Syrian Arab Republic - Access to basic sanitation services

People using basic sanitation services, rural (% of rural population)

People using basic sanitation services, rural (% of rural population) in Syrian Arab Republic was 89.14 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 15 years was 90.01 in 2000, while its lowest value was 89.14 in 2012.

Definition: The percentage of people using at least basic sanitation services, that is, improved sanitation facilities that are not shared with other households. This indicator encompasses both people using basic sanitation services as well as those using safely managed sanitation services. Improved sanitation facilities include flush/pour flush to piped sewer systems, septic tanks or pit latrines; ventilated improved pit latrines, compositing toilets or pit latrines with slabs.

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

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Year Value
2000 90.01
2001 89.94
2002 89.87
2003 89.79
2004 89.72
2005 89.65
2006 89.58
2007 89.50
2008 89.43
2009 89.36
2010 89.29
2011 89.21
2012 89.14
2013 89.14
2014 89.14
2015 89.14

People using basic sanitation services, urban (% of urban population)

People using basic sanitation services, urban (% of urban population) in Syrian Arab Republic was 95.74 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 15 years was 95.88 in 2000, while its lowest value was 95.74 in 2012.

Definition: The percentage of people using at least basic sanitation services, that is, improved sanitation facilities that are not shared with other households. This indicator encompasses both people using basic sanitation services as well as those using safely managed sanitation services. Improved sanitation facilities include flush/pour flush to piped sewer systems, septic tanks or pit latrines; ventilated improved pit latrines, compositing toilets or pit latrines with slabs.

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

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Year Value
2000 95.88
2001 95.86
2002 95.85
2003 95.84
2004 95.83
2005 95.82
2006 95.81
2007 95.80
2008 95.79
2009 95.78
2010 95.76
2011 95.75
2012 95.74
2013 95.74
2014 95.74
2015 95.74

People using basic sanitation services (% of population)

People using basic sanitation services (% of population) in Syrian Arab Republic was 92.95 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 15 years was 93.06 in 2000, while its lowest value was 92.87 in 2012.

Definition: The percentage of people using at least basic sanitation services, that is, improved sanitation facilities that are not shared with other households. This indicator encompasses both people using basic sanitation services as well as those using safely managed sanitation services. Improved sanitation facilities include flush/pour flush to piped sewer systems, septic tanks or pit latrines; ventilated improved pit latrines, compositing toilets or pit latrines with slabs.

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

See also:

Year Value
2000 93.06
2001 93.04
2002 93.02
2003 93.00
2004 92.98
2005 92.97
2006 92.95
2007 92.94
2008 92.92
2009 92.91
2010 92.89
2011 92.88
2012 92.87
2013 92.89
2014 92.92
2015 92.95

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Disease prevention