Yemen

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General

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Population - 2017
28.3M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 28,250,420
2016 27,584,213
2015 26,916,207
2014 26,183,676
2013 25,533,217
2012 24,882,792
2011 24,234,940
2010 23,591,972
2009 22,954,226
2008 22,322,699
2007 21,701,105
2006 21,093,973
2005 20,504,385
2004 19,931,617
2003 19,374,012
2002 18,832,097
2001 18,306,287
2000 17,795,219
% of Population Living Below Poverty Line - 2014
48.6
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Year Value
2014 48.600
2005 34.800
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2015
35
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Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
7.95M
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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 7,953,374
2014 8,271,790
2013 8,570,341
2012 8,849,183
2011 9,108,569
2010 9,349,217
2009 9,571,009
2008 9,774,143
2007 9,960,321
2006 10,131,715
2005 10,290,430
2004 10,436,699
2003 10,570,297
2002 10,691,934
2001 10,440,930
2000 10,194,942
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
70.4
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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 70.359
2014 68.409
2013 66.435
2012 64.437
2011 62.416
2010 60.371
2009 58.304
2008 56.214
2007 54.102
2006 51.969
2005 49.814
2004 47.637
2003 45.441
2002 43.225
2001 42.965
2000 42.710
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2015
21.3
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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 21.300
2014 20.673
2013 20.034
2012 19.385
2011 18.725
2010 18.055
2009 17.373
2008 16.682
2007 15.980
2006 15.267
2005 14.544
2004 13.812
2003 13.069
2002 12.316
2001 12.304
2000 12.292
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2015
4.0
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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 4
2014 6
2013 9
2012 12
2011 14
2010 17
2009 20
2008 23
2007 25
2006 28
2005 31
2004 34
2003 37
2002 40
2001 40
2000 40
% of Population using surface water - 2015
5.00
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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 5
2014 5
2013 5
2012 5
2011 5
2010 5
2009 5
2008 5
2007 5
2006 5
2005 5
2004 5
2003 5
2002 5
2001 5
2000 5
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
63.0
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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 63
2014 60
2013 58
2012 55
2011 53
2010 50
2009 48
2008 45
2007 42
2006 40
2005 37
2004 35
2003 32
2002 30
2001 30
2000 30
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
85.0
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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 85
2014 84
2013 84
2012 83
2011 83
2010 82
2009 82
2008 82
2007 81
2006 81
2005 80
2004 80
2003 79
2002 79
2001 79
2000 79

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
10.8M
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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 10,818,030
2014 10,902,680
2013 10,971,733
2012 11,025,906
2011 11,065,800
2010 11,092,660
2009 11,106,544
2008 11,107,862
2007 11,098,712
2006 11,081,485
2005 11,058,400
2004 11,029,524
2003 10,994,481
2002 10,953,863
2001 10,703,864
2000 10,458,499
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
59.7
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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 59.683
2014 58.361
2013 57.030
2012 55.689
2011 54.339
2010 52.981
2009 51.614
2008 50.240
2007 48.856
2006 47.466
2005 46.068
2004 44.663
2003 43.251
2002 41.834
2001 41.529
2000 41.229
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2015
4.24
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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 4.239
2014 4.144
2013 4.048
2012 3.950
2011 3.851
2010 3.750
2009 3.648
2008 3.544
2007 3.439
2006 3.332
2005 3.224
2004 3.114
2003 3.003
2002 2.890
2001 2.890
2000 2.889
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2015
16.1
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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 16.097
2014 16.808
2013 17.525
2012 18.250
2011 18.981
2010 19.718
2009 20.462
2008 21.212
2007 21.968
2006 22.730
2005 23.498
2004 24.272
2003 25.051
2002 25.835
2001 25.960
2000 26.082
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2015
20.0
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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 19.982
2014 20.688
2013 21.397
2012 22.111
2011 22.829
2010 23.550
2009 24.275
2008 25.004
2007 25.736
2006 26.471
2005 27.210
2004 27.951
2003 28.695
2002 29.440
2001 29.621
2000 29.800
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
44.0
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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 44
2014 42
2013 41
2012 40
2011 38
2010 37
2009 36
2008 34
2007 33
2006 31
2005 30
2004 29
2003 27
2002 26
2001 26
2000 26
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
90.0
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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 90
2014 89
2013 89
2012 89
2011 88
2010 88
2009 87
2008 87
2007 86
2006 86
2005 85
2004 85
2003 84
2002 84
2001 84
2000 84

Hygiene

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% of Population with access to 'basic' hygiene facility - 2015
49.1
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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 49.073
2014 48.880
2013 48.687
2012 48.495
2011 48.305
2010 48.115
2009 47.926
% of Population with access to 'limited' hygiene facility - 2015
25.8
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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 25.812
2014 25.864
2013 25.917
2012 25.969
2011 26.021
2010 26.073
2009 26.125
% of Population with no access to hygiene facility - 2015
25.1
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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 25.116
2014 25.256
2013 25.396
2012 25.535
2011 25.674
2010 25.812
2009 25.949

WASH Finance

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Planned Government Spending in WASH as a % of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - 2012
0.13
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Year Value
2012 0.130
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received ($USD in Millions) - 2016
2,050
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 2,047
2015 1,646
2014 1,165
2013 1,078
2012 764
2011 540
2010 713
2009 612
2008 496
2007 321
2006 411
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2016
14.8
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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 14.843
2015 8.231
2014 34.561
2013 30.974
2012 19.641
2011 17.449
2010 24.205
2009 35.142
2008 52.056
2007 48.840
2006 50.149
% of the Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2016
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
2016 0.007
2015 0.005
2014 0.030
2013 0.029
2012 0.026
2011 0.032
2010 0.034
2009 0.057
2008 0.105
2007 0.152
2006 12.190

WASH in Schools

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% of schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
36.0
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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 36
% of schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
26.0
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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 26
% of schools with no access to a water service - 2016
39.0
×
% of secondary schools with access to ‘basic water service’ - 2016
46.0
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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 46
% of schools with access to ‘basic sanitation service’ - 2016
25.0
×
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 25
% of schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
56.0
×
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 56
% of schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
19.0
×
% of urban schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
97.0
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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 97
% of urban schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
3.00
×
% of rural schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
74.0
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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 74
% of rural schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
26.0
×
% of schools with access to ‘basic hygiene service’ - 2016
8.00
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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 8
% of schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
8.00
×
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 8
% of schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
84.0
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% of urban schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
73.0
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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 73
% of urban schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
27.0
×
% of rural schools with access to a ‘limited hygiene service’ - 2016
38.0
×
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 38
% of rural schools with no access to a hygiene service - 2016
62.0
×

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
65.0
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Year Value
2016 64.953
2015 64.743
2014 64.523
2013 64.291
2012 64.046
2011 63.786
2010 63.508
2009 63.208
2008 62.888
2007 62.552
2006 62.205
2005 61.857
2004 61.520
2003 61.200
2002 60.903
2001 60.631
2000 60.382
Under 5 Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) - 2015
41.9
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Year Value
2015 41.900
2014 43.800
2013 46
2012 48.400
2011 51.100
2010 54.200
2009 57.600
2008 61
2007 64.700
2006 68.500
2005 72.600
2004 76.800
2003 81.300
2002 85.900
2001 90.700
2000 95.400
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2015
2.97K
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Source: The Lancet
Year Value
2015 2,974
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2015
1.72K
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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 1,725
% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2011
47.0
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Year Value
2011 47
Cholera Cases Reported - 2011
31,800
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Year Value
2011 31,789
2010 300
2009 55
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Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2015
70.0
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Year Value
2015 70
2014 68.800
2010 59.300

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
70.1K
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Year Value
2015 70,077
Total cost to extend adequate sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
82.0K
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Year Value
2015 82,034
Total cost to extend hygiene services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
12.2K
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Year Value
2015 12,231
Total cost to extend safely managed water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
298K
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Year Value
2015 297,969
Total cost to extend safely managed sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
222M
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Year Value
2015 222,179,000

WASH ODA Donors

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$ 8,107,111
$ 8,107,111
$ 4,466,622
$ 4,466,622
$ 3,198,707
$ 3,198,707
$ 1,531,999
$ 1,531,999
$ 888,219
$ 888,219
$ 792,905
$ 792,905
$ 103,751
$ 103,751