Portugal: Access to drinking water, rural

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 Portugal

Percent rural population with access to drinking water

 Latest value 91.2
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2022
 Average 90.1
 Min - Max 89.5 - 91.2
 Source WHO/UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Portugal from 2000 to 2022. The average value for Portugal during that period was 90.1 percent with a minimum of 89.5 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 91.2 percent in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 91.2 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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Portugal - Access to drinking water, rural - recent values

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Portugal - 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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 Health spending per capita 2,720.29 2021 U.S. dollars
 Health spending as percent of GDP 11.21 2021 percent
 Life expectancy 81.07 2021 years
 Life expectancy, female 84.30 2021 years
 Life expectancy, male 78.00 2021 years
 Birth rate 7.70 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 12.10 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 1.38 2021 births per woman
 HIV infections 0.50 2021 percent
 Tuberculosis 16.00 2022 cases per 100,000 people
 Diabetes prevalence 9.10 2021 percent
 Prevalence of anemia among children 14.30 2019 percent
 Prevalence of undernourishment 2.50 2021 percent
 Access to drinking water, rural 91.2 2022 percent
 Access to drinking water, urban 97.1 2022 percent
 Suicides 11.50 2019 suicides per 100,000 people
 DPT immunization rate 99 2022 percent
 Hepatitis B immunization rate 99 2022 percent
 Measles immunization rate 98 2022 percent
 Traffic accident deaths 8.20 2019 deaths per 100,000 people
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