Afghanistan

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General

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Population - 2017
35.5M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 35,530,081
2016 34,656,032
2015 33,736,494
2014 31,627,506
2013 30,682,500
2012 29,726,803
2011 28,809,167
2010 27,962,207
2009 27,207,291
2008 26,528,741
2007 25,877,544
2006 25,183,615
2005 24,399,948
2004 23,499,850
2003 22,507,368
2002 21,487,079
2001 20,531,160
2000 19,701,940
% of Population Living Below Poverty Line - 2011
35.8
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Year Value
2011 35.800
2007 36.300
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2015
27
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Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
12.0M
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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.
Year Value
2015 12,041,266
2014 12,531,026
2013 12,952,327
2012 13,317,845
2011 13,649,978
2010 13,968,188
2009 14,289,359
2008 14,612,128
2007 14,914,359
2006 15,156,036
2005 15,304,646
2004 15,336,018
2003 15,257,853
2002 15,109,051
2001 14,954,777
2000 14,368,653
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
63.0
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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.
Year Value
2015 62.980
2014 60.379
2013 57.786
2012 55.199
2011 52.619
2010 50.046
2009 47.480
2008 44.920
2007 42.366
2006 39.818
2005 37.276
2004 34.740
2003 32.210
2002 29.683
2001 27.161
2000 27.070
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2015
5.55
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Limited’ water source refers to drinking water from an improved source for which collection time exceeds 30 minutes for a round trip including queuing.
Year Value
2015 5.552
2014 5.331
2013 5.109
2012 4.885
2011 4.660
2010 4.435
2009 4.208
2008 3.981
2007 3.752
2006 3.523
2005 3.293
2004 3.062
2003 2.830
2002 2.597
2001 2.364
2000 2.363
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2015
16.0
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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.
Year Value
2015 16
2014 18
2013 21
2012 23
2011 25
2010 27
2009 29
2008 31
2007 33
2006 36
2005 38
2004 40
2003 42
2002 44
2001 46
2000 46
% of Population using surface water - 2015
15.0
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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.
Year Value
2015 15
2014 16
2013 16
2012 17
2011 18
2010 18
2009 19
2008 20
2007 20
2006 21
2005 22
2004 22
2003 23
2002 24
2001 24
2000 24
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
53.0
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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.
Year Value
2015 53
2014 51
2013 49
2012 47
2011 44
2010 42
2009 40
2008 37
2007 35
2006 33
2005 30
2004 28
2003 26
2002 23
2001 21
2000 21
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
89.0
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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.
Year Value
2015 89
2014 86
2013 83
2012 81
2011 78
2010 75
2009 72
2008 69
2007 67
2006 64
2005 61
2004 58
2003 55
2002 53
2001 50
2000 50

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
19.8M
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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.
Year Value
2015 19,769,503
2014 19,587,566
2013 19,352,669
2012 19,086,387
2011 18,820,504
2010 18,578,316
2009 18,376,932
2008 18,208,920
2007 18,042,906
2006 17,830,353
2005 17,536,373
2004 17,138,836
2003 16,652,131
2002 16,122,178
2001 15,618,454
2000 14,993,468
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
39.2
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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.
Year Value
2015 39.220
2014 38.068
2013 36.926
2012 35.794
2011 34.672
2010 33.559
2009 32.456
2008 31.362
2007 30.276
2006 29.199
2005 28.129
2004 27.068
2003 26.015
2002 24.968
2001 23.928
2000 23.899
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2015
9.42
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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.
Year Value
2015 9.415
2014 9.081
2013 8.753
2012 8.431
2011 8.114
2010 7.803
2009 7.497
2008 7.196
2007 6.900
2006 6.609
2005 6.323
2004 6.041
2003 5.764
2002 5.490
2001 5.220
2000 5.194
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2015
37.8
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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.
Year Value
2015 37.818
2014 38.538
2013 39.107
2012 39.632
2011 40.141
2010 40.635
2009 41.113
2008 41.577
2007 42.026
2006 42.461
2005 42.883
2004 43.293
2003 43.690
2002 44.075
2001 44.448
2000 44.428
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2015
14.0
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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.
Year Value
2015 14
2014 14
2013 15
2012 16
2011 17
2010 18
2009 19
2008 20
2007 21
2006 22
2005 23
2004 24
2003 25
2002 25
2001 26
2000 26
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
33.0
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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.
Year Value
2015 33
2014 32
2013 31
2012 31
2011 30
2010 29
2009 28
2008 27
2007 27
2006 26
2005 25
2004 24
2003 23
2002 23
2001 22
2000 22
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
56.0
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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.
Year Value
2015 56
2014 55
2013 53
2012 51
2011 49
2010 47
2009 46
2008 44
2007 42
2006 40
2005 38
2004 37
2003 35
2002 33
2001 31
2000 31

Hygiene

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% of Population with access to 'basic' hygiene facility - 2015
37.5
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Basic’ hygiene refers to the availability of a handwashing facility on premises with soap and water.
Year Value
2015 37.506
2014 37.034
2013 36.564
2012 36.097
2011 35.631
2010 35.168
2009 34.707
2008 34.248
2007 33.792
2006 33.338
2005 32.885
2004 32.436
2003 31.988
2002 31.541
2001 31.094
2000 30.648
% of Population with access to 'limited' hygiene facility - 2015
36.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Limited’ hygiene refers to the availability of a handwashing facility on premises without soap and water.
Year Value
2015 36
2014 36
2013 37
2012 38
2011 38
2010 39
2009 40
2008 40
2007 41
2006 42
2005 42
2004 43
2003 44
2002 44
2001 45
2000 46
% of Population with no access to hygiene facility - 2015
26.9
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘No facility’ refers to no handwashing facility on premises.
Year Value
2015 26.915
2014 26.724
2013 26.528
2012 26.329
2011 26.126
2010 25.920
2009 25.710
2008 25.497
2007 25.280
2006 25.060
2005 24.836
2004 24.610
2003 24.380
2002 24.148
2001 23.915
2000 23.678

WASH Finance

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Actual Government Spending in WASH as a % of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - 2016
0.02
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Year Value
2016 0.020
Planned Government Spending in WASH as a % of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - 2015
0.05
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Year Value
2015 0.050
2014 0.070
2013 0.050
2012 0.050
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received ($USD in Millions) - 2016
4.16K
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 4,164
2015 4,299
2014 4,578
2013 4,678
2012 6,038
2011 6,244
2010 6,277
2009 5,514
2008 4,485
2007 3,731
2006 3,161
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2016
49.2
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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
Year Value
2016 49.234
2015 24.718
2014 52.332
2013 60.640
2012 54.127
2011 63.232
2010 31.883
2009 34.307
2008 14.198
2007 13.089
2006 24.228
% of the Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2016
0.01
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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
Year Value
2016 0.012
2015 0.006
2014 0.011
2013 0.013
2012 0.009
2011 0.010
2010 0.005
2009 0.006
2008 0.003
2007 0.004
2006 0.770

WASH in Schools

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% of schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
70.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: A limited water service refers to a water service from an improved source that is not available all the time.
Year Value
2016 70
% of schools with no access to a water service - 2016
30.0
×

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
63.7
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Year Value
2016 63.673
2015 63.288
2014 62.895
2013 62.494
2012 62.086
2011 61.666
2010 61.226
2009 60.754
2008 60.243
2007 59.694
2006 59.110
2005 58.500
2004 57.875
2003 57.250
2002 56.637
2001 56.044
2000 55.482
Under 5 Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) - 2015
91
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Year Value
2015 91.100
2014 93.900
2013 96.700
2012 99.500
2011 102
2010 105
2009 108
2008 110
2007 113
2006 116
2005 120
2004 123
2003 127
2002 130
2001 134
2000 137
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2015
6.14K
×
Source: The Lancet
Year Value
2015 6,138
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2015
3.56K
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Source: WASHwatch Calculations based on data from The Lancet Read our blog on WASH related Diarrheal Disease to learn more.
Year Value
2015 3,560
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Water Point - 2009
56.0
×
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Sanitation Facility - 2010
91.0
×
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Hygiene Point - 2009
72.0
×
% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2013
41.0
×
Year Value
2013 41
Cholera Cases Reported - 2015
58,100.0
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Year Value
2015 58,064
2014 45,481
2013 3,957
2012 12
2011 3,733
2010 2,369
2009 662
2008 4,384
2005 33
2003 41
2002 3
2001 4,499
2000 4,330
1999 24,639
1998 10,000
1997 4,170
1995 19,903
1994 38,735
1993 37,046

Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2015
38.2
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Year Value
2015 38.200
2011 31.700

Infrastructures

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Total cost to extend basic water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000 USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
40.8K
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Year Value
2015 40,752
Total cost to extend adequate sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
73.5K
×
Year Value
2015 73,519
Total cost to extend hygiene services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
12.7K
×
Year Value
2015 12,692
Total cost to extend safely managed water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
414K
×
Year Value
2015 413,833
Total cost to extend safely managed sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
118M
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Year Value
2015 118,253,000

WASH ODA Donors

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$ 20,678,276
$ 20,678,276
$ 17,111,359
$ 17,111,359
$ 3,290,067
$ 3,290,067
$ 2,980,216
$ 2,980,216
$ 2,735,694
$ 2,735,694
$ 1,334,162
$ 1,334,162
$ 547,678
$ 547,678
$ 232,611
$ 232,611
$ 210,291
$ 210,291
$ 87,140
$ 87,140
$ 18,993
$ 18,993
$ 7,467
$ 7,467