Tanzania

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General

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Population - 2017
57.3M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 57,310,019
2016 55,572,201
2015 53,879,957
2014 51,822,621
2013 50,213,457
2012 48,645,709
2011 47,122,998
2010 45,648,525
2009 44,222,113
2008 42,844,744
2007 41,522,004
2006 40,260,847
2005 39,065,600
2004 37,935,334
2003 36,866,228
2002 35,855,480
2001 34,899,062
2000 33,991,590
% of Population Living Below Poverty Line - 2011
28.2
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Year Value
2011 28.200

Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
26.7M
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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 26,657,528
2014 26,478,896
2013 26,281,938
2012 26,069,353
2011 25,843,192
2010 25,606,198
2009 25,360,402
2008 25,107,499
2007 24,853,393
2006 24,603,544
2005 24,363,295
2004 24,134,301
2003 23,916,665
2002 23,704,769
2001 23,472,735
2000 23,252,398
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
50.1
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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 50.145
2014 48.905
2013 47.660
2012 46.410
2011 45.158
2010 43.906
2009 42.652
2008 41.399
2007 40.144
2006 38.890
2005 37.635
2004 36.380
2003 35.126
2002 33.888
2001 32.741
2000 31.594
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2015
12.8
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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 12.826
2014 12.550
2013 12.269
2012 11.983
2011 11.692
2010 11.396
2009 11.095
2008 10.789
2007 10.478
2006 10.162
2005 9.842
2004 9.517
2003 9.188
2002 8.854
2001 8.515
2000 8.174
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2015
24.0
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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 24
2014 25
2013 26
2012 28
2011 29
2010 30
2009 32
2008 33
2007 34
2006 36
2005 37
2004 38
2003 40
2002 41
2001 42
2000 43
% of Population using surface water - 2015
13.0
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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 13
2014 14
2013 14
2012 14
2011 14
2010 14
2009 15
2008 15
2007 15
2006 15
2005 16
2004 16
2003 16
2002 16
2001 17
2000 17
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
37.0
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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 37
2014 36
2013 34
2012 33
2011 32
2010 31
2009 30
2008 29
2007 28
2006 27
2005 26
2004 25
2003 24
2002 23
2001 22
2000 21
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
79.0
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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 79
2014 79
2013 78
2012 77
2011 77
2010 76
2009 75
2008 75
2007 74
2006 73
2005 73
2004 72
2003 71
2002 71
2001 70
2000 69

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
40.9M
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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 40,886,656
2014 40,263,897
2013 39,624,519
2012 38,972,819
2011 38,313,415
2010 37,651,080
2009 36,988,256
2008 36,327,964
2007 35,677,609
2006 35,045,518
2005 34,438,288
2004 33,857,804
2003 33,303,319
2002 32,773,711
2001 32,264,098
2000 31,777,884
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
23.5
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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
2015 23.534
2014 22.304
2013 21.088
2012 19.884
2011 18.695
2010 17.520
2009 16.358
2008 15.210
2007 14.075
2006 12.954
2005 11.845
2004 10.749
2003 9.664
2002 8.595
2001 7.550
2000 6.513
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2015
13.30
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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 13.324
2014 12.508
2013 11.711
2012 10.934
2011 10.179
2010 9.444
2009 8.731
2008 8.038
2007 7.365
2006 6.712
2005 6.078
2004 5.462
2003 4.866
2002 4.291
2001 3.753
2000 3.225
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2015
51.9
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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 51.881
2014 53.999
2013 56.090
2012 58.152
2011 60.185
2010 62.187
2009 64.161
2008 66.106
2007 68.024
2006 69.914
2005 71.777
2004 73.614
2003 75.425
2002 77.208
2001 78.952
2000 80.681
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2015
11.3
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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 11.261
2014 11.189
2013 11.111
2012 11.029
2011 10.942
2010 10.849
2009 10.750
2008 10.646
2007 10.536
2006 10.421
2005 10.301
2004 10.175
2003 10.045
2002 9.906
2001 9.745
2000 9.581
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
17.0
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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 17
2014 16
2013 16
2012 15
2011 14
2010 13
2009 12
2008 12
2007 11
2006 10
2005 9
2004 8
2003 8
2002 7
2001 6
2000 5
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
37.0
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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 37
2014 35
2013 34
2012 32
2011 30
2010 29
2009 27
2008 25
2007 24
2006 22
2005 20
2004 18
2003 17
2002 15
2001 13
2000 12

Hygiene

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% of Population with access to 'basic' hygiene facility - 2015
47.6
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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 47.626
2014 47.466
2013 47.307
2012 47.148
% of Population with access to 'limited' hygiene facility - 2015
35.4
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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 35.402
2014 35.511
2013 35.620
2012 35.729
% of Population with no access to hygiene facility - 2015
17.0
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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 16.972
2014 17.023
2013 17.073
2012 17.123

WASH Finance

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Actual Government Spending in WASH as a % of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - 2012
1.01
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Year Value
2012 1.010
Planned Government Spending in WASH as a % of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - 2015
0.74
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Year Value
2015 0.740
2014 0.940
2013 0.870
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received ($USD in Millions) - 2016
2.46K
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 2,464
2015 2,708
2014 2,475
2013 3,321
2012 2,612
2011 2,243
2010 2,796
2009 2,936
2008 2,095
2007 2,594
2006 7,223
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2016
68
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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 68.182
2015 100
2014 123
2013 143
2012 170
2011 136
2010 144
2009 124
2008 105
2007 102
2006 81.763
% of the Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2016
0.03
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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 0.028
2015 0.037
2014 0.050
2013 0.043
2012 0.065
2011 0.061
2010 0.052
2009 0.042
2008 0.050
2007 0.039
2006 1.130

WASH in Schools

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% of schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
71.0
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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 71
% of schools with no access to a water service - 2016
29.0
×
% of urban 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 urban schools with no access to a water service - 2016
26.0
×
% of rural schools with access to a ‘limited water service' - 2016
61.0
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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 61
% of rural schools with no access to a water service - 2016
39.0
×
% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
72.0
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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 72
% of primary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
28.0
×
% of schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
47.0
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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 47
% of schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
28.0
×
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 28
% of schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
25.0
×
% of urban schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
68.0
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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 68
% of urban schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
18.0
×
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 18
% of urban schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
14.0
×
% of rural schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
43.0
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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 43
% of rural schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
30.0
×
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 30
% of rural schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
27.0
×
% of primary schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
47.0
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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 47
% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
28.0
×
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 28
% of primary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
25.0
×
% of secondary 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 secondary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
0
×
% of schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
23.0
×
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 23
% of urban schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
52.0
×
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 52
% of rural schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
15.0
×
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 15
% of primary schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
23.0
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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 23

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
65.7
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Year Value
2016 65.675
2015 64.950
2014 64.163
2013 63.348
2012 62.528
2011 61.713
2010 60.893
2009 60.048
2008 59.156
2007 58.209
2006 57.218
2005 56.196
2004 55.161
2003 54.142
2002 53.173
2001 52.281
2000 51.493
Under 5 Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) - 2015
48.7
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Year Value
2015 48.700
2014 50.500
2013 53.300
2012 55.700
2011 58.900
2010 63.400
2009 68.600
2008 73.700
2007 79.500
2006 85.800
2005 92.400
2004 99.400
2003 107
2002 115
2001 123
2000 131
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2015
5.85K
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Source: The Lancet
Year Value
2015 5,852
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2015
3.39K
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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 3,394
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Water Point - 2006
65.0
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% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Sanitation Facility - 2007
93.0
×
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Hygiene Point - 2006
59.0
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% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2014
35.0
×
Year Value
2014 35
Cholera Cases Reported - 2015
11.6K
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Year Value
2015 11,563
2013 270
2012 286
2011 942
2010 4,469
2009 7,700
2008 2,911
2007 1,609
2006 14,297
2005 2,945
2004 10,319
2003 710
2002 11,920
2001 1,300
2000 4,637
1999 12,266
1998 14,488
1997 40,249
1996 1,464
1995 2,957
1994 2,240
1993 792
1992 18,526
1991 5,676
1990 2,230

Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2015
80.4
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Year Value
2015 80.400
2010 67.800

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
256K
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Year Value
2015 256,182
Total cost to extend adequate sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
510K
×
Year Value
2015 510,384
Total cost to extend hygiene services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
491K
×
Year Value
2015 491,308
Total cost to extend safely managed water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
1.39M
×
Year Value
2015 1,385,665
Total cost to extend safely managed sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
1.06G
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Year Value
2015 1,061,131,000

WASH ODA Donors

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$ 22,564,964
$ 22,564,964
$ 18,622,068
$ 18,622,068
$ 7,674,124
$ 7,674,124
$ 6,340,267
$ 6,340,267
$ 5,644,120
$ 5,644,120
$ 3,288,322
$ 3,288,322
$ 1,164,515
$ 1,164,515
$ 284,512
$ 284,512
$ 245,462
$ 245,462
$ 240,661
$ 240,661
$ 145,927
$ 145,927
$ 127,583
$ 127,583
$ 92,978
$ 92,978
$ 88,755
$ 88,755
$ 25,939
$ 25,939
$ 17,665
$ 17,665
$ 5,256
$ 5,256