Percentage of population using safely managed drinking water services (%) | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data

This indicator is part of the FAO Suite of Food Security Indicators (2017) as "Utilization".

The percentage of people using drinking water from an improved source that is accessible on premises, available when needed and free from faecal and priority chemical contamination. Improved water sources include piped water, boreholes or tubewells, protected dug wells, protected springs, and packaged or delivered water.

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This indicator is part of the FAO Suite of Food Security Indicators (2017) as "Utilization".

Measurement unit: 
Percentage (%)
FAO Food Security
Data provider: 
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
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Indicator details

Measurement unit: 
Percentage (%)
Best value is: 
High

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