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

113.9 (% 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 113.9 0.21 %
2014 113.6 0.21 %
2013 113.4 0.21 %
2012 113.2 0.21 %
2011 112.9 0.11 %
2010 112.8 0.21 %
2009 112.6 0.21 %
2008 112.3 0.21 %
2007 112.1 0.21 %
2006 111.9 0.21 %
2005 111.6 0.11 %
2004 111.5