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Percent rural population with access to drinking water, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 73 countries was 45 percent. The highest value was in Hungary: 100 percent and the lowest value was in Democratic Republic of the Congo: 0.5 percent. The indicator is available from 2000 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: WHO/UNICEF
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Countries Access to drinking water, rural, 2022 Global rank Available data
Hungary 100 1 2000 - 2022
Germany 99.6 2 2000 - 2022
Israel 99.4 3 2000 - 2022
Spain 98.6 4 2000 - 2022
France 98.4 5 2000 - 2022
Czechia 97.7 6 2000 - 2022
Luxembourg 96.5 7 2000 - 2022
Turkmenistan 92.3 8 2000 - 2022
Portugal 91.2 9 2000 - 2022
Iran 87.7 10 2000 - 2022
Ukraine 86.1 11 2000 - 2022
Bhutan 84.6 12 2000 - 2022
Azerbaijan 81.1 13 2000 - 2022
Costa Rica 81.1 14 2000 - 2022
Palestine 76.4 15 2000 - 2022
Brazil 76 16 2000 - 2022
North Macedonia 74.4 17 2000 - 2022
Uzbekistan 70.7 18 2000 - 2022
Kyrgyzstan 67.3 19 2000 - 2022
Tunisia 67.1 20 2000 - 2022
Romania 66.7 21 2000 - 2022
Serbia 66.6 22 2000 - 2022
India 66 23 2000 - 2022
Algeria 63.1 24 2000 - 2022
Bangladesh 62.4 25 2000 - 2022
Palau 57.5 26 2000 - 2022
Samoa 56.2 27 2000 - 2022
Ecuador 53.3 28 2000 - 2022
Paraguay 50.7 29 2000 - 2022
Burma 50.4 30 2000 - 2022
North Korea 48.8 31 2000 - 2022
Iraq 47.6 32 2000 - 2022
Pakistan 46.9 33 2000 - 2022
Morocco 46.7 34 2000 - 2022
Vietnam 46.4 35 2000 - 2022
Guatemala 46 36 2000 - 2022
Honduras 45.7 37 2000 - 2022
Suriname 40.8 38 2000 - 2022
Georgia 40.5 39 2000 - 2022
Colombia 40.2 40 2000 - 2022
Sri Lanka 38.7 41 2000 - 2022
Philippines 35 42 2000 - 2022
Domin. Rep. 34.9 43 2000 - 2022
Afghanistan 27.7 44 2000 - 2022
Ivory Coast 27.3 45 2000 - 2022
Fiji 27 46 2000 - 2022
Indonesia 24.3 47 2000 - 2022
S.T.&Principe 23.8 48 2000 - 2022
Tonga 23.1 49 2000 - 2022
Peru 23 50 2000 - 2022
Nigeria 21.2 51 2000 - 2022
Cambodia 19.6 52 2000 - 2022
Ghana 18.8 53 2000 - 2022
Nepal 14.2 54 2000 - 2022
G.-Bissau 13.7 55 2000 - 2022
Mongolia 12.7 56 2000 - 2022
Senegal 12.6 57 2000 - 2022
Zimbabwe 12.6 58 2000 - 2022
Laos 12.4 59 2000 - 2022
Gambia 12.2 60 2000 - 2022
Malawi 10.2 61 2000 - 2022
Madagascar 9.6 62 2000 - 2022
Uganda 9.3 63 2000 - 2022
Lesotho 9.2 64 2000 - 2022
Sierra Leone 8.7 65 2000 - 2022
Togo 8.1 66 2000 - 2022
Kiribati 6.5 67 2000 - 2022
Ethiopia 5.8 68 2000 - 2022
Tuvalu 5.4 69 2000 - 2022
Tanzania 3.1 70 2000 - 2022
Chad 2.7 71 2000 - 2022
C.A. Republic 2.2 72 2000 - 2022
DR Congo 0.5 73 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.
100.0
99.6
99.4
98.6
98.4
97.7
96.5
92.3
91.2
87.7
86.1
84.6
81.1
81.1
76.4
76.0
74.4
70.7
67.3
67.1
66.7
66.6
66.0
63.1
62.4
57.5
56.2
53.3
50.7
50.4
48.8
47.6
46.9
46.7
46.4
46.0
45.7
40.8
40.5
40.2
38.7
35.0
34.9
27.7
27.3
27.0
24.3
23.8
23.1
23.0
21.2
19.6
18.8
14.2
13.7
12.7
12.6
12.6
12.4
12.2
10.2
9.6
9.3
9.2
8.7
8.1
6.5
5.8
5.4
3.1
2.7
2.2
0.5
0
25
50
75
100
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