Uganda

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10.50
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
42.9M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 42,862,958
2016 41,487,965
2015 40,144,870
2014 37,782,971
2013 36,573,387
2012 35,400,620
2011 34,260,342
2010 33,149,417
2009 32,067,125
2008 31,014,427
2007 29,991,958
2006 29,000,925
2005 28,042,413
2004 27,114,742
2003 26,217,760
2002 25,355,794
2001 24,534,668
2000 23,757,636
% of Population Living Below Poverty Line - 2012
19.7
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Year Value
2012 19.700
2009 24.500
2005 31.100
2002 38.800
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2015
16
×

Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
23.8M
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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 23,840,407
2014 23,305,732
2013 22,780,954
2012 22,264,707
2011 21,754,878
2010 21,250,016
2009 20,750,438
2008 20,257,117
2007 19,771,113
2006 19,293,742
2005 18,826,277
2004 18,368,020
2003 17,919,651
2002 17,480,254
2001 17,043,185
2000 16,628,414
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
38.9
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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 38.921
2014 38.317
2013 37.712
2012 37.106
2011 36.501
2010 35.896
2009 35.291
2008 34.685
2007 34.079
2006 33.472
2005 32.865
2004 32.258
2003 31.651
2002 31.060
2001 30.534
2000 30.008
% of Population with access to 'safely managed' water - 2015
6.44
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Safely managed’ water 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 6.439
2014 6.251
2013 6.063
2012 5.877
2011 5.693
2010 5.510
2009 5.330
2008 5.151
2007 4.974
2006 4.800
2005 4.628
2004 4.459
2003 4.293
2002 4.138
2001 4.020
2000 3.907
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2015
37.9
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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 37.947
2014 37.434
2013 36.915
2012 36.390
2011 35.859
2010 35.324
2009 34.783
2008 34.237
2007 33.687
2006 33.131
2005 32.572
2004 32.007
2003 31.439
2002 30.862
2001 30.264
2000 29.665
% 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 16
2013 16
2012 17
2011 18
2010 19
2009 19
2008 20
2007 21
2006 22
2005 22
2004 23
2003 24
2002 25
2001 25
2000 26
% 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 9
2013 9
2012 9
2011 10
2010 10
2009 11
2008 11
2007 11
2006 12
2005 12
2004 13
2003 13
2002 13
2001 14
2000 14
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
32.0
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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 32
2014 32
2013 31
2012 31
2011 30
2010 30
2009 29
2008 29
2007 28
2006 28
2005 27
2004 27
2003 26
2002 25
2001 25
2000 24
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
73.0
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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 73
2014 72
2013 72
2012 72
2011 72
2010 72
2009 72
2008 72
2007 72
2006 72
2005 72
2004 72
2003 71
2002 71
2001 71
2000 71

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
31.6M
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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 31,557,309
2014 30,639,530
2013 29,748,466
2012 28,881,855
2011 28,036,370
2010 27,209,628
2009 26,401,286
2008 25,612,264
2007 24,843,307
2006 24,095,602
2005 23,370,252
2004 22,666,025
2003 21,983,068
2002 21,323,831
2001 20,689,837
2000 20,089,420
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
19.2
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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 19.151
2014 18.907
2013 18.661
2012 18.414
2011 18.167
2010 17.918
2009 17.669
2008 17.418
2007 17.167
2006 16.914
2005 16.661
2004 16.407
2003 16.152
2002 15.902
2001 15.671
2000 15.440
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2015
14.4
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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 14.410
2014 14.193
2013 13.977
2012 13.763
2011 13.550
2010 13.339
2009 13.128
2008 12.918
2007 12.709
2006 12.501
2005 12.293
2004 12.087
2003 11.881
2002 11.690
2001 11.550
2000 11.409
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2015
60.2
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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 60.233
2014 60.100
2013 59.962
2012 59.820
2011 59.674
2010 59.523
2009 59.369
2008 59.211
2007 59.049
2006 58.884
2005 58.716
2004 58.544
2003 58.370
2002 58.178
2001 57.934
2000 57.688
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2015
6.2
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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 6.206
2014 6.801
2013 7.400
2012 8.003
2011 8.609
2010 9.220
2009 9.835
2008 10.453
2007 11.075
2006 11.700
2005 12.329
2004 12.961
2003 13.597
2002 14.230
2001 14.846
2000 15.462
% 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 17
2013 17
2012 17
2011 16
2010 16
2009 16
2008 16
2007 15
2006 15
2005 15
2004 15
2003 14
2002 14
2001 14
2000 14
% of urban 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 28
2010 28
2009 28
2008 28
2007 28
2006 28
2005 28
2004 29
2003 29
2002 29
2001 29
2000 29

Hygiene

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% of Population with access to 'basic' hygiene facility - 2015
7.60
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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 7.601
2014 7.572
2013 7.543
2012 7.373
2011 7.204
2010 7.034
2009 6.865
2008 6.696
2007 6.527
2006 6.359
2005 6.190
2004 6.022
2003 5.853
2002 5.688
2001 5.537
2000 5.386
% of Population with access to 'limited' hygiene facility - 2015
21.5
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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 21.527
2014 21.530
2013 21.534
2012 21.611
2011 21.682
2010 21.747
2009 21.807
2008 21.861
2007 21.910
2006 21.953
2005 21.992
2004 22.025
2003 22.054
2002 22.081
2001 22.119
2000 22.156
% of Population with no access to hygiene facility - 2015
70.9
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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 70.872
2014 70.898
2013 70.924
2012 71.016
2011 71.114
2010 71.218
2009 71.328
2008 71.443
2007 71.563
2006 71.688
2005 71.818
2004 71.953
2003 72.093
2002 72.230
2001 72.343
2000 72.458

WASH Finance

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Planned Government Spending in WASH as a % of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - 2015
0.42
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Year Value
2015 0.420
2014 0.420
2013 0.430
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received ($USD in Millions) - 2016
1.82K
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 1,822
2015 1,693
2014 1,587
2013 1,683
2012 1,548
2011 1,455
2010 1,613
2009 1,689
2008 1,485
2007 1,561
2006 5,951
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2016
78.8
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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 78.781
2015 67.887
2014 53.260
2013 58.975
2012 62.906
2011 38.807
2010 45.927
2009 89.953
2008 44.103
2007 57.865
2006 84.493
% of the Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2016
0.04
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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 0.043
2015 0.040
2014 0.034
2013 0.035
2012 0.041
2011 0.027
2010 0.029
2009 0.053
2008 0.030
2007 0.037
2006 1.420

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
25.0
×
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 25
% of schools with no access to a water service - 2016
6.00
×
% of urban schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
90.0
×
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 90
% of urban schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
10.0
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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 10
% of urban schools with no access to a water service - 2016
0
×
% of rural schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
61.0
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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 61
% of rural schools with access to a ‘limited water service' - 2016
30.0
×
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 30
% of rural schools with no access to a water service - 2016
9.00
×
% of 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 schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
21.0
×
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 21
% of schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
0
×
% of urban schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
80.0
×
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 80
% of urban schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
20.0
×
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 20
% of urban schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
0
×
% of rural 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 rural schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
21.0
×
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 21
% of rural schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
0
×
% of schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
37.0
×
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 37
% of schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
25.0
×
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 25
% of schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
39.0
×
% 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 urban schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
19.0
×
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 19
% of urban schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
29.0
×
% of rural schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
30.0
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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 30
% of rural schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
26.0
×
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 26
% of rural schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
44.0
×

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
59.9
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Year Value
2016 59.889
2015 59.575
2014 59.224
2013 58.819
2012 58.347
2011 57.796
2010 57.153
2009 56.409
2008 55.574
2007 54.660
2006 53.681
2005 52.640
2004 51.538
2003 50.394
2002 49.242
2001 48.120
2000 47.077
Under 5 Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) - 2015
54.6
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Year Value
2015 54.600
2014 56.900
2013 60.300
2012 64.100
2011 69.800
2010 75.200
2009 80.100
2008 85.900
2007 92.500
2006 99.700
2005 107
2004 116
2003 124
2002 133
2001 141
2000 148
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2015
7.89K
×
Source: The Lancet
Year Value
2015 7,894
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2015
4.58K
×
Source: WASHwatch Calculations based on data from The Lancet Read our blog on WASH related Diarrheal Disease to learn more.
Year Value
2015 4,579
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Water Point - 2008
66.0
×
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Sanitation Facility - 2009
59.0
×
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Hygiene Point - 2008
44.0
×
% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2012
34.0
×
Year Value
2012 34
Cholera Cases Reported - 2015
1.46K
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Year Value
2015 1,461
2014 309
2013 748
2012 6,326
2010 2,341
2009 1,095
2008 3,726
2007 279
2006 5,194
2005 4,924
2004 3,380
2003 4,377
2002 2,274
2001 247
2000 2,807
1999 5,179
1998 49,514
1997 2,610
1996 291
1995 538
1994 704
1992 5,072
1991 279

Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2015
73.8
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Year Value
2015 73.800
2010 73.200

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
77.3K
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Year Value
2015 77,275
Total cost to extend adequate sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
269K
×
Year Value
2015 268,696
Total cost to extend hygiene services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
45.5K
×
Year Value
2015 45,525
Total cost to extend safely managed water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
851K
×
Year Value
2015 850,857
Total cost to extend safely managed sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
456M
×
Year Value
2015 456,483,000

WASH ODA Donors

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$ 24,818,523
$ 24,818,523
$ 16,932,715
$ 16,932,715
$ 6,081,057
$ 6,081,057
$ 5,859,656
$ 5,859,656
$ 1,872,403
$ 1,872,403
$ 864,066
$ 864,066
$ 560,692
$ 560,692
$ 493,667
$ 493,667
$ 448,031
$ 448,031
$ 300,063
$ 300,063
$ 217,016
$ 217,016
$ 143,564
$ 143,564
$ 102,365
$ 102,365
$ 36,041
$ 36,041
$ 13,202
$ 13,202
$ 11,234
$ 11,234
$ 6,091
$ 6,091