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.

  • Afghanistan

    improved: urban: 95.9% of population

    rural: 61.4% of population

    total: 70.2% of population

    unimproved: urban: 3.2% of population

    rural: 38.6% of population

    total: 38.6% of population (2017 est.)

  • Albania

    improved: urban: 96.8% of population

    rural: 95.3% of population

    total: 96.2% of population

    unimproved: urban: 4.7% of population

    rural: 4.7% of population

    total: 3.8% of population (2017 est.)

  • Algeria

    improved: urban: 99.2% of population

    rural: 97.4% of population

    total: 98.7% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0.8% of population

    rural: 2.1% of population

    total: 1.1% of population (2017 est.)

  • American Samoa

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • Angola

    improved: urban: 81.7% of population

    rural: 36.6% of population

    total: 65.8% of population

    unimproved: urban: 18.3% of population

    rural: 63.4% of population

    total: 34.2% of population (2017 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: total: 96.7% of population

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

  • Azerbaijan

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 87.4% of population

    total: 94.1% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 12.6% of population

    total: 4.9% of population (2017 est.)

  • Bahamas, The

    improved: total: 98.9% of population

    unimproved: total: 1.1% of population (2017 est.)

  • Bahrain

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Bangladesh

    improved: urban: 98.9% of population

    rural: 98.4% of population

    total: 98.6% of population

    unimproved: urban: 1.1% of population

    rural: 1.6% of population

    total: 1.4% of population (2017 est.)

  • Barbados

    improved: total: 98.5% of population

    unimproved: total: 1.5% of population (2017 est.)

  • Belarus

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 98.3% of population

    total: 99.8% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 1.7% of population

    total: 0.2% of population (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • Belize

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 98.6% of population

    total: 99.2% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 1.4% of population

    total: 0.8% of population (2017 est.)

  • Benin

    improved: urban: 81.2% of population

    rural: 72.2% of population

    total: 76.4% of population

    unimproved: urban: 18.8% of population

    rural: 27.8% of population

    total: 23.6% of population (2017 est.)

  • Bermuda

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Bhutan

    improved: urban: 99.3% of population

    rural: 100% of population

    total: 99.7% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0.7% of population

    rural: 0% of population

    total: 0.3% of population (2017 est.)

  • Bolivia

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 78.1% of population

    total: 92.8% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 21.9% of population

    total: 7.1% of population (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • Botswana

    improved: urban: 98.2% of population

    rural: 94% of population

    total: 96.9% of population

    unimproved: urban: 1.8% of population

    rural: 3.1% of population

    total: 3.8% of population (2017 est.)

  • Brazil

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 91.6% of population

    total: 98.2% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 8.4% of population

    total: 1.6% of population (2017 est.)

  • British Virgin Islands

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Brunei

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Bulgaria

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 98% of population

    total: 100% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 2% of population

    total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Burkina Faso

    improved: urban: 94.9% of population

    rural: 67.9% of population

    total: 75.6% of population

    unimproved: urban: 4.5% of population

    rural: 32.1% of population

    total: 24.4% of population (2017 est.)

  • Burma

    improved: urban: 93% of population

    rural: 76.9% of population

    total: 81.8% of population

    unimproved: urban: 7% of population

    rural: 23.1% of population

    total: 18.2% of population (2017 est.)

  • Burundi

    improved: urban: 97.6% of population

    rural: 77.8% of population

    total: 80.3% of population

    unimproved: urban: -1.1% of population

    rural: 22.2% of population

    total: 19.7% of population (2017 est.)

  • Cabo Verde

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 89.1% of population

    total: 96.2% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 10.9% of population

    total: 3.8% of population (2017 est.)

  • Cambodia

    improved: urban: 98.4% of population

    rural: 77.8% of population

    total: 80.3% of population

    unimproved: urban: 1.6% of population

    rural: 22.2% of population

    total: 19.7% of population (2017 est.)

  • Cameroon

    improved: urban: 94% of population

    rural: 54.6% of population

    total: 76.5% of population

    unimproved: urban: 6% of population

    rural: 45.3% of population

    total: 23.5% of population (2017 est.)

  • Canada

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 98.9% of population

    total: 100% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 1.1% of population

    total: 0% of population (2017 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: 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: 86.7% of population

    rural: 46.6% of population

    total: 55.7% of population

    unimproved: urban: 13.3% of population

    rural: 53.4% of population

    total: 44.3% of population (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • China

    improved: urban: 97.7% of population

    rural: 87.8% of population

    total: 92.8% of population

    unimproved: urban: 2.3% of population

    rural: 12.2% of population

    total: 7.2% of population (2017 est.)

  • Colombia

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 86.4% of population

    total: 97.3% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 13.6% of population

    total: 2.7% of population (2017 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: 84.3% of population

    rural: 32.4% of population

    total: 55.2% of population

    unimproved: urban: 15.7% of population

    rural: 67.6% of population

    total: 44.8% of population (2017 est.)

  • Congo, Republic of the

    improved: urban: 97.5% of population

    rural: 56.4% of population

    total: 83.7% of population

    unimproved: urban: 2.5% of population

    rural: 43.6% of population

    total: 16.3% of population (2017 est.)

  • Cook Islands

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • Cote d'Ivoire

    improved: urban: 90.4% of population

    rural: 67.8% of population

    total: 79.2% of population

    unimproved: urban: 9.6% of population

    rural: 32.2% of population

    total: 20.8% of population (2017 est.)

  • Croatia

    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 (2017 est.)

  • Cuba

    improved: urban: 98.2% of population

    rural: 94.5% of population

    total: 97.4% of population

    unimproved: urban: 1.8% of population

    rural: 5.5% of population

    total: 2.6% of population (2017 est.)

  • Curacao

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 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 (2017 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 (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • Djibouti

    improved: urban: 99.3% of population

    rural: 59.1% of population

    total: 90.3% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0.7% of population

    rural: 40.9% of population

    total: 9.7% of population (2017 est.)

  • Dominica

    improved: urban: 95.7% of population

    unimproved: urban: 4.3% of population

  • Dominican Republic

    improved: urban: 98.3% of population

    rural: 92% of population

    total: 96.7% of population

    unimproved: urban: 1.7% of population

    rural: 8% of population

    total: 3.3% of population (2017 est.)

  • Ecuador

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 83.5% of population

    total: 94% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 16.2% of population

    total: 6% of population (2017 est.)

  • Egypt

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 98.8% of population

    total: 100% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 1.2% of population

    total: 0.6% of population (2017 est.)

  • El Salvador

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 92.2% of population

    total: 97.4% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 7.8% of population

    total: 2.6% of population (2015 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: 100% of population

    total: 100% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 0% of population

    total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Eswatini

    improved: urban: 96.8% of population

    rural: 72.3% of population

    total: 78.3% of population

    unimproved: urban: 3.2% of population

    rural: 27.7% of population

    total: 21.7% of population (2017 est.)

  • Ethiopia

    improved: urban: 97% of population

    rural: 61.7% of population

    total: 68.9% of population

    unimproved: urban: 3% of population

    rural: 38.3% of population

    total: 31.1% of population (2017 est.)

  • Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 78.2% of population

    total: 92% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 21.8% of population

    total: 5% of population (2017 est.)

  • Faroe Islands

    improved: total: 99% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Fiji

    improved: urban: 97.8% of population

    rural: 88.7% of population

    total: 93.8% of population

    unimproved: urban: 2.2% of population

    rural: 11.3% of population

    total: 6.2% of population (2017 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 (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • French Polynesia

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Gabon

    improved: urban: 97% of population

    rural: 68% of population

    total: 93.8% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0.3% of population

    rural: 32% of population

    total: 6.2% of population (2017 est.)

  • Gambia, The

    improved: urban: 91.4% of population

    rural: 80.4% of population

    total: 87.1% of population

    unimproved: urban: 8.6% of population

    rural: 19.6% of population

    total: 12.9% of population (2017 est.)

  • Gaza Strip

    improved: urban: 97.1% of population

    rural: 97.1% of population

    total: 96.8% of population

    unimproved: urban: 2.9% of population

    rural: 2.9% of population

    total: 3.2% of population (2017 est.)

    note: includes Gaza Strip and the West Bank

  • Georgia

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 96.2% of population

    total: 98.4% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 3.8% of population

    total: 1.6% of population (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • Ghana

    improved: urban: 97.4% of population

    rural: 80.6% of population

    total: 89.9% of population

    unimproved: urban: 2.6% of population

    rural: 19.4% of population

    total: 10.1% of population (2017 est.)

  • Gibraltar

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    total: 100% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    total: 0% of population (2017 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 (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • Grenada

    improved: total: 96.8% of population

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

  • Guam

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Guatemala

    improved: urban: 97.9% of population

    rural: 92.2% of population

    total: 95.2% of population

    unimproved: urban: 2.1% of population

    rural: 7.8% of population

    total: 4.8% of population (2017 est.)

  • Guernsey

    improved: total: 94.2% of population

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

    note: includes data for Jersey

  • Guinea

    improved: urban: 97.9% of population

    rural: 69.8% of population

    total: 79.9% of population

    unimproved: urban: 2.1% of population

    rural: 27.6% of population

    total: 20.1% of population (2017 est.)

  • Guinea-Bissau

    improved: urban: 91.2% of population

    rural: 60.3% of population

    total: 73.5% of population

    unimproved: urban: 8.5% of population

    rural: 39.7% of population

    total: 26.5% of population (2017 est.)

  • Guyana

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 95.6% of population

    total: 96.7% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 38.7% of population

    total: 26.5% of population (2017 est.)

  • Haiti

    improved: urban: 91.5% of population

    rural: 55.4% of population

    total: 75% of population

    unimproved: urban: 8.5% of population

    rural: 44.6% of population

    total: 25% of population (2017 est.)

  • Holy See (Vatican City)

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Honduras

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 88.9% of population

    total: 94.8% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 11.1% of population

    total: 5.2% of population (2017 est.)

  • Hong Kong

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    total: 100% of population

    unimproved: urban: -1% of population

    total: 0% of population (2017 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 (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • India

    improved: urban: 96% of population

    rural: 91% of population

    total: 92.7% of population

    unimproved: urban: 4% of population

    rural: 9% of population

    total: 7.2% of population (2017 est.)

  • Indonesia

    improved: urban: 96.6% of population

    rural: 83.7% of population

    total: 90.8% of population

    unimproved: urban: 3.4% of population

    rural: 16.3% of population

    total: 9.2% of population (2017 est.)

  • Iran

    improved: urban: 98.6% of population

    rural: 93.1% of population

    total: 97.2% of population

    unimproved: urban: 1.4% of population

    rural: 6.9% of population

    total: 2.8% of population (2017 est.)

  • Iraq

    improved: urban: 98.8% of population

    rural: 95% of population

    total: 97.9% of population

    unimproved: urban: 1.2% of population

    rural: 5% of population

    total: 2.1% of population (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • Isle of Man

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 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 (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • Jamaica

    improved: urban: 98.5% of population

    rural: 93% of population

    total: 96% of population

    unimproved: urban: 1.5% of population

    rural: 7% of population

    total: 4% of population (2017 est.)

  • Japan

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Jersey

    improved: total: 94.2% of population

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

    note: includes data for Guernsey

  • Jordan

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 97.7% of population

    total: 98.9% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 2.2% of population

    total: 1.1% of population (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • Kenya

    improved: urban: 89% of population

    rural: 60.4% of population

    total: 68% of population

    unimproved: urban: 11% of population

    rural: 39.6% of population

    total: 32% of population (2017 est.)

  • Kiribati

    improved: total: 71.6% of population

    unimproved: total: 28.4% of population (2017 est.)

  • Korea, North

    improved: urban: 97.2% of population

    rural: 90.2% of population

    total: 94.5% of population

    unimproved: urban: 2.8% of population

    rural: 9.8% of population

    total: 5.5% of population (2017 est.)

  • Korea, South

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Kuwait

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Kyrgyzstan

    improved: urban: 97.1% of population

    rural: 84.4% of population

    total: 89.3% of population

    unimproved: urban: 2.9% of population

    rural: 15.6% of population

    total: 10.7% of population (2017 est.)

  • Laos

    improved: urban: 94.4% of population

    rural: 76.8% of population

    total: 82.1% of population

    unimproved: urban: 5.6% of population

    rural: 23.2% of population

    total: 17.9% of population (2017 est.)

  • Latvia

    improved: urban: 98.8% of population

    rural: 98.2% of population

    total: 98.6% of population

    unimproved: urban: 1.2% of population

    rural: 1.8% of population

    total: 1.4% of population (2017 est.)

  • Lebanon

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Lesotho

    improved: urban: 93% of population

    rural: 72.4% of population

    total: 78.2% of population

    unimproved: urban: 7% of population

    rural: 27.6% of population

    total: 21.8% of population (2017 est.)

  • Liberia

    improved: urban: 93.8% of population

    rural: 67.9% of population

    total: 81% of population

    unimproved: urban: 6.2% of population

    rural: 32.1% of population

    total: 19% of population (2017 est.)

  • Libya

    improved: total: 98.5% of population

    unimproved: total: 1.5% of population (2017 est.)

  • Liechtenstein

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Lithuania

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 92.8% of population

    total: 97.5% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 7.2% of population

    total: 2.5% of population (2017 est.)

  • Luxembourg

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 98.8% of population

    total: 99% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 1.2% of population

    total: 1% of population (2017 est.)

  • Macau

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    total: 100% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Madagascar

    improved: urban: 87.9% of population

    rural: 36.3% of population

    total: 55.5% of population

    unimproved: urban: 12.1% of population

    rural: 63.7% of population

    total: 44.5% of population (2017 est.)

  • Malawi

    improved: urban: 95.9% of population

    rural: 87.3% of population

    total: 88.7% of population

    unimproved: urban: 4.1% of population

    rural: 12.7% of population

    total: 11.3% of population (2017 est.)

  • Malaysia

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 89.3% of population

    total: 96.7% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 11.7% of population

    total: 3.3% of population (2017 est.)

  • Maldives

    improved: urban: 98.3% of population

    rural: 100% of population

    total: 100% of population

    unimproved: urban: 1.7% of population

    rural: 0% of population

    total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Mali

    improved: urban: 97.1% of population

    rural: 72.8% of population

    total: 82.9% of population

    unimproved: urban: 2.9% of population

    rural: 27.2% of population

    total: 17.1% of population (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • Marshall Islands

    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 (2017 est.)

  • Mauritania

    improved: urban: 98.7% of population

    rural: 68.4% of population

    total: 84.4% of population

    unimproved: urban: 1.3% of population

    rural: 31.6% of population

    total: 15.6% of population (2017 est.)

  • Mauritius

    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 (2017 est.)

  • Mexico

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 96.6% of population

    total: 100% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 3.4% of population

    total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Micronesia, Federated States of

    improved: total: 78.6% of population

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

  • Moldova

    improved: urban: 98.5% of population

    rural: 84.6% of population

    total: 90.5% of population

    unimproved: urban: 1.5% of population

    rural: 15.4% of population

    total: 9.5% of population (2017 est.)

  • Monaco

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    total: 100% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Mongolia

    improved: urban: 97.6% of population

    rural: 59.2% of population

    total: 85.4% of population

    unimproved: urban: 2.4% of population

    rural: 40.8% of population

    total: 14.6% of population (2017 est.)

  • Montenegro

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 100% of population

    total: 99.8% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 0% of population

    total: 0.2% of population (2017 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: 98.3% 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: 93.2% of population

    rural: 58.3% of population

    total: 70.7% of population

    unimproved: urban: 6.8% of population

    rural: 41.7% of population

    total: 29.3% of population (2017 est.)

  • Namibia

    improved: urban: 98.9% of population

    rural: 80.8% of population

    total: 89.7% of population

    unimproved: urban: 1.1% of population

    rural: 19.2% of population

    total: 10.3% of population (2017 est.)

  • Nauru

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    total: 100% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Nepal

    improved: urban: 91.7% of population

    rural: 91.4% of population

    total: 91.5% of population

    unimproved: urban: 8.3% of population

    rural: 8.6% of population

    total: 8.5% of population (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • New Caledonia

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • Nicaragua

    improved: urban: 97.6% of population

    rural: 62.6% of population

    total: 83.1% of population

    unimproved: urban: 2.4% of population

    rural: 37.4% of population

    total: 16.9% of population (2017 est.)

  • Niger

    improved: urban: 95.7% of population

    rural: 59.2% of population

    total: 65.2% of population

    unimproved: urban: 4.3% of population

    rural: 40.8% of population

    total: 34.8% of population (2017 est.)

  • Nigeria

    improved: urban: 92.6% of population

    rural: 63.6% of population

    total: 77.9% of population

    unimproved: urban: 7.4% of population

    rural: 36.4% of population

    total: 22.1% of population (2017 est.)

  • Niue

    improved: total: 98.2% of population

    unimproved: total: 1.8% of population (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • Northern Mariana Islands

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • Oman

    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 (2017 est.)

  • Pakistan

    improved: urban: 94.2% of population

    rural: 89.9% of population

    total: 91.5% of population

    unimproved: urban: 5.8% of population

    rural: 10.1% of population

    total: 8.5% of population (2017 est.)

  • Palau

    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 (2017 est.)

  • Panama

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 94.8% of population

    total: 98.3% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 5.2% of population

    total: 1.7% of population (2017 est.)

  • Papua New Guinea

    improved: urban: 89.4% of population

    rural: 36.1% of population

    total: 43% of population

    unimproved: urban: 10.6% of population

    rural: 63.9% of population

    total: 57% of population (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • Peru

    improved: urban: 95.6% of population

    rural: 77.4% of population

    total: 92.1% of population

    unimproved: urban: 4.4% of population

    rural: 22.6% of population

    total: 7.9% of population (2017 est.)

  • Philippines

    improved: urban: 97.7% of population

    rural: 92.7% of population

    total: 95.4% of population

    unimproved: urban: 2.3% of population

    rural: 7.3% of population

    total: 4.6% of population (2017 est.)

  • Poland

    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 (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • Puerto Rico

    improved: total: 97% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Qatar

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • Russia

    improved: urban: 98.6% of population

    rural: 94.2% of population

    total: 97.1% of population

    unimproved: urban: 1.4% of population

    rural: 5.8% of population

    total: 2.9% of population (2017 est.)

  • Rwanda

    improved: urban: 92% of population

    rural: 76.9% of population

    total: 79.5% of population

    unimproved: urban: 8% of population

    rural: 23.1% of population

    total: 20.5% of population (2017 est.)

  • Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 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: 100% of population

    rural: 100% of population

    total: 100% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 0% of population

    total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Saint Pierre and Miquelon

    improved: total: 91.4% of population

    unimproved: 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: 96.8% of population

    total: 97.4% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 3.2% of population

    total: 2.6% of population (2017 est.)

  • San Marino

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Sao Tome and Principe

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 88.4% of population

    total: 96.8% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 11.6% of population

    total: 3.2% of population (2017 est.)

  • Saudi Arabia

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Senegal

    improved: urban: 92.3% of population

    rural: 74.5% of population

    total: 83.3% of population

    unimproved: urban: 6.7% of population

    rural: 25.5% of population

    total: 16.7% of population (2017 est.)

  • Serbia

    improved: urban: 99.4% of population

    rural: 99% of population

    total: 99.2% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0.6% of population

    rural: 1% of population

    total: 0.8% of population (2017 est.)

  • Seychelles

    improved: total: 96.2% of population

    unimproved: total: 3.8% of population (2017 est.)

  • Sierra Leone

    improved: urban: 89.5% of population

    rural: 55.7% of population

    total: 69.8% of population

    unimproved: urban: 10.5% of population

    rural: 44.3% of population

    total: 30.2% of population (2017 est.)

  • Singapore

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    total: 100% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Sint Maarten

    improved: total: 95.1% of population

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

  • Slovenia

    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 (2017 est.)

  • Solomon Islands

    improved: urban: 95% of population

    rural: 67.1% of population

    total: 73.6% of population

    unimproved: urban: 5% of population

    rural: 32.9% of population

    total: 26.4% of population (2017 est.)

  • Somalia

    improved: urban: 98.1% of population

    rural: 72.5% of population

    total: 83.8% of population

    unimproved: urban: 1.9% of population

    rural: 27.5% of population

    total: 16.2% of population (2017 est.)

  • South Africa

    improved: urban: 98.9% of population

    rural: 87.4% of population

    total: 95.5% of population

    unimproved: urban: 1.1% of population

    rural: 12.6% of population

    total: 4.5% of population (2017 est.)

  • South Sudan

    improved: urban: 85.2% of population

    rural: 71.7% of population

    total: 74.3% of population

    unimproved: urban: 14.8% of population

    rural: 28.3% of population

    total: 25.7% of population (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • Sri Lanka

    improved: urban: 98.1% of population

    rural: 91.4% of population

    total: 92.6% of population

    unimproved: urban: 1.9% of population

    rural: 8.6% of population

    total: 7.4% of population (2017 est.)

  • Sudan

    improved: urban: 99% of population

    rural: 80.7% of population

    total: 87% of population

    unimproved: urban: 1% of population

    rural: 19.3% of population

    total: 13% of population (2017 est.)

  • Suriname

    improved: urban: 98.2% of population

    rural: 92% of population

    total: 96.6% of population

    unimproved: urban: 1.8% of population

    rural: 8% of population

    total: 3.4% of population (2017 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 (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • Syria

    improved: urban: 99% of population

    rural: 99.3% of population

    total: 99.4% of population

    unimproved: urban: 1% of population

    rural: 0.7% of population

    total: 0.6% of population (2017 est.)

  • Tajikistan

    improved: urban: 96.2% of population

    rural: 78.6% of population

    total: 83.5% of population

    unimproved: urban: 3.8% of population

    rural: 21.4% of population

    total: 16.5% of population (2017 est.)

  • Tanzania

    improved: urban: 92.3% of population

    rural: 56.2% of population

    total: 68.2% of population

    unimproved: urban: 7.7% of population

    rural: 43.8% of population

    total: 31.8% of population (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • Timor-Leste

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 72.3% of population

    total: 80.7% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 27.7% of population

    total: 19.3% of population (2017 est.)

  • Togo

    improved: urban: 92.3% of population

    rural: 56% of population

    total: 70.9% of population

    unimproved: urban: 7.7% of population

    rural: 44% of population

    total: 29.1% of population (2017 est.)

  • Tokelau

    improved: rural: 100% of population

    total: 100% of population

    unimproved: rural: 0% of population

    total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Tonga

    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 (2017 est.)

  • Trinidad and Tobago

    improved: total: 99.3% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

  • Tunisia

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 94.3% of population

    total: 98.2% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 5.7% of population

    total: 1.8% of population (2017 est.)

  • Turkey

    improved: urban: 98.6% of population

    rural: 100% of population

    total: 98.9% of population

    unimproved: urban: 1.4% of population

    rural: 0% of population

    total: 1.1% of population (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • Turks and Caicos Islands

    improved: total: 94.3% of population

    unimproved: total: 5.7% of population (2017 est.)

  • Tuvalu

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 98.8% of population

    total: 99% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 1.2% of population

    total: 1% of population (2017 est.)

  • Uganda

    improved: urban: 92.9% of population

    rural: 77.2% of population

    total: 80.8% of population

    unimproved: urban: 7.1% of population

    rural: 22.8% of population

    total: 19.2% of population (2017 est.)

  • Ukraine

    improved: urban: 99.5% of population

    rural: 100% of population

    total: 99.4% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0.5% of population

    rural: 0% of population

    total: 0.6% of population (2017 est.)

  • United Arab Emirates

    improved: total: 100% of population

    unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • United States

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 97% of population

    total: 99% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 3% of population

    total: 1% of population (2017 est.)

  • Uruguay

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 93.9% of population

    total: 99.7% of population

    unimproved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 95% of population

    total: 100% of population (2017 est.)

  • Uzbekistan

    improved: urban: 100% of population

    rural: 96.1% of population

    total: 97.8% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 3.9% of population

    total: 2.2% of population (2017 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 (2017 est.)

  • Venezuela

    improved: total: 95.7% of population

    unimproved: total: 4.3% of population (2017 est.)

  • Vietnam

    improved: urban: 98.6% of population

    rural: 92.6% of population

    total: 94.7% of population

    unimproved: urban: 1.4% of population

    rural: 7.4% of population

    total: 5.3% of population (2017 est.)

  • Virgin Islands

    improved: total: 98.7% of population

    unimproved: total: 1.3% of population (2017 est.)

  • Wallis and Futuna

    improved: rural: 100% of population

    total: 100% of population

    unimproved: rural: 0% of population

    total: 0% of population (2017)

  • West Bank

    improved: urban: 97.1% of population

    rural: 97.1% of population

    total: 96.8% of population

    unimproved: urban: 2.9% of population

    rural: 2.9% of population

    total: 3.2% of population (2017 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: 100% of population

    rural: 87.6% of population

    total: 92% of population

    unimproved: urban: 0% of population

    rural: 12.4% of population

    total: 8% of population (2017 est.)

  • Zambia

    improved: urban: 89.5% of population

    rural: 50.9% of population

    total: 67.5% of population

    unimproved: urban: 10.5% of population

    rural: 49.1% of population

    total: 32.5% of population (2017 est.)

  • Zimbabwe

    improved: urban: 98% of population

    rural: 67.4% of population

    total: 77.3% of population

    unimproved: urban: 2% of population

    rural: 32.6% of population

    total: 22.7% of population (2017 est.)