Democratic Republic of Congo 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.
  • Democratic Republic of Congo clean water access for 2020 was 18.99%, a 0.56% increase from 2019.
  • Democratic Republic of Congo clean water access for 2019 was 18.43%, a 0.55% increase from 2018.
  • Democratic Republic of Congo clean water access for 2018 was 17.88%, a 0.54% increase from 2017.
  • Democratic Republic of Congo clean water access for 2017 was 17.34%, a 0.52% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Democratic Republic of Congo Clean Water Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 18.99% 0.56%
2019 18.43% 0.55%
2018 17.88% 0.54%
2017 17.34% 0.52%
2016 16.82% 0.51%
2015 16.31% 0.50%
2014 15.81% 0.49%
2013 15.33% 0.47%
2012 14.85% 0.46%
2011 14.39% 0.45%
2010 13.94% 0.44%
2009 13.50% 0.43%
2008 13.07% 0.42%
2007 12.65% 0.41%
2006 12.24% 0.40%
2005 11.84% 0.39%
2004 11.46% 0.38%
2003 11.08% 0.37%
2002 10.71% 0.36%
2001 10.35% 0.35%
2000 10.00% 0.35%