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General

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Population - 2016
51.2M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2016 51,245,707
2015 51,014,947
2014 50,746,659
2013 50,428,893
2012 50,199,853
2011 49,936,638
2010 49,554,112
2009 49,307,835
2008 49,054,708
2007 48,683,638
2006 48,438,292
2005 48,184,561
2004 48,082,519
2003 47,892,330
2002 47,644,736
2001 47,370,164
2000 47,008,111
GDP ($USD in Millions) - 2016
1.41M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2016 1,411,250
2015 1,382,760
2014 1,411,330
2013 1,305,600
2012 1,222,810
2011 1,202,460
2010 1,094,500
2009 901,935
2008 1,002,220
2007 1,122,680
2006 1,011,800
2005 898,137
2004 764,881
2003 680,521
2002 609,020
2001 533,052
2000 561,633

General Finance Flows

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Total Official Development Assistance Disbursed ($USD in millions) - 2016
1.63K
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 1,635
2015 1,549
2014 1,405
2013 1,368
2012 1,272
2011 1,061
2010 1,015
2009 761
2008 646
2007 505
2006 425
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) as % of Gross National Income (GNI) - 2016
0.16
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Year Value
2016 0.160
2015 0.140
2014 0.130
2013 0.130
2012 0.140
2011 0.120
2010 0.120
2009 0.100
2008 0.090
2007 0.070
2006 0.050
2005 0.100
2004 0.060
2003 0.060
2002 0.050
2001 0.060
2000 0.040
Total Official Development Assistance Committed ($USD Millions) - 2016
2.48K
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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 2,476
2015 2,312
2014 2,263
2013 2,227
2012 1,809
2011 1,665
2010 1,967
2009 1,792
2008 1,623
2007 1,013
2006 716
% of Official Development Assistance disbursed in the form of loans - 2016
39.3
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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
2016 39.300
2015 41.500
% of Official Development Assistance disbursed in the form of grants - 2016
60.7
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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
2016 60.700
2015 58.520
2014 59.830
2013 58.840
2012 58.020
2011 55.600
2010 61.490
2009 59.560
2008 63.710
2007 68.190
2006 64.520

WASH Finance Flows

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Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Disbursed Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2016
99.7
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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
2016 99.721
2015 119
2014 118
2013 79.294
2012 95.073
2011 43.140
2010 37.908
2009 27.667
2008 29.613
2007 20.022
2006 17.666
% of the Total Official Development Assistance Disbursed Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2016
6
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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 6.101
2015 7.669
2014 8.404
2013 5.796
2012 7.476
2011 4.067
2010 3.736
2009 3.637
2008 4.587
2007 3.962
2006 4.150
% of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to Water and Sanitation Spent on the Least Developed Countries - 2016
11.1
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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
2016 11.100
2015 28.320
2014 39.990
2013 26.870
2012 39.220
2011 38.710
2010 24.160
2009 9.420
2008 34.450
2007 18.640
2006 9.080
% of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to Water and Sanitation Spent in WASHwatch's Top Ten Priority Countries - 2016
0.60
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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 0.600
2015 0.227
2014 0
2013 0
2012 0
2011 0
2010 0.369
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
% of Official Development Assistance spent on WASH disbursed in the form of loans - 2016
90.2
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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
2016 90.200
2015 87.288
2014 90.035
2013 87.311
2012 86.136
2011 74.816
2010 69.088
2009 58.870
2008 74.483
2007 81.256
2006 84.765
% of Official Development Assistance spent on WASH disbursed in the form of grants - 2016
9.8
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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
2016 9.800
2015 12.712
2014 9.965
2013 12.689
2012 13.864
2011 25.184
2010 30.912
2009 41.130
2008 25.517
2007 18.744
2006 15.235

WASH Finance Flows by System

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% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Water Supply and Sanitation – Large Systems’ - 2016
85.0
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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 85.041
2015 80.957
2014 89.695
2013 75.867
2012 71.025
2011 45.836
2010 91.593
2009 97.479
2008 72.155
2007 76.390
2006 87.994
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Water Supply – Large Systems’ - 2016
0.38
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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 0.384
2015 1.691
2014 1.792
2013 4.040
2012 5.242
2011 7.976
2010 1.828
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Sanitation– Large Systems’ - 2016
1.54
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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 1.540
2015 1.318
2014 0.486
2013 0.424
2012 0
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Drinking Water Supply and Basic Sanitation’ - 2016
9.7
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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
2016 9.704
2015 11.947
2014 4.278
2013 16.614
2012 19.267
2011 39.004
2010 6.348
2009 2.521
2008 27.845
2007 23.494
2006 12.006
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Drinking Water Supply’ - 2016
0.48
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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 0.482
2015 1.585
2014 3.748
2013 3.033
2012 4.402
2011 6.509
2010 0.085
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Sanitation’ - 2016
2.73
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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 2.727
2015 2.273
2014 0
2013 0
2012 0
2011 0.674
2010 0.145
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Education and Training in Water Supply and Sanitation’ - 2016
0.12
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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
2016 0.122
2015 0.229
2014 0
2013 0.022
2012 0.065
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0.116
2006 0

Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
204K
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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 203,726
2014 262,231
2013 320,161
2012 377,470
2011 434,096
2010 489,975
2009 545,039
2008 599,257
2007 652,667
2006 705,374
2005 701,018
2004 696,816
2003 692,734
2002 688,704
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
99.6
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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 99.595
2014 99.476
2013 99.358
2012 99.239
2011 99.120
2010 99.002
2009 98.883
2008 98.765
2007 98.646
2006 98.527
2005 98.527
2004 98.527
2003 98.527
2002 98.527
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2015
0
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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 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 - 2015
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 0
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
% of Population using surface water - 2015
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 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

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
56,600.00
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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 56,561
2014 37,893
2013 19,383
2012 1,040
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 with access to 'safely managed' sanitation - 2015
98.5
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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
2015 98.463
2014 97.724
2013 96.986
2012 96.190
2011 95.284
2010 94.383
2009 93.486
2008 92.595
2007 91.708
2006 90.827
2005 89.950
2004 89.079
2003 88.212
2002 87.351
2001 86.495
2000 85.643
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
100
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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 99.888
2014 99.924
2013 99.961
2012 99.998
2011 100
2010 100
2009 100
2008 100
2007 100
2006 100
2005 100
2004 100
2003 100
2002 100
2001 100
2000 100
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2015
0
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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 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' sanitation service - 2015
0.11
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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 0.112
2014 0.076
2013 0.039
2012 0.002
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
2005 0
2004 0
2003 0
2002 0
2001 0
2000 0

Health

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% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2012
28.0
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Year Value
2012 28
Cholera Cases Reported - 1996
7.00
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Year Value
1996 7

Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2015
100.0
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Top WASH ODA Recipient Countries

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$ 32,851,188
$ 32,851,188
$ 15,640,307
$ 15,640,307
$ 12,691,641
$ 12,691,641
$ 12,356,572
$ 12,356,572
$ 11,652,620
$ 11,652,620
$ 9,474,609
$ 9,474,609
$ 6,978,111
$ 6,978,111
$ 5,244,220
$ 5,244,220
$ 3,223,086
$ 3,223,086
$ 2,902,269
$ 2,902,269
$ 2,840,584
$ 2,840,584
$ 1,449,136
$ 1,449,136
$ 1,414,206
$ 1,414,206
$ 1,135,535
$ 1,135,535
$ 812,635
$ 812,635
$ 636,054
$ 636,054
$ 623,741
$ 623,741
$ 522,315
$ 522,315
$ 471,329
$ 471,329
$ 428,283
$ 428,283
$ 399,047
$ 399,047
$ 371,982
$ 371,982
$ 298,575
$ 298,575
$ 273,407
$ 273,407
$ 254,861
$ 254,861
$ 17,959
$ 17,959