Iran: Access to drinking water, rural

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 Iran

Percent rural population with access to drinking water

 Latest value 87.7
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2022
 Average 84.4
 Min - Max 81.0 - 87.7
 Source WHO/UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from 2000 to 2022. The average value for Iran during that period was 84.4 percent with a minimum of 81 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 87.7 percent in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 87.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 73 countries is 45.0 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Iran - Access to drinking water, rural - Recent values chart

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Iran - Access to drinking water, rural - historical chart - 2000-2022




Definition: 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.

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