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General

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Population - 2017
66.0M
×
Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 66,022,273
2016 65,595,565
2015 65,128,861
2014 64,331,348
2013 63,955,654
2012 63,573,766
2011 63,164,949
2010 62,716,684
2009 62,221,164
2008 61,689,620
2007 61,151,820
2006 60,648,850
2005 60,210,012
2004 59,846,226
2003 59,548,421
2002 59,301,235
2001 59,080,221
2000 58,867,004
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2017
83
×
Year Value
2017 83.143
2016 82.886
2015 82.626
2014 82.365
2013 82.102
2012 81.837
2011 81.570
2010 81.302
2009 81.031
2008 80.757
2007 80.479
2006 80.199
2005 79.915
2004 79.629
2003 79.339
2002 79.047
2001 78.751
2000 78.651

General Finance Flows

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Total Official Development Assistance Disbursed ($USD in millions) - 2017
11.80K
×
Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 11,771
2016 11,669
2015 10,676
2014 9,941
2013 9,835
2012 8,001
2011 7,967
2010 8,043
2009 7,446
2008 6,642
2007 5,789
2006 7,248
2005 6,578
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) as % of Gross National Income (GNI) - 2017
0.70
×
Year Value
2017 0.699
2016 0.700
2015 0.705
2014 0.701
2013 0.705
2012 0.562
2011 0.562
2010 0.573
2009 0.508
2008 0.430
2007 0.355
2006 0.514
2005 0.473
2004 0.363
2003 0.342
2002 0.309
2001 0.319
2000 0.317
Total Official Development Assistance Committed ($USD Millions) - 2017
7.50K
×
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 7,495
2016 7,312
2015 8,173
2014 5,661
2013 5,635
2012 5,058
2011 3,580
2010 4,906
2009 10,466
2008 6,547
2007 4,494
2006 9,174
% of Official Development Assistance disbursed in the form of loans - 2017
0.24
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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 0.236
2016 0.094
2015 0.279
2014 0.266
2013 0
2012 0
2011 0.000
2010 0
2009 0
2008 0
2007 -0.276
2006 0
% of Official Development Assistance disbursed in the form of grants - 2017
99.7
×
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 99.653
2016 99.906
2015 99.689
2014 95.975
2013 95.672
2012 95.173
2011 94.814
2010 92.347
2009 92.821
2008 90.065
2007 89.376
2006 100

WASH Finance Flows

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Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Disbursed Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2017
191
×
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 191
2016 194
2015 215
2014 205
2012 121
2011 120
2010 107
2009 80.520
2008 76.632
2007 97.094
2006 24.199
2005 38.706
% of the Total Official Development Assistance Disbursed Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2017
2
×
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 1.626
2016 1.661
2015 2.011
2014 2.067
2013 1.455
2012 1.512
2011 1.507
2010 1.329
2009 1.081
2008 1.154
2007 1.677
2006 0.334
2005 0.588
% of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to Water and Sanitation Spent on the Least Developed Countries - 2017
58.3
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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 58.333
2016 56.747
2015 50.283
2014 67.842
2013 59.698
2012 63.321
2011 76.222
2010 54.182
2009 72.015
2008 61.298
2007 46.995
2006 36.021
2005 45.596
2004 31.700
2003 24.100
2002 15.700
% of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to Water and Sanitation Spent in WASHwatch's Top Ten Priority Countries - 2016
15.4
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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 15.400
2015 6.607
2014 5.002
2013 6.558
2012 10.903
2011 26.205
2010 12.941
2009 7.535
2008 17.951
2007 14.318
% of Official Development Assistance spent on WASH disbursed in the form of loans - 2017
0.97
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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 0.967
2016 0
2015 0
2014 0
2013 0
2012 0
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of Official Development Assistance spent on WASH disbursed in the form of grants - 2017
99
×
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 98.766
2016 100
2015 100
2014 100
2013 100
2012 100
2011 100
2010 100
2009 100
2008 100
2007 100
2006 100

WASH Finance Flows by System

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% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Water Supply and Sanitation – Large Systems’ - 2016
12.10
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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
2016 12.137
2015 1.536
2014 5.307
2013 1.733
2012 1.515
2011 3.713
2010 2.430
2009 0.751
2008 0.383
2007 0.235
2006 39.751
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Water Supply – Large Systems’ - 2017
4.76
×
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 4.757
2016 5.137
2015 6.059
2014 0.653
2013 0.533
2012 11.851
2011 0
2010 0.130
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Sanitation– Large Systems’ - 2017
0.24
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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 0.238
2016 0.006
2015 0.021
2014 0
2013 0
2012 0.024
2011 0.038
2010 0
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Drinking Water Supply and Basic Sanitation’ - 2017
15.5
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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 15.522
2016 17.961
2015 27.060
2014 54.479
2013 69.143
2012 72.576
2011 87.356
2010 94.454
2009 99.249
2008 99.617
2007 99.765
2006 60.249
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Drinking Water Supply’ - 2017
33.40
×
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 33.396
2016 46.992
2015 30.086
2014 13.101
2013 2.612
2012 3.155
2011 3.403
2010 1.032
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Sanitation’ - 2017
25.40
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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 25.350
2016 17.171
2015 34.718
2014 26.346
2013 25.757
2012 10.872
2011 5.478
2010 1.944
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Education and Training in Water Supply and Sanitation’ - 2017
7.03
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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
2017 7.027
2016 0.596
2015 0.521
2014 0.114
2013 0.223
2012 0.008
2011 0.013
2010 0.010
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0

Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2017
0
×
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 0
2016 0
2015 0.977
2014 1.953
2013 0.977
2012 0.977
2011 0.977
2010 0.977
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 'at least basic' water - 2017
100
×
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 100
2016 100
2015 100.000
2014 100.000
2013 100.000
2012 100.000
2011 100.000
2010 100.000
2009 100
2008 100
2007 100
2006 100
2005 100
2004 100
2003 100
2002 100
2001 100
2000 100
% of Population with access to 'safely managed' water - 2017
100.0
×
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
2017 99.989
2016 99.989
2015 99.989
2014 99.987
2013 99.985
2012 99.983
2011 99.981
2010 99.980
2009 99.978
2008 99.976
2007 99.974
2006 99.972
2005 99.970
2004 99.969
2003 99.967
2002 99.967
2001 99.967
2000 99.967
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2017
0
×
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 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
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2017
0
×
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
2016 0
2015 0.000
2014 0.000
2013 0.000
2012 0.000
2011 0.000
2010 0.000
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
2005 0
2004 0
2003 0
2002 0
2001 0
2000 0
% of Population using surface water - 2017
0
×
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
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2017
100
×
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 100
2016 100
2015 100
2014 100
2013 100
2012 100
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 urban population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2017
100
×
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 100
2016 100
2015 100
2014 100
2013 100
2012 100
2011 100
2010 100
2009 100
2008 100
2007 100
2006 100
2005 100
2004 100
2003 100
2002 100
2001 100
2000 100

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2017
589K
×
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 588,821
2016 584,584
2015 580,361
2014 576,233
2013 572,167
2012 567,962
2011 563,339
2010 558,137
2009 552,239
2008 545,802
2007 539,238
2006 533,117
2005 527,844
2004 523,567
2003 520,152
2002 517,374
2001 514,867
2000 512,879
% of Population with access to 'safely managed' sanitation - 2017
97.8
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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 97.755
2016 97.736
2015 97.717
2014 97.699
2013 97.680
2012 97.661
2011 97.642
2010 97.623
2009 97.603
2008 97.584
2007 97.564
2006 97.544
2005 97.523
2004 97.503
2003 97.482
2002 97.461
2001 97.440
2000 97.433
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2017
99.1
×
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 99.110
2016 99.111
2015 99.113
2014 99.114
2013 99.115
2012 99.116
2011 99.117
2010 99.118
2009 99.120
2008 99.121
2007 99.122
2006 99.123
2005 99.124
2004 99.126
2003 99.127
2002 99.128
2001 99.130
2000 99.130
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2017
0.72
×
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 0.717
2016 0.715
2015 0.714
2014 0.713
2013 0.711
2012 0.710
2011 0.709
2010 0.707
2009 0.706
2008 0.705
2007 0.703
2006 0.702
2005 0.701
2004 0.699
2003 0.698
2002 0.696
2001 0.695
2000 0.694
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2017
0.17
×
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 0.173
2016 0.173
2015 0.173
2014 0.174
2013 0.174
2012 0.174
2011 0.174
2010 0.174
2009 0.174
2008 0.175
2007 0.175
2006 0.175
2005 0.175
2004 0.175
2003 0.175
2002 0.176
2001 0.176
2000 0.176
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2017
0
×
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
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
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2017
99.5
×
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 99.475
2016 99.475
2015 99.475
2014 99.475
2013 99.475
2012 99.475
2011 99.475
2010 99.475
2009 99.475
2008 99.475
2007 99.475
2006 99.475
2005 99.475
2004 99.475
2003 99.475
2002 99.475
2001 99.475
2000 99.475
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2017
99.0
×
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 99.036
2016 99.036
2015 99.036
2014 99.036
2013 99.036
2012 99.036
2011 99.036
2010 99.036
2009 99.036
2008 99.036
2007 99.036
2006 99.036
2005 99.036
2004 99.036
2003 99.036
2002 99.036
2001 99.036
2000 99.036

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
81.0
×
Year Value
2016 80.956
2015 80.956
2014 81.305
2013 81.005
2012 80.905
2011 80.951
2010 80.402
2009 80.051
2008 79.600
2007 79.449
2006 79.249
2005 79.049
2004 78.746
2003 78.446
2002 78.144
2001 77.993
2000 77.741
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2017
19.5
×
Year Value
2017 19.486
2016 19.126
2015 19.032
2014 19.829
2013 21.246
2012 23.252
2011 26.310
2010 28.210
2009 31.203
2008 33.307
2007 34.641
2006 35.650
2005 33.476
2004 30.661
2003 29.917
2002 25.773
2001 23.628
2000 21.631
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2017
11.3
×
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 11.302
2016 11.093
2015 11.038
2014 11.501
2013 12.323
2012 13.486
2011 15.260
2010 16.362
2009 18.098
2008 19.318
2007 20.092
2006 20.677
2005 19.416
2004 17.783
2003 17.352
2002 14.948
2001 13.704
2000 12.546

Top WASH ODA Recipient Countries

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$ 27,151,000
$ 27,151,000
$ 24,503,000
$ 24,503,000
$ 22,564,000
$ 22,564,000
$ 14,740,000
$ 14,740,000
$ 11,143,000
$ 11,143,000
$ 5,821,000
$ 5,821,000
$ 5,111,000
$ 5,111,000
$ 4,070,000
$ 4,070,000
$ 3,685,000
$ 3,685,000
$ 3,398,000
$ 3,398,000
$ 3,169,000
$ 3,169,000
$ 2,951,000
$ 2,951,000
$ 2,691,000
$ 2,691,000
$ 1,872,000
$ 1,872,000
$ 1,809,000
$ 1,809,000
$ 992,000
$ 992,000
$ 547,000
$ 547,000
$ 461,000
$ 461,000
$ 168,000
$ 168,000