Syrian Arab Republic - Improved sanitation facilities

Improved sanitation facilities (% of population with access)

The value for Improved sanitation facilities (% of population with access) in Syrian Arab Republic was 95.70 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 95.70 in 2015 and a minimum value of 84.50 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 84.50
1991 84.60
1992 84.60
1993 84.70
1994 84.70
1995 85.40
1996 86.00
1997 86.70
1998 87.40
1999 88.00
2000 88.60
2001 89.30
2002 89.90
2003 90.50
2004 91.10
2005 91.70
2006 92.30
2007 92.90
2008 93.50
2009 94.00
2010 94.60
2011 95.20
2012 95.70
2013 95.70
2014 95.70
2015 95.70

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

The value for Improved sanitation facilities, rural (% of rural population with access) in Syrian Arab Republic was 95.10 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 95.10 in 2015 and a minimum value of 74.70 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/).

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Year Value
1990 74.70
1991 74.70
1992 74.70
1993 74.70
1994 74.70
1995 75.80
1996 76.90
1997 78.10
1998 79.20
1999 80.30
2000 81.50
2001 82.60
2002 83.70
2003 84.90
2004 86.00
2005 87.20
2006 88.30
2007 89.40
2008 90.60
2009 91.70
2010 92.80
2011 94.00
2012 95.10
2013 95.10
2014 95.10
2015 95.10

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

The value for Improved sanitation facilities, urban (% of urban population with access) in Syrian Arab Republic was 96.20 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 96.20 in 2015 and a minimum value of 94.80 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 94.80
1991 94.80
1992 94.80
1993 94.80
1994 94.80
1995 94.90
1996 95.00
1997 95.10
1998 95.10
1999 95.20
2000 95.30
2001 95.30
2002 95.40
2003 95.50
2004 95.60
2005 95.60
2006 95.70
2007 95.80
2008 95.90
2009 95.90
2010 96.00
2011 96.10
2012 96.20
2013 96.20
2014 96.20
2015 96.20

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Disease prevention