Afghanistan Clean Water Access 2000-2022

The percentage of people using drinking water from an improved source that is accessible on premises, available when needed and free from faecal and priority chemical contamination. Improved water sources include piped water, boreholes or tubewells, protected dug wells, protected springs, and packaged or delivered water.
  • Afghanistan clean water access for 2020 was 27.59%, a 0.79% increase from 2019.
  • Afghanistan clean water access for 2019 was 26.80%, a 0.86% increase from 2018.
  • Afghanistan clean water access for 2018 was 25.94%, a 0.86% increase from 2017.
  • Afghanistan clean water access for 2017 was 25.08%, a 0.85% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
North Korea 66.38%
Tajikistan 55.24%
Gambia 44.72%
Zimbabwe 29.54%
Afghanistan 27.59%
Guinea-Bissau 24.33%
Madagascar 20.54%
Togo 19.56%
Democratic Republic of Congo 18.99%
Nepal 17.58%
Uganda 16.65%
Ethiopia 12.58%
Rwanda 12.10%
Sierra Leone 10.62%
Central African Republic 6.18%
Chad 5.59%
Afghanistan Clean Water Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 27.59% 0.79%
2019 26.80% 0.86%
2018 25.94% 0.86%
2017 25.08% 0.85%
2016 24.23% 0.85%
2015 23.38% 0.85%
2014 22.52% 0.85%
2013 21.67% 0.85%
2012 20.82% 0.85%
2011 19.97% 0.85%
2010 19.12% 0.85%
2009 18.26% 0.94%
2008 17.32% 1.23%
2007 16.09% 1.18%
2006 14.91% 0.80%
2005 14.11% 0.80%
2004 13.31% 0.79%
2003 12.51% 0.79%
2002 11.73% 0.79%
2001 10.94% 0.01%
2000 10.93% 0.01%