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failed states 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 HISTORY
1 Pakistan 89% of population 2013
2 Zimbabwe 69% of population 2013
3 Cote d'Ivoire 68% of population 2013
4 Guinea 65% of population 2013
5 Iraq 56% of population 2013
=6 Guinea-Bissau 53% of population 2013
=6 South Sudan 53% of population 2012
8 Sudan 52% of population 2013
=9 Central African Republic 51% of population 2013
=9 Haiti 51% of population 2013
11 Yemen 47% of population 2013
12 Chad 44% of population 2013
13 Nigeria 43% of population 2013
14 Afghanistan 42% of population 2013
15 Democratic Republic of the Congo 27% of population 2013
16 Somalia 7% of population 2013

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failed states 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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