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This entry provides information about access to improved or unimproved drinking water sources available to segments of the population of a country.Â *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.Â *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.

### Afghanistan

**improved:**improved: urban: 100% of population

improved: rural: 68.3% of population

improved: total: 76.5% of population

**unimproved:**unimproved: urban: 0% of population

unimproved: rural: 31.7% of population

unimproved: total: 23.5% of population (2020 est.)

### Albania

**improved:**urban: 97.3% of population

rural: 96.4% of population

total: 97% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 2.7% of population

rural: 3.6% of population

total: 3% of population (2020 est.)

### Algeria

**improved:**urban: 99.6% of population

rural: 98.8% of population

total: 99.4% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.4% of population

rural: 1.2% of population

total: 0.6% of population (2020 est.)

### American Samoa

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 99.8% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0.2% of population (2020 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 (2020 est.)

### Angola

**improved:**urban: 81.3% of population

rural: 36.5% of population

total: 66.5% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 18.7% of population

rural: 63.5% of population

total: 33.5% of population (2020 est.)

### Anguilla

**improved:**urban: 97.5% of population

total: 97.5% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 2.5% of population

total: 2.5% of population (2017 est.)

### Antigua and Barbuda

**improved:**improved: total: 96.7% of population

**unimproved:**unimproved: total: 3.2% of population (2017 est.)

### Argentina

**improved:**urban: 99.8% of population

rural: NA

total: NA

**unimproved:**urban: 0.2% of population

rural: NA

total: (2020 est.) NA

### 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 (2020 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 (2020 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 (2020 est.)

### Azerbaijan

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 93.3% of population

total: 97.1% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 6.7% of population

total: 2.9% of population (2020 est.)

### Bahrain

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0% of population (2020 est.)

### Bangladesh

**improved:**urban: 99% of population

rural: 98.7% of population

total: 98.9% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 1% of population

rural: 1.3% of population

total: 1.1% of population (2020 est.)

### Barbados

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 98.8% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 2% of population (2020 est.)

### Belarus

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 99.6% of population

total: 99.9% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0.4% of population

total: 0.1% of population (2020 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 (2020 est.)

### Belize

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 99.4% of population

total: 99.7% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0.6% of population

total: 0.3% of population (2020 est.)

### Benin

**improved:**urban: 79% of population

rural: 70.8% of population

total: 74.7% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 21% of population

rural: 29.2% of population

total: 25.3% of population (2020 est.)

### Bermuda

**improved:**urban: 99.9% of population

rural: NA

total: 99.9% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.1% of population

rural: NA

total: 0.1% of population (2020)

### Bhutan

**improved:**urban: 99.5% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 99.8% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.5% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0.2% of population (2020 est.)

### Bolivia

**improved:**urban: 99.2% of population

rural: 80.2% of population

total: 93.5% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.8% of population

rural: 19.8% of population

total: 6.5% of population (2020 est.)

### Bosnia and Herzegovina

**improved:**urban: 99.9% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 99.9% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.1% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0.1% of population (2020 est.)

### Botswana

**improved:**urban: 98.1% of population

rural: 96.9% of population

total: 99.4% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.2% of population

rural: 3.1% of population

total: 0.6% of population (2020 est.)

### Brazil

**improved:**urban: 99.8% of population

rural: 96.9% of population

total: 99.4% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.2% of population

rural: 3.1% of population

total: 0.6% of population (2020 est.)

### British Virgin Islands

**improved:**total: 99.9% of population

**unimproved:**total: 0.1% of population (2020 est.)

### Brunei

**improved:**urban: 99.7% of population

rural: NA

total: 99.9% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.4% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0.1% of population (2020)

### Bulgaria

**improved:**urban: 99.5% of population

rural: 97.4% of population

total: 99% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.5% of population

rural: 2.6% of population

total: 1% of population (2020 est.)

### Burkina Faso

**improved:**urban: 94.7% of population

rural: 71.3% of population

total: 78.5% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 5.3% of population

rural: 28.7% of population

total: 21.5% of population (2020 est.)

### Burma

**improved:**urban: 95.4% of population

rural: 80.7% of population

total: 85.3% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 4.6% of population

rural: 19.3% of population

total: 14.7% of population (2020 est.)

### Burundi

**improved:**urban: 98.7% of population

rural: 78.9% of population

total: 81.6% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 1.3% of population

rural: 21.1% of population

total: 18.4% of population (2020 est.)

### Cabo Verde

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 90% of population

total: 96.7% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 10% of population

total: 3.3% of population (2020 est.)

### Cambodia

**improved:**urban: 99.3% of population

rural: 80.6% of population

total: 85.1% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.7% of population

rural: 19.4% of population

total: 14.9% of population (2020 est.)

### Cameroon

**improved:**urban: 95.1% of population

rural: 56.2% of population

total: 78.6% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 4.9% of population

rural: 43.8% of population

total: 21.4% of population (2020 est.)

### Canada

**improved:**urban: 99.3% of population

rural: 99.1% of population

total: 99.2% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.7% of population

rural: 0.9% of population

total: 0.8% of population (2020 est.)

### Cayman Islands

**improved:**urban: 97.4% of population

total: 97.4% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 2.6% of population

total: 2.6% of population (2015 est.)

### Central African Republic

**improved:**urban: 83.9% of population

rural: 47.5% of population

total: 62.9% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 16.1% of population

rural: 52.5% of population

total: 37.1% of population (2020 est.)

### Chad

**improved:**urban: 90.2% of population

rural: 51.9% of population

total: 60.9% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 9.8% of population

rural: 48.1% of population

total: 39.1% of population (2020 est.)

### Chile

**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 (2020 est.)

### China

**improved:**urban: 97.3% of population

rural: 91.5% of population

total: 95.1% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 2.7% of population

rural: 8.5% of population

total: 4.9% of population (2020 est.)

### Colombia

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 87.5% of population

total: 97.7% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 12.5% of population

total: 2.3% of population (2020 est.)

### Comoros

**improved:**urban: 97.4% of population

rural: 88.5% of population

total: 91% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 2.6% of population

rural: 11.5% of population

total: 8.9% of population (2017 est.)

### Congo, Democratic Republic of the

**improved:**urban: 88.8% of population

rural: 34.7% of population

total: 59.4% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 11.2% of population

rural: 65.3% of population

total: 40.6% of population (2020 est.)

### Congo, Republic of the

**improved:**urban: 97.5% of population

rural: 56.4% of population

total: 84.2% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 2.5% of population

rural: 43.6% of population

total: 15.8% of population (2020 est.)

### Cook Islands

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0% of population (2020 est.)

### Costa Rica

**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 (2020 est.)

### Cote d'Ivoire

**improved:**urban: 89.9% of population

rural: 69.1% of population

total: 79.8% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 10.1% of population

rural: 30.9% of population

total: 20.2% of population (2020 est.)

### Croatia

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0% of population (2020 est.)

### Cuba

**improved:**urban: 98.9% of population

rural: 97% of population

total: 98.5% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 1.1% of population

rural: 3% of population

total: 1.5% of population (2020 est.)

### Cyprus

**improved:**urban: 99.7% of population

rural: 99.8% of population

total: 99.8% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.3% of population

rural: 0.2% of population

total: 0.2% of population (2020 est.)

### Czechia

**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 (2020 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 (2020 est.)

### Djibouti

**improved:**urban: 99.7% of population

rural: 59.3% of population

total: 90.8% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.3% of population

rural: 40.7% of population

total: 9.2% of population (2020 est.)

### Dominican Republic

**improved:**urban: 98.3% of population

rural: 91.7% of population

total: 97.2% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 1.7% of population

rural: 8.3% of population

total: 2.8% of population (2020 est.)

### Ecuador

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 87.1% of population

total: 95.4% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 12.9% of population

total: 4.6% of population (2020 est.)

### Egypt

**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 (2020 est.)

### El Salvador

**improved:**urban: 99.6% of population

rural: 94.2% of population

total: 98.2% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.4% of population

rural: 5.8% of population

total: 1.8% of population (2020 est.)

### Equatorial Guinea

**improved:**urban: 81.7% of population

rural: 32.1% of population

total: 67.6% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 18.3% of population

rural: 67.9% of population

total: 32.4% of population (2017 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: NA

total: 99.6% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: NA

total: 0.4% of population (2020 est.)

### Eswatini

**improved:**urban: 97.5% of population

rural: 74.8% of population

total: 80.3% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 2.5% of population

rural: 25.2% of population

total: 19.7% of population (2020 est.)

### Ethiopia

**improved:**urban: 98.5% of population

rural: 70.2% of population

total: 76.4% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 1.5% of population

rural: 29.8% of population

total: 23.6% of population (2020 est.)

### Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 78.2% of population

total: 95.3% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 21.8% of population

total: 4.7% of population (2020)

### Faroe Islands

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0% of population (2020)

### Fiji

**improved:**urban: 98.2% of population

rural: 89.1% of population

total: 94.3% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 1.8% of population

rural: 10.9% of population

total: 5.7% of population (2020 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 (2020 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 (2020 est.)

### French Polynesia

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0% of population (2020 est.)

### Gabon

**improved:**urban: 97.2% of population

rural: 55.3% of population

total: 93.1% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 2.8% of population

rural: 44.7% of population

total: 6.9% of population (2020 est.)

### Gambia, The

**improved:**urban: 91.8% of population

rural: 85.7% of population

total: 89.5% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 8.2% of population

rural: 14.3% of population

total: 10.5% of population (2020 est.)

### Gaza Strip

**improved:**urban: 98.9% of population

rural: 99% of population

total: 98.9% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 1.1% of population

rural: 1% of population

total: 1.1% of population (2020 est.)

**note:**includes Gaza Strip and the West Bank

### Georgia

**improved:**urban: 99.4% of population

rural: 94.3% of population

total: 97.3% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.6% of population

rural: 5.7% of population

total: 2.7% of population (2020 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 (2020 est.)

### Ghana

**improved:**urban: 98.7% of population

rural: 83.8% of population

total: 92.4% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 1.3% of population

rural: 16.2% of population

total: 7.6% of population (2020 est.)

### Gibraltar

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: NA

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: NA

total: 0% of population (2020)

### 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 (2020 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 (2020 est.)

### Guam

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 99.7% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0.3% of population (2020 est.)

### Guatemala

**improved:**urban: 97.9% of population

rural: 92.2% of population

total: 95% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 2.1% of population

rural: 8% of population

total: 5% of population (2020 est.)

### Guernsey

**improved:**total: 94.2% of population

**unimproved:**total: 5.9% of population (2017 est.)

**note**: includes data for Jersey

### Guinea

**improved:**urban: 99.5% of population

rural: 76.9% of population

total: 85.2% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.5% of population

rural: 23.1% of population

total: 14.8% of population (2020 est.)

### Guinea-Bissau

**improved:**urban: 90.6% of population

rural: 59.1% of population

total: 73.1% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 9.4% of population

rural: 40.9% of population

total: 26.9% of population (2020 est.)

### Guyana

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 95.6% of population

total: 96.8% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 4.4% of population

total: 3.2% of population (2020 est.)

### Haiti

**improved:**urban: 91.9% of population

rural: 56.1% of population

total: 76.5% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 8.1% of population

rural: 43.9% of population

total: 23.5% of population (2020 est.)

### Holy See (Vatican City)

**improved:**improved: total: 100% of population (2019 est.)

### Honduras

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 90.7% of population

total: 96.1% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 9.3% of population

total: 3.9% of population (2020 est.)

### Hong Kong

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: NA

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: NA

total: 0% of population (2020)

### 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 (2020 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 (2020 est.)

### India

**improved:**urban: 96.9% of population

rural: 94.7% of population

total: 95.5% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 3.1% of population

rural: 5.3% of population

total: 4.5% of population (2020 est.)

### Indonesia

**improved:**urban: 98.2% of population

rural: 86.8% of population

total: 93.3% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 1.8% of population

rural: 13.2% of population

total: 6.7% of population (2020 est.)

### Iran

**improved:**urban: 99.8% of population

rural: 98.1% of population

total: 99.4% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.2% of population

rural: 1.9% of population

total: 0.6% of population (2020 est.)

### Iraq

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 97.4% of population

total: 99.3% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 2.6% of population

total: 0.7% of population (2020 est.)

### Ireland

**improved:**urban: 97% of population

rural: 98.1% of population

total: 97.4% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 3% of population

rural: 1.9% of population

total: 2.6% of population (2020 est.)

### Isle of Man

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 99.1% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0.9% of population (2020)

### 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 (2020 est.)

### Italy

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 99.9% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0.1% of population (2020 est.)

### Jamaica

**improved:**urban: 98.3% of population

rural: 93.9% of population

total: 96.4% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 1.7% of population

rural: 6.1% of population

total: 3.6% of population (2020 est.)

### Japan

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 99.1% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0.1% of population (2020 est.)

### Jersey

**improved:**total: 94.2% of population

**unimproved:**total: 5.9% of population (2017 est.)

**note**: includes data for Guernsey

### Jordan

**improved:**urban: 99.2% of population

rural: 97.9% of population

total: 99.1% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.8% of population

rural: 2.1% of population

total: 0.9% of population (2020 est.)

### Kazakhstan

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 93.8% of population

total: 97.4% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 6.2% of population

total: 2.6% of population (2020 est.)

### Kenya

**improved:**urban: 91.3% of population

rural: 63.3% of population

total: 71.2% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 8.7% of population

rural: 36.7% of population

total: 28.8% of population (2020 est.)

### Kiribati

**improved:**urban: 97.2% of population

rural: 63.1% of population

total: 82% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 2.8% of population

rural: 36.9% of population

total: 18% of population (2020 est.)

### Korea, North

**improved:**urban: 97.8% of population

rural: 89.1% of population

total: 94.5% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 2.2% of population

rural: 10.9% of population

total: 5.5% of population (2020 est.)

### Korea, South

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 99.9% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0.1% of population (2020 est.)

### Kuwait

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0% of population (2020 est.)

### Kyrgyzstan

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 89.9% of population

total: 93.6% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 10.1% of population

total: 6.4% of population (2020 est.)

### Laos

**improved:**urban: 97.1% of population

rural: 84.1% of population

total: 88.8% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 2.9% of population

rural: 15.9% of population

total: 11.2% of population (2020 est.)

### Latvia

**improved:**urban: 99.9% of population

rural: 98.6% of population

total: 99.5% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.1% of population

rural: 1.4% of population

total: 0.5% of population (2020 est.)

### Lebanon

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0% of population (2020 est.)

### Lesotho

**improved:**urban: 95.7% of population

rural: 77.2% of population

total: 82.6% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 4.3% of population

rural: 22.8% of population

total: 17.4% of population (2020 est.)

### Liberia

**improved:**urban: 96.2% of population

rural: 70.6% of population

total: 84% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 3.8% of population

rural: 29.4% of population

total: 16% of population (2020 est.)

### Libya

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 99.9% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0.1% of population (2020 est.)

### Liechtenstein

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0% of population (2020)

### Lithuania

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 93.8% of population

total: 98% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 6.2% of population

total: 2% of population (2020 est.)

### Luxembourg

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 98.6% of population

total: 99.9% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 1.4% of population

total: 0.1% of population (2020 est.)

### Macau

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: NA

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: NA

total: 0% of population (2020)

### Madagascar

**improved:**urban: 85% of population

rural: 38% of population

total: 56.1% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 15% of population

rural: 62% of population

total: 43.9% of population (2020 est.)

### Malawi

**improved:**urban: 96.7% of population

rural: 91% of population

total: 92% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 3.3% of population

rural: 9% of population

total: 8% of population (2020 est.)

### Malaysia

**improved:**urban: 99.4% of population

rural: 90.7% of population

total: 97.5% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.6% of population

rural: 9.3% of population

total: 2.5% of population (2020 est.)

### Maldives

**improved:**urban: 99% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 99.6% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 1% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0.4% of population (2020 est.)

### Mali

**improved:**urban: 99.9% of population

rural: 75.9% of population

total: 86.4% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.1% of population

rural: 24.1% of population

total: 13.6% of population (2020 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 (2020 est.)

### Marshall Islands

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 99.8% of population

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0.2% of population

total: 0% of population (2020 est.)

### Mauritania

**improved:**urban: 98.7% of population

rural: 68.4% of population

total: 85.2% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 1.3% of population

rural: 31.6% of population

total: 14.8% of population (2020 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 (2020 est.)

### Mexico

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 98.3% of population

total: 99.7% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 1.7% of population

total: 0.3% of population (2020 est.)

### Micronesia, Federated States of

**improved:**total: 78.6% of population

**unimproved:**total: 21.4% of population (2017 est.)

### Moldova

**improved:**urban: 98.9% of population

rural: 87% of population

total: 92.1% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 1.1% of population

rural: 13% of population

total: 7.9% of population (2020 est.)

### Monaco

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: NA

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: NA

total: 0% of population (2020 est.)

### Mongolia

**improved:**urban: 98.4% of population

rural: 64.2% of population

total: 87.6% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 1.6% of population

rural: 35.8% of population

total: 12.4% of population (2020 est.)

### Montenegro

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 98.2% of population

total: 99.4% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 1.8% of population

total: 0.6% of population (2020 est.)

### Montserrat

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 98.1% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 1.9% of population (2020 est.)

### Morocco

**improved:**urban: 98.3% of population

rural: 79.1% of population

total: 91% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 1.7% of population

rural: 20.9% of population

total: 9% of population (2017 est.)

**note:**does not include data from the former Western Sahara

### Mozambique

**improved:**urban: 93.4% of population

rural: 61.5% of population

total: 73.3% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 6.6% of population

rural: 38.5% of population

total: 26.7% of population (2020 est.)

### Namibia

**improved:**urban: 98.9% of population

rural: 83.2% of population

total: 91.4% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 1.1% of population

rural: 16.8% of population

total: 8.6% of population (2020 est.)

### Nauru

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: NA

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: NA

total: 0% of population (2020 est.)

### Nepal

**improved:**urban: 92.7% of population

rural: 94.4% of population

total: 94.1% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 7.3% of population

rural: 5.6% of population

total: 5.9% of population (2020 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 (2020 est.)

### New Caledonia

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 99.3% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0.7% of population (2020 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 (2020 est.)

### Nicaragua

**improved:**urban: 97.5% of population

rural: 62.6% of population

total: 83.2% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 2.5% of population

rural: 37.4% of population

total: 16.8% of population (2020 est.)

### Niger

**improved:**urban: 95.8% of population

rural: 63.1% of population

total: 68.6% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 4.2% of population

rural: 36.9% of population

total: 31.4% of population (2020 est.)

### Nigeria

**improved:**urban: 95.3% of population

rural: 68.8% of population

total: 82.6% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 4.7% of population

rural: 31.2% of population

total: 17.4% of population (2020 est.)

### Niue

**improved:**improved: total: 97% of population

**unimproved:**unimproved: total: 3% of population (2020 est.)

### North Macedonia

**improved:**urban: 99.7% of population

rural: 99% of population

total: 99.4% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.3% of population

rural: 1% of population

total: 0.6% of population (2020 est.)

### Northern Mariana Islands

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0% of population (2020 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 (2020 est.)

### Oman

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 97.9% of population

total: 99.7% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 2.1% of population

total: 0.3% of population (2020 est.)

### Pakistan

**improved:**urban: 96.5% of population

rural: 92.5% of population

total: 94% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 3.5% of population

rural: 7.5% of population

total: 6% of population (2020 est.)

### Palau

**improved:**urban: 99.6% of population

rural: 99.8% of population

total: 99.7% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.4% of population

rural: 0.2% of population

total: 0.3% of population (2020 est.)

### Panama

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 88.1% of population

total: 96.2% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 11.9% of population

total: 3.8% of population (2020 est.)

### Papua New Guinea

**improved:**urban: 86.2% of population

rural: 41.5% of population

total: 47.5% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 13.8% of population

rural: 58.5% of population

total: 52.5% of population (2020 est.)

### Paraguay

**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 (2020 est.)

### Peru

**improved:**urban: 97.2% of population

rural: 82.4% of population

total: 94% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 2.8% of population

rural: 17.6% of population

total: 6% of population (2020 est.)

### Philippines

**improved:**urban: 99.1% of population

rural: 95% of population

total: 97% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.9% of population

rural: 5% of population

total: 3% of population (2020 est.)

### Poland

**improved:**urban: 99.9% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.1% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2020 est.)

### Portugal

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 99.7% of population

total: 99.9% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0.3% of population

total: 0.1% of population (2020 est.)

### Puerto Rico

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0% of population (2020 est.)

### Qatar

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 99.6% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0.4% of population (2020 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 (2020 est.)

### Russia

**improved:**urban: 99.1% of population

rural: 93.1% of population

total: 97.6% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.9% of population

rural: 6.9% of population

total: 2.4% of population (2020 est.)

### Rwanda

**improved:**urban: 92.3% of population

rural: 80.7% of population

total: 82.7% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 7.7% of population

rural: 19.3% of population

total: 17.3% of population (2020 est.)

### Saint Barthelemy

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: NA

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: NA

total: 0% of population (2020)

### Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 99.1% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0.9% of population (2020)

### 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: 99.4% of population

rural: 98.5% of population

total: 98.7% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.6% of population

rural: 1.5% of population

total: 1.3% of population (2020 est.)

### Saint Martin

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: NA

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: NA

total: 0% of population (2020)

### Saint Pierre and Miquelon

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 91.4% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 8.6% of population (2017 est.)

### Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

**improved:**total: 95.1% of population

**unimproved:**total: 4.9% of population (2017 est.)

### Samoa

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 98% of population

total: 98.4% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 2% of population

total: 1.6% of population (2020 est.)

### San Marino

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0% of population (2020)

### Sao Tome and Principe

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 94% of population

total: 98.5% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 6% of population

total: 1.5% of population (2020 est.)

### Saudi Arabia

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0% of population (2020 est.)

### Senegal

**improved:**urban: 95.9% of population

rural: 79.3% of population

total: 87.3% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 4.1% of population

rural: 20.7% of population

total: 12.7% of population (2020 est.)

### Serbia

**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 (2020 est.)

### Seychelles

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 96.2% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 3.8% of population (2017 est.)

### Sierra Leone

**improved:**urban: 92.5% of population

rural: 58% of population

total: 72.8% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 7.5% of population

rural: 42% of population

total: 27.2% of population (2020 est.)

### Singapore

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: NA

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: NA

total: 0% of population (2020 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 (2020 est.)

### Slovenia

**improved:**urban: NA

total: 99.5% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0.5% of population (2020 est.)

### Solomon Islands

**improved:**urban: 95% of population

rural: 65.9% of population

total: 73.1% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 5% of population

rural: 34.1% of population

total: 26.9% of population (2020 est.)

### Somalia

**improved:**urban: 96.4% of population

rural: 73.7% of population

total: 84.2% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 3.6% of population

rural: 26.3% of population

total: 15.8% of population (2020 est.)

### South Africa

**improved:**urban: 99.7% of population

rural: 90.3% of population

total: 96.7% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.3% of population

rural: 9.7% of population

total: 3.3% of population (2020 est.)

### South Sudan

**improved:**urban: 88.7% of population

rural: 75.8% of population

total: 78.4% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 11.3% of population

rural: 24.2% of population

total: 21.6% of population (2020 est.)

### Spain

**improved:**urban: 99.9% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 99.9% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.1% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0.1% of population (2020 est.)

### Sri Lanka

**improved:**urban: 99.7% of population

rural: 91.2% of population

total: 92.8% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.3% of population

rural: 8.8% of population

total: 7.2% of population (2020 est.)

### Sudan

**improved:**urban: 99% of population

rural: 80.7% of population

total: 87.1% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 1% of population

rural: 19.3% of population

total: 12.9% of population (2020 est.)

### Suriname

**improved:**urban: 99.5% of population

rural: 98.2% of population

total: 99.1% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.5% of population

rural: 1.8% of population

total: 0.9% of population (2020 est.)

### Sweden

**improved:**urban: 99.8% of population

rural: 99.7% of population

total: 99.8% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.2% of population

rural: 0.3% of population

total: 0.2% of population (2020 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 (2020 est.)

### Syria

**improved:**urban: 99.6% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 99.8% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.4% of population

rural: 0.7% of population

total: 0.2% of population (2020 est.)

### Tajikistan

**improved:**urban: 96.5% of population

rural: 79.9% of population

total: 84.4% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 3.5% of population

rural: 20.1% of population

total: 15.6% of population (2020 est.)

### Tanzania

**improved:**urban: 95.1% of population

rural: 59.4% of population

total: 72% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 4.9% of population

rural: 40.6% of population

total: 28% of population (2020 est.)

### Thailand

**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 (2020 est.)

### Timor-Leste

**improved:**urban: 98% of population

rural: 82.5% of population

total: 87.4% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 2% of population

rural: 17.5% of population

total: 12.6% of population (2020 est.)

### Togo

**improved:**urban: 93.8% of population

rural: 60.3% of population

total: 74.6% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 6.2% of population

rural: 39.7% of population

total: 25.4% of population (2020 est.)

### Tokelau

**improved:**improved: urban: 0% of population

improved: rural: 99.7% of population

improved: total: 99.7% of population

**unimproved:**unimproved: urban: 0% of population

unimproved: rural: 0.3% of population

unimproved: total: 0.3% of population (2020 est.)

### Tonga

**improved:**urban: 99.8% of population

rural: 99.6% of population

total: 99.6% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.2% of population

rural: 0.4% of population

total: 0.4% of population (2020 est.)

### Trinidad and Tobago

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0% of population (2020 est.)

### Tunisia

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 97.3% of population

total: 99.2% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 2.7% of population

total: 0.8% of population (2020 est.)

### Turkey (Turkiye)

**improved:**urban: 99.1% of population

rural: 98.7% of population

total: 99% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.9% of population

rural: 1.3% of population

total: 1% of population (2020 est.)

### Turkmenistan

**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 (2020 est.)

### Turks and Caicos Islands

**improved:**total: 94.3% of population

**unimproved:**total: 5.7% of population (2017)

### Tuvalu

**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 (2020 est.)

### Uganda

**improved:**urban: 92.5% of population

rural: 80% of population

total: 83.1% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 7.5% of population

rural: 20% of population

total: 16.9% of population (2020 est.)

### Ukraine

**improved:**urban: 99.4% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 99.6% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.6% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0.4% of population (2020 est.)

### United Arab Emirates

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 100% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0% of population (2020 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 (2020 est.)

### United States

**improved:**urban: 99.9% of population

rural: 99.7% of population

total: 99.9% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.1% of population

rural: 0.3% of population

total: 0.1% of population (2020 est.)

### Uruguay

**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 (2020 est.)

### Uzbekistan

**improved:**urban: 99.6% of population

rural: 96.1% of population

total: 97.8% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.4% of population

rural: 3.9% of population

total: 2.2% of population (2020 est.)

### Vanuatu

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 89.7% of population

total: 92.3% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 10.3% of population

total: 7.7% of population (2020 est.)

### Venezuela

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 94.2% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 5.8% of population (2020 est.)

### Vietnam

**improved:**urban: 99.2% of population

rural: 95.5% of population

total: 96.9% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 0.8% of population

rural: 4.5% of population

total: 3.1% of population (2020 est.)

### Virgin Islands

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 98.7% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 1.3% of population (2020 est.)

### Wallis and Futuna

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: 99.1% of population

total: 99.1% of population

**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: 0.9% of population

total: 0.9% of population (2020)

### West Bank

**improved:**urban: 98.9% of population

rural: 99% of population

total: 98.9% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 1.1% of population

rural: 1% of population

total: 1.1% of population (2020 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: 98.5% of population

rural: 84.2% of population

total: 99.6% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 1.5% of population

rural: 15.8% of population

total: 10.4% of population (2020 est.)

### Zambia

**improved:**urban: 90.2% of population

rural: 56.6% of population

total: 71.6% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 9.8% of population

rural: 43.4% of population

total: 28.4% of population (2020 est.)

### Zimbabwe

**improved:**urban: 97.9% of population

rural: 66.9% of population

total: 76.9% of population

**unimproved:**urban: 2.1% of population

rural: 33.1% of population

total: 23.1% of population (2020 est.)