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Benin - Improved water source

77.90
(% of total population with access)
in 2015

Access to an improved water source refers to the percentage of the population with reasonable access to an adequate amount of water from an improved source, such as a household connection, public standpipe, borehole, protected well or spring, and rainwater collection. Unimproved sources include vendors, tanker trucks, and unprotected wells and springs. Reasonable access is defined as the availability of at least 20 liters a person a day from a source within one kilometer of the dwelling. Sources: World Health Organization and United Nations Children's Fund

Date Value Change, %
2015 77.90 0.07 %
2014 77.85 1.08 %
2013 77.02 1.09 %
2012 76.18 1.11 %
2011 75.35 1.13 %
2010 74.51 1.14 %
2009 73.66 1.16 %
2008 72.82 1.17 %
2007 71.98 1.19 %
2006 71.13 1.21 %
2005 70.28 1.23 %
2004 69.43