Drinking water source: improved: urban: 98.6% of population
rural: 94.2% of population
total: 97.1% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.4% of population
rural: 5.8% of population
total: 2.9% of population (2017 est.)
Definition: This entry provides information about access to improved or unimproved drinking water sources available to segments of the population of a country. Improved drinking water - use of any of the following sources: piped water into dwelling, yard, or plot; public tap or standpipe; tubewell or borehole; protected dug well; protected spring; or rainwater collection. Unimproved drinking water - use of any of the following sources: unprotected dug well; unprotected spring; cart with small tank or drum; tanker truck; surface water, which includes rivers, dams, lakes, ponds, streams, canals or irrigation channels; or bottled water.
Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on Saturday, September 18, 2021