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Sub-Saharan Africa 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Mauritius 99% of population 2013
2 Botswana 96% of population 2013
3 Comoros 95% of population 2013
4 Namibia 93% of population 2013
5 South Africa 91% of population 2013
=6 Sao Tome and Principe 89% of population 2013
=6 The Gambia 89% of population 2013
=8 Cape Verde 88% of population 2013
=8 Djibouti 88% of population 2013
10 Gabon 87% of population 2013
11 Ghana 86% of population 2013
12 Malawi 83% of population 2013
=13 Zimbabwe 80% of population 2013
=13 Cote d'Ivoire 80% of population 2013
15 Burkina Faso 79% of population 2013
16 Lesotho 78% of population 2013
17 Cameroon 77% of population 2013
18 Benin 75% of population 2013
19 Guinea 74% of population 2013
20 Liberia 73% of population 2013
=21 Senegal 72% of population 2013
=21 Uganda 72% of population 2013
=21 Burundi 72% of population 2013
24 Swaziland 71% of population 2013
25 Central African Republic 67% of population 2013
26 Rwanda 65% of population 2013
=27 Mali 64% of population 2013
=27 Guinea-Bissau 64% of population 2013
=29 Eritrea 61% of population 2013
=29 Togo 61% of population 2013
=29 Zambia 61% of population 2013
32 Kenya 59% of population 2013
=33 Nigeria 58% of population 2013
=33 Sudan 58% of population 2013
=35 Sierra Leone 55% of population 2013
=35 South Sudan 55% of population 2012
37 Tanzania 53% of population 2013
=38 Angola 51% of population 2013
=38 Chad 51% of population 2013
40 Mauritania 50% of population 2013
41 Niger 49% of population 2013
42 Mozambique 47% of population 2013
43 Madagascar 46% of population 2013
44 Democratic Republic of the Congo 45% of population 2013
45 Ethiopia 44% of population 2013
46 Equatorial Guinea 43% of population 2013
47 Somalia 29% of population 2013

Citation

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by People > Drinking water source > Improved > Total

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  • Japan ranked second for drinking water source > improved > total amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2010.
  • Andorra ranked first for drinking water source > improved > total amongst Landlocked countries in 2010.
  • Israel ranked #4 for drinking water source > improved > total amongst Former British colonies in 2010.
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