Kenya

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General

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Population - 2017
49.7M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 49,699,862
2016 48,461,567
2015 47,236,259
2014 44,863,583
2013 43,692,881
2012 42,542,978
2011 41,419,954
2010 40,328,313
2009 39,269,988
2008 38,244,442
2007 37,250,540
2006 36,286,015
2005 35,349,040
2004 34,437,460
2003 33,551,079
2002 32,691,980
2001 31,863,280
2000 31,065,820
% of Population Living Below Poverty Line - 2015
36.1
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Year Value
2015 36.100
2005 46.800
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2015
26
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Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
19.1M
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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 19,130,780
2014 18,975,211
2013 18,812,107
2012 18,643,683
2011 18,472,747
2010 18,301,605
2009 18,131,380
2008 17,962,766
2007 17,796,026
2006 17,630,206
2005 17,464,840
2004 17,299,258
2003 17,134,063
2002 16,970,397
2001 16,810,363
2000 16,654,966
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
58.5
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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 58.457
2014 57.705
2013 56.945
2012 56.177
2011 55.401
2010 54.618
2009 53.829
2008 53.032
2007 52.226
2006 51.413
2005 50.593
2004 49.766
2003 48.931
2002 48.090
2001 47.242
2000 46.388
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2015
8.71
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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 8.711
2014 8.598
2013 8.483
2012 8.366
2011 8.247
2010 8.126
2009 8.002
2008 7.877
2007 7.750
2006 7.622
2005 7.491
2004 7.359
2003 7.225
2002 7.090
2001 6.953
2000 6.814
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2015
10.0
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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 10
2014 10
2013 11
2012 11
2011 12
2010 12
2009 13
2008 13
2007 14
2006 15
2005 15
2004 16
2003 16
2002 17
2001 17
2000 18
% of Population using surface water - 2015
23.0
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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 23
2014 23
2013 24
2012 24
2011 24
2010 25
2009 25
2008 26
2007 26
2006 26
2005 27
2004 27
2003 28
2002 28
2001 28
2000 29
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
50.0
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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 50
2014 49
2013 48
2012 47
2011 46
2010 45
2009 44
2008 43
2007 42
2006 42
2005 41
2004 40
2003 39
2002 38
2001 37
2000 36
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
83.0
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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 83
2014 84
2013 84
2012 84
2011 85
2010 85
2009 85
2008 86
2007 86
2006 86
2005 87
2004 87
2003 87
2002 88
2001 88
2000 88

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
32.3M
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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 32,306,737
2014 31,446,972
2013 30,598,670
2012 29,765,297
2011 28,951,174
2010 28,159,497
2009 27,391,628
2008 26,647,287
2007 25,925,732
2006 25,225,350
2005 24,544,877
2004 23,882,827
2003 23,239,098
2002 22,615,102
2001 22,012,983
2000 21,433,303
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
29.8
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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 29.845
2014 29.905
2013 29.969
2012 30.035
2011 30.103
2010 30.174
2009 30.248
2008 30.324
2007 30.402
2006 30.482
2005 30.564
2004 30.649
2003 30.735
2002 30.824
2001 30.914
2000 31.007
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2015
21.4
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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 21.417
2014 21.332
2013 21.251
2012 21.173
2011 21.099
2010 21.028
2009 20.961
2008 20.897
2007 20.835
2006 20.776
2005 20.720
2004 20.666
2003 20.615
2002 20.566
2001 20.520
2000 20.477
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2015
36.7
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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 36.704
2014 36.422
2013 36.132
2012 35.834
2011 35.528
2010 35.214
2009 34.892
2008 34.563
2007 34.227
2006 33.885
2005 33.536
2004 33.179
2003 32.817
2002 32.448
2001 32.073
2000 31.692
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2015
12.0
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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 12.035
2014 12.341
2013 12.648
2012 12.958
2011 13.270
2010 13.583
2009 13.899
2008 14.216
2007 14.535
2006 14.857
2005 15.180
2004 15.505
2003 15.833
2002 16.162
2001 16.492
2000 16.825
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
28.0
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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 28
2014 28
2013 28
2012 28
2011 29
2010 29
2009 29
2008 29
2007 29
2006 29
2005 30
2004 30
2003 30
2002 30
2001 30
2000 30
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
35.0
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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 35
2014 35
2013 35
2012 35
2011 35
2010 35
2009 35
2008 35
2007 35
2006 34
2005 34
2004 34
2003 34
2002 34
2001 34
2000 34

Hygiene

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% of Population with access to 'basic' hygiene facility - 2015
14.0
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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 13.957
2014 13.886
2013 13.816
2012 13.748
2011 13.680
2010 13.614
% of Population with access to 'limited' hygiene facility - 2015
16.5
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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 16.465
2014 16.464
2013 16.463
2012 16.462
2011 16.461
2010 16.460
% of Population with no access to hygiene facility - 2015
69.6
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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 69.578
2014 69.650
2013 69.721
2012 69.791
2011 69.859
2010 69.926

WASH Finance

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Actual Government Spending in WASH as a % of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - 2013
0.60
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Year Value
2013 0.600
2012 0.790
Planned Government Spending in WASH as a % of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - 2015
0.53
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Year Value
2015 0.530
2014 0.790
2013 0.800
2012 0.970
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received ($USD in Millions) - 2016
2.59K
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 2,593
2015 2,761
2014 2,729
2013 3,315
2012 2,927
2011 2,492
2010 1,799
2009 1,904
2008 1,439
2007 1,423
2006 1,180
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2016
133
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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 133
2015 73.159
2014 112
2013 106
2012 110
2011 114
2010 114
2009 62.387
2008 65.160
2007 38.641
2006 22.279
% of the Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2016
0.05
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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
2016 0.051
2015 0.027
2014 0.041
2013 0.032
2012 0.038
2011 0.046
2010 0.063
2009 0.033
2008 0.045
2007 0.027
2006 1.890

WASH in Schools

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% of schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
75.0
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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 75
% of schools with no access to a water service - 2016
25.0
×
% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
74.0
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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 74
% of primary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
26.0
×
% of secondary schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
80.0
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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 80
% of secondary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
20.0
×
% of schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
100
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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 100
% of schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
0
×
% of urban schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
100
×
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 100
% of urban schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
0
×
% of rural schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
100
×
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 100
% of rural schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
0
×

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
67.0
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Year Value
2016 67.032
2015 66.695
2014 66.242
2013 65.651
2012 64.907
2011 64.008
2010 62.936
2009 61.680
2008 60.275
2007 58.784
2006 57.271
2005 55.819
2004 54.513
2003 53.413
2002 52.565
2001 52.004
2000 51.751
Under 5 Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) - 2015
49.4
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Year Value
2015 49.400
2014 51.300
2013 53.400
2012 55.600
2011 58.500
2010 62.100
2009 65.800
2008 70.100
2007 76.100
2006 80.700
2005 85.500
2004 90.600
2003 95.400
2002 99.900
2001 104
2000 108
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2015
8.92K
×
Source: The Lancet
Year Value
2015 8,916
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2015
5.17K
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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 5,171
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Water Point - 2010
83.0
×
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Sanitation Facility - 2011
98.0
×
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Hygiene Point - 2010
58.0
×
% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2014
26.0
×
Year Value
2014 26
Cholera Cases Reported - 2015
13,300
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Year Value
2015 13,291
2014 35
2011 74
2010 3,188
2009 11,425
2008 3,091
2007 1,206
2006 870
2005 816
2004 870
2002 291
2001 1,001
2000 1,157
1999 11,039
1998 22,432
1997 17,200
1996 482
1995 1,547
1994 880
1992 3,388

Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2015
78.0
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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
113K
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Year Value
2015 113,404
Total cost to extend adequate sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
794K
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Year Value
2015 794,240
Total cost to extend hygiene services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
72.4K
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Year Value
2015 72,386
Total cost to extend safely managed water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
658K
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Year Value
2015 658,444
Total cost to extend safely managed sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
650M
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Year Value
2015 650,409,000

WASH ODA Donors

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$ 67,782,060
$ 67,782,060
$ 21,379,384
$ 21,379,384
$ 9,495,313
$ 9,495,313
$ 7,780,228
$ 7,780,228
$ 7,586,058
$ 7,586,058
$ 4,445,469
$ 4,445,469
$ 2,364,965
$ 2,364,965
$ 1,755,856
$ 1,755,856
$ 1,433,425
$ 1,433,425
$ 901,033
$ 901,033
$ 752,355
$ 752,355
$ 324,315
$ 324,315
$ 313,731
$ 313,731
$ 269,421
$ 269,421
$ 194,394
$ 194,394
$ 178,836
$ 178,836
$ 153,087
$ 153,087
$ 134,881
$ 134,881
$ 109,251
$ 109,251
$ 5,490
$ 5,490