Improved water source (% of population with access) | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data

Access to an improved water source refers to the percentage of the population using an improved drinking water source. The improved drinking water source includes piped water on premises (piped household water connection located inside the user’s dwelling, plot or yard), and other improved drinking water sources (public taps or standpipes, tube wells or boreholes, protected dug wells, protected springs, and rainwater collection).

 

Please note that the data for this indicator have not been updated since 2015. The WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation has introduced updated water and sanitation indicators. For the most recent data on water access, please see the following indicators: People using safely managed drinking water services (% of population) (SH.H2O.SMDW.ZS) and People using basic drinking water services (% of population) (SH.H2O.BASW.ZS).

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Access to an improved water source refers to the percentage of the population using an improved drinking water source.

Measurement unit: 
Percentage (%)
Health and Nutrition Indicators
Data provider: 
World Bank Group
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Indicator details

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

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