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1.4 By 2030, ensure all men and women, in particular the poor and vulnerable, have access to basic water
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Is country on track to reach 100% of the population with basic water by 2030? The projections have been produced by the WASHwatch team, based on data from WHO/UNICEF's 2017 Progress Report on Drinking Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene using the average rates of progress between 2000 and 2015.
ountry will not reach 100% of population with basic water before 2040
Country will reach 100% of population with basic water up to 10 years late before 2040
Country will reach 100% of population with basic water before 2030
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Progress on Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, 2017, Joint Monitoring Programme

The progress on Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene report produced by the Joint Monitoring Programme in 2017 povided a baseline of data for the Sustainable Development Goals. To calculate whether countries will reach the SDGs the WASHwatch team used data from 2000-2015 to project coverage by 2030. This is available on the WASH maps.