Algeria

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General

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Population - 2017
41.3M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 41,318,142
2016 40,606,052
2015 39,871,528
2014 38,934,334
2013 38,186,135
2012 37,439,427
2011 36,717,132
2010 36,036,159
2009 35,401,790
2008 34,811,059
2007 34,261,971
2006 33,749,328
2005 33,267,887
2004 32,817,225
2003 32,394,886
2002 31,990,387
2001 31,590,320
2000 31,183,658
% of Population Living Below Poverty Line - 2011
5.50
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Year Value
2011 5.500
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2017
72
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Year Value
2017 72.052
2016 71.459
2015 70.848
2014 70.221
2013 69.576
2012 68.915
2011 68.236
2010 67.540
2009 66.826
2008 66.097
2007 65.348
2006 64.593
2005 63.830
2004 63.061
2003 62.284
2002 61.501
2001 60.712
2000 59.919

Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2017
2.66M
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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
2017 2,662,587
2016 2,632,957
2015 2,601,778
2014 2,633,392
2013 2,662,539
2012 2,690,334
2011 2,718,586
2010 2,748,745
2009 2,781,532
2008 2,816,895
2007 2,855,064
2006 2,895,379
2005 2,937,619
2004 2,981,870
2003 3,028,172
2002 3,075,630
2001 3,123,011
2000 3,169,115
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2017
93.6
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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
2017 93.556
2016 93.516
2015 93.475
2014 93.267
2013 93.055
2012 92.838
2011 92.616
2010 92.389
2009 92.157
2008 91.920
2007 91.676
2006 91.428
2005 91.175
2004 90.918
2003 90.655
2002 90.387
2001 90.115
2000 89.837
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2017
5.14
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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
2017 5.140
2016 5.170
2015 5.200
2014 5.219
2013 5.238
2012 5.257
2011 5.277
2010 5.297
2009 5.318
2008 5.339
2007 5.360
2006 5.381
2005 5.402
2004 5.423
2003 5.444
2002 5.465
2001 5.485
2000 5.505
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2017
1.11
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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
2017 1.114
2016 1.122
2015 1.131
2014 1.306
2013 1.486
2012 1.668
2011 1.855
2010 2.046
2009 2.241
2008 2.441
2007 2.645
2006 2.854
2005 3.066
2004 3.284
2003 3.505
2002 3.731
2001 3.962
2000 4.197
% of Population using surface water - 2017
0.19
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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
2017 0.190
2016 0.192
2015 0.194
2014 0.208
2013 0.222
2012 0.236
2011 0.251
2010 0.267
2009 0.284
2008 0.301
2007 0.319
2006 0.337
2005 0.356
2004 0.376
2003 0.396
2002 0.417
2001 0.438
2000 0.461
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2017
88.7
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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
2017 88.691
2016 88.691
2015 88.691
2014 88.333
2013 87.975
2012 87.617
2011 87.259
2010 86.901
2009 86.543
2008 86.185
2007 85.828
2006 85.470
2005 85.112
2004 84.754
2003 84.396
2002 84.038
2001 83.680
2000 83.322
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2017
95.4
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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
2017 95.443
2016 95.443
2015 95.443
2014 95.360
2013 95.277
2012 95.193
2011 95.110
2010 95.027
2009 94.944
2008 94.861
2007 94.778
2006 94.694
2005 94.611
2004 94.528
2003 94.445
2002 94.362
2001 94.279
2000 94.195

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2017
5.13M
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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
2017 5,128,998
2016 5,058,573
2015 4,985,250
2014 4,954,587
2013 4,923,648
2012 4,894,586
2011 4,870,587
2010 4,854,055
2009 4,845,970
2008 4,845,982
2007 4,854,196
2006 4,869,335
2005 4,890,802
2004 4,918,553
2003 4,952,483
2002 4,990,981
2001 5,031,953
2000 5,073,402
% of Population with access to 'safely managed' sanitation - 2017
17.7
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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.
Year Value
2017 17.687
2016 17.713
2015 17.739
2014 17.809
2013 17.878
2012 17.944
2011 18.008
2010 18.069
2009 18.129
2008 18.186
2007 18.240
2006 18.291
2005 18.339
2004 18.385
2003 18.427
2002 18.466
2001 18.502
2000 18.534
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2017
87.6
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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
2017 87.587
2016 87.542
2015 87.497
2014 87.333
2013 87.157
2012 86.971
2011 86.772
2010 86.560
2009 86.336
2008 86.099
2007 85.848
2006 85.584
2005 85.308
2004 85.019
2003 84.716
2002 84.401
2001 84.072
2000 83.731
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2017
8.37
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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
2017 8.370
2016 8.394
2015 8.418
2014 8.423
2013 8.426
2012 8.430
2011 8.432
2010 8.434
2009 8.435
2008 8.435
2007 8.434
2006 8.432
2005 8.428
2004 8.424
2003 8.418
2002 8.410
2001 8.402
2000 8.391
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2017
3.27
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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
2017 3.270
2016 3.278
2015 3.287
2014 3.159
2013 3.032
2012 2.906
2011 2.781
2010 2.658
2009 2.535
2008 2.415
2007 2.295
2006 2.177
2005 2.060
2004 1.945
2003 1.831
2002 1.717
2001 1.606
2000 1.495
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2017
0.77
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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
2017 0.773
2016 0.785
2015 0.798
2014 1.086
2013 1.385
2012 1.694
2011 2.015
2010 2.348
2009 2.694
2008 3.052
2007 3.423
2006 3.807
2005 4.203
2004 4.613
2003 5.035
2002 5.471
2001 5.920
2000 6.383
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2017
82.2
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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
2017 82.209
2016 82.209
2015 82.209
2014 81.550
2013 80.891
2012 80.232
2011 79.573
2010 78.913
2009 78.254
2008 77.595
2007 76.936
2006 76.277
2005 75.618
2004 74.959
2003 74.299
2002 73.640
2001 72.981
2000 72.322
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2017
89.7
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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
2017 89.672
2016 89.672
2015 89.672
2014 89.785
2013 89.898
2012 90.010
2011 90.123
2010 90.236
2009 90.348
2008 90.461
2007 90.574
2006 90.686
2005 90.799
2004 90.911
2003 91.024
2002 91.137
2001 91.249
2000 91.362

Hygiene

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% of Population with access to 'basic' hygiene facility - 2017
83.7
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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
2017 83.741
2016 83.653
2015 83.562
2014 83.469
2013 83.374
2012 83.276
2011 83.175
2010 83.072
2009 82.967
% of Population with access to 'limited' hygiene facility - 2017
7.86
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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
2017 7.856
2016 7.899
2015 7.944
2014 7.991
2013 8.038
2012 8.087
2011 8.137
2010 8.188
2009 8.241
% of Population with no access to hygiene facility - 2017
8.40
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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
2017 8.404
2016 8.448
2015 8.493
2014 8.540
2013 8.588
2012 8.637
2011 8.688
2010 8.739
2009 8.793

WASH Finance

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Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received ($USD in Millions) - 2017
260
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 260
2016 214
2015 193
2014 220
2013 279
2012 228
2011 260
2010 255
2009 328
2008 337
2007 385
2006 396
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2017
0.53
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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
2017 0.527
2016 5.509
2015 0.456
2014 1.772
2013 5.467
2012 0.787
2011 13.496
2010 4.325
2009 5.272
2008 0.146
2007 1.797
2006 2.588
% of the Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2017
0.20
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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
2017 0.203
2016 2.570
2015 0.236
2014 0.804
2013 1.956
2012 0.345
2011 5.196
2010 1.693
2009 1.609
2008 0.043
2007 0.466
2006 0.653

WASH in Schools

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% of schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
93.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: Basic water service refers to water that is on site, an improved source and available.
Year Value
2016 93
% of schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
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 0
% of schools with no access to a water service - 2016
7.00
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% of primary schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
87.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: Basic water service refers to water that is on site, an improved source and available.
Year Value
2016 87
% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
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 0
% of primary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
13.0
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% of secondary schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
98.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: Basic water service refers to water that is on site, an improved source and available.
Year Value
2016 98
% of secondary schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
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 0
% of secondary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
1.00
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% of schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
99.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: Basic sanitation service refers to an improved sanitation source that is usable and segregated by gender.
Year Value
2016 99
% of schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
1.00
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: A limited sanitation service refers to a sanitation service that is an improved service but is not usable or segregated by gender.
Year Value
2016 1
% of schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
0
×
% of primary schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
98.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: Basic sanitation service refers to an improved sanitation source that is usable and segregated by gender.
Year Value
2016 98
% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
2.00
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: A limited sanitation service refers to a sanitation service that is an improved service but is not usable or segregated by gender.
Year Value
2016 2
% of primary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
0
×
% of secondary schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
100
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: Basic sanitation service refers to an improved sanitation source that is usable and segregated by gender.
Year Value
2016 100
% of secondary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
0
×
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: A limited sanitation service refers to a sanitation service that is an improved service but is not usable or segregated by gender.
Year Value
2016 0
% of secondary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
0
×
% of schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
99.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: Basic hygiene service refers to a facility with water and soap.
Year Value
2016 99
% of primary schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
98.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: Basic hygiene service refers to a facility with water and soap.
Year Value
2016 98
% of secondary schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
99.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: Basic hygiene service refers to a facility with water and soap.
Year Value
2016 99

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
76.1
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Year Value
2016 76.078
2015 75.860
2014 75.641
2013 75.418
2012 75.187
2011 74.944
2010 74.676
2009 74.374
2008 74.032
2007 73.648
2006 73.225
2005 72.767
2004 72.281
2003 71.780
2002 71.276
2001 70.778
2000 70.292
Under 5 Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) - 2015
25.5
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Year Value
2015 25.500
2014 25.600
2013 25.800
2012 26.100
2011 26.600
2010 27.300
2009 28.300
2008 29.400
2007 30.700
2006 32.100
2005 33.600
2004 35.100
2003 36.500
2002 37.800
2001 38.900
2000 39.700
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2017
166
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Year Value
2017 166
2016 183
2015 201
2014 218
2013 232
2012 251
2011 284
2010 319
2009 355
2008 398
2007 444
2006 493
2005 547
2004 609
2003 672
2002 772
2001 896
2000 1,038
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2017
96
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Source: WASHwatch Calculations based on data from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 and Prüss-Ustün et al (2014). Read our blog on WASH related Diarrhoeal Disease to learn more.
Year Value
2017 96.433
2016 106
2015 117
2014 127
2013 134
2012 145
2011 165
2010 185
2009 206
2008 231
2007 257
2006 286
2005 317
2004 353
2003 390
2002 448
2001 520
2000 602
% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2012
12.0
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Year Value
2012 12
Cholera Cases Reported - 2006
0
×
Year Value
2006 0
2005 0
1994 118
1992 69
1991 1,299

Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2015
79.6
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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
84.3K
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Year Value
2015 84,276
Total cost to extend adequate sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
278K
×
Year Value
2015 277,755
Total cost to extend hygiene services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
15.7K
×
Year Value
2015 15,725
Total cost to extend safely managed water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
642K
×
Year Value
2015 641,906
Total cost to extend safely managed sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
722M
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Year Value
2015 721,587,000

WASH ODA Donors

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$ 5,421,132
$ 5,421,132