Rwanda

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General

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Population - 2017
12.20M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 12,208,407
2016 11,917,508
2015 11,629,553
2014 11,341,544
2013 11,078,095
2012 10,817,350
2011 10,556,429
2010 10,293,669
2009 10,024,594
2008 9,750,314
2007 9,481,083
2006 9,231,041
2005 9,008,230
2004 8,828,956
2003 8,686,469
2002 8,539,029
2001 8,329,113
2000 8,021,875
% of Population Living Below Poverty Line - 2013
39.1
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Year Value
2013 39.100
2010 46
2005 56.700
2000 58.900
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2015
29
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Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
5.03M
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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 5,025,812
2014 4,982,352
2013 4,937,948
2012 4,891,802
2011 4,842,432
2010 4,789,073
2009 4,729,437
2008 4,663,833
2007 4,597,178
2006 4,535,849
2005 4,484,255
2004 4,451,200
2003 4,434,141
2002 4,412,769
2001 4,360,316
2000 4,252,566
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
56.7
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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 56.710
2014 56.070
2013 55.426
2012 54.778
2011 54.128
2010 53.476
2009 52.822
2008 52.167
2007 51.512
2006 50.863
2005 50.220
2004 49.584
2003 48.953
2002 48.322
2001 47.650
2000 46.988
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2015
21.2
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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 21.178
2014 21.140
2013 21.099
2012 21.055
2011 21.007
2010 20.956
2009 20.901
2008 20.842
2007 20.778
2006 20.708
2005 20.631
2004 20.548
2003 20.459
2002 20.367
2001 20.285
2000 20.195
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2015
15.0
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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 15
2014 14
2013 14
2012 14
2011 14
2010 14
2009 14
2008 14
2007 14
2006 14
2005 14
2004 14
2003 14
2002 14
2001 14
2000 14
% of Population using surface water - 2015
8.0
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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 8
2014 8
2013 9
2012 10
2011 10
2010 11
2009 12
2008 13
2007 13
2006 14
2005 15
2004 16
2003 16
2002 17
2001 18
2000 19
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
49.0
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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 49
2014 48
2013 48
2012 47
2011 47
2010 46
2009 46
2008 46
2007 45
2006 45
2005 44
2004 44
2003 44
2002 43
2001 43
2000 42
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
77.0
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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 77
2014 77
2013 76
2012 76
2011 76
2010 76
2009 75
2008 75
2007 75
2006 75
2005 74
2004 74
2003 74
2002 74
2001 73
2000 73

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
4.37M
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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 4,371,292
2014 4,384,778
2013 4,397,933
2012 4,409,874
2011 4,419,277
2010 4,425,178
2009 4,425,290
2008 4,419,628
2007 4,412,513
2006 4,410,484
2005 4,417,874
2004 4,443,639
2003 4,485,747
2002 4,523,552
2001 4,527,024
2000 4,472,211
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
62.3
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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 62.348
2014 61.339
2013 60.301
2012 59.233
2011 58.137
2010 57.011
2009 55.856
2008 54.672
2007 53.460
2006 52.221
2005 50.957
2004 49.670
2003 48.359
2002 47.025
2001 45.648
2000 44.250
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2015
13.9
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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 13.862
2014 13.543
2013 13.219
2012 12.892
2011 12.560
2010 12.225
2009 11.888
2008 11.548
2007 11.205
2006 10.865
2005 10.527
2004 10.192
2003 9.859
2002 9.523
2001 9.158
2000 8.799
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2015
21.7
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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 21.670
2014 22.864
2013 24.089
2012 25.343
2011 26.627
2010 27.939
2009 29.279
2008 30.647
2007 32.042
2006 33.458
2005 34.894
2004 36.349
2003 37.822
2002 39.317
2001 40.877
2000 42.452
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2015
2.12
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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 2.121
2014 2.254
2013 2.391
2012 2.532
2011 2.676
2010 2.825
2009 2.977
2008 3.133
2007 3.293
2006 3.456
2005 3.621
2004 3.789
2003 3.960
2002 4.134
2001 4.316
2000 4.500
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
64.0
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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 64
2014 63
2013 61
2012 60
2011 58
2010 57
2009 55
2008 54
2007 52
2006 51
2005 49
2004 48
2003 46
2002 45
2001 43
2000 42
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
57.0
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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 57
2014 57
2013 57
2012 57
2011 57
2010 57
2009 57
2008 57
2007 57
2006 57
2005 57
2004 57
2003 57
2002 57
2001 57
2000 57

Hygiene

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% of Population with access to 'basic' hygiene facility - 2015
5.43
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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 5.431
2014 5.121
2013 4.814
2012 4.511
2011 4.212
2010 3.917
2009 3.627
2008 3.342
2007 3.061
2006 2.787
2005 2.519
2004 2.258
2003 2.002
2002 1.750
2001 1.492
2000 1.241
% of Population with access to 'limited' hygiene facility - 2015
8.57
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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 8.565
2014 8.142
2013 7.716
2012 7.284
2011 6.848
2010 6.408
2009 5.964
2008 5.515
2007 5.061
2006 4.604
2005 4.142
2004 3.677
2003 3.208
2002 2.735
2001 2.257
2000 1.775
% of Population with no access to hygiene facility - 2015
86.0
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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 86.004
2014 86.737
2013 87.471
2012 88.205
2011 88.940
2010 89.675
2009 90.409
2008 91.143
2007 91.877
2006 92.609
2005 93.338
2004 94.065
2003 94.790
2002 95.515
2001 96.251
2000 96.984

WASH Finance

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Actual Government Spending in WASH as a % of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - 2012
0.42
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Year Value
2012 0.420
Planned Government Spending in WASH as a % of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - 2015
0.79
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Year Value
2015 0.790
2014 0.760
2013 0.650
2012 0.800
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received ($USD in Millions) - 2016
1.19K
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 1,186
2015 1,112
2014 938
2013 997
2012 828
2011 1,151
2010 975
2009 870
2008 806
2007 706
2006 2,210
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2016
6.9
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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 6.869
2015 3.194
2014 3.572
2013 12.034
2012 16.843
2011 15.915
2010 31.979
2009 16.861
2008 33.326
2007 48.565
2006 33.522
% of the Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2016
0.01
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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 0.006
2015 0.003
2014 0.004
2013 0.012
2012 0.020
2011 0.014
2010 0.033
2009 0.019
2008 0.041
2007 0.069
2006 1.520

WASH in Schools

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% of schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
44.0
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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 44
% of primary schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
39.0
×
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 39
% of secondary schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
51.0
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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 51
% of schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
88.0
×
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 88
% of schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
12.0
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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 12
% of schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
0
×
% of primary schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
91.0
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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 91
% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
9.00
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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 9
% of primary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
0
×
% of secondary schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
84.0
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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 84
% of secondary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
16.0
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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 16
% of secondary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
0
×
% of schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
48.0
×
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 48

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
67.1
×
Year Value
2016 67.129
2015 66.696
2014 66.188
2013 65.598
2012 64.911
2011 64.106
2010 63.140
2009 61.962
2008 60.565
2007 58.971
2006 57.219
2005 55.430
2004 53.755
2003 52.268
2002 50.970
2001 49.793
2000 48.415
Under 5 Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) - 2015
41.7
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Year Value
2015 41.700
2014 44.300
2013 47.800
2012 52.100
2011 57.700
2010 64.100
2009 70.600
2008 78.300
2007 87.800
2006 98.600
2005 111
2004 124
2003 139
2002 155
2001 170
2000 184
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2015
1.59K
×
Source: The Lancet
Year Value
2015 1,591
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2015
923
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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 923
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Water Point - 2007
71.0
×
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Sanitation Facility - 2008
73.0
×
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Hygiene Point - 2007
22.0
×
% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2015
38.0
×
Year Value
2015 38
Cholera Cases Reported - 2012
0.01K
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Year Value
2012 9
2009 67
2008 23
2007 1,453
2006 405
2005 89
2004 586
2003 12
2001 157
2000 1,235
1999 327
1998 3,220
1997 274
1996 106
1995 3
1994 10
1993 568
1992 503
1991 679

Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2015
71.2
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Year Value
2015 71.200
2010 65.900

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
37.0K
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Year Value
2015 36,989
Total cost to extend adequate sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
87.4K
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Year Value
2015 87,401
Total cost to extend hygiene services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
14.4K
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Year Value
2015 14,429
Total cost to extend safely managed water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
168K
×
Year Value
2015 167,803
Total cost to extend safely managed sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
131M
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Year Value
2015 131,255,000

WASH ODA Donors

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$ 4,604,636
$ 4,604,636
$ 1,137,987
$ 1,137,987
$ 438,949
$ 438,949
$ 286,806
$ 286,806
$ 155,999
$ 155,999
$ 129,634
$ 129,634
$ 61,050
$ 61,050
$ 47,331
$ 47,331
$ 4,960
$ 4,960