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General

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Population - 2017
24.6M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 24,598,933
2016 24,210,809
2015 23,850,784
2014 23,622,353
2013 23,270,465
2012 22,911,375
2011 22,542,371
2010 22,162,863
2009 21,770,690
2008 21,370,348
2007 20,975,949
2006 20,606,228
2005 20,274,282
2004 19,985,475
2003 19,735,255
2002 19,514,385
2001 19,308,681
2000 19,107,251
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2017
86
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Year Value
2017 85.904
2016 85.800
2015 85.701
2014 85.602
2013 85.502
2012 85.402
2011 85.300
2010 85.182
2009 85.063
2008 84.943
2007 84.822
2006 84.700
2005 84.582
2004 84.463
2003 84.343
2002 84.222
2001 84.100
2000 84.235

General Finance Flows

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Total Official Development Assistance Disbursed ($USD in millions) - 2017
2.28K
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 2,279
2016 2,294
2015 2,762
2014 2,922
2013 3,285
2012 3,410
2011 3,047
2010 2,846
2009 2,471
2008 2,655
2007 2,412
2006 2,166
2005 1,843
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) as % of Gross National Income (GNI) - 2017
0.23
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Year Value
2017 0.232
2016 0.266
2015 0.291
2014 0.314
2013 0.331
2012 0.361
2011 0.344
2010 0.323
2009 0.294
2008 0.316
2007 0.323
2006 0.295
2005 0.248
2004 0.245
2003 0.247
2002 0.256
2001 0.252
2000 0.267
Total Official Development Assistance Committed ($USD Millions) - 2017
2.25K
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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 2,252
2016 2,290
2015 2,754
2014 2,903
2013 3,224
2012 3,402
2011 3,046
2010 3,273
2009 2,579
2008 4,025
2007 1,818
2006 2,774
% of Official Development Assistance disbursed in the form of loans - 2017
0
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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
2016 0
2015 0.512
2014 0.595
2013 0.475
2012 0.919
2011 1.494
2010 0.985
2009 3.813
2008 2.035
2007 0.140
2006 1.285
% of Official Development Assistance disbursed in the form of grants - 2017
100.0
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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 100
2016 100
2015 99.488
2014 99.405
2013 99.525
2012 99.081
2011 98.506
2010 99.015
2009 96.187
2008 97.965
2007 99.860
2006 98.715

WASH Finance Flows

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Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Disbursed Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2017
27.2
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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
2017 27.224
2016 44.071
2015 68.498
2014 74.515
2013 122
2012 89.295
2011 89.113
2010 111
2009 23.552
2008 9.455
2007 11.077
2006 4.415
2005 23.787
% of the Total Official Development Assistance Disbursed Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2017
1
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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 1.195
2016 1.921
2015 2.480
2014 2.550
2013 3.716
2012 2.618
2011 2.925
2010 3.893
2009 0.953
2008 0.356
2007 0.459
2006 0.204
2005 1.291
% of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to Water and Sanitation Spent on the Least Developed Countries - 2017
29.3
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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
Year Value
2017 29.282
2016 28.131
2015 27.938
2014 23.155
2013 24.232
2012 23.299
2011 30.415
2010 28.840
2009 45.693
2008 46.454
2007 14.279
2006 39.818
2005 23.365
2004 14.700
2003 13
2002 22.900
% of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to Water and Sanitation Spent in WASHwatch's Top Ten Priority Countries - 2016
0
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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
Year Value
2016 0
2015 0
2014 0
2013 0
2012 0
2011 0.293
2010 0.129
2009 0.615
2008 0
2007 0
% of Official Development Assistance spent on WASH disbursed in the form of loans - 2017
0
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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
2016 0
2015 0
2014 0
2013 0
2012 0
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of Official Development Assistance spent on WASH disbursed in the form of grants - 2017
100
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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 100
2016 100
2015 100
2014 100
2013 100
2012 100
2011 100
2010 100
2009 100
2008 100
2007 100
2006 100

WASH Finance Flows by System

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% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Water Supply and Sanitation – Large Systems’ - 2016
10.30
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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 10.252
2015 12.554
2014 9.794
2013 9.681
2012 16.213
2011 2.708
2010 2.418
2009 3.838
2008 16.402
2007 12.090
2006 40.430
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Water Supply – Large Systems’ - 2017
8.0
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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 7.968
2016 29.685
2015 22.443
2014 0
2013 12.550
2012 20.725
2011 5.146
2010 8.790
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Sanitation– Large Systems’ - 2017
20.50
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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 20.476
2016 0
2015 4.397
2014 8.032
2013 1.854
2012 0.850
2011 4.463
2010 7.345
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Drinking Water Supply and Basic Sanitation’ - 2017
56.6
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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 56.631
2016 59.694
2015 60.474
2014 82.174
2013 75.821
2012 61.954
2011 85.624
2010 81.081
2009 96.162
2008 83.598
2007 87.910
2006 58.789
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Drinking Water Supply’ - 2017
1.14
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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 1.140
2016 0.228
2015 0.132
2014 0
2013 0.094
2012 0.258
2011 1.442
2010 0.357
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Sanitation’ - 2017
1.52
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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 1.517
2016 0
2015 0
2014 0
2013 0
2012 0
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Education and Training in Water Supply and Sanitation’ - 2017
0.07
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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 0.069
2016 0.141
2015 0
2014 0
2013 0
2012 0
2011 0.617
2010 0.009
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0.781

Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2017
7.4K
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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 7,351
2016 7,245
2015 7,139
2014 9,042
2013 12,397
2012 16,888
2011 21,265
2010 25,522
2009 29,637
2008 33,604
2007 37,442
2006 41,193
2005 44,901
2004 48,607
2003 52,324
2002 56,050
2001 55,639
2000 54,853
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2017
100.0
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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
2017 99.970
2016 99.970
2015 99.970
2014 99.961
2013 99.946
2012 99.926
2011 99.905
2010 99.885
2009 99.864
2008 99.843
2007 99.821
2006 99.800
2005 99.778
2004 99.756
2003 99.734
2002 99.712
2001 99.711
2000 99.712
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2017
0
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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 0
2016 0
2015 0
2014 0
2013 0
2012 0
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
2005 0
2004 0
2003 0
2002 0
2001 0
2000 0
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2017
0.03
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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 0.030
2016 0.030
2015 0.030
2014 0.039
2013 0.054
2012 0.074
2011 0.095
2010 0.115
2009 0.136
2008 0.157
2007 0.156
2006 0.170
2005 0.183
2004 0.197
2003 0.211
2002 0.225
2001 0.225
2000 0.225
% of Population using surface water - 2017
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
2017 0
2016 0
2015 0
2014 0
2013 0
2012 0
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0.023
2006 0.031
2005 0.039
2004 0.047
2003 0.055
2002 0.063
2001 0.064
2000 0.063
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2017
100.0
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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
2017 100
2016 100
2015 100
2014 100
2013 99.955
2012 99.873
2011 99.792
2010 99.710
2009 99.628
2008 99.547
2007 99.465
2006 99.383
2005 99.302
2004 99.220
2003 99.138
2002 99.057
2001 99.057
2000 99.057
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2017
100.0
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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
2017 99.965
2016 99.965
2015 99.965
2014 99.955
2013 99.945
2012 99.935
2011 99.925
2010 99.915
2009 99.905
2008 99.895
2007 99.885
2006 99.875
2005 99.865
2004 99.855
2003 99.845
2002 99.835
2001 99.835
2000 99.835

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2017
2.16K
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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 2,163
2016 2,135
2015 2,106
2014 2,077
2013 2,048
2012 2,019
2011 1,989
2010 1,957
2009 1,923
2008 1,888
2007 1,853
2006 1,820
2005 1,791
2004 1,765
2003 1,743
2002 1,723
2001 1,705
2000 1,687
% of Population with access to 'safely managed' sanitation - 2017
75.6
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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 75.640
2016 74.761
2015 73.882
2014 73.003
2013 72.124
2012 71.245
2011 70.366
2010 69.487
2009 68.608
2008 67.729
2007 66.850
2006 65.971
2005 65.092
2004 64.213
2003 64.213
2002 64.213
2001 64.213
2000 64.213
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2017
100.0
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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
2017 99.991
2016 99.991
2015 99.991
2014 99.991
2013 99.991
2012 99.991
2011 99.991
2010 99.991
2009 99.991
2008 99.991
2007 99.991
2006 99.991
2005 99.991
2004 99.991
2003 99.991
2002 99.991
2001 99.991
2000 99.991
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2017
0
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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 0
2016 0
2015 0
2014 0
2013 0
2012 0
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
2005 0
2004 0
2003 0
2002 0
2001 0
2000 0
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2017
0.01
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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 0.009
2016 0.009
2015 0.009
2014 0.009
2013 0.009
2012 0.009
2011 0.009
2010 0.009
2009 0.009
2008 0.009
2007 0.009
2006 0.009
2005 0.009
2004 0.009
2003 0.009
2002 0.009
2001 0.009
2000 0.009
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2017
0
×
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
2016 0
2015 0
2014 0
2013 0
2012 0
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
2005 0
2004 0
2003 0
2002 0
2001 0
2000 0

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
82.5
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Year Value
2016 82.500
2015 82.400
2014 82.300
2013 82.149
2012 82.046
2011 81.895
2010 81.695
2009 81.544
2008 81.395
2007 81.293
2006 81.041
2005 80.841
2004 80.490
2003 80.239
2002 79.937
2001 79.634
2000 79.234
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2017
9.9
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Year Value
2017 9.915
2016 10.011
2015 10.264
2014 10.032
2013 10.671
2012 10.756
2011 11.412
2010 11.996
2009 12.481
2008 12.022
2007 11.936
2006 11.709
2005 10.704
2004 9.659
2003 8.631
2002 7.810
2001 7.215
2000 6.507
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2017
5.75
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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 5.751
2016 5.807
2015 5.953
2014 5.819
2013 6.189
2012 6.239
2011 6.619
2010 6.958
2009 7.239
2008 6.973
2007 6.923
2006 6.791
2005 6.208
2004 5.602
2003 5.006
2002 4.530
2001 4.185
2000 3.774
% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2007
2.00
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Year Value
2007 2

Top WASH ODA Recipient Countries

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$ 7,420,000
$ 7,420,000
$ 2,273,000
$ 2,273,000
$ 2,261,000
$ 2,261,000
$ 1,654,000
$ 1,654,000
$ 1,372,000
$ 1,372,000
$ 1,218,000
$ 1,218,000
$ 993,000
$ 993,000
$ 680,000
$ 680,000
$ 607,000
$ 607,000
$ 461,000
$ 461,000
$ 445,000
$ 445,000
$ 363,000
$ 363,000
$ 338,000
$ 338,000
$ 331,000
$ 331,000
$ 267,000
$ 267,000
$ 234,000
$ 234,000
$ 207,000
$ 207,000
$ 206,000
$ 206,000
$ 197,000
$ 197,000
$ 137,000
$ 137,000
$ 57,000
$ 57,000
$ 38,000
$ 38,000
$ 31,000
$ 31,000
$ 28,000
$ 28,000
$ 20,000
$ 20,000
$ 18,000
$ 18,000
$ 17,000
$ 17,000
$ 17,000
$ 17,000
$ 16,000
$ 16,000
$ 15,000
$ 15,000
$ 15,000
$ 15,000
$ 14,000
$ 14,000
$ 14,000
$ 14,000
$ 10,000
$ 10,000
$ 8,000
$ 8,000
$ 8,000
$ 8,000
$ 6,000
$ 6,000
$ 6,000
$ 6,000
$ 5,000
$ 5,000
$ 3,000
$ 3,000
$ 2,000
$ 2,000
$ 1,000
$ 1,000
$ 1,000
$ 1,000
$ 1,000
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