Nigeria 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.
  • Nigeria clean water access for 2020 was 21.67%, a 0.35% increase from 2019.
  • Nigeria clean water access for 2019 was 21.32%, a 0.36% increase from 2018.
  • Nigeria clean water access for 2018 was 20.96%, a 0.36% increase from 2017.
  • Nigeria clean water access for 2017 was 20.60%, a 0.37% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Ukraine 89.02%
Morocco 79.95%
West Bank and Gaza 79.70%
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%
Nigeria Clean Water Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 21.67% 0.35%
2019 21.32% 0.36%
2018 20.96% 0.36%
2017 20.60% 0.37%
2016 20.23% 0.37%
2015 19.86% 0.38%
2014 19.49% 0.38%
2013 19.11% 0.39%
2012 18.72% 0.39%
2011 18.33% 0.40%
2010 17.93% 0.40%
2009 17.53% 0.41%
2008 17.12% 0.41%
2007 16.71% 0.41%
2006 16.30% 0.42%
2005 15.88% 0.42%
2004 15.46% 0.43%
2003 15.03% 0.43%
2002 14.60% 0.43%
2001 14.17% 0.45%
2000 13.72% 0.45%