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Benin - Improved water source, (% of total population with access)

92.7 (% 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 92.7 0.13 %
2014 92.6 1.04 %
2013 91.6 1.05 %
2012 90.7 1.20 %
2011 89.6 1.07 %
2010 88.7 1.09 %
2009 87.7 1.24 %
2008 86.6 1.11 %
2007 85.7 1.27 %
2006 84.6 1.14 %
2005 83.7 1.30 %
2004 82.6