Belize

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General

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Population - 2017
375K
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 374,681
2016 366,954
2015 359,288
2014 351,706
2013 344,193
2012 336,707
2011 329,193
2010 321,609
2009 313,925
2008 306,165
2007 298,403
2006 290,751
2005 283,279
2004 276,085
2003 269,132
2002 262,202
2001 254,989
2000 247,312
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2015
44
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Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
10.3K
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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 10,316
2014 12,316
2013 14,282
2012 16,146
2011 17,906
2010 19,558
2009 21,099
2008 22,533
2007 23,864
2006 25,103
2005 26,257
2004 27,341
2003 28,356
2002 29,282
2001 30,085
2000 30,736
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
97.1
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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 97.129
2014 96.498
2013 95.851
2012 95.205
2011 94.561
2010 93.919
2009 93.279
2008 92.640
2007 92.003
2006 91.366
2005 90.731
2004 90.097
2003 89.464
2002 88.832
2001 88.202
2000 87.572
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2015
1.23
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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 1.233
2014 1.224
2013 1.214
2012 1.204
2011 1.195
2010 1.185
2009 1.175
2008 1.165
2007 1.155
2006 1.145
2005 1.135
2004 1.126
2003 1.116
2002 1.106
2001 1.097
2000 1.087
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2015
2.00
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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 2
2014 2
2013 2
2012 3
2011 3
2010 4
2009 4
2008 5
2007 5
2006 6
2005 6
2004 7
2003 7
2002 7
2001 8
2000 8
% of Population using surface water - 2015
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 0
2014 0
2013 0
2012 1
2011 1
2010 1
2009 1
2008 1
2007 2
2006 2
2005 2
2004 2
2003 2
2002 3
2001 3
2000 3
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
96.0
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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 96
2014 95
2013 94
2012 93
2011 93
2010 92
2009 91
2008 90
2007 90
2006 89
2005 88
2004 87
2003 87
2002 86
2001 85
2000 84
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
99.0
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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 99
2014 99
2013 98
2012 98
2011 97
2010 96
2009 96
2008 95
2007 95
2006 94
2005 94
2004 93
2003 93
2002 92
2001 92
2000 91

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
46.1K
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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 46,143
2014 46,278
2013 46,368
2012 46,409
2011 46,392
2010 46,312
2009 46,164
2008 45,956
2007 45,700
2006 45,412
2005 45,105
2004 44,797
2003 44,484
2002 44,132
2001 43,689
2000 43,120
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
87.2
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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 87.157
2014 86.842
2013 86.528
2012 86.217
2011 85.907
2010 85.600
2009 85.295
2008 84.990
2007 84.685
2006 84.381
2005 84.077
2004 83.774
2003 83.471
2002 83.169
2001 82.866
2000 82.565
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2015
8.95
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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 8.954
2014 8.914
2013 8.874
2012 8.833
2011 8.791
2010 8.748
2009 8.705
2008 8.661
2007 8.618
2006 8.575
2005 8.532
2004 8.490
2003 8.447
2002 8.404
2001 8.362
2000 8.320
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2015
2.66
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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 2.660
2014 2.795
2013 2.931
2012 3.067
2011 3.203
2010 3.340
2009 3.478
2008 3.617
2007 3.758
2006 3.900
2005 4.043
2004 4.188
2003 4.334
2002 4.482
2001 4.631
2000 4.781
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2015
1.00
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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 1
2014 1
2013 2
2012 2
2011 2
2010 2
2009 3
2008 3
2007 3
2006 3
2005 3
2004 4
2003 4
2002 4
2001 4
2000 4
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
84.0
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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 84
2014 84
2013 83
2012 83
2011 83
2010 82
2009 82
2008 82
2007 81
2006 81
2005 80
2004 80
2003 80
2002 79
2001 79
2000 79
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
91.0
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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 91
2014 91
2013 91
2012 90
2011 90
2010 90
2009 89
2008 89
2007 89
2006 89
2005 88
2004 88
2003 88
2002 87
2001 87
2000 87

Hygiene

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% of Population with access to 'basic' hygiene facility - 2015
87.0
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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 87.011
2014 85.485
2013 83.959
2012 82.435
2011 80.913
2010 79.392
2009 77.873
2008 77.881
2007 77.889
2006 77.896
2005 77.904
% of Population with access to 'limited' hygiene facility - 2015
8.00
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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 8
2014 7
2013 7
2012 6
2011 5
2010 5
2009 4
2008 4
2007 4
2006 4
2005 4
% of Population with no access to hygiene facility - 2015
5.2
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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 5.205
2014 7.335
2013 9.469
2012 11.605
2011 13.746
2010 15.891
2009 18.042
2008 18.055
2007 18.068
2006 18.081
2005 18.093

WASH Finance

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Actual Government Spending in WASH as a % of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - 2015
0.08
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Year Value
2015 0.080
2014 0.120
2013 0.040
Planned Government Spending in WASH as a % of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - 2015
0.04
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Year Value
2015 0.040
2014 0.070
2013 0.050
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received ($USD in Millions) - 2016
45.9
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 45.887
2015 34.634
2014 32.449
2013 47.016
2012 25.973
2011 20.346
2010 21.608
2009 18.452
2008 15.558
2007 14.368
2006 11.500
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2015
0.05
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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 0.051
2014 0.265
2013 0.066
2012 0.350
2011 0.144
2010 0.078
2008 0.446
2007 0.000
2006 0
% of the Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2015
0.00
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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 0.002
2014 0.008
2013 0.001
2012 0.014
2011 0.007
2010 0.004
2008 0.029
2007 0
2006 0

WASH in Schools

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% of schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
76.0
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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 76
% of schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
19.0
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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 19
% of schools with no access to a water service - 2016
5.00
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% of urban schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
88.0
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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 88
% of urban schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
12.0
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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 12
% of urban schools with no access to a water service - 2016
0
×
% of rural schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
71.0
×
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 71
% of rural schools with access to a ‘limited water service' - 2016
23.0
×
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 23
% of rural schools with no access to a water service - 2016
7.00
×
% of pre-primary schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
82.0
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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 82
% of pre-primary schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
16.0
×
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 16
% of pre-primary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
1.00
×
% of primary schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
76.0
×
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 76
% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
20.0
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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 20
% of primary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
5.00
×
% of schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
49.0
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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 49
% of schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
45.0
×
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 45
% of schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
6.00
×
% of urban schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
52.0
×
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 52
% of urban schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
45.0
×
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 45
% of urban schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
3.00
×
% of rural schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
47.0
×
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 47
% of rural schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
45.0
×
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 45
% of rural schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
8.00
×
% of pre-primary schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
48.0
×
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 48
% of pre-primary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
50.0
×
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 50
% of pre-primary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
2.00
×
% of primary schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
49.0
×
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 49
% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
46.0
×
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 46
% of primary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
6.00
×
% of schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
66.0
×
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 66
% of schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
25.0
×
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 25
% of schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
9.00
×
% of urban schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
54.0
×
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 54
% of urban schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
38.0
×
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 38
% of urban schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
8.00
×
% of rural schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
72.0
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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 72
% of rural schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
19.0
×
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 19
% of rural schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
9.00
×
% of pre-primary schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
68.0
×
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 68
% of pre-primary schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
21.0
×
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 21
% of pre-primary schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
11.0
×
% of primary schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
66.0
×
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 66
% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
25.0
×
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 25
% of primary schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
9.00
×

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
70.4
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Year Value
2016 70.384
2015 70.192
2014 70.027
2013 69.895
2012 69.798
2011 69.731
2010 69.676
2009 69.611
2008 69.517
2007 69.385
2006 69.218
2005 69.023
2004 68.815
2003 68.619
2002 68.460
2001 68.356
2000 68.329
Under 5 Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) - 2015
16.5
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Year Value
2015 16.500
2014 17
2013 17.500
2012 18
2011 18.500
2010 19
2009 19.500
2008 20.100
2007 20.600
2006 21.200
2005 21.700
2004 22.200
2003 22.800
2002 23.500
2001 24.200
2000 25
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2015
5.00
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Source: The Lancet
Year Value
2015 5
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2015
3.00
×
Source: WASHwatch Calculations based on data from The Lancet Read our blog on WASH related Diarrheal Disease to learn more.
Year Value
2015 3
% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2011
19.0
×
Year Value
2011 19
Cholera Cases Reported - 1999
12.0
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Year Value
1999 12
1998 28
1997 2
1996 26
1995 19
1994 6
1993 135
1992 159

Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2015
82.8
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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
2.92K
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Year Value
2015 2,917
Total cost to extend adequate sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
1.62K
×
Year Value
2015 1,622
Total cost to extend hygiene services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
153
×
Year Value
2015 153
Total cost to extend safely managed water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
15.9K
×
Year Value
2015 15,858
Total cost to extend safely managed sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
6.30M
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Year Value
2015 6,300,000

WASH ODA Donors

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This country has no WASH donors