Disbursed ($USD in millions)
Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
32K 2.8K (2016)No data 28.9K (2016)
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) as % of Gross National Income (GNI) 0.23 0.26 (2016)No data 0.19 (2016)
Total Official Development Assistance Committed ($USD Millions)
Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
N/A 4.0K (2016)No data 30.0K (2016)
% of Official Development Assistance disbursed in the form of loans
Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
5.19 5.19 (2015)No data 0.01 (2008)
% of Official Development Assistance disbursed in the form of grants
Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
94.81 94.8 (2015)No data 100.0 (2013)
WASH Finance Flows
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Disbursed Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions)
Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
386.02 19 (2016)No data 367 (2016)
% of the Total Official Development Assistance Disbursed Spent on Water and Sanitation
Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
0.97 1 (2016)No data 1 (2016)
% of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to Water and Sanitation Spent on the Least Developed Countries
Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System. Least Developed Country definition derived from OECD data.
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
44.85 48.0 (2016)No data 41.7 (2016)
% of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to Water and Sanitation Spent in WASHwatch's Top Ten Priority Countries
Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
WASHwatch Top Ten Priority Countries: Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Chad, Eritrea, Madagascar, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Sudan and Sudan. To discover our methodology for selecting these countries read our blog: Identifying the top ten countries in need of WASH financing
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
3.70 2.60 (2016)No data 4.80 (2016)
% of Official Development Assistance spent on WASH disbursed in the form of loans
Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
No data 0 (2016)No data 0 (2016)
% of Official Development Assistance spent on WASH disbursed in the form of grants
Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
100.00 100 (2016)No data 100 (2016)
WASH Finance Flows by System
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Water Supply and Sanitation – Large Systems’
Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
20.48 0 (2016)No data 41.0 (2016)
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Water Supply – Large Systems’
Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
15.13 1.4 (2016)No data 28.9 (2016)
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Sanitation– Large Systems’
Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
5.67 1.68 (2016)No data 9.67 (2016)
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Drinking Water Supply and Basic Sanitation’
Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
9.48 0.36 (2016)No data 18.60 (2016)
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Drinking Water Supply’
Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
19.12 38.1 (2016)No data 0.2 (2016)
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Sanitation’
Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
19.90 39.8 (2016)No data 0.0 (2016)
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Education and Training in Water Supply and Sanitation’
Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
10.22 18.8 (2016)No data 1.7 (2016)
Water
Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' water refers to 'basic' drinking water that is from an improved source, provided collection time is not more than 30 minutes for a round trip, including queuing. It also includes 'safety managed' water where data is available which refers to drinking water from an improved water source that is located on premises, available when needed and free from faecal and priority chemical contamination.
4M 0.40M (2015) 1.08M (2015) 2.66M (2015)
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' water refers to 'basic' drinking water that is from an improved source, provided collection time is not more than 30 minutes for a round trip, including queuing. It also includes 'safety managed' water where data is available which refers to drinking water from an improved water source that is located on premises, available when needed and free from faecal and priority chemical contamination.
93.44 98.9 (2015) 82.3 (2015) 99.2 (2015)
% of Population with access to 'safely managed' water
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Safely managed’ water refers to drinking water from an improved water source that is located on premises, available when needed and free from faecal and priority chemical contamination.
78.87 No data 58.7 (2015) 99.0 (2015)
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Unimproved’ water source refers to drinking water from an unprotected dug well or unprotected spring.
5.00 1.0 (2015) 13.0 (2015) 1.0 (2015)
% of Population using surface water
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Surface water’ refers to drinking water directly from a river, dam, lake, pond, stream, canal or irrigation canal.
1.00 0 (2015) 3.00 (2015) 0 (2015)
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' water
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' water refers to 'basic' drinking water that is from an improved source, provided collection time is not more than 30 minutes for a round trip, including queuing. It also includes 'safety managed' water where data is available which refers to drinking water from an improved water source that is located on premises, available when needed and free from faecal and priority chemical contamination.
61.00 No data 61.0 (2015)No data
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' water
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' water refers to 'basic' drinking water that is from an improved source, provided collection time is not more than 30 minutes for a round trip, including queuing. It also includes 'safety managed' water where data is available which refers to drinking water from an improved water source that is located on premises, available when needed and free from faecal and priority chemical contamination.
97.00 No data 97 (2015)No data
Sanitation
Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' sanitation refers to 'basic' sanitation that is the use of improved facilities that are not shared with other households. It also includes 'safety managed' sanitation where data is available which refers to sanitation facilities that are improved facilities not shared with other households and where excreta are safely disposed of in situ or transported and treated off site.
692K 1M (2015) 1M (2015) 0M (2015)
% of Population with access to 'safely managed' sanitation
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Safely managed’ sanitation refers to improved sanitation facilities that are not shared with other households and where excreta are safely disposed of in situ or transported and treated off site.
83.14 76.8 (2015)No data 89.5 (2015)
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' sanitation refers to 'basic' sanitation that is the use of improved facilities that are not shared with other households. It also includes 'safety managed' sanitation where data is available which refers to sanitation facilities that are improved facilities not shared with other households and where excreta are safely disposed of in situ or transported and treated off site.
91.61 98.5 (2015) 76.3 (2015) 100.0 (2015)
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Limited’ sanitation facilities refers to improved facilities shared between two or more households.
0.95 0 (2015) 2.84 (2015) 0 (2015)
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Unimproved’ sanitation facilities refers to the use of pit latrines without a slab or platform, hanging latrines or bucket latrines.
5.12 1.50 (2015) 13.80 (2015) 0.03 (2015)
% of Population who defecate in the open
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Open Defecation’ refers to the disposal of human faeces in fields, forests, bushes, open bodies of water, beaches or other open spaces, or with solid waste.
6.97 No data 6.97 (2015)No data
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' sanitation refers to 'basic' sanitation that is the use of improved facilities that are not shared with other households. It also includes 'safety managed' sanitation where data is available which refers to sanitation facilities that are improved facilities not shared with other households and where excreta are safely disposed of in situ or transported and treated off site.
63.00 No data 63.0 (2015)No data
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' sanitation refers to 'basic' sanitation that is the use of improved facilities that are not shared with other households. It also includes 'safety managed' sanitation where data is available which refers to sanitation facilities that are improved facilities not shared with other households and where excreta are safely disposed of in situ or transported and treated off site.
86.00 No data 86.0 (2015)No data
WASH Finance
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received ($USD in Millions)
Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
500.29 No data 500 (2016)No data
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions)
Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
33.16 No data 33.2 (2016)No data
% of the Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation
Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
0.07 No data 0.07 (2016)No data
Health
Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) 75.10 No data 75.1 (2015)No data
Under 5 Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) 22.10 No data 22.1 (2015)No data
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years 98.00 No data 98.0 (2015)No data
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years
Source: WASHwatch Calculations based on data from The Lancet Read our blog on WASH related Diarrheal Disease to learn more.
57.00 No data 57 (2015)No data
% of Stunting in Children Under 5 2.00 No data 23.0 (2006) 2.0 (2012)
Cholera Cases Reported 12.00 No data 12 (2000)No data
Education
Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) 63.50 No data 82.5 (2015) 44.5 (2012)
% of Schools with Water Services 50.00 No data 50.0 (2013)No data
% of Schools with Sanitation Services 26.00 No data 26.0 (2013)No data
Infrastructures
Total cost to extend basic water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000 USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) 26K No data 26.1K (2015)No data
Total cost to extend adequate sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) 55K No data 54.7K (2015)No data
Total cost to extend hygiene services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) 963.00 No data 0.96K (2015)No data
Total cost to extend safely managed water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) 159K No data 159K (2015)No data
Total cost to extend safely managed sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) 165M No data 165M (2015)No data