Nicaragua: Access to drinking water, rural

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 Nicaragua

Percent rural population with access to drinking water

 Latest value 38.5
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2020
 Average 32.1
 Min - Max 25.8 - 38.7
 Source WHO/UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Nicaragua from 2000 to 2020. The average value for Nicaragua during that period was 32.1 percent with a minimum of 25.8 percent in 2006 and a maximum of 38.7 percent in 2014. The latest value from 2020 is 38.5 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 75 countries is 44.0 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Nicaragua - Access to drinking water, rural - Recent values chart

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Nicaragua - Access to drinking water, rural - historical chart - 2000-2020




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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 Health spending per capita 161.20 2020 U.S. dollars
 Health spending as percent of GDP 8.63 2020 percent
 Life expectancy 73.84 2021 years
 Life expectancy, female 76.80 2021 years
 Life expectancy, male 70.84 2021 years
 Birth rate 20.51 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 4.86 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 2.32 2021 births per woman
 HIV infections 0.30 2021 percent
 Tuberculosis 43.00 2022 cases per 100,000 people
 Diabetes prevalence 9.30 2021 percent
 Prevalence of anemia among children 20.90 2019 percent
 Prevalence of undernourishment 17.80 2021 percent
 Access to drinking water, rural 38.5 2020 percent
 Access to drinking water, urban 67.3 2020 percent
 Suicides 4.40 2019 suicides per 100,000 people
 DPT immunization rate 92 2022 percent
 Hepatitis B immunization rate 92 2022 percent
 Measles immunization rate 93 2022 percent
 Traffic accident deaths 16.90 2019 deaths per 100,000 people
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