Burkina Faso

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10.50
0.66 - 1
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0.33 - 0.65
Some
0 - 0.32
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General

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Population - 2017
19.2M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 19,193,382
2016 18,646,433
2015 18,110,624
2014 17,589,198
2013 17,084,554
2012 16,590,813
2011 16,106,851
2010 15,632,066
2009 15,165,856
2008 14,709,011
2007 14,264,002
2006 13,834,195
2005 13,421,929
2004 13,028,039
2003 12,651,596
2002 12,290,984
2001 11,943,740
2000 11,607,944
% of Population Living Below Poverty Line - 2014
40.1
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Year Value
2014 40.100
2009 46.700
2003 51.100
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2015
30
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Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
8.35M
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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 8,354,345
2014 8,206,887
2013 8,059,455
2012 7,911,794
2011 7,763,493
2010 7,614,322
2009 7,464,057
2008 7,313,317
2007 7,163,374
2006 7,016,120
2005 6,872,295
2004 6,732,717
2003 6,597,416
2002 6,465,725
2001 6,336,791
2000 6,186,033
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
53.9
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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 53.858
2014 53.341
2013 52.826
2012 52.312
2011 51.800
2010 51.290
2009 50.784
2008 50.280
2007 49.780
2006 49.284
2005 48.798
2004 48.321
2003 47.853
2002 47.395
2001 46.945
2000 46.709
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2015
21.9
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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 21.902
2014 21.881
2013 21.859
2012 21.836
2011 21.813
2010 21.790
2009 21.765
2008 21.740
2007 21.713
2006 21.685
2005 21.655
2004 21.622
2003 21.588
2002 21.551
2001 21.511
2000 21.566
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2015
22.0
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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 22
2014 22
2013 23
2012 23
2011 23
2010 23
2009 24
2008 24
2007 24
2006 24
2005 25
2004 25
2003 25
2002 25
2001 25
2000 26
% of Population using surface water - 2015
2.00
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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 2
2014 2
2013 3
2012 3
2011 3
2010 3
2009 4
2008 4
2007 4
2006 5
2005 5
2004 5
2003 5
2002 6
2001 6
2000 6
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
43.0
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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 43
2014 43
2013 43
2012 43
2011 42
2010 42
2009 42
2008 42
2007 42
2006 42
2005 41
2004 41
2003 41
2002 41
2001 41
2000 41
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
79.0
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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 79
2014 79
2013 78
2012 78
2011 78
2010 77
2009 77
2008 77
2007 76
2006 76
2005 76
2004 75
2003 75
2002 75
2001 75
2000 75

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
14.0M
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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 14,026,008
2014 13,778,381
2013 13,532,546
2012 13,287,965
2011 13,043,840
2010 12,799,710
2009 12,555,102
2008 12,310,876
2007 12,069,113
2006 11,832,882
2005 11,603,685
2004 11,382,717
2003 11,169,805
2002 10,963,761
2001 10,762,947
2000 10,494,369
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
22.5
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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 22.532
2014 21.666
2013 20.791
2012 19.908
2011 19.017
2010 18.119
2009 17.215
2008 16.304
2007 15.388
2006 14.466
2005 13.547
2004 12.629
2003 11.712
2002 10.798
2001 9.886
2000 9.593
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2015
24.3
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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 24.348
2014 23.361
2013 22.360
2012 21.345
2011 20.316
2010 19.273
2009 18.217
2008 17.147
2007 16.065
2006 14.972
2005 13.871
2004 12.764
2003 11.650
2002 10.531
2001 9.407
2000 9.171
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2015
5.14
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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 5.144
2014 5.476
2013 5.808
2012 6.140
2011 6.473
2010 6.806
2009 7.139
2008 7.472
2007 7.806
2006 8.140
2005 8.474
2004 8.808
2003 9.143
2002 9.477
2001 9.812
2000 9.815
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2015
48.0
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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 48
2014 49
2013 51
2012 53
2011 54
2010 56
2009 57
2008 59
2007 61
2006 62
2005 64
2004 66
2003 67
2002 69
2001 71
2000 71
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
12.00
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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 12
2014 11
2013 10
2012 10
2011 9
2010 8
2009 8
2008 7
2007 6
2006 6
2005 5
2004 4
2003 3
2002 3
2001 2
2000 2
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
48.0
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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 48
2014 47
2013 47
2012 47
2011 47
2010 46
2009 46
2008 46
2007 46
2006 45
2005 45
2004 45
2003 45
2002 44
2001 44
2000 44

Hygiene

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% of Population with access to 'basic' hygiene facility - 2015
11.60
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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 11.592
2014 11.457
2013 11.321
2012 11.184
2011 10.704
2010 10.215
2009 9.719
2008 9.214
2007 8.702
2006 8.183
2005 7.659
2004 7.133
2003 6.602
2002 6.068
2001 5.532
2000 5.380
% of Population with access to 'limited' hygiene facility - 2015
58.0
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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 58
2014 58
2013 58
2012 58
2011 62
2010 65
2009 69
2008 72
2007 76
2006 79
2005 83
2004 87
2003 91
2002 93
2001 94
2000 94
% of Population with no access to hygiene facility - 2015
30.3
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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 30.342
2014 30.483
2013 30.624
2012 30.765
2011 27.791
2010 24.780
2009 21.731
2008 18.644
2007 15.520
2006 12.359
2005 9.161
2004 5.927
2003 2.659
2002 0.733
2001 0.432
2000 0.416

WASH Finance

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Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received ($USD in Millions) - 2016
1,090
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 1,091
2015 1,069
2014 1,059
2013 987
2012 1,085
2011 892
2010 965
2009 979
2008 853
2007 828
2006 2,522
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2016
110.0
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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
2016 110
2015 69.884
2014 78.835
2013 71.161
2012 75.214
2011 92.217
2010 50.234
2009 42.641
2008 39.860
2007 58.961
2006 83.257
% of the Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2016
0.10
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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 0.101
2015 0.065
2014 0.074
2013 0.072
2012 0.069
2011 0.103
2010 0.052
2009 0.044
2008 0.047
2007 0.071
2006 3.300

WASH in Schools

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% of schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
53.0
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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 53
% of schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
4.00
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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 4
% of schools with no access to a water service - 2016
43.0
×
% of urban schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
72.0
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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 72
% of urban schools with no access to a water service - 2016
28.0
×
% of rural schools with access to a ‘limited water service' - 2016
51.0
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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 51
% of rural schools with no access to a water service - 2016
49.0
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% of pre-primary schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
70.0
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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 70
% of pre-primary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
30.0
×
% of primary schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
55.0
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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 55
% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
1.00
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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 1
% of primary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
44.0
×
% of secondary schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
42.0
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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 42
% of secondary 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 secondary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
39.0
×
% of schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
70.0
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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 70
% of schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
6.00
×
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 6
% of schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
23.0
×
% of urban schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
90.0
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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 90
% of urban schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
11.0
×
% of rural schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
70.0
×
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 70
% of rural schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
30.0
×
% of pre-primary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
85.0
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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 85
% of pre-primary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
15.0
×
% of primary schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
74.0
×
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 74
% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
2.00
×
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
23.0
×
% of secondary schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
52.0
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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 52
% of secondary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
24.0
×
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 24
% of secondary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
24.0
×
% of schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
18.0
×
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 18
% of primary schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
18.0
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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 18

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
60.4
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Year Value
2016 60.361
2015 59.927
2014 59.457
2013 58.942
2012 58.377
2011 57.762
2010 57.096
2009 56.376
2008 55.618
2007 54.841
2006 54.063
2005 53.310
2004 52.602
2003 51.956
2002 51.384
2001 50.893
2000 50.489
Under 5 Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) - 2015
89
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Year Value
2015 88.600
2014 92.400
2013 96.600
2012 101
2011 107
2010 114
2009 121
2008 130
2007 140
2006 149
2005 158
2004 166
2003 173
2002 178
2001 182
2000 186
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2015
7.86K
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Source: The Lancet
Year Value
2015 7,863
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2015
4.56K
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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 4,561
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Water Point - 2012
87.0
×
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Sanitation Facility - 2013
95.0
×
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Hygiene Point - 2012
89.0
×
% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2012
33.0
×
Year Value
2012 33
Cholera Cases Reported - 2012
143
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Year Value
2012 143
2011 20
2008 0
2006 0
2005 1,050
2003 1
2001 477
2000 617
1999 93
1998 1,036
1996 425
1995 1,451
1991 537

Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2015
37.7
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Year Value
2015 37.700
2014 34.600

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
43.7K
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Year Value
2015 43,702
Total cost to extend adequate sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
73.9K
×
Year Value
2015 73,860
Total cost to extend hygiene services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
50.7K
×
Year Value
2015 50,655
Total cost to extend safely managed water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
297K
×
Year Value
2015 297,304
Total cost to extend safely managed sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
242M
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Year Value
2015 242,259,000

WASH ODA Donors

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$ 33,905,968
$ 33,905,968
$ 31,972,211
$ 31,972,211
$ 9,656,663
$ 9,656,663
$ 7,843,568
$ 7,843,568
$ 3,425,076
$ 3,425,076
$ 1,450,391
$ 1,450,391
$ 1,088,186
$ 1,088,186
$ 501,001
$ 501,001
$ 422,295
$ 422,295
$ 407,463
$ 407,463
$ 403,634
$ 403,634
$ 234,623
$ 234,623
$ 104,407
$ 104,407
$ 35,315
$ 35,315
$ 3,282
$ 3,282