St. Lucia - Improved sanitation facilities

Improved sanitation facilities (% of population with access)

The value for Improved sanitation facilities (% of population with access) in St. Lucia was 90.50 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 90.50 in 2015 and a minimum value of 78.20 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 78.20
1991 78.70
1992 79.20
1993 79.70
1994 80.20
1995 80.60
1996 81.10
1997 81.60
1998 82.10
1999 82.60
2000 83.10
2001 83.60
2002 84.10
2003 84.60
2004 85.10
2005 85.70
2006 86.20
2007 86.80
2008 87.30
2009 87.90
2010 88.50
2011 89.00
2012 89.50
2013 90.00
2014 90.50
2015 90.50

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

The value for Improved sanitation facilities, rural (% of rural population with access) in St. Lucia was 91.90 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 91.90 in 2015 and a minimum value of 77.70 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/).

See also:

Year Value
1990 77.70
1991 78.30
1992 78.90
1993 79.50
1994 80.10
1995 80.60
1996 81.20
1997 81.80
1998 82.40
1999 83.00
2000 83.60
2001 84.20
2002 84.80
2003 85.40
2004 86.00
2005 86.60
2006 87.10
2007 87.70
2008 88.30
2009 88.90
2010 89.50
2011 90.10
2012 90.70
2013 91.30
2014 91.90
2015 91.90

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

The value for Improved sanitation facilities, urban (% of urban population with access) in St. Lucia was 84.70 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 84.70 in 2015 and a minimum value of 79.60 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 79.60
1991 79.80
1992 80.00
1993 80.20
1994 80.40
1995 80.60
1996 80.90
1997 81.10
1998 81.30
1999 81.50
2000 81.70
2001 81.90
2002 82.10
2003 82.40
2004 82.60
2005 82.80
2006 83.00
2007 83.20
2008 83.40
2009 83.60
2010 83.90
2011 84.10
2012 84.30
2013 84.50
2014 84.70
2015 84.70

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Disease prevention