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South Asia Compared by People > Drinking water source > Improved > Total

DEFINITION: This entry is derived from People > Drinking water source > Improved, which 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Bhutan 96% of population 2013
=2 Pakistan 92% of population 2013
=2 India 92% of population 2013
4 Bangladesh 81% of population 2013
5 Afghanistan 50% of population 2013

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South Asia Compared by People > Drinking water source > Improved > Total

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