Dominican Republic

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General

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Population - 2017
10.80M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 10,766,998
2016 10,648,791
2015 10,528,394
2014 10,405,943
2013 10,281,408
2012 10,155,036
2011 10,027,140
2010 9,897,983
2009 9,767,737
2008 9,636,491
2007 9,504,336
2006 9,371,333
2005 9,237,565
2004 9,102,997
2003 8,967,759
2002 8,832,286
2001 8,697,127
2000 8,562,623
% of Population Living Below Poverty Line - 2016
30.5
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Year Value
2016 30.500
2015 32.300
2014 36.300
2013 41.200
2012 41
2011 40.400
2010 41.600
2009 42.100
2008 44.200
2007 43.600
2006 44.200
2005 47.800
2004 49.700
2003 41.500
2002 32.800
2001 32.800
2000 32.100
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2015
79
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Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
581K
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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 581,475
2014 600,038
2013 608,751
2012 618,383
2011 628,990
2010 640,587
2009 652,755
2008 665,466
2007 678,754
2006 692,506
2005 706,700
2004 721,275
2003 736,235
2002 748,959
2001 755,808
2000 762,648
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
94.5
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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 94.477
2014 94.234
2013 94.079
2012 93.911
2011 93.727
2010 93.528
2009 93.317
2008 93.094
2007 92.858
2006 92.610
2005 92.350
2004 92.077
2003 91.790
2002 91.520
2001 91.310
2000 91.093
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2015
2.24
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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 2.237
2014 2.378
2013 2.421
2012 2.466
2011 2.513
2010 2.564
2009 2.615
2008 2.668
2007 2.721
2006 2.776
2005 2.831
2004 2.887
2003 2.944
2002 2.993
2001 3.022
2000 3.051
% 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 2
2011 2
2010 2
2009 2
2008 2
2007 2
2006 3
2005 3
2004 3
2003 3
2002 3
2001 3
2000 3
% 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 2
2011 2
2010 2
2009 2
2008 2
2007 2
2006 2
2005 2
2004 2
2003 2
2002 2
2001 2
2000 3
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
86.0
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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 86
2014 85
2013 85
2012 85
2011 84
2010 84
2009 84
2008 84
2007 83
2006 83
2005 83
2004 82
2003 82
2002 82
2001 82
2000 81
% of urban 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 97
2011 97
2010 97
2009 97
2008 97
2007 97
2006 97
2005 97
2004 97
2003 97
2002 97
2001 97
2000 97

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
1.75M
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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 1,749,008
2014 1,744,809
2013 1,741,023
2012 1,737,729
2011 1,735,007
2010 1,732,892
2009 1,731,004
2008 1,729,324
2007 1,727,895
2006 1,726,618
2005 1,725,483
2004 1,724,431
2003 1,723,482
2002 1,720,298
2001 1,711,667
2000 1,703,000
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
83.4
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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 83.388
2014 83.233
2013 83.066
2012 82.888
2011 82.697
2010 82.492
2009 82.278
2008 82.054
2007 81.820
2006 81.576
2005 81.321
2004 81.056
2003 80.781
2002 80.523
2001 80.319
2000 80.111
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2015
10.9
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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 10.887
2014 10.910
2013 10.933
2012 10.958
2011 10.985
2010 11.012
2009 11.040
2008 11.068
2007 11.095
2006 11.123
2005 11.151
2004 11.178
2003 11.205
2002 11.225
2001 11.233
2000 11.239
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2015
2.44
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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 2.439
2014 2.503
2013 2.572
2012 2.645
2011 2.724
2010 2.809
2009 2.899
2008 2.995
2007 3.096
2006 3.203
2005 3.316
2004 3.434
2003 3.559
2002 3.682
2001 3.791
2000 3.904
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2015
3.00
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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 3
2014 3
2013 3
2012 4
2011 4
2010 4
2009 4
2008 4
2007 4
2006 4
2005 4
2004 4
2003 4
2002 5
2001 5
2000 5
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
75.0
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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 75
2014 75
2013 74
2012 74
2011 74
2010 74
2009 73
2008 73
2007 73
2006 73
2005 72
2004 72
2003 72
2002 72
2001 71
2000 71
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
86.0
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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 86
2014 86
2013 86
2012 86
2011 86
2010 86
2009 86
2008 86
2007 86
2006 86
2005 86
2004 86
2003 86
2002 86
2001 86
2000 86

Hygiene

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% of Population with access to 'basic' hygiene facility - 2015
55.0
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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 54.967
2014 54.815
2013 54.654
2012 54.481
2011 54.297
2010 54.103
% of Population with access to 'limited' hygiene facility - 2015
15.8
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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 15.816
2014 15.823
2013 15.831
2012 15.840
2011 15.849
2010 15.859
% of Population with no access to hygiene facility - 2015
29.2
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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 29.217
2014 29.361
2013 29.515
2012 29.679
2011 29.854
2010 30.038

WASH Finance

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Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received ($USD in Millions) - 2016
248
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 248
2015 348
2014 206
2013 190
2012 315
2011 274
2010 231
2009 189
2008 214
2007 224
2006 237
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2016
31.1
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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 31.097
2015 25.196
2014 16.972
2013 22.101
2012 2.102
2011 16.985
2010 12.701
2009 3.462
2008 0.858
2007 1.355
2006 1.560
% of the Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2016
0.13
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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 0.125
2015 0.073
2014 0.083
2013 0.116
2012 0.007
2011 0.062
2010 0.055
2009 0.018
2008 0.004
2007 0.006
2006 0.660

WASH in Schools

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% of schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
90.0
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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 90
% of schools with no access to a water service - 2016
10.0
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% of urban schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
90.0
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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 90
% of urban schools with no access to a water service - 2016
10.0
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% of rural schools with access to a ‘limited water service' - 2016
88.0
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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 88
% of rural schools with no access to a water service - 2016
12.0
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% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
90.0
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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 90
% of primary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
10.0
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% of schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
90.0
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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 90
% of urban schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
96.0
×
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 96
% of rural schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
79.0
×
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 79
% of primary schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
90.0
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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 90

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
73.9
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Year Value
2016 73.861
2015 73.673
2014 73.483
2013 73.292
2012 73.098
2011 72.901
2010 72.702
2009 72.498
2008 72.290
2007 72.078
2006 71.862
2005 71.644
2004 71.425
2003 71.207
2002 70.990
2001 70.775
2000 70.568
Under 5 Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) - 2015
30.9
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Year Value
2015 30.900
2014 31.500
2013 32.200
2012 32.700
2011 33.300
2010 33.800
2009 34.300
2008 34.900
2007 35.500
2006 36.100
2005 36.800
2004 37.500
2003 38.300
2002 39.100
2001 40.100
2000 41.300
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2015
213
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Source: The Lancet
Year Value
2015 213
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2015
124
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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 124
% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2013
7.00
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Year Value
2013 7
Cholera Cases Reported - 2015
0.55K
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Year Value
2015 546
2014 603
2013 1,954
2012 7,919
2011 20,851
2010 191

Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2015
92.5
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Year Value
2015 92.500
2014 91.800
2013 90.900
2012 90.200
2011 90.100
2010 89.500

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
50.6K
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Year Value
2015 50,578
Total cost to extend adequate sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
73.0K
×
Year Value
2015 72,957
Total cost to extend hygiene services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
3.27K
×
Year Value
2015 3,274
Total cost to extend safely managed water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
508K
×
Year Value
2015 507,934
Total cost to extend safely managed sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
222M
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Year Value
2015 221,599,000

WASH ODA Donors

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$ 24,454,811
$ 24,454,811
$ 6,066,040
$ 6,066,040
$ 442,331
$ 442,331
$ 109,054
$ 109,054
$ 14,431
$ 14,431
$ 13,153
$ 13,153