Ethiopia

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General

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Population - 2017
105.0M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 104,957,438
2016 102,403,196
2015 99,873,033
2014 96,958,732
2013 94,558,374
2012 92,191,211
2011 89,858,696
2010 87,561,814
2009 85,302,099
2008 83,079,608
2007 80,891,968
2006 78,735,675
2005 76,608,431
2004 74,506,974
2003 72,432,290
2002 70,391,170
2001 68,393,128
2000 66,443,603
% of Population Living Below Poverty Line - 2010
29.6
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Year Value
2010 29.600
2004 38.900
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2015
19
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Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
60.5M
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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 60,504,853
2014 60,483,021
2013 60,415,019
2012 60,301,646
2011 60,146,114
2010 59,948,171
2009 59,710,846
2008 59,434,385
2007 59,119,604
2006 58,687,453
2005 58,210,432
2004 57,693,862
2003 57,139,838
2002 56,554,732
2001 55,947,983
2000 55,324,475
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
39.1
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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 39.124
2014 37.620
2013 36.108
2012 34.591
2011 33.066
2010 31.536
2009 30.001
2008 28.461
2007 26.915
2006 25.463
2005 24.016
2004 22.566
2003 21.113
2002 19.656
2001 18.196
2000 16.735
% of Population with access to 'safely managed' water - 2015
10.50
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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 10.535
2014 9.965
2013 9.418
2012 8.896
2011 8.397
2010 7.925
2009 7.478
2008 7.058
2007 6.663
2006 6.356
2005 6.079
2004 5.829
2003 5.604
2002 5.405
2001 5.092
2000 4.740
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2015
24.6
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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 24.600
2014 23.549
2013 22.487
2012 21.414
2011 20.330
2010 19.235
2009 18.130
2008 17.015
2007 15.891
2006 14.762
2005 13.629
2004 12.491
2003 11.349
2002 10.201
2001 9.050
2000 7.893
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2015
25.0
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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 25
2014 26
2013 27
2012 28
2011 29
2010 31
2009 32
2008 33
2007 34
2006 35
2005 36
2004 38
2003 39
2002 40
2001 41
2000 42
% of Population using surface water - 2015
12.0
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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 12
2014 13
2013 14
2012 16
2011 17
2010 19
2009 20
2008 22
2007 23
2006 24
2005 26
2004 27
2003 29
2002 30
2001 32
2000 33
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
30.0
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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 30
2014 28
2013 27
2012 25
2011 24
2010 22
2009 21
2008 19
2007 18
2006 16
2005 15
2004 13
2003 12
2002 10
2001 9
2000 7
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
77.0
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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 77
2014 77
2013 76
2012 76
2011 76
2010 75
2009 75
2008 75
2007 74
2006 74
2005 74
2004 73
2003 73
2002 72
2001 72
2000 72

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
92.4M
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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 92,354,960
2014 90,365,921
2013 88,392,238
2012 86,435,401
2011 84,497,500
2010 82,579,292
2009 80,682,838
2008 78,808,318
2007 76,954,197
2006 75,098,226
2005 73,257,421
2004 71,430,621
2003 69,619,090
2002 67,829,580
2001 66,071,640
2000 64,350,572
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
7.08
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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 7.079
2014 6.800
2013 6.521
2012 6.243
2011 5.966
2010 5.690
2009 5.415
2008 5.141
2007 4.868
2006 4.620
2005 4.374
2004 4.129
2003 3.884
2002 3.639
2001 3.394
2000 3.150
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2015
6.84
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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 6.841
2014 6.600
2013 6.362
2012 6.130
2011 5.901
2010 5.676
2009 5.456
2008 5.241
2007 5.029
2006 4.866
2005 4.708
2004 4.553
2003 4.399
2002 4.247
2001 4.096
2000 3.947
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2015
58.9
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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 58.917
2014 56.016
2013 53.087
2012 50.130
2011 47.147
2010 44.138
2009 41.104
2008 38.044
2007 34.961
2006 31.871
2005 28.769
2004 25.656
2003 22.531
2002 19.394
2001 16.247
2000 13.088
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2015
27.0
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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 27
2014 31
2013 34
2012 37
2011 41
2010 44
2009 48
2008 52
2007 55
2006 59
2005 62
2004 66
2003 69
2002 73
2001 76
2000 80
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
4.00
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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 4
2014 4
2013 4
2012 4
2011 3
2010 3
2009 3
2008 3
2007 3
2006 2
2005 2
2004 2
2003 2
2002 1
2001 1
2000 1
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
18.0
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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 18
2014 18
2013 18
2012 18
2011 18
2010 17
2009 17
2008 17
2007 17
2006 17
2005 16
2004 16
2003 16
2002 16
2001 16
2000 15

Hygiene

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% of Population with access to 'basic' hygiene facility - 2015
1.02
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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 1.021
2014 0.999
2013 0.978
2012 0.957
2011 0.937
2010 0.917
2009 0.897
2008 0.878
2007 0.859
% of Population with access to 'limited' hygiene facility - 2015
1.19
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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 1.190
2014 1.183
2013 1.177
2012 1.170
2011 1.164
2010 1.157
2009 1.151
2008 1.145
2007 1.139
% of Population with no access to hygiene facility - 2015
97.8
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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 97.789
2014 97.818
2013 97.845
2012 97.873
2011 97.899
2010 97.926
2009 97.952
2008 97.977
2007 98.002

WASH Finance

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Planned Government Spending in WASH as a % of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - 2012
1.32
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Year Value
2012 1.320
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received ($USD in Millions) - 2016
4.26K
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 4,264
2015 3,351
2014 3,316
2013 3,599
2012 3,015
2011 3,234
2010 3,321
2009 3,668
2008 3,000
2007 2,348
2006 7,100
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2016
152
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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 152
2015 134
2014 179
2013 139
2012 121
2011 116
2010 94.459
2009 95.174
2008 69.181
2007 60.409
2006 37.093
% of the Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2016
0.04
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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 0.036
2015 0.040
2014 0.054
2013 0.039
2012 0.040
2011 0.036
2010 0.028
2009 0.026
2008 0.023
2007 0.026
2006 0.520

WASH in Schools

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% of schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
23.0
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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 23
% of schools with no access to a water service - 2016
77.0
×
% 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
80.0
×
% of secondary schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
54.0
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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 54
% of secondary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
46.0
×
% of schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
40.0
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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 40
% of schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
60.0
×
% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
39.0
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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 39
% of primary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
61.0
×
% of secondary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
54.0
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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 54
% of secondary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
46.0
×
% of schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
6.00
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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 6
% of schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
18.0
×
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 18
% of schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
77.0
×
% of primary schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
5.00
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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 5
% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
16.0
×
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 16
% of primary schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
79.0
×
% of secondary schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
7.00
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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 7
% of secondary schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
39.0
×
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 39
% of secondary schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
54.0
×

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
65.5
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Year Value
2016 65.475
2015 65.037
2014 64.535
2013 63.952
2012 63.275
2011 62.501
2010 61.625
2009 60.643
2008 59.580
2007 58.466
2006 57.333
2005 56.221
2004 55.172
2003 54.209
2002 53.347
2001 52.593
2000 51.940
Under 5 Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) - 2015
59.2
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Year Value
2015 59.200
2014 61.800
2013 64.600
2012 67.700
2011 71.300
2010 75.700
2009 80.800
2008 86.900
2007 93.800
2006 101
2005 109
2004 117
2003 125
2002 132
2001 139
2000 145
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2015
14.7K
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Source: The Lancet
Year Value
2015 14,662
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2015
8.50K
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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 8,504
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Water Point - 2012
32.0
×
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Sanitation Facility - 2013
85.0
×
% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2014
40.0
×
Year Value
2014 40
Cholera Cases Reported - 2010
1.7K
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Year Value
2010 1,682
2009 31,509
2008 3,826
2007 24,121
2006 54,070
2005 0
2004 16

Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2015
49.0
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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
221K
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Year Value
2015 221,135
Total cost to extend adequate sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
3.51M
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Year Value
2015 3,505,259
Total cost to extend hygiene services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
126K
×
Year Value
2015 125,661
Total cost to extend safely managed water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
996K
×
Year Value
2015 995,798
Total cost to extend safely managed sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
1.86G
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Year Value
2015 1,863,241,000

WASH ODA Donors

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$ 51,618,368
$ 51,618,368
$ 44,110,980
$ 44,110,980
$ 11,740,991
$ 11,740,991
$ 9,841,081
$ 9,841,081
$ 8,860,979
$ 8,860,979
$ 5,598,034
$ 5,598,034
$ 4,914,117
$ 4,914,117
$ 4,188,845
$ 4,188,845
$ 3,415,550
$ 3,415,550
$ 2,282,233
$ 2,282,233
$ 1,814,058
$ 1,814,058
$ 1,042,047
$ 1,042,047
$ 726,925
$ 726,925
$ 588,369
$ 588,369
$ 582,302
$ 582,302
$ 509,946
$ 509,946
$ 157,285
$ 157,285
$ 51,667
$ 51,667
$ 2,235
$ 2,235