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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by People > Sanitation facility access > Improved > Rural

DEFINITION: This entry is derived from People > Sanitation facility access > Improved, which provides information about access to improved or unimproved sanitation facilities available to segments of the population of a country. improved sanitation - use of any of the following facilities: flush or pour-flush to a piped sewer system, septic tank or pit latrine; ventilated improved pit (VIP) latrine; pit latrine with slab; or a composting toilet. unimproved sanitation - use of any of the following facilities: flush or pour-flush not piped to a sewer system, septic tank or pit latrine; pit latrine without a slab or open pit; bucket; hanging toilet or hanging latrine; shared facilities of any type; no facilities; or bush or field.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Mauritius 88% of population 2013
2 South Africa 67% of population 2013
3 The Gambia 65% of population 2013
4 Rwanda 56% of population 2013
5 Swaziland 55% of population 2013
6 Malawi 51% of population 2013
7 Burundi 46% of population 2013
=8 Zambia 43% of population 2013
=8 Cape Verde 43% of population 2013
10 Botswana 41% of population 2013
11 Senegal 39% of population 2013
12 Cameroon 36% of population 2013
13 Uganda 34% of population 2013
=14 Kenya 32% of population 2013
=14 Zimbabwe 32% of population 2013
=16 Comoros 30% of population 2013
=16 Gabon 30% of population 2013
18 Central African Republic 28% of population 2013
19 Nigeria 27% of population 2013
=20 Democratic Republic of the Congo 24% of population 2013
=20 Lesotho 24% of population 2013
=22 Angola 19% of population 2013
=22 Sao Tome and Principe 19% of population 2013
=22 Ethiopia 19% of population 2013
25 Namibia 17% of population 2013
=26 Mali 14% of population 2013
=26 Sudan 14% of population 2013
28 Madagascar 12% of population 2013
=29 Cote d'Ivoire 11% of population 2013
=29 Guinea 11% of population 2013
31 Djibouti 10% of population 2013
=32 Guinea-Bissau 9% of population 2013
=32 Mauritania 9% of population 2013
34 Ghana 8% of population 2013
=35 Tanzania 7% of population 2013
=35 Liberia 7% of population 2013
=37 Chad 6% of population 2013
=37 Somalia 6% of population 2013
=37 Sierra Leone 6% of population 2013
=37 Burkina Faso 6% of population 2013
=41 Mozambique 5% of population 2013
=41 Benin 5% of population 2013
=43 Niger 4% of population 2013
=43 Eritrea 4% of population 2013
45 Togo 3% of population 2013

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