Bangladesh

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General

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Population - 2016
163M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2016 162,951,560
2015 161,200,886
2014 159,405,279
2013 157,571,292
2012 155,727,053
2011 153,911,916
2010 152,149,102
2009 150,454,708
2008 148,805,814
2007 147,139,191
2006 145,368,004
2005 143,431,101
2004 141,307,489
2003 139,019,001
2002 136,600,667
2001 134,107,160
2000 131,581,243
% of Population Living Below Poverty Line - 2010
31.5
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Year Value
2010 31.510
2005 40
2000 48.900
Human Development Index Value - 2015
0.58
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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.
Year Value
2015 0.579
2014 0.575
2013 0.570
2012 0.565
2011 0.557
2010 0.545
2009 0.535
2008 0.523
2007 0.520
2006 0.513
2005 0.506
2004 0.499
2003 0.491
2002 0.484
2001 0.476
2000 0.468
Human Development Index Rank - 2015
139
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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.
Year Value
2015 139
2014 142
2013 142
2012 143
Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index Score - 2015
41.0
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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.
Year Value
2015 41.036
2014 41.058
2013 40.222
2012 40.265
2011 40.170
2010 39.945
2009 39.497
2008 39.326
2007 38.905
2006 38.598
GDP ($USD in Millions) - 2016
221.0K
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2016 221,415
2015 195,079
2014 172,885
2013 149,990
2012 133,356
2011 128,638
2010 115,279
2009 102,478
2008 91,631
2007 79,612
2006 71,819
2005 69,443
2004 65,109
2003 60,159
2002 54,724
2001 53,991
2000 53,370
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2015
34
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Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
4.30M
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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 4,303,184
2014 4,504,195
2013 4,704,084
2012 4,903,322
2011 5,102,821
2010 5,303,052
2009 5,504,421
2008 5,706,235
2007 5,906,053
2006 6,099,891
2005 6,284,218
2004 6,456,899
2003 6,617,746
2002 6,766,959
2001 6,905,922
2000 7,028,150
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
97.3
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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 97.327
2014 97.169
2013 97.007
2012 96.842
2011 96.674
2010 96.502
2009 96.328
2008 96.151
2007 95.971
2006 95.789
2005 95.603
2004 95.416
2003 95.225
2002 95.033
2001 94.838
2000 94.646
% of Population with access to 'safely managed' water - 2015
55.7
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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.
Year Value
2015 55.673
2014 55.707
2013 55.738
2012 55.768
2011 55.796
2010 55.821
2009 55.843
2008 55.861
2007 55.876
2006 55.887
2005 55.893
2004 55.897
2003 55.896
2002 55.892
2001 55.885
2000 55.852
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2015
1.17
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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 1.170
2014 1.171
2013 1.173
2012 1.175
2011 1.176
2010 1.178
2009 1.179
2008 1.181
2007 1.182
2006 1.183
2005 1.184
2004 1.185
2003 1.186
2002 1.187
2001 1.188
2000 1.188
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2015
1.00
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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 1
2014 1
2013 1
2012 1
2011 1
2010 1
2009 1
2008 1
2007 1
2006 1
2005 1
2004 1
2003 2
2002 2
2001 2
2000 2
% of Population using surface water - 2015
1.00
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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 1
2014 1
2013 1
2012 1
2011 1
2010 1
2009 1
2008 2
2007 2
2006 2
2005 2
2004 2
2003 2
2002 2
2001 2
2000 2
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
97.0
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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 97
2014 97
2013 97
2012 96
2011 96
2010 96
2009 96
2008 95
2007 95
2006 95
2005 95
2004 95
2003 94
2002 94
2001 94
2000 94
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
98.0
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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 98
2014 98
2013 98
2012 98
2011 98
2010 98
2009 98
2008 98
2007 98
2006 98
2005 98
2004 98
2003 98
2002 98
2001 98
2000 98

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
85.4M
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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 85,449,092
2014 86,623,162
2013 87,759,406
2012 88,869,482
2011 89,970,547
2010 91,072,138
2009 92,183,838
2008 93,295,019
2007 94,366,664
2006 95,340,137
2005 96,168,578
2004 96,829,637
2003 97,329,193
2002 97,680,027
2001 97,910,106
2000 98,005,904
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
46.9
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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 46.925
2014 45.547
2013 44.158
2012 42.760
2011 41.351
2010 39.933
2009 38.506
2008 37.070
2007 35.627
2006 34.175
2005 32.716
2004 31.250
2003 29.777
2002 28.297
2001 26.810
2000 25.346
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2015
22.2
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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 22.152
2014 21.486
2013 20.816
2012 20.143
2011 19.467
2010 18.788
2009 18.108
2008 17.426
2007 16.741
2006 16.056
2005 15.369
2004 14.680
2003 13.991
2002 13.299
2001 12.607
2000 11.932
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2015
30.8
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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 30.817
2014 31.782
2013 32.715
2012 33.643
2011 34.568
2010 35.488
2009 36.403
2008 37.312
2007 38.215
2006 39.112
2005 40.004
2004 40.890
2003 41.771
2002 42.646
2001 43.515
2000 44.357
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2015
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 0
2014 1
2013 2
2012 3
2011 5
2010 6
2009 7
2008 8
2007 9
2006 11
2005 12
2004 13
2003 14
2002 16
2001 17
2000 18
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
43.0
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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 43
2014 42
2013 40
2012 39
2011 37
2010 36
2009 34
2008 33
2007 31
2006 30
2005 28
2004 27
2003 25
2002 24
2001 22
2000 21
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
54.0
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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 54
2014 53
2013 52
2012 51
2011 50
2010 49
2009 48
2008 48
2007 47
2006 46
2005 45
2004 44
2003 43
2002 42
2001 42
2000 41

Hygiene

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% of Population with access to 'basic' hygiene facility - 2015
36.7
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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
2015 36.665
2014 36.481
2013 36.296
2012 36.112
2011 35.927
2010 35.743
2009 35.561
2008 35.382
2007 35.205
2006 35.031
2005 34.860
% of Population with access to 'limited' hygiene facility - 2015
48.0
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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 48
2014 48
2013 49
2012 49
2011 49
2010 49
2009 49
2008 49
2007 49
2006 49
2005 50
% of Population with no access to hygiene facility - 2015
15.0
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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 15.042
2014 15.100
2013 15.158
2012 15.217
2011 15.275
2010 15.334
2009 15.391
2008 15.448
2007 15.504
2006 15.559
2005 15.613

WASH Finance

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Planned Government Spending in WASH as a % of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - 2015
0.30
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Year Value
2015 0.300
2014 0.260
2013 0.340
2012 0.310
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received ($USD in Millions) - 2015
3.54K
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2015 3,535
2014 3,169
2013 3,417
2012 2,906
2011 2,195
2010 2,152
2009 1,579
2008 2,854
2007 1,800
2006 1,756
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2015
146
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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
2015 146
2014 135
2013 100
2012 113
2011 136
2010 124
2009 54.238
2008 41.056
2007 45.011
2006 13.159
% of the Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2015
4.14
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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
2015 4.140
2014 4.270
2013 2.940
2012 3.890
2011 6.180
2010 5.770
2009 3.430
2008 1.440
2007 2.500
2006 0.750
Official Development Assistance (ODA) for Water and Sanitation Received Per Capita without Access to Adequate Water and Sanitation ($USD) - 2015
1.50
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Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System and WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2015 1.498
2014 1.366
2013 1.002
2012 1.113
2011 1.324
2010 1.202
2009 0.522
2008 0.393
2007 0.429
2006 0.125

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2015
72.0
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Year Value
2015 72.001
2014 71.626
2013 70.700
2012 70.300
2011 69.900
2010 69.500
2009 69.100
2008 68.700
2007 68.300
2006 67.900
2005 67.500
2004 67.100
2003 66.700
2002 66.200
2001 65.800
2000 65.300
Under 5 Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) - 2015
37.6
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Year Value
2015 37.600
2014 39.500
2013 41.600
2012 44
2011 46.700
2010 49.600
2009 52.600
2008 55.900
2007 59.400
2006 63
2005 66.800
2004 70.700
2003 74.800
2002 79
2001 83.500
2000 88
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2015
3.83K
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Source: The Lancet
Year Value
2015 3,827
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2015
2.22K
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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 2,219
Number of deaths due to Diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years (per 1,000 live births) - 2015
25.0
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Source: The Lancet
Year Value
2015 25
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Water Point - 2013
93.0
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% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Sanitation Facility - 2014
53.0
×
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Hygiene Point - 2013
79.0
×
% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2014
36.0
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Year Value
2014 36
Cholera Cases Reported - 2000
1.02K
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Year Value
2000 1,021
1999 3,440
1998 1,067
1997 1,959
1996 418
1995 2,297
1994 562
1993 78
1992 479
1991 8
1990 82

Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2015
61.5
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Year Value
2015 61.500
2014 60.600
2012 58.800
% of Schools with Water Services - 2013
83.0
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Source: UNICEF, Advancing WASH in Schools Monitoring, 2015
Year Value
2013 83
2008 64
% of Schools with Sanitation Services - 2013
60.0
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Source: UNICEF, Advancing WASH in Schools Monitoring, 2015
Year Value
2013 60
2008 22

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
122K
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Year Value
2015 121,501
Total cost to extend adequate sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
402K
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Year Value
2015 401,507
Total cost to extend hygiene services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
137K
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Year Value
2015 137,281
Total cost to extend safely managed water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
2.28M
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Year Value
2015 2,279,790
Total cost to extend safely managed sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
640M
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Year Value
2015 639,844,000

WASH ODA Donors

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$ 47,234,110
$ 47,234,110
$ 39,698,238
$ 39,698,238
$ 20,902,357
$ 20,902,357
$ 8,464,494
$ 8,464,494
$ 5,315,088
$ 5,315,088
$ 5,204,530
$ 5,204,530
$ 2,902,269
$ 2,902,269
$ 2,116,534
$ 2,116,534
$ 2,028,887
$ 2,028,887
$ 1,138,730
$ 1,138,730
$ 854,132
$ 854,132
$ 48,793
$ 48,793
$ 18,403
$ 18,403
$ 9,978
$ 9,978
$ 7,421
$ 7,421
$ 2,410
$ 2,410