Gambia 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.
  • Gambia clean water access for 2020 was 44.72%, a 0.73% increase from 2019.
  • Gambia clean water access for 2019 was 43.98%, a 1.18% increase from 2018.
  • Gambia clean water access for 2018 was 42.80%, a 1.17% increase from 2017.
  • Gambia clean water access for 2017 was 41.63%, a 1.16% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Gambia Clean Water Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 44.72% 0.73%
2019 43.98% 1.18%
2018 42.80% 1.17%
2017 41.63% 1.16%
2016 40.47% 1.15%
2015 39.32% 1.14%
2014 38.18% 1.13%
2013 37.05% 1.12%
2012 35.94% 1.10%
2011 34.83% 1.09%
2010 33.75% 1.07%
2009 32.67% 1.06%
2008 31.61% 1.04%
2007 30.57% 1.03%
2006 29.54% 1.01%
2005 28.53% 1.00%
2004 27.53% 0.98%
2003 26.55% 1.02%
2002 25.52% 1.02%
2001 24.50% 1.00%
2000 23.50% 1.00%