North Korea 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.
  • North Korea clean water access for 2020 was 66.38%, a 0.07% increase from 2019.
  • North Korea clean water access for 2019 was 66.31%, a 0.15% decline from 2018.
  • North Korea clean water access for 2018 was 66.47%, a 0.16% decline from 2017.
  • North Korea clean water access for 2017 was 66.63%, a 0.16% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
North Korea 66.38%
Tajikistan 55.24%
Gambia 44.72%
Zimbabwe 29.54%
Afghanistan 27.59%
Guinea-Bissau 24.33%
Madagascar 20.54%
Togo 19.56%
Democratic Republic of Congo 18.99%
Nepal 17.58%
Uganda 16.65%
Ethiopia 12.58%
Rwanda 12.10%
Sierra Leone 10.62%
Central African Republic 6.18%
Chad 5.59%
North Korea Clean Water Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 66.38% 0.07%
2019 66.31% -0.15%
2018 66.47% -0.16%
2017 66.63% -0.16%
2016 66.79% -0.17%
2015 66.96% -0.17%
2014 67.13% -0.18%
2013 67.31% -0.18%
2012 67.49% -0.18%
2011 67.66% -0.18%
2010 67.84% -0.18%
2009 68.02% -0.19%
2008 68.21% -0.21%
2007 68.41% -0.21%
2006 68.62% -0.21%
2005 68.83% -0.21%
2004 69.04% -0.02%
2003 69.06% 0.02%
2002 69.04% 0.02%
2001 69.02% 0.02%
2000 69.00% 0.02%