Gabon - Improved sanitation facilities

Improved sanitation facilities (% of population with access)

The value for Improved sanitation facilities (% of population with access) in Gabon was 41.40 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 18 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 41.40 in 2012 and a minimum value of 38.20 in 1994.

Definition: Access to improved sanitation facilities refers to the percentage of the population using improved sanitation facilities. The improved sanitation facilities include flush/pour flush (to piped sewer system, septic tank, pit latrine), ventilated improved pit (VIP) latrine, pit latrine with slab, and composting toilet.

Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) for Water Supply and Sanitation (http://www.wssinfo.org/).

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Year Value
1994 38.20
1995 38.30
1996 38.30
1997 38.30
1998 38.40
1999 38.60
2000 38.80
2001 39.00
2002 39.20
2003 39.40
2004 39.60
2005 39.80
2006 40.00
2007 40.30
2008 40.50
2009 40.70
2010 40.90
2011 41.20
2012 41.40

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

The value for Improved sanitation facilities, rural (% of rural population with access) in Gabon was 32.00 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 18 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 35.30 in 1998 and a minimum value of 32.00 in 2012.

Definition: Access to improved sanitation facilities refers to the percentage of the population using improved sanitation facilities. The improved sanitation facilities include flush/pour flush (to piped sewer system, septic tank, pit latrine), ventilated improved pit (VIP) latrine, pit latrine with slab, and composting toilet.

Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) for Water Supply and Sanitation (http://www.wssinfo.org/).

See also:

Year Value
1994 35.30
1995 35.30
1996 35.30
1997 35.30
1998 35.30
1999 35.10
2000 34.80
2001 34.60
2002 34.40
2003 34.10
2004 33.90
2005 33.70
2006 33.40
2007 33.20
2008 33.00
2009 32.70
2010 32.50
2011 32.30
2012 32.00

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

The value for Improved sanitation facilities, urban (% of urban population with access) in Gabon was 42.90 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 18 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 42.90 in 2012 and a minimum value of 39.20 in 1994.

Definition: Access to improved sanitation facilities refers to the percentage of the population using improved sanitation facilities. The improved sanitation facilities include flush/pour flush (to piped sewer system, septic tank, pit latrine), ventilated improved pit (VIP) latrine, pit latrine with slab, and composting toilet.

Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) for Water Supply and Sanitation (http://www.wssinfo.org/).

See also:

Year Value
1994 39.20
1995 39.20
1996 39.20
1997 39.20
1998 39.20
1999 39.50
2000 39.80
2001 40.00
2002 40.30
2003 40.50
2004 40.80
2005 41.00
2006 41.30
2007 41.60
2008 41.80
2009 42.10
2010 42.30
2011 42.60
2012 42.90

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Disease prevention