Guatemala

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General

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Population - 2017
16.9M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 16,913,503
2016 16,582,469
2015 16,252,429
2014 16,015,494
2013 15,690,793
2012 15,368,759
2011 15,049,280
2010 14,732,261
2009 14,418,033
2008 14,106,687
2007 13,797,629
2006 13,490,041
2005 13,183,505
2004 12,877,711
2003 12,573,346
2002 12,272,208
2001 11,976,725
2000 11,688,660
% of Population Living Below Poverty Line - 2014
59.3
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Year Value
2014 59.300
2011 53.700
2006 51
2000 56
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2017
51
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Year Value
2017 50.680
2016 50.319
2015 49.971
2014 49.634
2013 49.311
2012 49
2011 48.701
2010 48.403
2009 48.104
2008 47.807
2007 47.508
2006 47.210
2005 46.913
2004 46.616
2003 46.318
2002 46.005
2001 45.668
2000 45.332

Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2017
0.98M
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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 982,576
2016 1,041,231
2015 1,097,345
2014 1,150,914
2013 1,201,883
2012 1,250,303
2011 1,296,225
2010 1,339,880
2009 1,381,383
2008 1,420,722
2007 1,457,932
2006 1,492,880
2005 1,525,516
2004 1,555,809
2003 1,583,874
2002 1,610,264
2001 1,635,600
2000 1,659,792
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2017
94.2
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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 94.191
2016 93.721
2015 93.248
2014 92.772
2013 92.294
2012 91.813
2011 91.329
2010 90.842
2009 90.351
2008 89.857
2007 89.358
2006 88.857
2005 88.351
2004 87.842
2003 87.329
2002 86.811
2001 86.284
2000 85.754
% of Population with access to 'safely managed' water - 2017
56.0
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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 55.991
2016 55.663
2015 55.072
2014 54.487
2013 53.907
2012 53.331
2011 52.761
2010 52.193
2009 51.628
2008 51.065
2007 50.505
2006 49.947
2005 49.392
2004 48.839
2003 48.288
2002 47.737
2001 47.185
2000 46.636
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2017
1.06
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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
2017 1.055
2016 1.020
2015 0.986
2014 0.950
2013 0.915
2012 0.880
2011 0.844
2010 0.809
2009 0.774
2008 0.739
2007 0.704
2006 0.669
2005 0.634
2004 0.600
2003 0.565
2002 0.531
2001 0.498
2000 0.464
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2017
3.14
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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
2017 3.137
2016 3.547
2015 3.954
2014 4.365
2013 4.778
2012 5.194
2011 5.611
2010 6.032
2009 6.455
2008 6.881
2007 7.310
2006 7.742
2005 8.177
2004 8.614
2003 9.054
2002 9.498
2001 9.948
2000 10.401
% of Population using surface water - 2017
1.62
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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
2017 1.618
2016 1.712
2015 1.812
2014 1.912
2013 2.013
2012 2.114
2011 2.215
2010 2.317
2009 2.420
2008 2.523
2007 2.627
2006 2.732
2005 2.838
2004 2.944
2003 3.051
2002 3.159
2001 3.270
2000 3.381
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2017
90.4
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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
2017 90.358
2016 89.664
2015 88.969
2014 88.272
2013 87.575
2012 86.876
2011 86.176
2010 85.475
2009 84.772
2008 84.069
2007 83.364
2006 82.658
2005 81.951
2004 81.242
2003 80.533
2002 79.822
2001 79.110
2000 78.397
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2017
97.9
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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 97.920
2016 97.727
2015 97.533
2014 97.339
2013 97.145
2012 96.951
2011 96.757
2010 96.563
2009 96.369
2008 96.176
2007 95.982
2006 95.788
2005 95.594
2004 95.401
2003 95.207
2002 95.013
2001 94.820
2000 94.626

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2017
5.91M
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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
2017 5,909,048
2016 5,800,092
2015 5,692,081
2014 5,585,129
2013 5,479,180
2012 5,374,516
2011 5,271,388
2010 5,170,452
2009 5,071,967
2008 4,975,766
2007 4,881,746
2006 4,789,372
2005 4,698,401
2004 4,608,657
2003 4,520,392
2002 4,434,882
2001 4,353,469
2000 4,275,833
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2017
65.1
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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
2017 65.063
2016 65.023
2015 64.977
2014 64.925
2013 64.869
2012 64.806
2011 64.737
2010 64.660
2009 64.572
2008 64.475
2007 64.368
2006 64.250
2005 64.123
2004 63.986
2003 63.838
2002 63.675
2001 63.493
2000 63.300
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2017
11.70
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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
2017 11.674
2016 11.158
2015 10.646
2014 10.140
2013 9.639
2012 9.144
2011 8.655
2010 8.172
2009 7.695
2008 7.225
2007 6.760
2006 6.302
2005 5.850
2004 5.405
2003 4.967
2002 4.535
2001 4.108
2000 3.688
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2017
18.6
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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
2017 18.576
2016 18.610
2015 18.641
2014 18.670
2013 18.695
2012 18.717
2011 18.736
2010 18.755
2009 18.774
2008 18.792
2007 18.810
2006 18.828
2005 18.846
2004 18.863
2003 18.881
2002 18.901
2001 18.926
2000 18.951
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2017
4.69
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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
2017 4.687
2016 5.210
2015 5.736
2014 6.265
2013 6.798
2012 7.333
2011 7.871
2010 8.413
2009 8.959
2008 9.508
2007 10.062
2006 10.619
2005 11.180
2004 11.745
2003 12.314
2002 12.890
2001 13.473
2000 14.061
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2017
50.5
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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
2017 50.507
2016 50.490
2015 50.457
2014 50.410
2013 50.347
2012 50.270
2011 50.178
2010 50.070
2009 49.948
2008 49.810
2007 49.658
2006 49.491
2005 49.308
2004 49.111
2003 48.899
2002 48.671
2001 48.429
2000 48.172
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2017
79.2
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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
2017 79.228
2016 79.371
2015 79.514
2014 79.655
2013 79.795
2012 79.935
2011 80.074
2010 80.212
2009 80.349
2008 80.485
2007 80.620
2006 80.755
2005 80.888
2004 81.021
2003 81.153
2002 81.284
2001 81.414
2000 81.544

Hygiene

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% of Population with access to 'basic' hygiene facility - 2017
76.7
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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
2017 76.666
2016 76.618
2015 76.571
2014 76.526
2013 76.483
2012 76.442
2011 76.402
% of Population with access to 'limited' hygiene facility - 2017
20.8
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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
2017 20.750
2016 20.797
2015 20.842
2014 20.885
2013 20.927
2012 20.967
2011 21.006
% of Population with no access to hygiene facility - 2017
2.58
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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
2017 2.584
2016 2.586
2015 2.587
2014 2.588
2013 2.590
2012 2.591
2011 2.592

WASH Finance

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Actual Government Spending in WASH as a % of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - 2014
0.06
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Year Value
2014 0.060
2013 0.050
2012 0.100
Planned Government Spending in WASH as a % of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - 2015
0.01
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Year Value
2015 0.010
2013 0.070
2012 0.100
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received ($USD in Millions) - 2017
426
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 426
2016 311
2015 456
2014 301
2013 498
2012 323
2011 384
2010 408
2009 388
2008 490
2007 485
2006 531
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2017
13.80
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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 13.844
2016 2.919
2015 2.164
2014 1.303
2013 3.177
2012 3.108
2011 2.944
2010 12.961
2009 25.843
2008 3.853
2007 10.586
2006 20.478
% of the Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2017
3.25
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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 3.248
2016 0.940
2015 0.474
2014 0.433
2013 0.639
2012 0.963
2011 0.767
2010 3.177
2009 6.654
2008 0.787
2007 2.183
2006 3.859

WASH in Schools

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% of schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
81.0
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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 81
% of schools with no access to a water service - 2016
19.0
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% of urban schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
99.0
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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 99
% of urban schools with no access to a water service - 2016
1.00
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% of rural schools with access to a ‘limited water service' - 2016
73.0
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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 73
% of rural schools with no access to a water service - 2016
27.0
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% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
81.0
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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 81
% of primary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
19.0
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% of schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
76.0
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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 76
% of urban schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
88.0
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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 88
% of urban schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
11.0
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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 11
% of urban schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
1.00
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% of rural schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
71.0
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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 71
% of primary schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
76.0
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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 76

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
73.4
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Year Value
2016 73.409
2015 73.150
2014 72.869
2013 72.562
2012 72.227
2011 71.867
2010 71.494
2009 71.122
2008 70.760
2007 70.415
2006 70.085
2005 69.763
2004 69.437
2003 69.092
2002 68.717
2001 68.304
2000 67.849
Under 5 Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) - 2015
29.1
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Year Value
2015 29.100
2014 30.100
2013 31.100
2012 32.100
2011 33.300
2010 34.500
2009 35.700
2008 36.900
2007 38.400
2006 39.900
2005 41.400
2004 43.100
2003 44.800
2002 46.600
2001 48.600
2000 50.600
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2017
1.29K
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Year Value
2017 1,288
2016 1,291
2015 1,343
2014 1,358
2013 1,367
2012 1,422
2011 1,489
2010 1,599
2009 1,709
2008 1,823
2007 1,901
2006 2,021
2005 2,178
2004 2,340
2003 2,508
2002 2,707
2001 2,867
2000 3,053
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2017
0.75K
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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 747
2016 749
2015 779
2014 787
2013 793
2012 825
2011 864
2010 927
2009 991
2008 1,057
2007 1,102
2006 1,172
2005 1,263
2004 1,357
2003 1,454
2002 1,570
2001 1,663
2000 1,771
% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2009
48.0
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Year Value
2009 48
Cholera Cases Reported - 2003
0.00K
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Year Value
2003 1
2002 1
2001 13
2000 612
1999 2,077
1998 5,970
1997 1,263
1996 1,568
1995 7,970
1994 5,282
1993 30,604
1992 15,395
1991 3,674

Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2015
79.1
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Year Value
2015 79.100
2014 81.300
2012 78.300

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
40.0K
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Year Value
2015 39,977
Total cost to extend adequate sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
60.6K
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Year Value
2015 60,576
Total cost to extend hygiene services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
6.73K
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Year Value
2015 6,729
Total cost to extend safely managed water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
291K
×
Year Value
2015 291,455
Total cost to extend safely managed sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
368M
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Year Value
2015 368,015,000

WASH ODA Donors

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$ 10,658,000
$ 10,658,000
$ 1,305,000
$ 1,305,000
$ 231,000
$ 231,000
$ 89,000
$ 89,000
$ 57,000
$ 57,000
$ 3,000
$ 3,000
$ 3,000
$ 3,000