Niger - Improved sanitation facilities

Improved sanitation facilities (% of population with access)

The value for Improved sanitation facilities (% of population with access) in Niger was 10.90 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 10.90 in 2015 and a minimum value of 3.90 in 1990.

Definition: Access to improved sanitation facilities refers to the percentage of the population using improved sanitation facilities. Improved sanitation facilities are likely to ensure hygienic separation of human excreta from human contact. They 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
1990 3.90
1991 4.20
1992 4.40
1993 4.70
1994 5.00
1995 5.20
1996 5.50
1997 5.80
1998 6.00
1999 6.30
2000 6.60
2001 6.80
2002 7.10
2003 7.40
2004 7.70
2005 7.90
2006 8.20
2007 8.50
2008 8.80
2009 9.10
2010 9.50
2011 9.80
2012 10.10
2013 10.50
2014 10.80
2015 10.90

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

The value for Improved sanitation facilities, rural (% of rural population with access) in Niger was 4.60 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 4.60 in 2015 and a minimum value of 1.20 in 1990.

Definition: Access to improved sanitation facilities, rural, refers to the percentage of the rural population using improved sanitation facilities. Improved sanitation facilities are likely to ensure hygienic separation of human excreta from human contact. They 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
1990 1.20
1991 1.40
1992 1.50
1993 1.60
1994 1.80
1995 1.90
1996 2.10
1997 2.20
1998 2.40
1999 2.50
2000 2.60
2001 2.80
2002 2.90
2003 3.10
2004 3.20
2005 3.40
2006 3.50
2007 3.60
2008 3.80
2009 3.90
2010 4.10
2011 4.20
2012 4.40
2013 4.50
2014 4.60
2015 4.60

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

The value for Improved sanitation facilities, urban (% of urban population with access) in Niger was 37.90 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 37.90 in 2015 and a minimum value of 18.90 in 1990.

Definition: Access to improved sanitation facilities, urban, refers to the percentage of the urban population using improved sanitation facilities. Improved sanitation facilities are likely to ensure hygienic separation of human excreta from human contact. They 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
1990 18.90
1991 19.70
1992 20.50
1993 21.30
1994 22.10
1995 22.90
1996 23.70
1997 24.50
1998 25.30
1999 26.00
2000 26.80
2001 27.60
2002 28.40
2003 29.20
2004 30.00
2005 30.80
2006 31.60
2007 32.40
2008 33.20
2009 34.00
2010 34.80
2011 35.60
2012 36.40
2013 37.10
2014 37.90
2015 37.90

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Disease prevention