Lesotho 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.
  • Lesotho clean water access for 2020 was 28.91%, a 1.04% increase from 2019.
  • Lesotho clean water access for 2019 was 27.87%, a 1.12% increase from 2018.
  • Lesotho clean water access for 2018 was 26.74%, a 1.1% increase from 2017.
  • Lesotho clean water access for 2017 was 25.64%, a 1.08% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Ukraine 89.02%
Morocco 79.95%
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Tunisia 79.29%
Moldova 74.07%
Kyrgyz Republic 70.09%
Georgia 66.35%
Myanmar 58.83%
Uzbekistan 58.83%
Bangladesh 58.51%
Nicaragua 55.52%
Philippines 47.46%
Republic of Congo 45.90%
Ghana 41.41%
Bhutan 36.65%
Sao Tome and Principe 36.17%
Pakistan 35.84%
Mongolia 30.06%
Lesotho 28.91%
Cambodia 27.76%
Nigeria 21.67%
Lao PDR 17.68%
Kiribati 14.69%
Lesotho Clean Water Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 28.91% 1.04%
2019 27.87% 1.12%
2018 26.74% 1.10%
2017 25.64% 1.08%
2016 24.56% 1.06%
2015 23.50% 1.05%
2014 22.45% 1.03%
2013 21.42% 1.01%
2012 20.41% 0.99%
2011 19.42% 1.04%
2010 18.37% 1.02%
2009 17.35% 1.00%
2008 16.35% 0.98%
2007 15.37% 0.96%
2006 14.41% 0.98%
2005 13.42% 0.96%
2004 12.46% 0.94%
2003 11.53% 0.91%
2002 10.61% 0.89%
2001 9.72% 0.87%
2000 8.85% 0.87%