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Field Listing :: Drinking water source
This entry provides information about access to improved or unimproved drinking water sources available to segments of the population of a country. Improved drinking water - use of any of the following sources: piped water into dwelling, yard, or plot; public tap or standpipe; tubewell or borehole; protected dug well; protected spring; or rainwater collection. Unimproved drinking water - use of any of the following sources: unprotected dug well; unprotected spring; cart with small tank or drum; tanker truck; surface water, which includes rivers, dams, lakes, ponds, streams, canals or irrigation channels; or bottled water.
By Country Listing of the values for the Drinking water source field
Country Drinking water source
Afghanistan
improved: urban: 78.2% of population
rural: 47% of population
total: 55.3% of population
unimproved: urban: 21.8% of population
rural: 53% of population
total: 44.7% of population (2015 est.)
Albania
improved: urban: 84.3% of population
rural: 81.8% of population
total: 83.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 15.7% of population
rural: 18.2% of population
total: 16.4% of population (2015 est.)
Algeria
improved: urban: 84.3% of population
rural: 81.8% of population
total: 83.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 15.7% of population
rural: 18.2% of population
total: 16.4% of population (2015 est.)
American Samoa
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Andorra
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Angola
improved: urban: 75.4% of population
rural: 28.2% of population
total: 49% of population
unimproved: urban: 24.6% of population
rural: 71.8% of population
total: 51% of population (2015 est.)
Anguilla
improved: urban: 94.6% of population
total: 94.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 5.4% of population
total: 5.4% of population (2015 est.)
Antigua and Barbuda
improved: urban: 97.9% of population
rural: 97.9% of population
total: 97.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 2.1% of population
rural: 2.1% of population
total: 2.1% of population (2015 est.)
Argentina
improved: urban: 99% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 99.1% of population
unimproved: urban: 1% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0.9% of population (2015 est.)
Armenia
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Aruba
improved: urban: 98.1% of population
rural: 98.1% of population
total: 98.1% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.9% of population
rural: 1.9% of population
total: 1.9% of population (2015 est.)
Australia
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Austria
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Azerbaijan
improved: urban: 94.7% of population
rural: 77.8% of population
total: 87% of population
unimproved: urban: 5.3% of population
rural: 22.2% of population
total: 13% of population (2015 est.)
Bahamas, The
improved: urban: 98.4% of population
rural: 98.4% of population
total: 98.4% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.6% of population
rural: 1.6% of population
total: 1.6% of population (2015 est.)
Bahrain
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Bangladesh
improved: urban: 86.5% of population
rural: 87% of population
total: 86.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 13.5% of population
rural: 13% of population
total: 13.1% of population (2015 est.)
Barbados
improved: urban: 99.7% of population
rural: 99.7% of population
total: 99.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.3% of population
rural: 0.3% of population
total: 0.3% of population (2015 est.)
Belarus
improved: urban: 99.9% of population
rural: 99.1% of population
total: 99.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.1% of population
rural: 0.9% of population
total: 0.3% of population (2015 est.)
Belgium
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Belize
improved: urban: 98.9% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 99.5% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.1% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0.5% of population (2015 est.)
Benin
improved: urban: 85.2% of population
rural: 72.1% of population
total: 77.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 14.8% of population
rural: 27.9% of population
total: 22.1% of population (2015 est.)
Bhutan
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Bolivia
improved: urban: 96.7% of population
rural: 75.6% of population
total: 90% of population
unimproved: urban: 3.3% of population
rural: 24.4% of population
total: 10% of population (2015 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
improved: urban: 99.7% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 99.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.3% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0.1% of population (2015 est.)
Botswana
improved: urban: 99.2% of population
rural: 92.3% of population
total: 96.2% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.8% of population
rural: 7.7% of population
total: 3.8% of population (2015 est.)
Brazil
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 87% of population
total: 98.1% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 13% of population
total: 1.9% of population (2015 est.)
British Virgin Islands
improved: urban: 98% of population
rural: 98% of population
total: 98% of population
unimproved: urban: 2% of population
rural: 2% of population
total: 2% of population (2010 est.)
Bulgaria
improved: urban: 99.6% of population
rural: 99% of population
total: 99.4% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.4% of population
rural: 1% of population
total: 0.6% of population (2015 est.)
Burkina Faso
improved: urban: 97.5% of population
rural: 75.8% of population
total: 82.3% of population
unimproved: urban: 2.5% of population
rural: 24.2% of population
total: 17.7% of population (2015 est.)
Burma
improved: urban: 92.7% of population
rural: 74.4% of population
total: 80.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 7.3% of population
rural: 25.6% of population
total: 19.4% of population (2015 est.)
Burundi
improved: urban: 91.1% of population
rural: 73.8% of population
total: 75.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 8.9% of population
rural: 26.2% of population
total: 24.1% of population (2015 est.)
Cabo Verde
improved: urban: 94% of population
rural: 87.3% of population
total: 91.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 6% of population
rural: 12.7% of population
total: 8.3% of population (2015 est.)
Cambodia
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 69.1% of population
total: 75.5% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 30.9% of population
total: 24.5% of population (2015 est.)
Cameroon
improved: urban: 94.8% of population
rural: 52.7% of population
total: 75.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 5.2% of population
rural: 47.3% of population
total: 24.4% of population (2015 est.)
Canada
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 99% of population
total: 99.8% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 1% of population
total: 0.2% of population (2015 est.)
Cayman Islands
improved: urban: 97.4% of population
rural: NA
total: 97.4% of population
unimproved: urban: 2.6% of population
total: 2.6% of population (2015 est.)
Central African Republic
improved: urban: 89.6% of population
rural: 54.4% of population
total: 68.5% of population
unimproved: urban: 10.4% of population
rural: 45.6% of population
total: 31.5% of population (2015 est.)
Chad
improved: urban: 71.8% of population
rural: 44.8% of population
total: 50.8% of population
unimproved: urban: 28.2% of population
rural: 55.2% of population
total: 49.2% of population (2015 est.)
Chile
improved: urban: 99.7% of population
rural: 93.3% of population
total: 99% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.3% of population
rural: 6.7% of population
total: 1% of population (2015 est.)
China
improved: urban: 97.5% of population
rural: 93% of population
total: 95.5% of population
unimproved: urban: 2.5% of population
rural: 7% of population
total: 4.5% of population (2015 est.)
Colombia
improved: urban: 96.8% of population
rural: 73.8% of population
total: 91.4% of population
unimproved: urban: 3.2% of population
rural: 26.2% of population
total: 8.6% of population (2015 est.)
Comoros
improved: urban: 92.6% of population
rural: 89.1% of population
total: 90.1% of population
unimproved: urban: 7.4% of population
rural: 10.9% of population
total: 9.9% of population (2015 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
improved: urban: 81.1% of population
rural: 31.2% of population
total: 52.4% of population
unimproved: urban: 18.9% of population
rural: 68.8% of population
total: 47.6% of population (2015 est.)
Congo, Republic of the
improved: urban: 95.8% of population
rural: 40% of population
total: 76.5% of population
unimproved: urban: 4.2% of population
rural: 60% of population
total: 23.5% of population (2015 est.)
Cook Islands
improved: urban: 99.9% of population
rural: 99.9% of population
total: 99.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.1% of population
rural: 0.1% of population
total: 0.1% of population (2015 est.)
Costa Rica
improved: urban: 99.6% of population
rural: 91.9% of population
total: 97.8% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.4% of population
rural: 8.1% of population
total: 2.2% of population (2015 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire
improved: urban: 93.1% of population
rural: 68.8% of population
total: 81.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 6.9% of population
rural: 31.2% of population
total: 18.1% of population (2015 est.)
Croatia
improved: urban: 99.6% of population
rural: 99.7% of population
total: 99.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.4% of population
rural: 0.3% of population
total: 0.4% of population (2015 est.)
Cuba
improved: urban: 96.4% of population
rural: 89.8% of population
total: 94.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 3.6% of population
rural: 10.2% of population
total: 5.1% of population (2015 est.)
Cyprus
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Czechia
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Denmark
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Djibouti
improved: urban: 97.4% of population
rural: 64.7% of population
total: 90% of population
unimproved: urban: 2.6% of population
rural: 35.3% of population
total: 10% of population (2015 est.)
Dominica
improved: urban: 95.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 4.3% of population
Dominican Republic
improved: urban: 85.4% of population
rural: 81.9% of population
total: 84.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 14.6% of population
rural: 18.1% of population
total: 15.3% of population (2015 est.)
Ecuador
improved: urban: 93.4% of population
rural: 75.5% of population
total: 86.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 6.6% of population
rural: 24.5% of population
total: 13.1% of population (2015 est.)
Egypt
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 99% of population
total: 99.4% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 1% of population
total: 0.6% of population (2015 est.)
El Salvador
improved: urban: 97.5% of population
rural: 86.5% of population
total: 93.8% of population
unimproved: urban: 2.5% of population
rural: 13.5% of population
total: 6.2% of population (2015 est.)
Equatorial Guinea
improved: urban: 72.5% of population
rural: 31.5% of population
total: 47.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 27.5% of population
rural: 68.5% of population
total: 52.1% of population (2015 est.)
Eritrea
improved: urban: 73.2% of population
rural: 53.3% of population
total: 57.8% of population
unimproved: urban: 26.8% of population
rural: 46.7% of population
total: 42.2% of population (2015 est.)
Estonia
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 99% of population
total: 99.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 1% of population
total: 0.4% of population (2015 est.)
Eswatini
improved: urban: 93.6% of population
rural: 68.9% of population
total: 74.1% of population
unimproved: urban: 6.4% of population
rural: 31.1% of population
total: 25.9% of population (2015 est.)
Ethiopia
improved: urban: 93.1% of population
rural: 48.6% of population
total: 57.3% of population
unimproved: urban: 6.9% of population
rural: 51.4% of population
total: 42.7% of population (2015 est.)
Fiji
improved: urban: 99.5% of population
rural: 91.2% of population
total: 95.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.5% of population
rural: 8.8% of population
total: 4.3% of population (2015 est.)
Finland
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
France
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
French Polynesia
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Gabon
improved: urban: 97.2% of population
rural: 66.7% of population
total: 93.2% of population
unimproved: urban: 2.8% of population
rural: 33.3% of population
total: 6.8% of population (2015 est.)
Gambia, The
improved: urban: 94.2% of population
rural: 84.4% of population
total: 90.2% of population
unimproved: urban: 5.8% of population
rural: 15.6% of population
total: 9.8% of population (2015 est.)
Gaza Strip
improved: urban: 50.7% of population
rural: 81.5% of population
total: 58.4% of population
unimproved: urban: 49.3% of population
rural: 18.5% of population
total: 41.6% of population (2015 est.)

note: includes Gaza Strip and the West Bank

Georgia
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Germany
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Ghana
improved: urban: 92.6% of population
rural: 84% of population
total: 88.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 7.4% of population
rural: 16% of population
total: 11.3% of population (2015 est.)
Greece
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Greenland
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Grenada
improved: urban: 99% of population
rural: 95.3% of population
total: 96.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 1% of population
rural: 4.7% of population
total: 3.4% of population (2015 est.)
Guam
improved: urban: 99.5% of population
rural: 99.5% of population
total: 99.5% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.5% of population
rural: 0.5% of population
total: 0.5% of population (2015 est.)
Guatemala
improved: urban: 98.4% of population
rural: 86.8% of population
total: 92.8% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.6% of population
rural: 13.2% of population
total: 7.2% of population (2015 est.)
Guinea
improved: urban: 92.7% of population
rural: 67.4% of population
total: 76.8% of population
unimproved: urban: 7.3% of population
rural: 32.6% of population
total: 23.2% of population (2015 est.)
Guinea-Bissau
improved: urban: 98.8% of population
rural: 60.3% of population
total: 79.3% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.2% of population
rural: 39.7% of population
total: 20.7% of population (2015 est.)
Guyana
improved: urban: 98.2% of population
rural: 98.3% of population
total: 98.3% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.8% of population
rural: 1.7% of population
total: 1.7% of population (2015 est.)
Haiti
improved: urban: 64.9% of population
rural: 47.6% of population
total: 57.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 35.1% of population
rural: 52.4% of population
total: 42.3% of population (2015 est.)
Honduras
improved: urban: 97.4% of population
rural: 83.8% of population
total: 91.2% of population
unimproved: urban: 2.6% of population
rural: 16.2% of population
total: 8.8% of population (2015 est.)
Hungary
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Iceland
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
India
improved: urban: 97.1% of population
rural: 92.6% of population
total: 94.1% of population
unimproved: urban: 2.9% of population
rural: 7.4% of population
total: 5.9% of population (2015 est.)
Indonesia
improved: urban: 94.2% of population
rural: 79.5% of population
total: 87.4% of population
unimproved: urban: 5.8% of population
rural: 20.5% of population
total: 12.6% of population (2015 est.)
Iran
improved: urban: 97.7% of population
rural: 92.1% of population
total: 96.2% of population
unimproved: urban: 2.3% of population
rural: 7.9% of population
total: 3.8% of population (2015 est.)
Iraq
improved: urban: 93.8% of population
rural: 70.1% of population
total: 86.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 6.2% of population
rural: 29.9% of population
total: 13.4% of population (2015 est.)
Ireland
improved: urban: 97.9% of population
rural: 97.8% of population
total: 97.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 2.1% of population
rural: 2.2% of population
total: 2.1% of population (2015 est.)
Israel
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Italy
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Jamaica
improved: urban: 97.5% of population
rural: 89.4% of population
total: 93.8% of population
unimproved: urban: 2.5% of population
rural: 10.6% of population
total: 6.2% of population (2015 est.)
Japan
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Jordan
improved: urban: 97.8% of population
rural: 92.3% of population
total: 96.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 2.2% of population
rural: 7.7% of population
total: 3.1% of population (2015 est.)
Kazakhstan
improved: urban: 99.4% of population
rural: 85.6% of population
total: 92.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.6% of population
rural: 14.4% of population
total: 7.1% of population (2015 est.)
Kenya
improved: urban: 81.6% of population
rural: 56.8% of population
total: 63.2% of population
unimproved: urban: 18.4% of population
rural: 43.2% of population
total: 36.8% of population (2015 est.)
Kiribati
improved: urban: 87.3% of population
rural: 50.6% of population
total: 66.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 12.7% of population
rural: 49.4% of population
total: 33.1% of population (2015 est.)
Korea, North
improved: urban: 99.9% of population
rural: 99.4% of population
total: 99.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.1% of population
rural: 0.6% of population
total: 0.3% of population (2015 est.)
Korea, South
improved: urban: 99.7% of population
rural: 87.9% of population
total: 97.8% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.3% of population
rural: 12.1% of population
total: 2.2% of population (2012 est.)
Kuwait
improved: urban: 99% of population
rural: 99% of population
total: 99% of population
unimproved: urban: 1% of population
rural: 1% of population
total: 1% of population (2015 est.)
Kyrgyzstan
improved: urban: 96.7% of population
rural: 86.2% of population
total: 90% of population
unimproved: urban: 3.3% of population
rural: 13.8% of population
total: 10% of population (2015 est.)
Laos
improved: urban: 85.6% of population
rural: 69.4% of population
total: 75.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 14.4% of population
rural: 30.6% of population
total: 24.3% of population (2015 est.)
Latvia
improved: urban: 99.8% of population
rural: 98.3% of population
total: 99.3% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.2% of population
rural: 1.7% of population
total: 0.7% of population (2015 est.)
Lebanon
improved: urban: 99% of population
rural: 99% of population
total: 99% of population
unimproved: urban: 1% of population
rural: 1% of population
total: 1% of population (2015 est.)
Lesotho
improved: urban: 94.6% of population
rural: 77% of population
total: 81.8% of population
unimproved: urban: 5.4% of population
rural: 23% of population
total: 18.2% of population (2015 est.)
Liberia
improved: urban: 88.6% of population
rural: 62.6% of population
total: 75.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 11.4% of population
rural: 37.4% of population
total: 24.4% of population (2015 est.)
Libya
improved: urban: 54.2% of population
rural: 54.9% of population
total: 54.4% of population
unimproved: urban: 45.8% of population
rural: 45.1% of population
total: 45.6% of population (2001 est.)
Lithuania
improved: urban: 99.7% of population
rural: 90.4% of population
total: 96.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.3% of population
rural: 9.6% of population
total: 3.4% of population (2015 est.)
Luxembourg
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Madagascar
improved: urban: 81.6% of population
rural: 35.3% of population
total: 51.5% of population
unimproved: urban: 18.4% of population
rural: 64.7% of population
total: 48.5% of population (2015 est.)
Malawi
improved: urban: 95.7% of population
rural: 89.1% of population
total: 90.2% of population
unimproved: urban: 4.3% of population
rural: 10.9% of population
total: 9.8% of population (2015 est.)
Malaysia
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 93% of population
total: 98.2% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 7% of population
total: 1.8% of population (2015 est.)
Maldives
improved: urban: 99.5% of population
rural: 97.9% of population
total: 98.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.5% of population
rural: 2.1% of population
total: 1.4% of population (2015 est.)
Mali
improved: urban: 96.5% of population
rural: 64.1% of population
total: 77% of population
unimproved: urban: 3.5% of population
rural: 35.9% of population
total: 23% of population (2015 est.)
Malta
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Marshall Islands
improved: urban: 93.5% of population
rural: 97.6% of population
total: 94.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 6.5% of population
rural: 2.4% of population
total: 5.4% of population (2015 est.)
Mauritania
improved: urban: 58.4% of population
rural: 57.1% of population
total: 57.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 41.6% of population
rural: 42.9% of population
total: 42.1% of population (2015 est.)
Mauritius
improved: urban: 99.9% of population
rural: 99.8% of population
total: 99.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.1% of population
rural: 0.2% of population
total: 0.1% of population (2015 est.)
Mexico
improved: urban: 97.2% of population
rural: 92.1% of population
total: 96.1% of population
unimproved: urban: 2.8% of population
rural: 7.9% of population
total: 3.9% of population (2015 est.)
Micronesia, Federated States of
improved: urban: 94.8% of population
rural: 87.4% of population
total: 89% of population
unimproved: urban: 5.2% of population
rural: 12.6% of population
total: 11% of population (2015 est.)
Moldova
improved: urban: 96.9% of population
rural: 81.4% of population
total: 88.4% of population
unimproved: urban: 3.1% of population
rural: 18.6% of population
total: 11.6% of population (2015 est.)
Monaco
improved: urban: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Mongolia
improved: urban: 66.4% of population
rural: 59.2% of population
total: 64.4% of population
unimproved: urban: 33.6% of population
rural: 40.8% of population
total: 35.6% of population (2015 est.)
Montenegro
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 99.2% of population
total: 99.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0.8% of population
total: 0.3% of population (2015 est.)
Montserrat
improved: urban: 99% of population
rural: 99% of population
total: 99% of population
unimproved: urban: 1% of population
rural: 1% of population
total: 1% of population (2015 est.)
Morocco
improved: urban: 98.7% of population
rural: 65.3% of population
total: 85.4% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.3% of population
rural: 34.7% of population
total: 14.6% of population (2015 est.)
Mozambique
improved: urban: 80.6% of population
rural: 37% of population
total: 51.1% of population
unimproved: urban: 19.4% of population
rural: 63% of population
total: 48.9% of population (2015 est.)
Namibia
improved: urban: 98.2% of population
rural: 84.6% of population
total: 91% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.8% of population
rural: 15.4% of population
total: 9% of population (2015 est.)
Nauru
improved: urban: 96.5% of population
total: 96.5% of population
unimproved: urban: 3.5% of population
total: 3.5% of population (2015 est.)
Nepal
improved: urban: 90.9% of population
rural: 91.8% of population
total: 91.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 9.1% of population
rural: 8.2% of population
total: 8.4% of population (2015 est.)
Netherlands
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
New Caledonia
improved: urban: 98.5% of population
rural: 98.5% of population
total: 98.5% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.5% of population
rural: 1.5% of population
total: 1.5% of population (2015 est.)
New Zealand
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Nicaragua
improved: urban: 99.3% of population
rural: 69.4% of population
total: 87% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.7% of population
rural: 30.6% of population
total: 13% of population (2015 est.)
Niger
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 48.6% of population
total: 58.2% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 51.4% of population
total: 41.8% of population (2015 est.)
Nigeria
improved: urban: 80.8% of population
rural: 57.3% of population
total: 68.5% of population
unimproved: urban: 19.2% of population
rural: 42.7% of population
total: 31.5% of population (2015 est.)
Niue
improved: urban: 98.4% of population
rural: 98.6% of population
total: 98.5% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.6% of population
rural: 1.4% of population
total: 1.5% of population (2015 est.)
North Macedonia
improved: urban: 99.8% of population
rural: 98.9% of population
total: 99.4% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.2% of population
rural: 1.1% of population
total: 0.6% of population (2015 est.)
Northern Mariana Islands
improved: urban: 97.5% of population
rural: 97.5% of population
total: 97.5% of population
unimproved: urban: 2.5% of population
rural: 2.5% of population
total: 2.5% of population (2015 est.)
Norway
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Oman
improved: urban: 95.5% of population
rural: 86.1% of population
total: 93.4% of population
unimproved: urban: 4.5% of population
rural: 13.9% of population
total: 6.6% of population (2015 est.)
Pakistan
improved: urban: 93.9% of population
rural: 89.9% of population
total: 91.4% of population
unimproved: urban: 6.1% of population
rural: 10.1% of population
total: 8.6% of population (2015 est.)
Palau
improved: urban: 97% of population
rural: 86% of population
total: 95.3% of population
unimproved: urban: 3% of population
rural: 14% of population
total: 4.7% of population (2011 est.)
Panama
improved: urban: 97.7% of population
rural: 86.6% of population
total: 94.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 2.3% of population
rural: 11.4% of population
total: 5.3% of population (2015 est.)
Papua New Guinea
improved: urban: 88% of population
rural: 32.8% of population
total: 40% of population
unimproved: urban: 12% of population
rural: 67.2% of population
total: 60% of population (2015 est.)
Paraguay
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 94.9% of population
total: 98% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 5.1% of population
total: 2% of population (2015 est.)
Peru
improved: urban: 91.4% of population
rural: 69.2% of population
total: 86.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 8.6% of population
rural: 30.8% of population
total: 13.3% of population (2015 est.)
Philippines
improved: urban: 93.7% of population
rural: 90.3% of population
total: 91.8% of population
unimproved: urban: 6.3% of population
rural: 9.7% of population
total: 8.2% of population (2015 est.)
Poland
improved: urban: 99.3% of population
rural: 96.9% of population
total: 98.3% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.7% of population
rural: 3.1% of population
total: 1.7% of population (2015 est.)
Portugal
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Puerto Rico
improved: urban: 93.6% of population
rural: 93.6% of population
total: 93.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 6.4% of population
rural: 6.4% of population
total: 6.4% of population (2001 est.)
Qatar
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Romania
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Russia
improved: urban: 98.9% of population
rural: 91.2% of population
total: 96.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.1% of population
rural: 8.8% of population
total: 3.1% of population (2015 est.)
Rwanda
improved: urban: 86.6% of population
rural: 71.9% of population
total: 76.1% of population
unimproved: urban: 13.4% of population
rural: 28.1% of population
total: 23.9% of population (2015 est.)
Saint Kitts and Nevis
improved: urban: 98.3% of population
rural: 98.3% of population
total: 98.3% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.7% of population
rural: 1.7% of population
total: 1.7% of population (2015 est.)
Saint Lucia
improved: urban: 99.5% of population
rural: 95.6% of population
total: 96.3% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.5% of population
rural: 4.4% of population
total: 3.7% of population (2015 est.)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
improved: urban: 95.1% of population
rural: 95.1% of population
total: 95.1% of population
unimproved: urban: 4.9% of population
rural: 4.9% of population
total: 4.9% of population (2015 est.)
Samoa
improved: urban: 97.5% of population
rural: 99.3% of population
total: 99% of population
unimproved: urban: 2.5% of population
rural: 0.7% of population
total: 1% of population (2015 est.)
Sao Tome and Principe
improved: urban: 98.9% of population
rural: 93.6% of population
total: 97.1% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.1% of population
rural: 6.4% of population
total: 2.9% of population (2015 est.)
Saudi Arabia
improved: urban: 97% of population
rural: 97% of population
total: 97% of population
unimproved: rural: 3% of population
total: 3% of population (2015 est.)
Senegal
improved: urban: 92.9% of population
rural: 67.3% of population
total: 78.5% of population
unimproved: urban: 7.1% of population
rural: 32.7% of population
total: 21.5% of population (2015 est.)
Serbia
improved: urban: 99.4% of population
rural: 98.9% of population
total: 99.2% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.6% of population
rural: 1.1% of population
total: 0.8% of population (2015 est.)
Seychelles
improved: urban: 95.7% of population
rural: 95.7% of population
total: 95.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 4.3% of population
rural: 4.3% of population
total: 4.3% of population (2015 est.)
Sierra Leone
improved: urban: 84.9% of population
rural: 47.8% of population
total: 62.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 15.1% of population
rural: 52.2% of population
total: 37.4% of population (2015 est.)
Singapore
improved: urban: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Slovakia
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Slovenia
improved: urban: 99.7% of population
rural: 99.4% of population
total: 99.5% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.3% of population
rural: 0.6% of population
total: 0.5% of population (2015 est.)
Solomon Islands
improved: urban: 93.2% of population
rural: 77.2% of population
total: 80.8% of population
unimproved: urban: 6.8% of population
rural: 22.8% of population
total: 19.2% of population (2015 est.)
Somalia
improved: urban: 69.6% of population
rural: 8.8% of population
total: 31.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 30.4% of population
rural: 91.2% of population
total: 68.3% of population (2011 est.)
South Africa
improved: urban: 99.6% of population
rural: 81.4% of population
total: 93.2% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.4% of population
rural: 18.6% of population
total: 6.8% of population (2015 est.)
South Sudan
improved: urban: 66.7% of population
rural: 56.9% of population
total: 58.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 33.3% of population
rural: 43.1% of population
total: 41.3% of population (2015 est.)
Spain
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Sri Lanka
improved: urban: 98.5% of population
rural: 95% of population
total: 95.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.5% of population
rural: 5% of population
total: 4.4% of population (2015 est.)
Sudan
improved: urban: 66% of population
rural: 50.2% of population
total: 55.5% of population
unimproved: urban: 34% of population
rural: 49.8% of population
total: 44.5% of population (2012 est.)
Suriname
improved: urban: 98.1% of population
rural: 88.4% of population
total: 94.8% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.9% of population
rural: 11.6% of population
total: 5.2% of population (2015 est.)
Sweden
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Switzerland
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Syria
improved: urban: 92.3% of population
rural: 87.2% of population
total: 90.1% of population
unimproved: urban: 7.7% of population
rural: 12.8% of population
total: 9.9% of population (2015 est.)
Tajikistan
improved: urban: 93.1% of population
rural: 66.7% of population
total: 73.8% of population
unimproved: urban: 6.9% of population
rural: 33.3% of population
total: 26.2% of population (2015 est.)
Tanzania
improved: urban: 77.2% of population
rural: 45.5% of population
total: 55.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 22.8% of population
rural: 54.5% of population
total: 44.4% of population (2015 est.)
Thailand
improved: urban: 97.6% of population
rural: 98% of population
total: 97.8% of population
unimproved: urban: 2.4% of population
rural: 2% of population
total: 2.2% of population (2015 est.)
Timor-Leste
improved: urban: 95.2% of population
rural: 60.5% of population
total: 71.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 4.8% of population
rural: 39.5% of population
total: 28.1% of population (2015 est.)
Togo
improved: urban: 91.4% of population
rural: 44.2% of population
total: 63.1% of population
unimproved: urban: 8.6% of population
rural: 55.8% of population
total: 36.9% of population (2015 est.)
Tokelau
improved: rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Tonga
improved: urban: 99.7% of population
rural: 99.6% of population
total: 99.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.3% of population
rural: 0.4% of population
total: 0.4% of population (2015 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago
improved: urban: 95.1% of population
rural: 95.1% of population
total: 95.1% of population
unimproved: urban: 4.9% of population
rural: 4.9% of population
total: 4.9% of population (2015 est.)
Tunisia
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 93.2% of population
total: 97.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 6.8% of population
total: 2.3% of population (2015 est.)
Turkey
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Turkmenistan
improved: urban: 89.1% of population
rural: 53.7% of population
total: 71.1% of population
unimproved: urban: 10.9% of population
rural: 46.3% of population
total: 28.9% of population (2012 est.)
Tuvalu
improved: urban: 98.3% of population
rural: 97% of population
total: 97.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.7% of population
rural: 3% of population
total: 2.3% of population (2015 est.)
Uganda
improved: urban: 95.5% of population
rural: 75.8% of population
total: 79% of population
unimproved: urban: 4.5% of population
rural: 24.2% of population
total: 21% of population (2015 est.)
Ukraine
improved: urban: 95.5% of population
rural: 97.8% of population
total: 96.2% of population
unimproved: urban: 4.5% of population
rural: 2.2% of population
total: 3.8% of population (2015 est.)
United Arab Emirates
improved: urban: 99.6% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 99.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.4% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0.4% of population (2015 est.)
United Kingdom
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
United States
improved: urban: 99.4% of population
rural: 98.2% of population
total: 99.2% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.6% of population
rural: 1.8% of population
total: 0.8% of population (2015 est.)
Uruguay
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 93.9% of population
total: 99.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 6.1% of population
total: 0.3% of population (2015 est.)
Uzbekistan
improved: urban: 98.5% of population
rural: 80.9% of population
total: 87.3% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.5% of population
rural: 19.1% of population
total: 12.7% of population (2012 est.)
Vanuatu
improved: urban: 98.9% of population
rural: 92.9% of population
total: 94.5% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.1% of population
rural: 7.1% of population
total: 5.5% of population (2015 est.)
Venezuela
improved: urban: 95% of population
rural: 77.9% of population
total: 93.1% of population
unimproved: urban: 5% of population
rural: 22.1% of population
total: 6.9% of population (2015 est.)
Vietnam
improved: urban: 99.1% of population
rural: 96.9% of population
total: 97.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.9% of population
rural: 3.1% of population
total: 2.4% of population (2015 est.)
Virgin Islands
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
West Bank
improved: urban: 50.7% of population
rural: 81.5% of population
total: 58.4% of population
unimproved: urban: 49.3% of population
rural: 18.5% of population
total: 41.6% of population (2015 est.)

note: includes Gaza Strip and the West Bank

World
improved: urban: 96.5% of population
rural: 84.7% of population
total: 91.1% of population
unimproved: urban: 3.5% of population
rural: 15.3% of population
total: 8.9% of population (2015 est.)
Yemen
improved: urban: 72% of population
rural: 46.5% of population
total: 54.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 28% of population
rural: 53.5% of population
total: 45.1% of population (2012 est.)
Zambia
improved: urban: 85.6% of population
rural: 51.3% of population
total: 65.4% of population
unimproved: urban: 14.4% of population
rural: 48.7% of population
total: 34.6% of population (2015 est.)
Zimbabwe
improved: urban: 97% of population
rural: 67.3% of population
total: 76.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 3% of population
rural: 32.7% of population
total: 23.1% of population (2015 est.)