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Access to drinking water, rural - Country rankings:

The average for 2015 was 41.5 percent.The highest value was in Israel: 99.4 percent and the lowest value was in Ethiopia: 3.9 percent. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Access to drinking water, rural.

Percent rural population with access to drinking water, 2015
(percent, Source: WHO/UNICEF);

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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