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General

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Population - 2017
5.26M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 5,260,750
2016 5,125,821
2015 4,995,648
2014 4,504,962
2013 4,394,334
2012 4,286,188
2011 4,177,435
2010 4,066,078
2009 3,950,786
2008 3,832,771
2007 3,715,665
2006 3,604,595
2005 3,503,086
2004 3,412,592
2003 3,331,564
2002 3,256,867
2001 3,183,883
2000 3,109,269
% of Population Living Below Poverty Line - 2011
46.5
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Year Value
2011 46.500
2004 50.700
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2015
65
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Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
1.46M
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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 1,462,775
2014 1,462,116
2013 1,461,782
2012 1,461,125
2011 1,459,045
2010 1,454,794
2009 1,447,777
2008 1,438,281
2007 1,427,584
2006 1,417,703
2005 1,410,114
2004 1,405,662
2003 1,403,969
2002 1,384,132
2001 1,364,506
2000 1,341,713
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
68.3
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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 68.340
2014 67.544
2013 66.735
2012 65.911
2011 65.073
2010 64.221
2009 63.355
2008 62.474
2007 61.579
2006 60.670
2005 59.747
2004 58.810
2003 57.859
2002 57.501
2001 57.143
2000 56.848
% of Population with access to 'safely managed' water - 2015
37.0
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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 37.002
2014 36.562
2013 36.054
2012 35.553
2011 35.059
2010 34.528
2009 33.956
2008 33.377
2007 32.792
2006 32.200
2005 31.602
2004 30.998
2003 30.387
2002 30.214
2001 30.042
2000 29.901
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2015
13.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Limited’ water source refers to drinking water from an improved source for which collection time exceeds 30 minutes for a round trip including queuing.
Year Value
2015 13.049
2014 12.842
2013 12.630
2012 12.413
2011 12.192
2010 11.965
2009 11.733
2008 11.496
2007 11.254
2006 11.006
2005 10.753
2004 10.495
2003 10.232
2002 10.202
2001 10.173
2000 10.153
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2015
11.0
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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 11
2014 12
2013 13
2012 14
2011 15
2010 16
2009 17
2008 18
2007 20
2006 21
2005 22
2004 23
2003 24
2002 25
2001 25
2000 25
% of Population using surface water - 2015
8.00
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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 8
2014 8
2013 8
2012 8
2011 8
2010 8
2009 8
2008 8
2007 8
2006 8
2005 7
2004 7
2003 7
2002 8
2001 8
2000 8
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
37.0
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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 37
2014 36
2013 34
2012 33
2011 31
2010 30
2009 28
2008 27
2007 25
2006 24
2005 22
2004 21
2003 19
2002 19
2001 19
2000 19
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
85.0
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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 85
2014 85
2013 85
2012 84
2011 84
2010 84
2009 84
2008 84
2007 84
2006 84
2005 84
2004 84
2003 84
2002 83
2001 83
2000 83

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
3.93M
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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 3,926,849
2014 3,831,543
2013 3,745,152
2012 3,660,459
2011 3,574,823
2010 3,486,538
2009 3,394,448
2008 3,299,575
2007 3,205,041
2006 3,115,290
2005 3,033,393
2004 2,960,670
2003 2,895,830
2002 2,836,195
2001 2,777,767
2000 2,714,408
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
15.0
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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 15.009
2014 14.948
2013 14.773
2012 14.599
2011 14.425
2010 14.253
2009 14.082
2008 13.911
2007 13.742
2006 13.574
2005 13.408
2004 13.243
2003 13.079
2002 12.916
2001 12.755
2000 12.699
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2015
30.5
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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 30.486
2014 30.345
2013 29.965
2012 29.586
2011 29.210
2010 28.835
2009 28.462
2008 28.092
2007 27.724
2006 27.358
2005 26.995
2004 26.635
2003 26.278
2002 25.923
2001 25.572
2000 25.441
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2015
46.5
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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 46.463
2014 46.587
2013 47.094
2012 47.601
2011 48.107
2010 48.612
2009 49.117
2008 49.620
2007 50.122
2006 50.623
2005 51.123
2004 51.621
2003 52.118
2002 52.613
2001 53.106
2000 53.229
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2015
8.00
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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 8
2014 8
2013 8
2012 8
2011 8
2010 8
2009 8
2008 8
2007 8
2006 8
2005 8
2004 9
2003 9
2002 9
2001 9
2000 9
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
6.00
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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 6
2014 6
2013 6
2012 6
2011 6
2010 6
2009 6
2008 6
2007 6
2006 6
2005 6
2004 6
2003 6
2002 6
2001 6
2000 6
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
20.0
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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 20
2014 20
2013 20
2012 20
2011 19
2010 19
2009 19
2008 19
2007 19
2006 19
2005 18
2004 18
2003 18
2002 18
2001 18
2000 18

WASH Finance

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Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received ($USD in Millions) - 2016
119
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 119
2015 132
2014 110
2013 156
2012 169
2011 297
2010 1,251
2009 276
2008 416
2007 123
2006 484
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2016
0.57
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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 0.568
2015 1.481
2014 2.000
2013 7.447
2012 0.576
2011 3.364
2010 1.245
2009 0.336
2008 1.625
2007 1.208
2006 2.085
% of the Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2016
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
2016 0.005
2015 0.011
2014 0.018
2013 0.048
2012 0.003
2011 0.011
2010 0.001
2009 0.001
2008 0.004
2007 0.010
2006 0.430

WASH in Schools

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% of schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
44.0
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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 44
% of schools with no access to a water service - 2016
56.0
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% of pre-primary schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
56.0
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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 56
% of pre-primary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
44.0
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% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
40.0
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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 40
% of primary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
60.0
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% of secondary schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
68.0
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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 68
% of secondary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
32.0
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% of schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
60.0
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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 60
% of schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
40.0
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% of pre-primary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
60.0
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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 60
% of pre-primary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
40.0
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% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
60.0
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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 60
% of primary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
40.0
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% of secondary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
75.0
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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 75
% of secondary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
25.0
×

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
64.6
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Year Value
2016 64.625
2015 64.112
2014 63.536
2013 62.890
2012 62.169
2011 61.370
2010 60.473
2009 59.452
2008 58.321
2007 57.115
2006 55.881
2005 54.687
2004 53.608
2003 52.703
2002 52.017
2001 51.577
2000 51.397
Under 5 Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) - 2015
45.0
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Year Value
2015 45
2014 47.100
2013 49.600
2012 52.600
2011 56.100
2010 60.600
2009 66.100
2008 72.600
2007 79.900
2006 87.400
2005 95.300
2004 103
2003 110
2002 116
2001 120
2000 122
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2015
374
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Source: The Lancet
Year Value
2015 374
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2015
217
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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 217
% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2011
25.0
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Year Value
2011 25
Cholera Cases Reported - 2013
1.62K
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Year Value
2013 1,624
2012 1,181
2011 762
2009 93
2008 156
2007 7,785
2006 175
2005 0
2000 9
1999 4,813
1998 3,222
1997 275

Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2015
79.3
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Year Value
2015 79.300
2010 71.300

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
37.9K
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Year Value
2015 37,922
Total cost to extend adequate sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
99.7K
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Year Value
2015 99,722
Total cost to extend hygiene services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
19.0K
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Year Value
2015 19,028
Total cost to extend safely managed water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
170K
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Year Value
2015 169,778
Total cost to extend safely managed sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
115M
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Year Value
2015 115,463,000

WASH ODA Donors

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$ 384,878
$ 384,878
$ 145,184
$ 145,184
$ 18,712
$ 18,712
$ 9,165
$ 9,165
$ 7,918
$ 7,918