Percent urban population with access to drinking water
2000 - 2020
Min - Max
40.8 - 77.7
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 2000 to 2020. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 59.2 percent with a minimum of 40.8 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 77.7 percent in 2020.
The latest value from 2020 is 77.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 85
countries is 70.8 percent.
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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).