St. Lucia - Access to basic drinking water services

People using basic drinking water services, rural (% of rural population)

People using basic drinking water services, rural (% of rural population) in St. Lucia was 98.24 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 15 years was 98.24 in 2015, while its lowest value was 86.79 in 2000.

Definition: The percentage of people using at least basic water services. This indicator encompasses both people using basic water services as well as those using safely managed water services. Basic drinking water services is defined as drinking water from an improved source, provided collection time is not more than 30 minutes for a round trip. Improved water sources include piped water, boreholes or tubewells, protected dug wells, protected springs, and packaged or delivered water.

Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (washdata.org).

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Year Value
2000 86.79
2001 86.79
2002 86.79
2003 87.75
2004 88.71
2005 89.67
2006 90.63
2007 91.59
2008 92.54
2009 93.50
2010 94.46
2011 95.42
2012 96.38
2013 97.34
2014 98.24
2015 98.24

People using basic drinking water services, urban (% of urban population)

People using basic drinking water services, urban (% of urban population) in St. Lucia was 97.82 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 15 years was 97.82 in 2015, while its lowest value was 92.87 in 2000.

Definition: The percentage of people using at least basic water services. This indicator encompasses both people using basic water services as well as those using safely managed water services. Basic drinking water services is defined as drinking water from an improved source, provided collection time is not more than 30 minutes for a round trip. Improved water sources include piped water, boreholes or tubewells, protected dug wells, protected springs, and packaged or delivered water.

Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (washdata.org).

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Year Value
2000 92.87
2001 92.87
2002 92.87
2003 93.41
2004 93.94
2005 94.48
2006 95.01
2007 95.55
2008 96.09
2009 96.62
2010 97.16
2011 97.69
2012 97.82
2013 97.82
2014 97.82
2015 97.82

People using basic drinking water services (% of population)

People using basic drinking water services (% of population) in St. Lucia was 98.16 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 15 years was 98.16 in 2014, while its lowest value was 88.39 in 2002.

Definition: The percentage of people using at least basic water services. This indicator encompasses both people using basic water services as well as those using safely managed water services. Basic drinking water services is defined as drinking water from an improved source, provided collection time is not more than 30 minutes for a round trip. Improved water sources include piped water, boreholes or tubewells, protected dug wells, protected springs, and packaged or delivered water.

Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (washdata.org).

See also:

Year Value
2000 88.48
2001 88.46
2002 88.39
2003 89.18
2004 89.97
2005 90.78
2006 91.59
2007 92.42
2008 93.26
2009 94.10
2010 94.96
2011 95.84
2012 96.64
2013 97.43
2014 98.16
2015 98.16

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Disease prevention