Nepal 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.
  • Nepal clean water access for 2020 was 17.58%, a 1.6% decline from 2019.
  • Nepal clean water access for 2019 was 19.18%, a 1.58% decline from 2018.
  • Nepal clean water access for 2018 was 20.76%, a 1.56% decline from 2017.
  • Nepal clean water access for 2017 was 22.32%, a 1.53% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Madagascar 20.54%
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Democratic Republic of Congo 18.99%
Nepal 17.58%
Uganda 16.65%
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Rwanda 12.10%
Sierra Leone 10.62%
Central African Republic 6.18%
Chad 5.59%
Nepal Clean Water Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 17.58% -1.60%
2019 19.18% -1.58%
2018 20.76% -1.56%
2017 22.32% -1.53%
2016 23.85% -1.51%
2015 25.36% -1.49%
2014 26.85% -1.46%
2013 28.31% -1.44%
2012 29.75% 0.24%
2011 29.52% 0.24%
2010 29.28% 0.24%
2009 29.04% 0.24%
2008 28.80% 0.24%
2007 28.56% 0.24%
2006 28.32% 0.24%
2005 28.08% 0.24%
2004 27.84% 0.24%
2003 27.60% 0.24%
2002 27.35% 0.25%
2001 27.11% 0.28%
2000 26.83% 0.28%