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General

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Population - 2017
326M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 325,719,178
2016 323,405,935
2015 321,039,839
2014 319,448,634
2013 317,135,919
2012 314,799,465
2011 312,390,368
2010 309,876,170
2009 307,231,961
2008 304,473,143
2007 301,655,953
2006 298,860,519
2005 296,139,635
2004 293,530,886
2003 291,005,482
2002 288,470,847
2001 285,796,198
2000 282,895,741

General Finance Flows

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Total Official Development Assistance Disbursed ($USD in millions) - 2017
30.2K
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 30,180
2016 29,258
2015 27,752
2014 28,934
2013 28,188
2012 27,695
2011 30,845
2010 29,471
2009 28,441
2008 27,417
2007 22,658
2006 26,022
2005 31,953
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) as % of Gross National Income (GNI) - 2017
0.18
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Year Value
2017 0.177
2016 0.186
2015 0.168
2014 0.186
2013 0.182
2012 0.186
2011 0.204
2010 0.203
2009 0.206
2008 0.183
2007 0.156
2006 0.177
2005 0.226
2004 0.169
2003 0.149
2002 0.127
2001 0.113
2000 0.100
Total Official Development Assistance Committed ($USD Millions) - 2017
30.5K
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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 30,516
2016 31,114
2015 30,368
2014 29,036
2013 29,078
2012 26,432
2011 31,801
2010 32,376
2009 32,625
2008 35,101
2007 28,300
2006 28,540
% of Official Development Assistance disbursed in the form of loans - 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 0.000
2012 0.000
2011 0.001
2010 0
2009 0
2008 0.011
2007 0.336
2006 0.661
% of Official Development Assistance disbursed in the form of grants - 2017
100.0
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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 100
2016 100
2015 100
2014 100
2013 100.000
2012 100.000
2011 99.999
2010 100
2009 100
2008 99.989
2007 99.664
2006 99.339

WASH Finance Flows

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Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Disbursed Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2017
454
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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 454
2016 342
2015 346
2014 283
% of the Total Official Development Assistance Disbursed Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2017
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 1.504
2016 1.170
2015 1.246
2014 0.977
2013 1.591
2012 1.337
2011 1.076
2010 1.017
2009 0.725
2008 0.433
2007 2.142
2006 2.445
2005 2.902
% of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to Water and Sanitation Spent on the Least Developed Countries - 2017
42.6
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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 42.621
2016 43.796
2015 21.754
2014 20.770
2013 56.946
2012 56.207
2011 47.883
2010 26.165
2009 17.635
2008 9.684
2007 0.980
2006 2.354
2005 1.957
2004 0.100
2002 0.400
% of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to Water and Sanitation Spent in WASHwatch's Top Ten Priority Countries - 2016
4.80
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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 4.800
2015 4.025
2014 3.546
2013 3.002
2012 3.847
2011 5.961
2010 4.225
2009 5.570
2008 4.484
2007 0.795
% of Official Development Assistance spent on WASH disbursed in the form of loans - 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
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of Official Development Assistance spent on WASH disbursed in the form of grants - 2017
100
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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 100
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
41.0
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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 40.951
2015 35.716
2014 88.859
2013 45.037
2012 54.503
2011 68.519
2010 69.664
2009 97.214
2008 79.505
2007 73.308
2006 84.951
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Water Supply – Large Systems’ - 2017
26.0
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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 26.017
2016 38.021
2015 27.624
2014 7.604
2013 25.563
2012 24.816
2011 22.307
2010 15.900
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Sanitation– Large Systems’ - 2017
5.15
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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 5.154
2016 11.712
2015 14.395
2014 0.171
2013 19.962
2012 12.744
2011 5.042
2010 8.704
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Drinking Water Supply and Basic Sanitation’ - 2017
23.60
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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 23.597
2016 32.590
2015 20.281
2014 3.185
2013 3.052
2012 2.877
2011 2.571
2010 4.410
2009 2.410
2008 20.163
2007 26.633
2006 15.031
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Drinking Water Supply’ - 2017
0.79
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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 0.790
2016 0.219
2015 0.803
2014 0.122
2013 5.057
2012 4.485
2011 0.981
2010 0.684
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Sanitation’ - 2017
0.43
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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 0.431
2016 0.489
2015 0.051
2014 0.028
2013 0.049
2012 0.001
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Education and Training in Water Supply and Sanitation’ - 2017
1.37
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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 1.367
2016 1.830
2015 1.130
2014 0.030
2013 1.280
2012 0.574
2011 0.580
2010 0.637
2009 0.375
2008 0.332
2007 0.059
2006 0.018

Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
2.66M
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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 2,658,538
2014 2,646,059
2013 2,633,559
2012 2,686,439
2011 2,739,637
2010 2,792,745
2009 2,845,388
2008 2,897,669
2007 2,950,059
2006 3,003,232
2005 3,057,728
2004 3,113,949
2003 3,171,703
2002 3,229,926
2001 3,287,095
2000 3,342,000
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
99.2
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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 99.174
2014 99.172
2013 99.170
2012 99.147
2011 99.123
2010 99.099
2009 99.074
2008 99.048
2007 99.022
2006 98.995
2005 98.967
2004 98.939
2003 98.910
2002 98.880
2001 98.850
2000 98.819
% of Population with access to 'safely managed' water - 2015
99.0
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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 99.023
2014 99.016
2013 99.009
2012 99.002
2011 98.995
2010 98.988
2009 98.982
2008 98.975
2007 98.968
2006 98.961
2005 98.954
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2015
1.00
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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 1
2014 1
2013 1
2012 1
2011 1
2010 1
2009 1
2008 1
2007 1
2006 1
2005 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

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
98.0K
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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 97,977
2014 97,849
2013 97,715
2012 97,563
2011 97,376
2010 97,147
2009 96,862
2008 96,538
2007 96,188
2006 95,839
2005 95,506
2004 95,200
2003 94,921
2002 94,630
2001 94,286
2000 93,863
% of Population with access to 'safely managed' sanitation - 2015
89.5
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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 89.499
2014 89.448
2013 89.422
2012 89.396
2011 89.371
2010 89.345
2009 89.320
2008 89.294
2007 89.268
2006 89.242
2005 89.215
2004 89.188
2003 89.160
2002 89.132
2001 89.103
2000 89.074
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
100.0
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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 99.970
2014 99.969
2013 99.969
2012 99.969
2011 99.969
2010 99.969
2009 99.968
2008 99.968
2007 99.968
2006 99.968
2005 99.968
2004 99.968
2003 99.967
2002 99.967
2001 99.967
2000 99.967
% 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
0.03
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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 0.030
2014 0.031
2013 0.031
2012 0.031
2011 0.031
2010 0.031
2009 0.032
2008 0.032
2007 0.032
2006 0.032
2005 0.032
2004 0.032
2003 0.033
2002 0.033
2001 0.033
2000 0.033

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
78.7
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Year Value
2016 78.690
2015 78.690
2014 78.841
2013 78.741
2012 78.741
2011 78.641
2010 78.541
2009 78.390
2008 78.039
2007 77.988
2006 77.688
2005 77.488
2004 77.488
2003 77.037
2002 76.937
2001 76.837
2000 76.637
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2017
353
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Year Value
2017 353
2016 368
2015 377
2014 378
2013 390
2012 399
2011 407
2010 422
2009 452
2008 486
2007 518
2006 507
2005 494
2004 461
2003 439
2002 408
2001 373
2000 348
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2017
205
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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 205
2016 213
2015 218
2014 219
2013 226
2012 231
2011 236
2010 245
2009 262
2008 282
2007 301
2006 294
2005 287
2004 268
2003 255
2002 236
2001 216
2000 202
% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2012
2.00
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Year Value
2012 2

Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2012
44.5
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Top WASH ODA Recipient Countries

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$ 131,976,000
$ 131,976,000
$ 81,572,000
$ 81,572,000
$ 31,914,000
$ 31,914,000
$ 21,308,000
$ 21,308,000
$ 18,320,000
$ 18,320,000
$ 18,063,000
$ 18,063,000
$ 15,221,000
$ 15,221,000
$ 12,246,000
$ 12,246,000
$ 11,388,000
$ 11,388,000
$ 8,373,000
$ 8,373,000
$ 8,090,000
$ 8,090,000
$ 7,666,000
$ 7,666,000
$ 6,129,000
$ 6,129,000
$ 6,010,000
$ 6,010,000
$ 5,925,000
$ 5,925,000
$ 5,503,000
$ 5,503,000
$ 4,982,000
$ 4,982,000
$ 4,259,000
$ 4,259,000
$ 4,166,000
$ 4,166,000
$ 3,902,000
$ 3,902,000
$ 2,610,000
$ 2,610,000
$ 2,604,000
$ 2,604,000
$ 2,302,000
$ 2,302,000
$ 2,205,000
$ 2,205,000
$ 1,951,000
$ 1,951,000
$ 1,788,000
$ 1,788,000
$ 1,305,000
$ 1,305,000
$ 595,000
$ 595,000
$ 514,000
$ 514,000
$ 503,000
$ 503,000
$ 500,000
$ 500,000
$ 459,000
$ 459,000
$ 453,000
$ 453,000
$ 433,000
$ 433,000
$ 320,000
$ 320,000
$ 310,000
$ 310,000
$ 287,000
$ 287,000
$ 279,000
$ 279,000
$ 197,000
$ 197,000
$ 141,000
$ 141,000
$ 125,000
$ 125,000
$ 110,000
$ 110,000
$ 52,000
$ 52,000
$ 35,000
$ 35,000
$ 31,000
$ 31,000
$ 21,000
$ 21,000
$ 19,000
$ 19,000