Lao PDR Clean Water Access 2000-2021

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.
  • Lao PDR clean water access for 2017 was 16.08%, a 0.4% increase from 2016.
  • Lao PDR clean water access for 2016 was 15.68%, a 0.4% increase from 2015.
  • Lao PDR clean water access for 2015 was 15.28%, a 0.4% increase from 2014.
  • Lao PDR clean water access for 2014 was 14.89%, a 0.4% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Tunisia 92.66%
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Moldova 72.88%
Morocco 70.27%
Kyrgyz Republic 68.22%
Uzbekistan 58.90%
Bangladesh 55.44%
Nicaragua 51.60%
Philippines 46.65%
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Bhutan 36.16%
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Cambodia 25.85%
Mongolia 23.72%
Nigeria 20.13%
Lao PDR 16.08%
Lao PDR Clean Water Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2017 16.08% 0.40%
2016 15.68% 0.40%
2015 15.28% 0.40%
2014 14.89% 0.40%
2013 14.49% 0.40%
2012 14.09% 0.40%
2011 13.70% 0.40%
2010 13.30% 0.39%
2009 12.91% 0.39%
2008 12.51% 0.39%
2007 12.12% 0.39%
2006 11.73% 0.39%
2005 11.34% 0.45%
2004 10.88% 0.48%
2003 10.40% 1.66%
2002 8.74% 1.89%
2001 6.85% 1.76%
2000 5.09% 1.76%