Bangladesh

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10.50
0.66 - 1
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0.33 - 0.65
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0 - 0.32
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General

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Population - 2017
165M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 164,669,751
2016 162,951,560
2015 161,200,886
2014 159,077,513
2013 157,157,394
2012 155,257,387
2011 153,405,612
2010 151,616,777
2009 149,905,836
2008 148,252,473
2007 146,592,687
2006 144,839,238
2005 142,929,979
2004 140,843,786
2003 138,600,174
2002 136,228,456
2001 133,776,064
2000 131,280,739
% of Population Living Below Poverty Line - 2016
24.3
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Year Value
2016 24.300
2010 31.500
2005 40
2000 48.900
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2015
34
×

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
×
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 ($USD in Millions) - 2016
3.24K
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 3,243
2015 3,188
2014 2,865
2013 3,077
2012 2,614
2011 1,972
2010 1,922
2009 1,414
2008 2,537
2007 1,591
2006 1,756
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2016
187
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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 187
2015 131
2014 121
2013 88.653
2012 101
2011 119
2010 107
2009 46.995
2008 35.702
2007 39.846
2006 13.159
% of the Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2016
0.06
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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 0.058
2015 0.041
2014 0.042
2013 0.029
2012 0.039
2011 0.061
2010 0.056
2009 0.033
2008 0.014
2007 0.025
2006 0.750

WASH in Schools

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% of schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
74.0
×
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 74
% of schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
10.0
×
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 10
% of schools with no access to a water service - 2016
17.0
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% of primary schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
73.0
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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 73
% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
10.0
×
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 10
% of primary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
17.0
×
% of secondary 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 secondary schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
10.0
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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 10
% of secondary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
3.00
×
% of schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
59.0
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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 59
% of schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
35.0
×
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 35
% of schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
6.00
×
% of primary schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
57.0
×
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 57
% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
39.0
×
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 39
% of primary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
4.00
×
% of secondary schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
67.0
×
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 67
% of secondary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
31.0
×
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 31
% of secondary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
3.00
×
% of schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
44.0
×
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 44
% of schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
45.0
×
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: A limited hygiene service refers to a hygiene service with water access.
Year Value
2016 45
% of schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
11.0
×
% of primary schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
39.0
×
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 39
% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
48.0
×
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: A limited hygiene service refers to a hygiene service with water access.
Year Value
2016 48
% of primary schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
14.0
×
% of secondary schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
58.0
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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 58
% of secondary schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
39.0
×
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: A limited hygiene service refers to a hygiene service with water access.
Year Value
2016 39
% of secondary schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
3.00
×

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
72.5
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Year Value
2016 72.489
2015 72.155
2014 71.803
2013 71.431
2012 71.039
2011 70.626
2010 70.198
2009 69.759
2008 69.312
2007 68.861
2006 68.403
2005 67.937
2004 67.460
2003 66.965
2002 66.448
2001 65.903
2000 65.324
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
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Water Point - 2013
93.0
×
% 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
×
Year Value
2014 36
Cholera Cases Reported - 2000
1.02K
×
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) - 2016
72.8
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Year Value
2016 72.759
2011 47.077

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
×
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
×
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
×
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
×
Year Value
2015 639,844,000

WASH ODA Donors

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$ 83,774,627
$ 83,774,627
$ 47,156,807
$ 47,156,807
$ 43,656,610
$ 43,656,610
$ 3,363,961
$ 3,363,961
$ 2,393,313
$ 2,393,313
$ 2,383,412
$ 2,383,412
$ 1,445,084
$ 1,445,084
$ 791,841
$ 791,841
$ 540,625
$ 540,625
$ 365,503
$ 365,503
$ 178,474
$ 178,474
$ 171,714
$ 171,714
$ 34,151
$ 34,151