Nigeria 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.
  • Nigeria clean water access for 2017 was 20.13%, a 0.23% increase from 2016.
  • Nigeria clean water access for 2016 was 19.90%, a 0.23% increase from 2015.
  • Nigeria clean water access for 2015 was 19.67%, a 0.24% increase from 2014.
  • Nigeria clean water access for 2014 was 19.43%, a 0.25% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Tunisia 92.66%
Ukraine 92.01%
Georgia 79.99%
Moldova 72.88%
Morocco 70.27%
Kyrgyz Republic 68.22%
Uzbekistan 58.90%
Bangladesh 55.44%
Nicaragua 51.60%
Philippines 46.65%
Congo, Rep. 45.35%
Vanuatu 44.13%
Ghana 36.41%
Bhutan 36.16%
Pakistan 35.31%
Cambodia 25.85%
Mongolia 23.72%
Nigeria 20.13%
Lao PDR 16.08%
Nigeria Clean Water Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2017 20.13% 0.23%
2016 19.90% 0.23%
2015 19.67% 0.24%
2014 19.43% 0.25%
2013 19.18% 0.25%
2012 18.93% 0.26%
2011 18.67% 0.27%
2010 18.40% 0.27%
2009 18.13% 0.28%
2008 17.85% 0.28%
2007 17.57% 0.29%
2006 17.28% 0.29%
2005 16.98% 0.30%
2004 16.68% 0.31%
2003 16.38% 0.31%
2002 16.06% 0.32%
2001 15.75% 0.37%
2000 15.38% 0.37%