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Madagascar - Improved water source, rural (% of rural population with access)

42.0 (% of rural population with access) in 2015

Access to an improved water source refers to the percentage of the rural 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 42.0 2.32 %
2014 41.1 2.07 %
2013 40.2 2.42 %
2012 39.3 2.17 %
2011 38.4 2.54 %
2010 37.5 2.27 %
2009 36.7 2.67 %
2008 35.7 2.39 %
2007 34.9 2.81 %
2006 33.9 2.52 %
2005 33.1 2.96 %
2004 32.1