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

68.9 (% 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 68.9 0.00 %
2014 68.9 0.00 %
2013 68.9 2.12 %
2012 67.5 2.16 %
2011 66.0 2.21 %
2010 64.6 2.26 %
2009 63.2 2.31 %
2008 61.8 2.37 %
2007 60.3 2.42 %
2006 58.9 2.48 %
2005 57.5 2.77 %
2004 55.9