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General

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Population - 2017
67.1M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 67,118,648
2016 66,859,768
2015 66,593,366
2014 64,121,249
2013 63,844,529
2012 63,561,798
2011 63,268,405
2010 62,961,136
2009 62,640,901
2008 62,309,529
2007 61,966,193
2006 61,609,991
2005 61,241,700
2004 60,858,654
2003 60,464,857
2002 60,075,783
2001 59,711,914
2000 59,387,183
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2017
80
×
Year Value
2017 80.180
2016 79.917
2015 79.655
2014 79.394
2013 79.135
2012 78.878
2011 78.622
2010 78.369
2009 78.117
2008 77.868
2007 77.621
2006 77.377
2005 77.130
2004 76.883
2003 76.632
2002 76.380
2001 76.127
2000 75.871

General Finance Flows

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Total Official Development Assistance Disbursed ($USD in millions) - 2017
8.41K
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 8,413
2016 7,426
2015 6,801
2014 7,026
2013 7,050
2012 8,324
2011 8,004
2010 8,381
2009 7,200
2008 6,468
2007 6,702
2006 8,593
2005 8,427
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) as % of Gross National Income (GNI) - 2017
0.43
×
Year Value
2017 0.428
2016 0.384
2015 0.368
2014 0.368
2013 0.406
2012 0.453
2011 0.460
2010 0.495
2009 0.471
2008 0.385
2007 0.380
2006 0.468
2005 0.474
2004 0.412
2003 0.403
2002 0.375
2001 0.309
2000 0.305
Total Official Development Assistance Committed ($USD Millions) - 2017
10.30K
×
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
2017 10,284
2016 8,365
2015 8,677
2014 7,670
2013 7,539
2012 10,072
2011 7,853
2010 9,640
2009 7,880
2008 8,045
2007 7,231
2006 9,281
% of Official Development Assistance disbursed in the form of loans - 2017
49.8
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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
2017 49.779
2016 44.895
2015 43.869
2014 44.575
2013 36.482
2012 39.201
2011 38.284
2010 27.956
2009 30.034
2008 22.283
2007 12.408
2006 10.718
% of Official Development Assistance disbursed in the form of grants - 2017
50.2
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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
2017 50.221
2016 55.105
2015 56.131
2014 55.425
2013 63.518
2012 60.799
2011 61.716
2010 72.044
2009 69.966
2008 77.717
2007 87.592
2006 89.282

WASH Finance Flows

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Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Disbursed Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2017
437
×
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
2017 437
2016 508
2015 313
2014 274
2013 273
2012 328
2011 300
2010 220
2009 195
2008 116
2007 111
2006 192
2005 156
% of the Total Official Development Assistance Disbursed Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2017
5
×
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
2017 5.191
2016 6.841
2015 4.595
2014 3.903
2013 3.878
2012 3.941
2011 3.751
2010 2.630
2009 2.712
2008 1.791
2007 1.655
2006 2.237
2005 1.849
% of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to Water and Sanitation Spent on the Least Developed Countries - 2017
34.6
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Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System. Least Developed Country definition derived from OECD data.
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 34.622
2016 20.238
2015 35.040
2014 33.406
2013 24.644
2012 28.572
2011 27.115
2010 31.437
2009 36.277
2008 33.410
2007 29.456
2006 15.871
2005 22.784
2004 34.600
2003 30.600
2002 33.800
% of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to Water and Sanitation Spent in WASHwatch's Top Ten Priority Countries - 2016
10.30
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Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
WASHwatch Top Ten Priority Countries: Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Chad, Eritrea, Madagascar, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Sudan and Sudan. To discover our methodology for selecting these countries read our blog: Identifying the top ten countries in need of WASH financing
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 10.300
2015 10.710
2014 12.319
2013 5.927
2012 8.075
2011 10.180
2010 9.293
2009 10.448
2008 9.498
2007 10.090
% of Official Development Assistance spent on WASH disbursed in the form of loans - 2017
85.7
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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
2017 85.744
2016 89.976
2015 79.973
2014 72.878
2013 74.390
2012 76.103
2011 76.835
2010 67.363
2009 66.448
2008 67.703
2007 69.342
2006 78.818
% of Official Development Assistance spent on WASH disbursed in the form of grants - 2017
14.3
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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
2017 14.256
2016 10.024
2015 20.027
2014 27.122
2013 25.610
2012 23.897
2011 23.165
2010 32.637
2009 33.552
2008 32.297
2007 30.658
2006 21.182

WASH Finance Flows by System

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% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Water Supply and Sanitation – Large Systems’ - 2016
4.0
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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 4.006
2015 17.995
2014 15.816
2013 10.576
2012 90.482
2011 89.879
2010 79.243
2009 79.393
2008 66.509
2007 80.980
2006 77.045
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Water Supply – Large Systems’ - 2017
54.60
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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
2017 54.619
2016 63.390
2015 44.894
2014 54.178
2013 36.689
2012 0.117
2011 0.356
2010 0.519
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Sanitation– Large Systems’ - 2017
31.30
×
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
2017 31.266
2016 23.701
2015 20.608
2014 14.550
2013 41.965
2012 0.362
2011 0
2010 1.101
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Drinking Water Supply and Basic Sanitation’ - 2017
3.05
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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
2017 3.049
2016 1.723
2015 5.003
2014 4.797
2013 1.559
2012 6.525
2011 9.669
2010 18.770
2009 20.531
2008 33.149
2007 18.826
2006 22.687
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Drinking Water Supply’ - 2017
4.12
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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
2017 4.117
2016 6.500
2015 8.469
2014 8.175
2013 7.269
2012 1.689
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Sanitation’ - 2017
1.29
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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
2017 1.292
2016 0.563
2015 2.608
2014 2.423
2013 1.769
2012 0.645
2011 0.021
2010 0.011
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Education and Training in Water Supply and Sanitation’ - 2017
1.49
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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
2017 1.492
2016 0.117
2015 0.423
2014 0.060
2013 0.172
2012 0.179
2011 0.075
2010 0.357
2009 0.076
2008 0.342
2007 0.193
2006 0.269

Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2017
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
2017 0
2016 0
2015 0
2014 0.977
2013 2,822
2012 7,025
2011 11,289
2010 15,606
2009 19,967
2008 24,371
2007 28,810
2006 33,288
2005 37,810
2004 42,381
2003 47,002
2002 51,680
2001 56,409
2000 61,198
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2017
100.0
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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
2017 100
2016 100
2015 100
2014 100.000
2013 99.996
2012 99.989
2011 99.982
2010 99.975
2009 99.968
2008 99.961
2007 99.954
2006 99.946
2005 99.938
2004 99.930
2003 99.922
2002 99.914
2001 99.906
2000 99.897
% of Population with access to 'safely managed' water - 2017
97.9
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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
2017 97.854
2016 97.784
2015 97.714
2014 97.644
2013 97.570
2012 97.493
2011 97.417
2010 97.340
2009 97.263
2008 97.186
2007 97.109
2006 97.032
2005 96.955
2004 96.877
2003 96.800
2002 96.792
2001 96.784
2000 96.775
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2017
0
×
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
2017 0
2016 0
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 Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2017
0
×
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
2017 0
2016 0
2015 0
2014 0.000
2013 0.004
2012 0.011
2011 0.018
2010 0.025
2009 0.032
2008 0.039
2007 0.046
2006 0.054
2005 0.062
2004 0.070
2003 0.078
2002 0.086
2001 0.094
2000 0.103
% of Population using surface water - 2017
0
×
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
2017 0
2016 0
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 - 2017
100.0
×
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
2017 100
2016 100
2015 100
2014 100
2013 99.979
2012 99.948
2011 99.917
2010 99.886
2009 99.854
2008 99.823
2007 99.792
2006 99.761
2005 99.730
2004 99.699
2003 99.668
2002 99.637
2001 99.606
2000 99.574
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2017
100
×
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
2017 100
2016 100
2015 100
2014 100
2013 100
2012 100
2011 100
2010 100
2009 100
2008 100
2007 100
2006 100
2005 100
2004 100
2003 100
2002 100
2001 100
2000 100

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2017
877K
×
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
2017 877,216
2016 873,208
2015 869,141
2014 865,044
2013 860,895
2012 856,630
2011 852,151
2010 847,407
2009 842,366
2008 837,088
2007 831,675
2006 826,284
2005 821,010
2004 815,900
2003 810,929
2002 806,118
2001 801,459
2000 796,943
% of Population with access to 'safely managed' sanitation - 2017
88.4
×
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
2017 88.371
2016 88.372
2015 88.451
2014 88.531
2013 88.610
2012 88.689
2011 88.768
2010 88.847
2009 88.926
2008 89.005
2007 89.084
2006 89.163
2005 89.242
2004 89.321
2003 89.400
2002 89.478
2001 89.469
2000 89.460
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2017
98.7
×
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
2017 98.650
2016 98.651
2015 98.652
2014 98.652
2013 98.653
2012 98.654
2011 98.655
2010 98.655
2009 98.656
2008 98.657
2007 98.658
2006 98.658
2005 98.659
2004 98.660
2003 98.661
2002 98.661
2001 98.662
2000 98.663
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2017
1.35
×
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
2017 1.350
2016 1.349
2015 1.348
2014 1.348
2013 1.347
2012 1.346
2011 1.345
2010 1.345
2009 1.344
2008 1.343
2007 1.342
2006 1.342
2005 1.341
2004 1.340
2003 1.339
2002 1.339
2001 1.338
2000 1.337
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2017
0
×
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
2017 0
2016 0
2015 0
2014 0.000
2013 0.000
2012 0.000
2011 0.000
2010 0.000
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0.000
2005 0.000
2004 0.000
2003 0
2002 0
2001 0
2000 0
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2017
0
×
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
2017 0
2016 0
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' sanitation - 2017
98.9
×
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
2017 98.892
2016 98.892
2015 98.892
2014 98.892
2013 98.892
2012 98.892
2011 98.892
2010 98.892
2009 98.892
2008 98.892
2007 98.892
2006 98.892
2005 98.892
2004 98.892
2003 98.892
2002 98.892
2001 98.892
2000 98.892
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2017
98.6
×
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
2017 98.590
2016 98.590
2015 98.590
2014 98.590
2013 98.590
2012 98.590
2011 98.590
2010 98.590
2009 98.590
2008 98.590
2007 98.590
2006 98.590
2005 98.590
2004 98.590
2003 98.590
2002 98.590
2001 98.590
2000 98.590

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
82.3
×
Year Value
2016 82.273
2015 82.273
2014 82.671
2013 82.220
2012 81.968
2011 82.115
2010 81.663
2009 81.415
2008 81.215
2007 81.112
2006 80.812
2005 80.163
2004 80.163
2003 79.115
2002 79.261
2001 79.159
2000 79.056
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2017
27.6
×
Year Value
2017 27.597
2016 27.747
2015 27.615
2014 25.708
2013 27.500
2012 29.189
2011 32.751
2010 39.928
2009 44.046
2008 48.283
2007 50.328
2006 53.482
2005 54.769
2004 59.596
2003 62.236
2002 63.559
2001 69.991
2000 68.609
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2017
16.0
×
Source: WASHwatch Calculations based on data from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 and Prüss-Ustün et al (2014). Read our blog on WASH related Diarrhoeal Disease to learn more.
Year Value
2017 16.006
2016 16.094
2015 16.017
2014 14.911
2013 15.950
2012 16.930
2011 18.996
2010 23.158
2009 25.546
2008 28.004
2007 29.191
2006 31.019
2005 31.766
2004 34.566
2003 36.097
2002 36.864
2001 40.595
2000 39.793

Top WASH ODA Recipient Countries

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$ 54,600,000
$ 54,600,000
$ 46,715,000
$ 46,715,000
$ 45,583,000
$ 45,583,000
$ 28,568,000
$ 28,568,000
$ 24,724,000
$ 24,724,000
$ 22,671,000
$ 22,671,000
$ 22,062,000
$ 22,062,000
$ 16,241,000
$ 16,241,000
$ 14,566,000
$ 14,566,000
$ 14,565,000
$ 14,565,000
$ 13,944,000
$ 13,944,000
$ 12,967,000
$ 12,967,000
$ 11,133,000
$ 11,133,000
$ 10,776,000
$ 10,776,000
$ 10,071,000
$ 10,071,000
$ 8,495,000
$ 8,495,000
$ 8,261,000
$ 8,261,000
$ 8,159,000
$ 8,159,000
$ 6,054,000
$ 6,054,000
$ 5,761,000
$ 5,761,000
$ 5,730,000
$ 5,730,000
$ 5,014,000
$ 5,014,000
$ 4,950,000
$ 4,950,000
$ 4,752,000
$ 4,752,000
$ 3,579,000
$ 3,579,000
$ 3,306,000
$ 3,306,000
$ 2,432,000
$ 2,432,000
$ 2,162,000
$ 2,162,000
$ 2,103,000
$ 2,103,000
$ 1,708,000
$ 1,708,000
$ 1,267,000
$ 1,267,000
$ 1,257,000
$ 1,257,000
$ 1,243,000
$ 1,243,000
$ 1,145,000
$ 1,145,000
$ 1,095,000
$ 1,095,000
$ 779,000
$ 779,000
$ 751,000
$ 751,000
$ 654,000
$ 654,000
$ 534,000
$ 534,000
$ 521,000
$ 521,000
$ 449,000
$ 449,000
$ 439,000
$ 439,000
$ 380,000
$ 380,000
$ 350,000
$ 350,000
$ 313,000
$ 313,000
$ 280,000
$ 280,000
$ 233,000
$ 233,000
$ 211,000
$ 211,000
$ 163,000
$ 163,000
$ 126,000
$ 126,000
$ 114,000
$ 114,000
$ 104,000
$ 104,000
$ 101,000
$ 101,000
$ 98,000
$ 98,000
$ 71,000
$ 71,000
$ 57,000
$ 57,000
$ 42,000
$ 42,000
$ 39,000
$ 39,000
$ 22,000
$ 22,000
$ 5,000
$ 5,000