India

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0.66 - 1
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0.33 - 0.65
Some
0 - 0.32
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General

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Population - 2017
1.34G
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 1,339,180,127
2016 1,324,171,354
2015 1,309,053,980
2014 1,295,291,543
2013 1,279,498,874
2012 1,263,589,639
2011 1,247,446,011
2010 1,230,984,504
2009 1,214,182,182
2008 1,197,070,109
2007 1,179,685,631
2006 1,162,088,305
2005 1,144,326,293
2004 1,126,419,321
2003 1,108,369,577
2002 1,090,189,358
2001 1,071,888,190
2000 1,053,481,072
% of Population Living Below Poverty Line - 2011
21.9
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Year Value
2011 21.900
2009 29.800
2004 37.200
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2015
33
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Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
163M
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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 163,105,959
2014 167,003,700
2013 170,800,720
2012 174,481,412
2011 178,025,015
2010 181,411,274
2009 184,637,064
2008 187,701,396
2007 190,605,047
2006 193,348,773
2005 195,935,272
2004 198,364,772
2003 200,634,869
2002 202,740,182
2001 204,679,898
2000 206,325,281
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
87.6
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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 87.559
2014 87.107
2013 86.651
2012 86.192
2011 85.729
2010 85.263
2009 84.793
2008 84.320
2007 83.843
2006 83.362
2005 82.878
2004 82.390
2003 81.898
2002 81.403
2001 80.905
2000 80.415
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2015
4.12
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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 4.117
2014 4.103
2013 4.088
2012 4.073
2011 4.058
2010 4.042
2009 4.026
2008 4.009
2007 3.992
2006 3.975
2005 3.958
2004 3.940
2003 3.922
2002 3.904
2001 3.885
2000 3.864
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2015
7.0
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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 7
2014 8
2013 8
2012 9
2011 9
2010 10
2009 10
2008 11
2007 11
2006 11
2005 12
2004 12
2003 13
2002 13
2001 14
2000 14
% of Population using surface water - 2015
1.00
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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 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 rural population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
85.0
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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 85
2014 84
2013 84
2012 83
2011 83
2010 82
2009 81
2008 81
2007 80
2006 79
2005 79
2004 78
2003 78
2002 77
2001 76
2000 76
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
93.0
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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 93
2014 93
2013 93
2012 93
2011 93
2010 93
2009 93
2008 93
2007 93
2006 93
2005 93
2004 93
2003 93
2002 92
2001 92
2000 92

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
732M
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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 732,207,000
2014 742,633,049
2013 752,590,114
2012 762,024,044
2011 770,858,490
2010 779,023,473
2009 786,513,087
2008 793,334,813
2007 799,502,256
2006 805,033,795
2005 809,951,838
2004 814,265,418
2003 817,971,810
2002 821,063,211
2001 823,543,261
2000 825,106,472
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
44.2
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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 44.151
2014 42.667
2013 41.181
2012 39.694
2011 38.205
2010 36.715
2009 35.223
2008 33.727
2007 32.228
2006 30.725
2005 29.220
2004 27.712
2003 26.200
2002 24.686
2001 23.169
2000 21.678
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2015
12.20
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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 12.233
2014 11.843
2013 11.454
2012 11.066
2011 10.680
2010 10.295
2009 9.911
2008 9.527
2007 9.143
2006 8.760
2005 8.377
2004 7.994
2003 7.612
2002 7.231
2001 6.849
2000 6.479
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2015
3.78
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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 3.780
2014 3.925
2013 4.070
2012 4.214
2011 4.356
2010 4.498
2009 4.640
2008 4.780
2007 4.920
2006 5.058
2005 5.196
2004 5.333
2003 5.469
2002 5.605
2001 5.740
2000 5.876
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2015
39.8
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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 39.835
2014 41.565
2013 43.295
2012 45.026
2011 46.759
2010 48.491
2009 50.227
2008 51.966
2007 53.710
2006 55.457
2005 57.207
2004 58.960
2003 60.718
2002 62.478
2001 64.242
2000 65.967
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
34.0
×
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 34
2014 32
2013 31
2012 29
2011 28
2010 26
2009 24
2008 23
2007 21
2006 20
2005 18
2004 17
2003 15
2002 14
2001 12
2000 11
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
65.0
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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 65
2014 64
2013 63
2012 62
2011 62
2010 61
2009 60
2008 59
2007 58
2006 57
2005 56
2004 55
2003 54
2002 53
2001 52
2000 51

WASH Finance

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Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received ($USD in Millions) - 2016
5.13K
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 5,127
2015 5,340
2014 4,633
2013 4,036
2012 3,138
2011 4,498
2010 4,117
2009 3,828
2008 3,490
2007 2,773
2006 3,297
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2016
375
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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 375
2015 288
2014 324
2013 296
2012 290
2011 296
2010 277
2009 163
2008 229
2007 141
2006 130
% of the Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2016
0.07
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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 0.073
2015 0.054
2014 0.070
2013 0.073
2012 0.092
2011 0.066
2010 0.067
2009 0.043
2008 0.066
2007 0.051
2006 3.940

WASH in Schools

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% of schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
69.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: Basic water service refers to water that is on site, an improved source and available.
Year Value
2016 69
% of schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
22.0
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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 22
% of schools with no access to a water service - 2016
9.00
×
% of urban schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
72.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: Basic water service refers to water that is on site, an improved source and available.
Year Value
2016 72
% of urban 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 urban schools with no access to a water service - 2016
8.00
×
% of rural schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
69.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: Basic water service refers to water that is on site, an improved source and available.
Year Value
2016 69
% of rural schools with access to a ‘limited water service' - 2016
21.0
×
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 21
% of rural schools with no access to a water service - 2016
10.0
×
% of primary schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
68.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: Basic water service refers to water that is on site, an improved source and available.
Year Value
2016 68
% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
22.0
×
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 22
% of primary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
10.0
×
% of secondary schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
75.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: Basic water service refers to water that is on site, an improved source and available.
Year Value
2016 75
% of secondary schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
20.0
×
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 secondary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
5.00
×
% of schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
73.0
×
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 73
% of schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
3.00
×
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 3
% of schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
24.0
×
% of urban schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
77.0
×
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 77
% of urban schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
7.00
×
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 7
% of urban schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
16.0
×
% of rural schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
72.0
×
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 72
% of rural 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 rural schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
28.0
×
% of primary schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
72.0
×
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 72
% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
4.00
×
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 4
% of primary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
24.0
×
% of secondary schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
79.0
×
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 79
% of secondary 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 secondary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
21.0
×
% of schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
54.0
×
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 54
% of schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
5.00
×
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 5
% of schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
41.0
×
% of urban schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
57.0
×
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 57
% of urban schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
21.0
×
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 21
% of urban schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
21.0
×
% of rural schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
54.0
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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 54
% of rural 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 rural schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
28.0
×
% of primary schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
55.0
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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 55
% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
3.00
×
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 3
% of primary schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
42.0
×
% of secondary schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
53.0
×
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 53
% of secondary schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
15.0
×
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 15
% of secondary schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
32.0
×

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
68.6
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Year Value
2016 68.560
2015 68.302
2014 68.021
2013 67.714
2012 67.377
2011 67.013
2010 66.625
2009 66.219
2008 65.802
2007 65.383
2006 64.966
2005 64.556
2004 64.154
2003 63.759
2002 63.368
2001 62.977
2000 62.582
Under 5 Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) - 2015
47.7
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Year Value
2015 47.700
2014 49.800
2013 52.100
2012 54.500
2011 57.200
2010 59.900
2009 62.700
2008 65.600
2007 68.500
2006 71.500
2005 74.600
2004 77.700
2003 81
2002 84.300
2001 87.700
2000 91.200
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2015
105K
×
Source: The Lancet
Year Value
2015 104,643
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2015
60.7K
×
Source: WASHwatch Calculations based on data from The Lancet Read our blog on WASH related Diarrheal Disease to learn more.
Year Value
2015 60,693
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Water Point - 2012
72.0
×
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Sanitation Facility - 2010
59.0
×
% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2014
39.0
×
Year Value
2014 39
Cholera Cases Reported - 2015
0.89K
×
Year Value
2015 889
2014 4,031
2013 6,008
2010 5,155
2008 2,680
2007 2,635
2006 1,939
2005 3,155
2004 4,695
2003 2,893
2002 3,455
2001 4,081
2000 4,053
1999 3,839
1998 7,151
1997 2,768
1996 4,396
1995 3,315
1994 4,973
1993 12,084
1992 6,911
1991 6,993
1990 3,583

Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2015
72.2
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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
1.22M
×
Year Value
2015 1,224,542
Total cost to extend adequate sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
4.76M
×
Year Value
2015 4,762,405
Total cost to extend hygiene services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
1.20M
×
Year Value
2015 1,197,499
Total cost to extend safely managed water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
9.98M
×
Year Value
2015 9,975,233
Total cost to extend safely managed sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
11.0M
×
Year Value
2015 10,976,860

WASH ODA Donors

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$ 265,776,844
$ 265,776,844
$ 66,643,906
$ 66,643,906
$ 25,410,865
$ 25,410,865
$ 4,343,475
$ 4,343,475
$ 4,210,274
$ 4,210,274
$ 3,957,450
$ 3,957,450
$ 2,901,767
$ 2,901,767
$ 1,082,910
$ 1,082,910
$ 173,839
$ 173,839
$ 173,408
$ 173,408
$ 67,392
$ 67,392
$ 30,565
$ 30,565
$ 11,834
$ 11,834