### Field Listing

# Drinking water source

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.

### Afghanistan

**improved:**urban: 95.9% of population

rural: 61.4% of population

total: 70.2% of population**unimproved:**urban: 3.2% of population

rural: 38.6% of population

total: 38.6% of population (2017 est.)### Akrotiri

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Albania

**improved:**urban: 96.8% of population

rural: 95.3% of population

total: 96.2% of population**unimproved:**urban: 4.7% of population

rural: 4.7% of population

total: 3.8% of population (2017 est.)### Algeria

**improved:**urban: 99.2% of population

rural: 97.4% of population

total: 98.7% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0.8% of population

rural: 2.1% of population

total: 1.1% of population (2017 est.)### American Samoa

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 100% of population NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: 0% of population NA (2017 est.)### Andorra

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Angola

**improved:**urban: 81.7% of population

rural: 36.6% of population

total: 65.8% of population**unimproved:**urban: 18.3% of population

rural: 63.4% of population

total: 34.2% of population (2017 est.)### Anguilla

**improved:**urban: 97.5% of population

total: 97.5% of population**unimproved:**urban: 2.5% of population

total: 2.5% of population (2017 est.)### Antigua and Barbuda

**improved:**total: 96.7% of population**unimproved:**total: 3.2% of population (2017 est.)### Argentina

**improved:**urban: 99% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 99.1% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0.9% of population (2015 est.)### Armenia

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Aruba

**improved:**urban: 98.1% of population

rural: 98.1% of population

total: 98.1% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1.9% of population

rural: 1.9% of population

total: 1.9% of population (2015 est.)### Ashmore and Cartier Islands

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Australia

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Austria

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Azerbaijan

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 87.4% of population

total: 94.1% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 12.6% of population

total: 4.9% of population (2017 est.)### Bahamas, The

**improved:**total: 98.9% of population**unimproved:**total: 1.1% of population (2017 est.)### Bahrain

**improved:**total: 100% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Bangladesh

**improved:**urban: 98.9% of population

rural: 98.4% of population

total: 98.6% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1.1% of population

rural: 1.6% of population

total: 1.4% of population (2017 est.)### Barbados

**improved:**total: 98.5% of population**unimproved:**total: 1.5% of population (2017 est.)### Belarus

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 98.3% of population

total: 99.8% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 1.7% of population

total: 0.2% of population (2017 est.)### Belgium

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Belize

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 98.6% of population

total: 99.2% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 1.4% of population

total: 0.8% of population (2017 est.)### Benin

**improved:**urban: 81.2% of population

rural: 72.2% of population

total: 76.4% of population**unimproved:**urban: 18.8% of population

rural: 27.8% of population

total: 23.6% of population (2017 est.)### Bermuda

**improved:**total: 100% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Bhutan

**improved:**urban: 99.3% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 99.7% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0.7% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0.3% of population (2017 est.)### Bolivia

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 78.1% of population

total: 92.8% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 21.9% of population

total: 7.1% of population (2017 est.)### Bosnia and Herzegovina

**improved:**urban: 99.9% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 99.9% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0.1% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0.1% of population (2017 est.)### Botswana

**improved:**urban: 98.2% of population

rural: 94% of population

total: 96.9% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1.8% of population

rural: 3.1% of population

total: 3.8% of population (2017 est.)### Bouvet Island

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Brazil

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 91.6% of population

total: 98.2% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 8.4% of population

total: 1.6% of population (2017 est.)### British Indian Ocean Territory

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### British Virgin Islands

**improved:**total: 100% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Brunei

**improved:**total: 100% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Bulgaria

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 98% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 2% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Burkina Faso

**improved:**urban: 94.9% of population

rural: 67.9% of population

total: 75.6% of population**unimproved:**urban: 4.5% of population

rural: 32.1% of population

total: 24.4% of population (2017 est.)### Burma

**improved:**urban: 93% of population

rural: 76.9% of population

total: 81.8% of population**unimproved:**urban: 7% of population

rural: 23.1% of population

total: 18.2% of population (2017 est.)### Burundi

**improved:**urban: 97.6% of population

rural: 77.8% of population

total: 80.3% of population**unimproved:**urban: -1.1% of population

rural: 22.2% of population

total: 19.7% of population (2017 est.)### Cabo Verde

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 89.1% of population

total: 96.2% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 10.9% of population

total: 3.8% of population (2017 est.)### Cambodia

**improved:**urban: 98.4% of population

rural: 77.8% of population

total: 80.3% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1.6% of population

rural: 22.2% of population

total: 19.7% of population (2017 est.)### Cameroon

**improved:**urban: 94% of population

rural: 54.6% of population

total: 76.5% of population**unimproved:**urban: 6% of population

rural: 45.3% of population

total: 23.5% of population (2017 est.)### Canada

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 98.9% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 1.1% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Cayman Islands

**improved:**urban: 97.4% of population

total: 97.4% of population**unimproved:**urban: 2.6% of population

total: 2.6% of population (2015 est.)### Central African Republic

**improved:**urban: 89.6% of population

rural: 54.4% of population

total: 68.5% of population**unimproved:**urban: 10.4% of population

rural: 45.6% of population

total: 31.5% of population (2015 est.)### Chad

**improved:**urban: 86.7% of population

rural: 46.6% of population

total: 55.7% of population**unimproved:**urban: 13.3% of population

rural: 53.4% of population

total: 44.3% of population (2017 est.)### Chile

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### China

**improved:**urban: 97.7% of population

rural: 87.8% of population

total: 92.8% of population**unimproved:**urban: 2.3% of population

rural: 12.2% of population

total: 7.2% of population (2017 est.)### Christmas Island

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Clipperton Island

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Cocos (Keeling) Islands

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Colombia

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 86.4% of population

total: 97.3% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 13.6% of population

total: 2.7% of population (2017 est.)### Comoros

**improved:**urban: 97.4% of population

rural: 88.5% of population

total: 91% of population**unimproved:**urban: 2.6% of population

rural: 11.5% of population

total: 8.9% of population (2017 est.)### Congo, Democratic Republic of the

**improved:**urban: 84.3% of population

rural: 32.4% of population

total: 55.2% of population**unimproved:**urban: 15.7% of population

rural: 67.6% of population

total: 44.8% of population (2017 est.)### Congo, Republic of the

**improved:**urban: 97.5% of population

rural: 56.4% of population

total: 83.7% of population**unimproved:**urban: 2.5% of population

rural: 43.6% of population

total: 16.3% of population (2017 est.)### Cook Islands

**improved:**total: 100% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Coral Sea Islands

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Costa Rica

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Cote d'Ivoire

**improved:**urban: 90.4% of population

rural: 67.8% of population

total: 79.2% of population**unimproved:**urban: 9.6% of population

rural: 32.2% of population

total: 20.8% of population (2017 est.)### Croatia

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Cuba

**improved:**urban: 98.2% of population

rural: 94.5% of population

total: 97.4% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1.8% of population

rural: 5.5% of population

total: 2.6% of population (2017 est.)### Curacao

**improved:**total: 100% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Cyprus

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Czechia

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Denmark

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Dhekelia

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Djibouti

**improved:**urban: 99.3% of population

rural: 59.1% of population

total: 90.3% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0.7% of population

rural: 40.9% of population

total: 9.7% of population (2017 est.)### Dominica

**improved:**urban: 95.7% of population**unimproved:**urban: 4.3% of population### Dominican Republic

**improved:**urban: 98.3% of population

rural: 92% of population

total: 96.7% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1.7% of population

rural: 8% of population

total: 3.3% of population (2017 est.)### Ecuador

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 83.5% of population

total: 94% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 16.2% of population

total: 6% of population (2017 est.)### Egypt

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 98.8% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 1.2% of population

total: 0.6% of population (2017 est.)### El Salvador

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 92.2% of population

total: 97.4% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 7.8% of population

total: 2.6% of population (2015 est.)### Equatorial Guinea

**improved:**urban: 81.7% of population

rural: 32.1% of population

total: 67.6% of population**unimproved:**urban: 18.3% of population

rural: 67.9% of population

total: 32.4% of population (2017 est.)### Eritrea

**improved:**urban: 73.2% of population

rural: 53.3% of population

total: 57.8% of population**unimproved:**urban: 26.8% of population

rural: 46.7% of population

total: 42.2% of population (2015 est.)### Estonia

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Eswatini

**improved:**urban: 96.8% of population

rural: 72.3% of population

total: 78.3% of population**unimproved:**urban: 3.2% of population

rural: 27.7% of population

total: 21.7% of population (2017 est.)### Ethiopia

**improved:**urban: 97% of population

rural: 61.7% of population

total: 68.9% of population**unimproved:**urban: 3% of population

rural: 38.3% of population

total: 31.1% of population (2017 est.)### European Union

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 78.2% of population

total: 92% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 21.8% of population

total: 5% of population (2017 est.)### Faroe Islands

**improved:**total: 99% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Fiji

**improved:**urban: 97.8% of population

rural: 88.7% of population

total: 93.8% of population**unimproved:**urban: 2.2% of population

rural: 11.3% of population

total: 6.2% of population (2017 est.)### Finland

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### France

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### French Polynesia

**improved:**total: 100% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### French Southern and Antarctic Lands

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Gabon

**improved:**urban: 97% of population

rural: 68% of population

total: 93.8% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0.3% of population

rural: 32% of population

total: 6.2% of population (2017 est.)### Gambia, The

**improved:**urban: 91.4% of population

rural: 80.4% of population

total: 87.1% of population**unimproved:**urban: 8.6% of population

rural: 19.6% of population

total: 12.9% of population (2017 est.)### Gaza Strip

**improved:**urban: 97.1% of population

rural: 97.1% of population

total: 96.8% of population**unimproved:**urban: 2.9% of population

rural: 2.9% of population

total: 3.2% of population (2017 est.)**note:**includes Gaza Strip and the West Bank### Georgia

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 96.2% of population

total: 98.4% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 3.8% of population

total: 1.6% of population (2017 est.)### Germany

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Ghana

**improved:**urban: 97.4% of population

rural: 80.6% of population

total: 89.9% of population**unimproved:**urban: 2.6% of population

rural: 19.4% of population

total: 10.1% of population (2017 est.)### Gibraltar

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Greece

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Greenland

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Grenada

**improved:**total: 96.8% of population**unimproved:**total: 3.2% of population (2017 est.)### Guam

**improved:**total: 100% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Guatemala

**improved:**urban: 97.9% of population

rural: 92.2% of population

total: 95.2% of population**unimproved:**urban: 2.1% of population

rural: 7.8% of population

total: 4.8% of population (2017 est.)### Guernsey

**improved:**total: 94.2% of population**unimproved:**total: 5.9% of population (2017 est.)**note**: includes data for Jersey### Guinea

**improved:**urban: 97.9% of population

rural: 69.8% of population

total: 79.9% of population**unimproved:**urban: 2.1% of population

rural: 27.6% of population

total: 20.1% of population (2017 est.)### Guinea-Bissau

**improved:**urban: 91.2% of population

rural: 60.3% of population

total: 73.5% of population**unimproved:**urban: 8.5% of population

rural: 39.7% of population

total: 26.5% of population (2017 est.)### Guyana

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 95.6% of population

total: 96.7% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 38.7% of population

total: 26.5% of population (2017 est.)### Haiti

**improved:**urban: 91.5% of population

rural: 55.4% of population

total: 75% of population**unimproved:**urban: 8.5% of population

rural: 44.6% of population

total: 25% of population (2017 est.)### Heard Island and McDonald Islands

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Holy See (Vatican City)

**improved:**total: 100% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Honduras

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 88.9% of population

total: 94.8% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 11.1% of population

total: 5.2% of population (2017 est.)### Hong Kong

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: -1% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Hungary

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Iceland

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### India

**improved:**urban: 96% of population

rural: 91% of population

total: 92.7% of population**unimproved:**urban: 4% of population

rural: 9% of population

total: 7.2% of population (2017 est.)### Indonesia

**improved:**urban: 96.6% of population

rural: 83.7% of population

total: 90.8% of population**unimproved:**urban: 3.4% of population

rural: 16.3% of population

total: 9.2% of population (2017 est.)### Iran

**improved:**urban: 98.6% of population

rural: 93.1% of population

total: 97.2% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1.4% of population

rural: 6.9% of population

total: 2.8% of population (2017 est.)### Iraq

**improved:**urban: 98.8% of population

rural: 95% of population

total: 97.9% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1.2% of population

rural: 5% of population

total: 2.1% of population (2017 est.)### Ireland

**improved:**urban: 97% of population

rural: 98.1% of population

total: 97.4% of population**unimproved:**urban: 3% of population

rural: 1.9% of population

total: 2.6% of population (2017 est.)### Isle of Man

**improved:**total: 100% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Israel

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Italy

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Jamaica

**improved:**urban: 98.5% of population

rural: 93% of population

total: 96% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1.5% of population

rural: 7% of population

total: 4% of population (2017 est.)### Jan Mayen

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Japan

**improved:**total: 100% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Jersey

**improved:**total: 94.2% of population**unimproved:**total: 5.9% of population (2017 est.)**note**: includes data for Guernsey### Jordan

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 97.7% of population

total: 98.9% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 2.2% of population

total: 1.1% of population (2017 est.)### Kazakhstan

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 93.8% of population

total: 97.4% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 6.2% of population

total: 2.6% of population (2017 est.)### Kenya

**improved:**urban: 89% of population

rural: 60.4% of population

total: 68% of population**unimproved:**urban: 11% of population

rural: 39.6% of population

total: 32% of population (2017 est.)### Kiribati

**improved:**total: 71.6% of population**unimproved:**total: 28.4% of population (2017 est.)### Korea, North

**improved:**urban: 97.2% of population

rural: 90.2% of population

total: 94.5% of population**unimproved:**urban: 2.8% of population

rural: 9.8% of population

total: 5.5% of population (2017 est.)### Korea, South

**improved:**total: 100% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Kosovo

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Kuwait

**improved:**total: 100% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Kyrgyzstan

**improved:**urban: 97.1% of population

rural: 84.4% of population

total: 89.3% of population**unimproved:**urban: 2.9% of population

rural: 15.6% of population

total: 10.7% of population (2017 est.)### Laos

**improved:**urban: 94.4% of population

rural: 76.8% of population

total: 82.1% of population**unimproved:**urban: 5.6% of population

rural: 23.2% of population

total: 17.9% of population (2017 est.)### Latvia

**improved:**urban: 98.8% of population

rural: 98.2% of population

total: 98.6% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1.2% of population

rural: 1.8% of population

total: 1.4% of population (2017 est.)### Lebanon

**improved:**total: 100% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Lesotho

**improved:**urban: 93% of population

rural: 72.4% of population

total: 78.2% of population**unimproved:**urban: 7% of population

rural: 27.6% of population

total: 21.8% of population (2017 est.)### Liberia

**improved:**urban: 93.8% of population

rural: 67.9% of population

total: 81% of population**unimproved:**urban: 6.2% of population

rural: 32.1% of population

total: 19% of population (2017 est.)### Libya

**improved:**total: 98.5% of population**unimproved:**total: 1.5% of population (2017 est.)### Liechtenstein

**improved:**total: 100% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Lithuania

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 92.8% of population

total: 97.5% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 7.2% of population

total: 2.5% of population (2017 est.)### Luxembourg

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 98.8% of population

total: 99% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 1.2% of population

total: 1% of population (2017 est.)### Macau

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Madagascar

**improved:**urban: 87.9% of population

rural: 36.3% of population

total: 55.5% of population**unimproved:**urban: 12.1% of population

rural: 63.7% of population

total: 44.5% of population (2017 est.)### Malawi

**improved:**urban: 95.9% of population

rural: 87.3% of population

total: 88.7% of population**unimproved:**urban: 4.1% of population

rural: 12.7% of population

total: 11.3% of population (2017 est.)### Malaysia

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 89.3% of population

total: 96.7% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 11.7% of population

total: 3.3% of population (2017 est.)### Maldives

**improved:**urban: 98.3% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1.7% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Mali

**improved:**urban: 97.1% of population

rural: 72.8% of population

total: 82.9% of population**unimproved:**urban: 2.9% of population

rural: 27.2% of population

total: 17.1% of population (2017 est.)### Malta

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Marshall Islands

**improved:**urban: 99.8% of population

rural: 99.7% of population

total: 99.8% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0.2% of population

rural: 0.3% of population

total: 0.2% of population (2017 est.)### Mauritania

**improved:**urban: 98.7% of population

rural: 68.4% of population

total: 84.4% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1.3% of population

rural: 31.6% of population

total: 15.6% of population (2017 est.)### Mauritius

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Mexico

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 96.6% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 3.4% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Micronesia, Federated States of

**improved:**total: 78.6% of population**unimproved:**total: 21.4% of population (2017 est.)### Moldova

**improved:**urban: 98.5% of population

rural: 84.6% of population

total: 90.5% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1.5% of population

rural: 15.4% of population

total: 9.5% of population (2017 est.)### Monaco

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Mongolia

**improved:**urban: 97.6% of population

rural: 59.2% of population

total: 85.4% of population**unimproved:**urban: 2.4% of population

rural: 40.8% of population

total: 14.6% of population (2017 est.)### Montenegro

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 99.8% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0.2% of population (2017 est.)### Montserrat

**improved:**urban: 99% of population

rural: 99% of population

total: 99% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1% of population

rural: 1% of population

total: 1% of population (2015 est.)### Morocco

**improved:**urban: 98.3% of population

rural: 79.1% of population

total: 91% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1.7% of population

rural: 20.9% of population

total: 9% of population (2017 est.)**note:**does not include data from the former Western Sahara### Mozambique

**improved:**urban: 93.2% of population

rural: 58.3% of population

total: 70.7% of population**unimproved:**urban: 6.8% of population

rural: 41.7% of population

total: 29.3% of population (2017 est.)### Namibia

**improved:**urban: 98.9% of population

rural: 80.8% of population

total: 89.7% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1.1% of population

rural: 19.2% of population

total: 10.3% of population (2017 est.)### Nauru

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Navassa Island

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Nepal

**improved:**urban: 91.7% of population

rural: 91.4% of population

total: 91.5% of population**unimproved:**urban: 8.3% of population

rural: 8.6% of population

total: 8.5% of population (2017 est.)### Netherlands

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### New Caledonia

**improved:**total: 100% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### New Zealand

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Nicaragua

**improved:**urban: 97.6% of population

rural: 62.6% of population

total: 83.1% of population**unimproved:**urban: 2.4% of population

rural: 37.4% of population

total: 16.9% of population (2017 est.)### Niger

**improved:**urban: 95.7% of population

rural: 59.2% of population

total: 65.2% of population**unimproved:**urban: 4.3% of population

rural: 40.8% of population

total: 34.8% of population (2017 est.)### Nigeria

**improved:**urban: 92.6% of population

rural: 63.6% of population

total: 77.9% of population**unimproved:**urban: 7.4% of population

rural: 36.4% of population

total: 22.1% of population (2017 est.)### Niue

**improved:**total: 98.2% of population**unimproved:**total: 1.8% of population (2017 est.)### Norfolk Island

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### North Macedonia

**improved:**urban: 99.8% of population

rural: 98.9% of population

total: 99.4% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0.2% of population

rural: 1.1% of population

total: 0.6% of population (2017 est.)### Northern Mariana Islands

**improved:**total: 100% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Norway

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Oman

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Pakistan

**improved:**urban: 94.2% of population

rural: 89.9% of population

total: 91.5% of population**unimproved:**urban: 5.8% of population

rural: 10.1% of population

total: 8.5% of population (2017 est.)### Palau

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Panama

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 94.8% of population

total: 98.3% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 5.2% of population

total: 1.7% of population (2017 est.)### Papua New Guinea

**improved:**urban: 89.4% of population

rural: 36.1% of population

total: 43% of population**unimproved:**urban: 10.6% of population

rural: 63.9% of population

total: 57% of population (2017 est.)### Paracel Islands

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Paraguay

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Peru

**improved:**urban: 95.6% of population

rural: 77.4% of population

total: 92.1% of population**unimproved:**urban: 4.4% of population

rural: 22.6% of population

total: 7.9% of population (2017 est.)### Philippines

**improved:**urban: 97.7% of population

rural: 92.7% of population

total: 95.4% of population**unimproved:**urban: 2.3% of population

rural: 7.3% of population

total: 4.6% of population (2017 est.)### Pitcairn Islands

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Poland

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Portugal

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Puerto Rico

**improved:**total: 97% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Qatar

**improved:**total: 100% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Romania

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Russia

**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.)### Rwanda

**improved:**urban: 92% of population

rural: 76.9% of population

total: 79.5% of population**unimproved:**urban: 8% of population

rural: 23.1% of population

total: 20.5% of population (2017 est.)### Saint Barthelemy

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha

**improved:**total: 100% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Saint Kitts and Nevis

**improved:**urban: 98.3% of population

rural: 98.3% of population

total: 98.3% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1.7% of population

rural: 1.7% of population

total: 1.7% of population (2015 est.)### Saint Lucia

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Saint Martin

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Saint Pierre and Miquelon

**improved:**total: 91.4% of population**unimproved:**total: 8.6% of population (2017 est.)### Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

**improved:**total: 95.1% of population**unimproved:**total: 4.9% of population (2017 est.)### Samoa

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 96.8% of population

total: 97.4% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 3.2% of population

total: 2.6% of population (2017 est.)### San Marino

**improved:**total: 100% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Sao Tome and Principe

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 88.4% of population

total: 96.8% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 11.6% of population

total: 3.2% of population (2017 est.)### Saudi Arabia

**improved:**total: 100% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Senegal

**improved:**urban: 92.3% of population

rural: 74.5% of population

total: 83.3% of population**unimproved:**urban: 6.7% of population

rural: 25.5% of population

total: 16.7% of population (2017 est.)### Serbia

**improved:**urban: 99.4% of population

rural: 99% of population

total: 99.2% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0.6% of population

rural: 1% of population

total: 0.8% of population (2017 est.)### Seychelles

**improved:**total: 96.2% of population**unimproved:**total: 3.8% of population (2017 est.)### Sierra Leone

**improved:**urban: 89.5% of population

rural: 55.7% of population

total: 69.8% of population**unimproved:**urban: 10.5% of population

rural: 44.3% of population

total: 30.2% of population (2017 est.)### Singapore

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Sint Maarten

**improved:**total: 95.1% of population**unimproved:**total: 4.9% of population (2017 est.)### Slovakia

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Slovenia

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Solomon Islands

**improved:**urban: 95% of population

rural: 67.1% of population

total: 73.6% of population**unimproved:**urban: 5% of population

rural: 32.9% of population

total: 26.4% of population (2017 est.)### Somalia

**improved:**urban: 98.1% of population

rural: 72.5% of population

total: 83.8% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1.9% of population

rural: 27.5% of population

total: 16.2% of population (2017 est.)### South Africa

**improved:**urban: 98.9% of population

rural: 87.4% of population

total: 95.5% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1.1% of population

rural: 12.6% of population

total: 4.5% of population (2017 est.)### South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### South Sudan

**improved:**urban: 85.2% of population

rural: 71.7% of population

total: 74.3% of population**unimproved:**urban: 14.8% of population

rural: 28.3% of population

total: 25.7% of population (2017 est.)### Spain

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Spratly Islands

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Sri Lanka

**improved:**urban: 98.1% of population

rural: 91.4% of population

total: 92.6% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1.9% of population

rural: 8.6% of population

total: 7.4% of population (2017 est.)### Sudan

**improved:**urban: 99% of population

rural: 80.7% of population

total: 87% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1% of population

rural: 19.3% of population

total: 13% of population (2017 est.)### Suriname

**improved:**urban: 98.2% of population

rural: 92% of population

total: 96.6% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1.8% of population

rural: 8% of population

total: 3.4% of population (2017 est.)### Svalbard

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Sweden

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Switzerland

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Syria

**improved:**urban: 99% of population

rural: 99.3% of population

total: 99.4% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1% of population

rural: 0.7% of population

total: 0.6% of population (2017 est.)### Taiwan

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Tajikistan

**improved:**urban: 96.2% of population

rural: 78.6% of population

total: 83.5% of population**unimproved:**urban: 3.8% of population

rural: 21.4% of population

total: 16.5% of population (2017 est.)### Tanzania

**improved:**urban: 92.3% of population

rural: 56.2% of population

total: 68.2% of population**unimproved:**urban: 7.7% of population

rural: 43.8% of population

total: 31.8% of population (2017 est.)### Thailand

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Timor-Leste

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 72.3% of population

total: 80.7% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 27.7% of population

total: 19.3% of population (2017 est.)### Togo

**improved:**urban: 92.3% of population

rural: 56% of population

total: 70.9% of population**unimproved:**urban: 7.7% of population

rural: 44% of population

total: 29.1% of population (2017 est.)### Tokelau

**improved:**rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Tonga

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Trinidad and Tobago

**improved:**total: 99.3% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Tunisia

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 94.3% of population

total: 98.2% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 5.7% of population

total: 1.8% of population (2017 est.)### Turkey

**improved:**urban: 98.6% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 98.9% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1.4% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 1.1% of population (2017 est.)### Turkmenistan

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### Turks and Caicos Islands

**improved:**total: 94.3% of population**unimproved:**total: 5.7% of population (2017 est.)### Tuvalu

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 98.8% of population

total: 99% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 1.2% of population

total: 1% of population (2017 est.)### Uganda

**improved:**urban: 92.9% of population

rural: 77.2% of population

total: 80.8% of population**unimproved:**urban: 7.1% of population

rural: 22.8% of population

total: 19.2% of population (2017 est.)### Ukraine

**improved:**urban: 99.5% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 99.4% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0.5% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0.6% of population (2017 est.)### United Arab Emirates

**improved:**total: 100% of population**unimproved:**total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### United Kingdom

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)### United States

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 97% of population

total: 99% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 3% of population

total: 1% of population (2017 est.)### United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Uruguay

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 93.9% of population

total: 99.7% of population**unimproved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 95% of population

total: 100% of population (2017 est.)### Uzbekistan

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 96.1% of population

total: 97.8% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 3.9% of population

total: 2.2% of population (2017 est.)### Vanuatu

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 89.7% of population

total: 92.3% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 10.3% of population

total: 7.7% of population (2017 est.)### Venezuela

**improved:**total: 95.7% of population**unimproved:**total: 4.3% of population (2017 est.)### Vietnam

**improved:**urban: 98.6% of population

rural: 92.6% of population

total: 94.7% of population**unimproved:**urban: 1.4% of population

rural: 7.4% of population

total: 5.3% of population (2017 est.)### Virgin Islands

**improved:**total: 98.7% of population**unimproved:**total: 1.3% of population (2017 est.)### Wake Island

**improved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA**unimproved:**urban: NA

rural: NA

total: NA### Wallis and Futuna

**improved:**rural: 100% of population

total: 100% of population**unimproved:**rural: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017)### West Bank

**improved:**urban: 97.1% of population

rural: 97.1% of population

total: 96.8% of population**unimproved:**urban: 2.9% of population

rural: 2.9% of population

total: 3.2% of population (2017 est.)**note:**includes Gaza Strip and the West Bank### World

**improved:**urban: 96.5% of population

rural: 84.7% of population

total: 91.1% of population**unimproved:**urban: 3.5% of population

rural: 15.3% of population

total: 8.9% of population (2015 est.)### Yemen

**improved:**urban: 100% of population

rural: 87.6% of population

total: 92% of population**unimproved:**urban: 0% of population

rural: 12.4% of population

total: 8% of population (2017 est.)### Zambia

**improved:**urban: 89.5% of population

rural: 50.9% of population

total: 67.5% of population**unimproved:**urban: 10.5% of population

rural: 49.1% of population

total: 32.5% of population (2017 est.)### Zimbabwe

**improved:**urban: 98% of population

rural: 67.4% of population

total: 77.3% of population**unimproved:**urban: 2% of population

rural: 32.6% of population

total: 22.7% of population (2017 est.)