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Sparsely populated countries Compared by People > Drinking water source > Improved > Rural

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
=1 Iceland 100% of population 2013
=1 Norway 100% of population 2013
=1 Finland 100% of population 2013
=1 Australia 100% of population 2013
=1 Greenland 100% of population 2013
=1 Niue 100% of population 2013
=1 New Zealand 100% of population 2013
=1 Uruguay 100% of population 2013
=9 Canada 99% of population 2013
=9 Belize 99% of population 2013
11 Bhutan 94% of population 2013
12 Guyana 93% of population 2013
=13 Botswana 92% of population 2013
=13 Russia 92% of population 2013
=15 Kazakhstan 90% of population 2013
=15 Namibia 90% of population 2013
17 Suriname 81% of population 2013
18 Argentina 80% of population 2013
19 Algeria 79% of population 2013
20 Oman 78% of population 2013
21 Turkmenistan 72% of population 2013
22 Bolivia 71% of population 2013
23 Paraguay 66% of population 2013
24 Solomon Islands 65% of population 2013
25 Libya 55% of population 2013
=26 Mongolia 53% of population 2013
=26 South Sudan 53% of population 2012
28 Sudan 52% of population 2013
=29 Central African Republic 51% of population 2013
=29 Mali 51% of population 2013
31 Mauritania 48% of population 2013
32 Zambia 46% of population 2013
33 Chad 44% of population 2013
34 Gabon 41% of population 2013
35 Niger 39% of population 2013
36 Angola 38% of population 2013
37 Papua New Guinea 33% of population 2013
38 Somalia 7% of population 2013

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Sparsely populated countries Compared by People > Drinking water source > Improved > Rural

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Interesting observations about People > Drinking water source > Improved > Rural

  • Spain ranked first for drinking water source > improved > rural amongst Christian countries in 2013.
  • Qatar ranked first for drinking water source > improved > rural amongst Hot countries in 2013.
  • Lebanon ranked first for drinking water source > improved > rural amongst Muslim countries in 2013.
  • Switzerland ranked first for drinking water source > improved > rural amongst Cold countries in 2013.
  • Israel ranked second for drinking water source > improved > rural amongst Former British colonies in 2013.
  • Italy ranked second for drinking water source > improved > rural amongst European Union in 2013.
  • New Zealand ranked first for drinking water source > improved > rural amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2013.
  • Hungary ranked first for drinking water source > improved > rural amongst Emerging markets in 2013.
  • Mauritius ranked first for drinking water source > improved > rural amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2013.
  • Aruba ranked second for drinking water source > improved > rural globally in 2013.
  • United States ranked last for drinking water source > improved > rural amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2013.
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