Nigeria: Access to drinking water, urban

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 Nigeria

Percent urban population with access to drinking water

 Latest value 35.7
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2022
 Average 29.6
 Min - Max 19.5 - 35.7
 Source WHO/UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Nigeria from 2000 to 2022. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 29.6 percent with a minimum of 19.5 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 35.7 percent in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 35.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 93 countries is 69.9 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Nigeria - Access to drinking water, urban - Recent values chart

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Nigeria - Access to drinking water, urban - historical chart - 2000-2022




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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 Health spending per capita 69.76 2020 U.S. dollars
 Health spending as percent of GDP 3.38 2020 percent
 Life expectancy 52.68 2021 years
 Life expectancy, female 53.07 2021 years
 Life expectancy, male 52.29 2021 years
 Birth rate 37.12 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 13.08 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 5.24 2021 births per woman
 HIV infections 1.30 2021 percent
 Tuberculosis 219.00 2022 cases per 100,000 people
 Diabetes prevalence 3.60 2021 percent
 Prevalence of anemia among children 68.90 2019 percent
 Prevalence of undernourishment 15.90 2021 percent
 Access to drinking water, rural 21.2 2022 percent
 Access to drinking water, urban 35.7 2022 percent
 Suicides 3.50 2019 suicides per 100,000 people
 DPT immunization rate 62 2022 percent
 Hepatitis B immunization rate 62 2022 percent
 Measles immunization rate 60 2022 percent
 Traffic accident deaths 20.70 2019 deaths per 100,000 people
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