Main Content
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.
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.)

GuineaBissau 
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.)

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.)

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.)

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.)

TimorLeste 
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.)
