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

77.8 (% 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 77.8 1.24 %
2014 76.9 1.25 %
2013 75.9 1.27 %
2012 75.0 1.29 %
2011 74.0 1.30 %
2010 73.1 1.32 %
2009 72.1 1.34 %
2008 71.2 1.36 %
2007 70.2 1.55 %
2006 69.1 1.40 %
2005 68.2 1.60 %
2004 67.1

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