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General

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Population - 2017
9.40M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 9,400,145
2016 9,269,612
2015 9,154,302
2014 9,086,139
2013 9,039,978
2012 8,952,542
2011 8,734,722
2010 8,329,453
2009 7,705,423
2008 6,900,142
2007 6,010,100
2006 5,171,255
2005 4,481,976
2004 3,975,945
2003 3,625,798
2002 3,394,060
2001 3,217,865
2000 3,050,128
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2017
86
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Year Value
2017 86.248
2016 85.965
2015 85.674
2014 85.375
2013 85.066
2012 84.749
2011 84.423
2010 84.087
2009 83.742
2008 83.387
2007 83.023
2006 82.648
2005 82.262
2004 81.871
2003 81.472
2002 81.067
2001 80.655
2000 80.236

General Finance Flows

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Total Official Development Assistance Disbursed ($USD in millions) - 2017
4.23K
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 4,232
2016 4,420
2015 4,442
2014 4,545
2013 4,937
2012 721
2011 657
2010 483
2009 983
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) as % of Gross National Income (GNI) - 2017
1.03
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Year Value
2017 1.027
2016 1.208
2015 1.182
2014 1.260
2013 1.342
2012 0.204
2011 0.207
2010 0.145
2009 0.370
Total Official Development Assistance Committed ($USD Millions) - 2017
0.79K
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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
2017 788
2016 1,364
2015 5,892
2014 1,419
2013 6,828
2012 721
2011 607
2010 766
2009 1,599
% of Official Development Assistance disbursed in the form of loans - 2017
33.3
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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
2017 33.274
2016 45.184
2015 48.482
2014 2.174
2013 38.900
2012 19.824
2011 12.496
2010 19.140
2009 7.888
% of Official Development Assistance disbursed in the form of grants - 2017
66.7
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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
2017 66.726
2016 54.816
2015 51.518
2014 97.826
2013 61.100
2012 80.176
2011 87.504
2010 80.860
2009 92.112

WASH Finance Flows

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Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Disbursed Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2017
37.10
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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
2017 37.112
2016 141
2015 69.635
2014 64.148
2013 5.552
2012 12.926
2011 14.445
2010 4.758
2009 28.375
% of the Total Official Development Assistance Disbursed Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2017
1
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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
2017 0.877
2016 3.194
2015 1.568
2014 1.412
2013 0.112
2012 1.794
2011 2.197
2010 0.984
2009 2.886
% of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to Water and Sanitation Spent on the Least Developed Countries - 2017
20.0
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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
2017 20.024
2016 14.536
2015 11.565
2014 20.126
2013 49.877
2012 14.722
2011 15.587
2010 9.905
2009 30.365
% of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to Water and Sanitation Spent in WASHwatch's Top Ten Priority Countries - 2016
0.20
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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 0.200
2015 0.023
2014 0.341
2013 2.270
2012 0.416
2011 0.078
2010 2.398
2009 3.026
% of Official Development Assistance spent on WASH disbursed in the form of loans - 2017
4.6
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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
2017 4.579
2016 3.473
2015 10.117
2014 12.831
2013 40.569
2012 66.938
2011 59.493
2010 85.297
2009 54.528
% of Official Development Assistance spent on WASH disbursed in the form of grants - 2017
95.4
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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
2017 95.421
2016 96.527
2015 89.883
2014 87.169
2013 59.431
2012 33.062
2011 40.507
2010 14.703
2009 45.472

WASH Finance Flows by System

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% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Water Supply and Sanitation – Large Systems’ - 2016
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 0
2015 0
2014 0
2013 0
2012 0
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Water Supply – Large Systems’ - 2017
94.2
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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
2017 94.160
2016 72.823
2015 23.322
2014 15.071
2013 34.780
2012 53.720
2011 37.104
2010 24.332
2009 54.528
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Sanitation– Large Systems’ - 2017
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
2017 0.042
2016 19.110
2015 54.618
2014 40.885
2013 0
2012 0
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Drinking Water Supply and Basic Sanitation’ - 2017
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
2017 0
2016 0
2015 0
2014 0
2013 0
2012 0
2011 0
2010 7.540
2009 45.472
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Drinking Water Supply’ - 2017
5.8
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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
2017 5.790
2016 8.067
2015 21.348
2014 44.044
2013 59.431
2012 33.062
2011 40.507
2010 7.164
2009 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Sanitation’ - 2017
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
2017 0.008
2016 0
2015 0.712
2014 0
2013 5.789
2012 13.218
2011 22.389
2010 60.965
2009 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Education and Training in Water Supply and Sanitation’ - 2017
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
2017 0
2016 0
2015 0
2014 0
2013 0
2012 0
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0

Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2017
184K
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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
2017 183,725
2016 240,327
2015 295,733
2014 350,881
2013 370,540
2012 367,729
2011 359,813
2010 344,575
2009 320,727
2008 289,618
2007 254,948
2006 222,024
2005 194,758
2004 174,557
2003 160,429
2002 150,973
2001 143,747
2000 136,352
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2017
98.0
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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
2017 98.046
2016 97.407
2015 96.769
2014 96.132
2013 95.886
2012 95.868
2011 95.851
2010 95.834
2009 95.816
2008 95.799
2007 95.782
2006 95.765
2005 95.747
2004 95.730
2003 95.713
2002 95.695
2001 95.678
2000 95.678
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2017
1.91
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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
2017 1.908
2016 2.528
2015 3.148
2014 3.767
2013 3.995
2012 3.995
2011 3.994
2010 3.993
2009 3.992
2008 3.992
2007 3.991
2006 3.990
2005 3.989
2004 3.989
2003 3.988
2002 3.987
2001 3.987
2000 3.987
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2017
0.05
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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
2017 0.047
2016 0.065
2015 0.083
2014 0.101
2013 0.119
2012 0.137
2011 0.155
2010 0.173
2009 0.191
2008 0.209
2007 0.227
2006 0.245
2005 0.263
2004 0.281
2003 0.299
2002 0.317
2001 0.335
2000 0.335
% of Population using surface water - 2017
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
2017 0
2016 0
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

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2017
133K
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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
2017 132,917
2016 131,453
2015 130,194
2014 129,381
2013 128,830
2012 127,682
2011 124,768
2010 119,328
2009 110,925
2008 100,037
2007 87,949
2006 76,494
2005 67,015
2004 59,989
2003 55,065
2002 51,756
2001 49,219
2000 46,687
% of Population with access to 'safely managed' sanitation - 2017
96.3
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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
2017 96.280
2016 95.864
2015 95.448
2014 95.032
2013 94.616
2012 94.200
2011 93.784
2010 93.368
2009 92.952
2008 92.536
2007 92.120
2006 91.704
2005 91.288
2004 90.871
2003 90.455
2002 90.039
2001 89.623
2000 89.623
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2017
98.6
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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
2017 98.586
2016 98.582
2015 98.578
2014 98.574
2013 98.570
2012 98.565
2011 98.561
2010 98.557
2009 98.553
2008 98.549
2007 98.545
2006 98.541
2005 98.537
2004 98.533
2003 98.528
2002 98.524
2001 98.520
2000 98.520
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2017
0.76
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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
2017 0.764
2016 0.764
2015 0.764
2014 0.764
2013 0.764
2012 0.764
2011 0.764
2010 0.764
2009 0.763
2008 0.763
2007 0.763
2006 0.763
2005 0.763
2004 0.763
2003 0.763
2002 0.763
2001 0.763
2000 0.763
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2017
0.59
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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
2017 0.592
2016 0.596
2015 0.600
2014 0.604
2013 0.608
2012 0.612
2011 0.616
2010 0.621
2009 0.625
2008 0.629
2007 0.633
2006 0.637
2005 0.641
2004 0.645
2003 0.650
2002 0.654
2001 0.658
2000 0.658
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2017
0.06
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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
2017 0.059
2016 0.059
2015 0.059
2014 0.059
2013 0.059
2012 0.059
2011 0.059
2010 0.059
2009 0.059
2008 0.059
2007 0.059
2006 0.059
2005 0.059
2004 0.059
2003 0.059
2002 0.059
2001 0.059
2000 0.059

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
77.3
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Year Value
2016 77.256
2015 77.101
2014 76.948
2013 76.798
2012 76.648
2011 76.498
2010 76.344
2009 76.183
2008 76.012
2007 75.828
2006 75.632
2005 75.422
2004 75.200
2003 74.968
2002 74.730
2001 74.487
2000 74.239
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2017
6.13
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Year Value
2017 6.134
2016 6.622
2015 7.201
2014 7.984
2013 8.716
2012 9.264
2011 9.626
2010 10.059
2009 9.072
2008 7.371
2007 6.251
2006 5.720
2005 5.654
2004 5.536
2003 5.400
2002 5.305
2001 5.205
2000 5.162
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2017
3.56
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Source: WASHwatch Calculations based on data from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 and Prüss-Ustün et al (2014). Read our blog on WASH related Diarrhoeal Disease to learn more.
Year Value
2017 3.557
2016 3.841
2015 4.176
2014 4.631
2013 5.055
2012 5.373
2011 5.583
2010 5.834
2009 5.262
2008 4.275
2007 3.626
2006 3.318
2005 3.279
2004 3.211
2003 3.132
2002 3.077
2001 3.019
2000 2.994

Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2015
93.0
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Top WASH ODA Recipient Countries

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$ 17,209,000
$ 17,209,000
$ 9,834,000
$ 9,834,000
$ 4,440,000
$ 4,440,000
$ 2,158,000
$ 2,158,000
$ 1,684,000
$ 1,684,000
$ 322,000
$ 322,000
$ 195,000
$ 195,000
$ 168,000
$ 168,000
$ 127,000
$ 127,000
$ 116,000
$ 116,000
$ 99,000
$ 99,000
$ 84,000
$ 84,000
$ 81,000
$ 81,000
$ 74,000
$ 74,000
$ 71,000
$ 71,000
$ 57,000
$ 57,000
$ 54,000
$ 54,000
$ 52,000
$ 52,000
$ 44,000
$ 44,000
$ 40,000
$ 40,000
$ 35,000
$ 35,000
$ 32,000
$ 32,000
$ 30,000
$ 30,000
$ 29,000
$ 29,000
$ 20,000
$ 20,000
$ 19,000
$ 19,000
$ 14,000
$ 14,000
$ 13,000
$ 13,000
$ 11,000
$ 11,000
$ 3,000
$ 3,000