Mexico - Improved sanitation facilities

Improved sanitation facilities (% of population with access)

The value for Improved sanitation facilities (% of population with access) in Mexico was 85.00 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 20 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 85.00 in 2010 and a minimum value of 64.00 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 64.00
1991 65.00
1992 66.00
1993 67.00
1994 69.00
1995 70.00
1996 71.00
1997 72.00
1998 73.00
1999 74.00
2000 75.00
2001 76.00
2002 77.00
2003 78.00
2004 79.00
2005 80.00
2006 81.00
2007 82.00
2008 83.00
2009 84.00
2010 85.00

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

The value for Improved sanitation facilities, rural (% of rural population with access) in Mexico was 79.00 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 20 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 79.00 in 2010 and a minimum value of 34.00 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 34.00
1991 36.00
1992 38.00
1993 40.00
1994 43.00
1995 45.00
1996 47.00
1997 49.00
1998 52.00
1999 54.00
2000 56.00
2001 59.00
2002 61.00
2003 63.00
2004 65.00
2005 68.00
2006 70.00
2007 72.00
2008 74.00
2009 77.00
2010 79.00

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

The value for Improved sanitation facilities, urban (% of urban population with access) in Mexico was 87.00 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 20 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 87.00 in 2010 and a minimum value of 76.00 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 76.00
1991 76.00
1992 77.00
1993 77.00
1994 78.00
1995 79.00
1996 79.00
1997 80.00
1998 80.00
1999 81.00
2000 81.00
2001 82.00
2002 82.00
2003 83.00
2004 84.00
2005 84.00
2006 85.00
2007 85.00
2008 86.00
2009 86.00
2010 87.00

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Disease prevention