Belize - Improved water source

Improved water source, rural (% of rural population with access)

Improved water source, rural (% of rural population with access) in Belize was 99.00 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 20 years was 99.00 in 2010, while its lowest value was 61.00 in 1990.

Definition: Access to an improved water source refers to the percentage of the population with reasonable access to an adequate amount of water from an improved source, such as a household connection, public standpipe, borehole, protected well or spring, and rainwater collection. Unimproved sources include vendors, tanker trucks, and unprotected wells and springs. Reasonable access is defined as the availability of at least 20 liters a person a day from a source within one kilometer of the dwelling.

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 61.00
1991 62.00
1992 64.00
1993 66.00
1994 68.00
1995 70.00
1996 72.00
1997 74.00
1998 76.00
1999 78.00
2000 80.00
2001 82.00
2002 84.00
2003 86.00
2004 88.00
2005 90.00
2006 91.00
2007 93.00
2008 95.00
2009 97.00
2010 99.00

Improved water source, urban (% of urban population with access)

Improved water source, urban (% of urban population with access) in Belize was 98.00 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 20 years was 98.00 in 2010, while its lowest value was 89.00 in 1990.

Definition: Access to an improved water source refers to the percentage of the population with reasonable access to an adequate amount of water from an improved source, such as a household connection, public standpipe, borehole, protected well or spring, and rainwater collection. Unimproved sources include vendors, tanker trucks, and unprotected wells and springs. Reasonable access is defined as the availability of at least 20 liters a person a day from a source within one kilometer of the dwelling.

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

See also:

Year Value
1990 89.00
1991 89.00
1992 90.00
1993 90.00
1994 91.00
1995 91.00
1996 92.00
1997 92.00
1998 92.00
1999 93.00
2000 93.00
2001 94.00
2002 94.00
2003 95.00
2004 95.00
2005 95.00
2006 96.00
2007 96.00
2008 97.00
2009 97.00
2010 98.00

Improved water source (% of population with access)

Improved water source (% of population with access) in Belize was 98.00 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 20 years was 98.00 in 2010, while its lowest value was 74.00 in 1990.

Definition: Access to an improved water source refers to the percentage of the population with reasonable access to an adequate amount of water from an improved source, such as a household connection, public standpipe, borehole, protected well or spring, and rainwater collection. Unimproved sources include vendors, tanker trucks, and unprotected wells and springs. Reasonable access is defined as the availability of at least 20 liters a person a day from a source within one kilometer of the dwelling.

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

See also:

Year Value
1990 74.00
1991 75.00
1992 76.00
1993 77.00
1994 79.00
1995 80.00
1996 81.00
1997 83.00
1998 84.00
1999 85.00
2000 86.00
2001 88.00
2002 89.00
2003 90.00
2004 91.00
2005 93.00
2006 94.00
2007 95.00
2008 96.00
2009 97.00
2010 98.00

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Disease prevention