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

96.9 (% 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 96.9 0.87 %
2014 96.0 0.88 %
2013 95.2 1.01 %
2012 94.2 0.89 %
2011 93.4 0.90 %
2010 92.6 0.91 %
2009 91.7 1.05 %
2008 90.8 0.93 %
2007 90.0 0.93 %
2006 89.1 0.94 %
2005 88.3 0.95 %
2004 87.5