Improved sanitation facilities, rural (% of rural population with access)
(% of rural population with access)
Access to improved sanitation facilities in Rural area refers to the percentage of the Rural population with at least adequate access to excreta disposal facilities that can effectively prevent human, animal, and insect contact with excreta. Improved facilities range from simple but protected pit latrines to flush toilets with a sewerage connection. To be effective, facilities must be correctly constructed and properly maintained. Sources: World Health Organization and United Nations Children's Fund.