Burkina Faso - Improved sanitation facilities

Improved sanitation facilities (% of population with access)

The value for Improved sanitation facilities (% of population with access) in Burkina Faso was 17.00 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 20 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 17.00 in 2010 and a minimum value of 8.00 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 8.00
1991 8.00
1992 8.00
1993 8.00
1994 8.00
1995 9.00
1996 9.00
1997 10.00
1998 10.00
1999 11.00
2000 11.00
2001 12.00
2002 12.00
2003 13.00
2004 14.00
2005 14.00
2006 15.00
2007 15.00
2008 16.00
2009 17.00
2010 17.00

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

The value for Improved sanitation facilities, rural (% of rural population with access) in Burkina Faso was 6.00 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 20 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 6.00 in 2010 and a minimum value of 2.00 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 2.00
1991 2.00
1992 2.00
1993 2.00
1994 2.00
1995 3.00
1996 3.00
1997 3.00
1998 3.00
1999 4.00
2000 4.00
2001 4.00
2002 4.00
2003 4.00
2004 5.00
2005 5.00
2006 5.00
2007 5.00
2008 6.00
2009 6.00
2010 6.00

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

The value for Improved sanitation facilities, urban (% of urban population with access) in Burkina Faso was 50.00 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 20 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 50.00 in 2010 and a minimum value of 43.00 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 43.00
1991 43.00
1992 44.00
1993 44.00
1994 44.00
1995 45.00
1996 45.00
1997 45.00
1998 46.00
1999 46.00
2000 46.00
2001 47.00
2002 47.00
2003 47.00
2004 48.00
2005 48.00
2006 48.00
2007 49.00
2008 49.00
2009 49.00
2010 50.00

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Disease prevention