Brazil: Access to drinking water, urban

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 Brazil

Percent urban population with access to drinking water

 Latest value 87.8
 Reference 2020
 Measure percent
 Source WHO/UNICEF

For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 2000 to 2020. The average value for Brazil during that period was 84.2 percent with a minimum of 82.7 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 87.8 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 87.8 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 85 countries is 70.8 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Access to an improved water source, urban, refers to the percentage of the urban population using an improved drinking water source. The improved drinking water source includes piped water on premises (piped household water connection located inside the users' dwelling, plot or yard), and other improved drinking water sources (public taps or standpipes, tube wells or boreholes, protected dug wells, protected springs, and rainwater collection).
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