Gabon - Improved sanitation facilities

Improved sanitation facilities (% of population with access)

The value for Improved sanitation facilities (% of population with access) in Gabon was 33.00 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 16 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 36.00 in 2001 and a minimum value of 33.00 in 2005.

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
1994 36.00
1995 36.00
1996 36.00
1997 36.00
1998 36.00
1999 36.00
2000 36.00
2001 36.00
2002 35.00
2003 35.00
2004 34.00
2005 33.00
2006 33.00
2007 33.00
2008 33.00
2009 33.00
2010 33.00

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

The value for Improved sanitation facilities, rural (% of rural population with access) in Gabon was 30.00 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 16 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 30.00 in 2010 and a minimum value of 29.00 in 1994.

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
1994 29.00
1995 29.00
1996 29.00
1997 29.00
1998 29.00
1999 29.00
2000 30.00
2001 30.00
2002 30.00
2003 30.00
2004 30.00
2005 30.00
2006 30.00
2007 30.00
2008 30.00
2009 30.00
2010 30.00

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

The value for Improved sanitation facilities, urban (% of urban population with access) in Gabon was 33.00 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 16 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 38.00 in 1999 and a minimum value of 33.00 in 2007.

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
1994 38.00
1995 38.00
1996 38.00
1997 38.00
1998 38.00
1999 38.00
2000 37.00
2001 37.00
2002 36.00
2003 36.00
2004 35.00
2005 34.00
2006 34.00
2007 33.00
2008 33.00
2009 33.00
2010 33.00

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Disease prevention