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

101.4 (% of urban population with access) in 2015

Access to an improved water source refers to the percentage of the urban 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, Meeting the MDG Water and Sanitation Target (http://www.unicef.org/wes/mdgreport)..

Date Value Change, %
2015 101.4 0.00 %
2014 101.4 0.59 %
2013 100.8 0.59 %
2012 100.2 0.60 %
2011 99.6 0.60 %
2010 99.0 0.60 %
2009 98.4 0.61 %
2008 97.8 0.74 %
2007 97.1 0.62 %
2006 96.5 0.62 %
2005 95.9 0.62 %
2004 95.3