Algeria - Improved sanitation facilities

Improved sanitation facilities (% of population with access)

The value for Improved sanitation facilities (% of population with access) in Algeria was 95.00 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 20 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 95.00 in 2010 and a minimum value of 88.00 in 1990.

Definition: Access to improved sanitation facilities refers to the percentage of the population with at least adequate access to excreta disposal facilities that can effectively prevent human, animal, and insect contact with excreta. Improved facilities range from simple but protected pit latrines to flush toilets with a sewerage connection. To be effective, facilities must be correctly constructed and properly maintained.

Source: World Health Organization and United Nations Children's Fund, Joint Measurement Programme (JMP) (http://www.wssinfo.org/).

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Year Value
1990 88.00
1991 89.00
1992 89.00
1993 89.00
1994 90.00
1995 90.00
1996 90.00
1997 91.00
1998 91.00
1999 92.00
2000 92.00
2001 92.00
2002 93.00
2003 93.00
2004 93.00
2005 94.00
2006 94.00
2007 94.00
2008 95.00
2009 95.00
2010 95.00

Improved sanitation facilities, rural (% of rural population with access)

The value for Improved sanitation facilities, rural (% of rural population with access) in Algeria was 88.00 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 20 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 88.00 in 2010 and a minimum value of 77.00 in 1990.

Definition: Access to improved sanitation facilities refers to the percentage of the population with at least adequate access to excreta disposal facilities that can effectively prevent human, animal, and insect contact with excreta. Improved facilities range from simple but protected pit latrines to flush toilets with a sewerage connection. To be effective, facilities must be correctly constructed and properly maintained.

Source: World Health Organization and United Nations Children's Fund, Joint Measurement Programme (JMP) (http://www.wssinfo.org/).

See also:

Year Value
1990 77.00
1991 77.00
1992 77.00
1993 77.00
1994 78.00
1995 78.00
1996 79.00
1997 80.00
1998 81.00
1999 81.00
2000 82.00
2001 83.00
2002 84.00
2003 85.00
2004 85.00
2005 86.00
2006 87.00
2007 88.00
2008 88.00
2009 88.00
2010 88.00

Improved sanitation facilities, urban (% of urban population with access)

The value for Improved sanitation facilities, urban (% of urban population with access) in Algeria was 98.00 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 20 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 99.00 in 2000 and a minimum value of 98.00 in 2001.

Definition: Access to improved sanitation facilities refers to the percentage of the population with at least adequate access to excreta disposal facilities that can effectively prevent human, animal, and insect contact with excreta. Improved facilities range from simple but protected pit latrines to flush toilets with a sewerage connection. To be effective, facilities must be correctly constructed and properly maintained.

Source: World Health Organization and United Nations Children's Fund, Joint Measurement Programme (JMP) (http://www.wssinfo.org/).

See also:

Year Value
1990 99.00
1991 99.00
1992 99.00
1993 99.00
1994 99.00
1995 99.00
1996 99.00
1997 99.00
1998 99.00
1999 99.00
2000 99.00
2001 98.00
2002 98.00
2003 98.00
2004 98.00
2005 98.00
2006 98.00
2007 98.00
2008 98.00
2009 98.00
2010 98.00

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Disease prevention