Egypt

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General

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Population - 2017
97.6M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 97,553,151
2016 95,688,681
2015 93,778,172
2014 89,579,670
2013 87,613,909
2012 85,660,902
2011 83,787,634
2010 82,040,994
2009 80,442,443
2008 78,976,122
2007 77,605,327
2006 76,274,285
2005 74,942,115
2004 73,596,068
2003 72,247,626
2002 70,908,710
2001 69,599,945
2000 68,334,905
% of Population Living Below Poverty Line - 2015
27.8
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Year Value
2015 27.800
2012 26.300
2010 25.200
2008 21.600
2004 19.600
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2015
43
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Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
1.50M
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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 1,503,021
2014 1,479,251
2013 1,454,217
2012 1,428,768
2011 1,404,040
2010 1,380,850
2009 1,359,885
2008 1,340,937
2007 1,323,380
2006 1,306,647
2005 1,290,258
2004 1,273,414
2003 1,256,310
2002 1,239,152
2001 1,222,306
2000 1,206,018
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
98.4
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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 98.357
2014 98.349
2013 98.340
2012 98.332
2011 98.324
2010 98.317
2009 98.309
2008 98.302
2007 98.295
2006 98.287
2005 98.278
2004 98.270
2003 98.261
2002 98.252
2001 98.244
2000 98.235
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2015
0.49
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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 0.487
2014 0.485
2013 0.483
2012 0.481
2011 0.479
2010 0.477
2009 0.475
2008 0.473
2007 0.470
2006 0.468
2005 0.466
2004 0.464
2003 0.462
2002 0.459
2001 0.458
2000 0.457
% 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 1
2002 1
2001 1
2000 1
% 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 0
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
2005 0
2004 0
2003 0
2002 0
2001 0
2000 0
% of rural 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 97
2005 97
2004 97
2003 97
2002 97
2001 97
2000 97
% 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 99
2012 99
2011 99
2010 99
2009 99
2008 99
2007 99
2006 99
2005 99
2004 99
2003 99
2002 99
2001 99
2000 99

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
6.25M
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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 6,250,478
2014 6,164,917
2013 6,073,386
2012 5,979,476
2011 5,887,997
2010 5,802,458
2009 5,725,814
2008 5,657,249
2007 5,594,181
2006 5,534,156
2005 5,475,061
2004 5,413,617
2003 5,350,653
2002 5,287,054
2001 5,224,381
2000 5,163,706
% of Population with access to 'safely managed' sanitation - 2015
60.6
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Safely managed’ sanitation refers to improved sanitation facilities that are not shared with other households and where excreta are safely disposed of in situ or transported and treated off site.
Year Value
2015 60.606
2014 60.075
2013 59.547
2012 59.022
2011 58.502
2010 57.985
2009 57.468
2008 56.951
2007 56.434
2006 55.913
2005 55.385
2004 54.857
2003 54.329
2002 53.801
2001 53.273
2000 52.745
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
93.2
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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 93.169
2014 93.118
2013 93.068
2012 93.020
2011 92.973
2010 92.927
2009 92.882
2008 92.837
2007 92.791
2006 92.744
2005 92.694
2004 92.644
2003 92.594
2002 92.544
2001 92.494
2000 92.444
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2015
4.12
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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 4.117
2014 4.117
2013 4.116
2012 4.115
2011 4.113
2010 4.110
2009 4.107
2008 4.104
2007 4.102
2006 4.100
2005 4.099
2004 4.098
2003 4.097
2002 4.096
2001 4.095
2000 4.094
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2015
2.64
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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 2.644
2014 2.694
2013 2.713
2012 2.631
2011 2.549
2010 2.465
2009 2.382
2008 2.299
2007 2.216
2006 2.134
2005 2.052
2004 1.971
2003 1.890
2002 1.808
2001 1.726
2000 1.644
% 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 0
2013 0
2012 0
2011 0
2010 0
2009 1
2008 1
2007 1
2006 1
2005 1
2004 1
2003 1
2002 2
2001 2
2000 2
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
90.0
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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 90
2014 90
2013 90
2012 90
2011 90
2010 90
2009 90
2008 90
2007 90
2006 90
2005 90
2004 89
2003 89
2002 89
2001 89
2000 89
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
97.0
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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 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

Hygiene

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% of Population with access to 'basic' hygiene facility - 2015
88.4
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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 88.369
2014 86.883
2013 85.396
2012 83.911
2011 82.428
2010 80.948
2009 79.470
2008 77.991
2007 76.514
2006 75.032
2005 73.538
2004 72.043
2003 70.547
2002 69.048
2001 67.548
2000 66.046
% of Population with access to 'limited' hygiene facility - 2015
10.7
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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 10.733
2014 11.067
2013 11.398
2012 11.728
2011 12.055
2010 12.381
2009 12.707
2008 13.033
2007 13.359
2006 13.687
2005 14.019
2004 14.351
2003 14.684
2002 15.016
2001 15.349
2000 15.682
% of Population with no access to hygiene facility - 2015
0.90
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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 0.898
2014 2.051
2013 3.206
2012 4.361
2011 5.516
2010 6.670
2009 7.823
2008 8.976
2007 10.127
2006 11.282
2005 12.443
2004 13.606
2003 14.770
2002 15.936
2001 17.103
2000 18.272

WASH Finance

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Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received ($USD in Millions) - 2016
3.54K
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 3,542
2015 3,569
2014 4,017
2013 5,354
2012 1,901
2011 1,062
2010 1,349
2009 1,516
2008 1,677
2007 1,557
2006 1,484
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2016
62.4
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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 62.399
2015 76.371
2014 43.993
2013 31.394
2012 28.914
2011 38.174
2010 49.168
2009 84.648
2008 59.989
2007 24.670
2006 42.829
% of the Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2016
0.02
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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 0.018
2015 0.021
2014 0.011
2013 0.006
2012 0.015
2011 0.036
2010 0.036
2009 0.056
2008 0.036
2007 0.016
2006 2.890

WASH in Schools

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% of schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
100
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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 100
% of schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
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 0
% of schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
0
×
% of primary schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
100
×
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 100
% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
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 0
% of primary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
0
×
% of secondary schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
100
×
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 100
% of secondary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
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 0
% of secondary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
0
×
% of schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
100
×
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 100
% of schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
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 0
% of schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
0
×
% of primary schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
100
×
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 100
% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
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 0
% of primary schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
0
×
% of secondary schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
100
×
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 100
% of secondary schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
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 0
% of secondary schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
0
×

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
71.5
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Year Value
2016 71.484
2015 71.304
2014 71.120
2013 70.933
2012 70.742
2011 70.550
2010 70.357
2009 70.167
2008 69.980
2007 69.797
2006 69.618
2005 69.444
2004 69.282
2003 69.127
2002 68.972
2001 68.807
2000 68.613
Under 5 Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) - 2015
24.0
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Year Value
2015 24
2014 24.800
2013 25.800
2012 26.800
2011 27.900
2010 29
2009 30.200
2008 31.400
2007 32.700
2006 34.100
2005 35.600
2004 37.300
2003 39.200
2002 41.400
2001 43.800
2000 46.500
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2015
4.02K
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Source: The Lancet
Year Value
2015 4,023
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2015
2.33K
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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 2,333
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Water Point - 2004
88.0
×
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Hygiene Point - 2004
71.0
×
% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2014
22.0
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Year Value
2014 22

Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2015
75.8
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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
140K
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Year Value
2015 140,486
Total cost to extend adequate sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
358K
×
Year Value
2015 357,869
Total cost to extend hygiene services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
38.4K
×
Year Value
2015 38,433
Total cost to extend safely managed water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
816K
×
Year Value
2015 816,147
Total cost to extend safely managed sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
1.29G
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Year Value
2015 1,288,910,000

WASH ODA Donors

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$ 26,732,777
$ 26,732,777
$ 19,923,786
$ 19,923,786
$ 7,598,998
$ 7,598,998
$ 5,932,412
$ 5,932,412
$ 865,933
$ 865,933
$ 433,726
$ 433,726
$ 2,930
$ 2,930