Peru: Access to drinking water, urban

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 Peru

Percent urban population with access to drinking water

 Latest value 59.8
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2022
 Average 58.1
 Min - Max 56.3 - 59.8
 Source WHO/UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Peru from 2000 to 2022. The average value for Peru during that period was 58.1 percent with a minimum of 56.3 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 59.8 percent in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 59.8 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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Peru - Access to drinking water, urban - Recent values chart

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Peru - 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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 Life expectancy, female 74.75 2021 years
 Life expectancy, male 70.12 2021 years
 Birth rate 17.62 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 7.99 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 2.19 2021 births per woman
 HIV infections 0.40 2021 percent
 Tuberculosis 151.00 2022 cases per 100,000 people
 Diabetes prevalence 4.80 2021 percent
 Prevalence of anemia among children 29.60 2019 percent
 Prevalence of undernourishment 7.00 2021 percent
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 Suicides 2.80 2019 suicides per 100,000 people
 DPT immunization rate 82 2022 percent
 Hepatitis B immunization rate 82 2022 percent
 Measles immunization rate 74 2022 percent
 Traffic accident deaths 13.60 2019 deaths per 100,000 people
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