* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Percent urban population with access to drinking water, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 93 countries was 69.9 percent. The highest value was in France: 100 percent and the lowest value was in Tuvalu: 10.5 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, urban, 2022 Global rank Available data
France 100 1 2000 - 2022
Germany 100 2 2000 - 2022
Gibraltar 100 3 2000 - 2022
Hong Kong 100 4 2000 - 2022
Hungary 100 5 2000 - 2022
Kuwait 100 6 2000 - 2022
Macao 100 7 2000 - 2022
Monaco 100 8 2000 - 2022
Singapore 100 9 2000 - 2022
Luxembourg 99.8 10 2000 - 2022
Spain 99.8 11 2000 - 2022
Australia 99.5 12 2000 - 2022
Israel 99.5 13 2000 - 2022
Chile 99.4 14 2000 - 2022
Lithuania 99.3 15 2000 - 2022
Czechia 98 16 2000 - 2022
China 97.9 17 2000 - 2022
Palau 97.7 18 2000 - 2022
USA 97.6 19 2000 - 2022
Portugal 97.1 20 2000 - 2022
Turkmenistan 97.1 21 2000 - 2022
Croatia 96.6 22 2000 - 2022
Iran 96.2 23 2000 - 2022
Romania 95 24 2000 - 2022
Uruguay 94.6 25 2000 - 2022
Azerbaijan 92.3 26 2000 - 2022
Kyrgyzstan 91.8 27 2000 - 2022
Morocco 90.3 28 2000 - 2022
Samoa 90.2 29 2000 - 2022
Brazil 88.9 30 2000 - 2022
Uzbekistan 88.8 31 2000 - 2022
Ukraine 88.3 32 2000 - 2022
Georgia 88 33 2000 - 2022
Montenegro 87.3 34 2006 - 2022
North Macedonia 84.6 35 2000 - 2022
Sri Lanka 83 36 2000 - 2022
Palestine 81.5 37 2000 - 2022
Serbia 81.5 38 2000 - 2022
Colombia 81.2 39 2000 - 2022
South Africa 80.5 40 2000 - 2022
Costa Rica 80.4 41 2000 - 2022
El Salvador 78.6 42 2000 - 2022
Honduras 78.4 43 2000 - 2022
Swaziland 77.5 44 2000 - 2022
Tunisia 77.4 45 2000 - 2022
North Korea 77 46 2000 - 2022
Vietnam 75.8 47 2000 - 2022
Ecuador 74.7 48 2000 - 2022
Algeria 73.1 49 2000 - 2022
Botswana 72.9 50 2000 - 2022
Lesotho 72.6 51 2000 - 2022
Burma 72.4 52 2000 - 2022
Paraguay 72.2 53 2000 - 2022
Gambia 67.8 54 2000 - 2022
Guatemala 65.5 55 2000 - 2022
Iraq 64.6 56 2000 - 2022
Suriname 63.4 57 2000 - 2022
Ghana 62.6 58 2000 - 2022
Philippines 61.9 59 2000 - 2022
Peru 59.8 60 2000 - 2022
Bhutan 58.9 61 2000 - 2022
Ivory Coast 58.8 62 2000 - 2022
Cambodia 57.5 63 2000 - 2022
Pakistan 56.8 64 2000 - 2022
Vanuatu 56.3 65 2000 - 2022
Zimbabwe 55.5 66 2000 - 2022
Rwanda 54.6 67 2000 - 2022
Bangladesh 54.2 68 2000 - 2022
Fiji 52.5 69 2000 - 2022
Malawi 52.4 70 2000 - 2022
Mongolia 51.3 71 2000 - 2022
Tonga 50.8 72 2000 - 2022
Domin. Rep. 46.9 73 2000 - 2022
Zambia 45.5 74 2000 - 2022
Uganda 45.1 75 2000 - 2022
Madagascar 41.3 76 2000 - 2022
Senegal 41.3 77 2000 - 2022
S.T.&Principe 40.3 78 2000 - 2022
Ethiopia 38.6 79 2000 - 2022
Afghanistan 36.4 80 2000 - 2022
G.-Bissau 36.3 81 2000 - 2022
Nigeria 35.7 82 2000 - 2022
Indonesia 34.6 83 2000 - 2022
Togo 33.9 84 2000 - 2022
Laos 27 85 2000 - 2022
Tanzania 25.5 86 2000 - 2022
DR Congo 24.2 87 2000 - 2022
Nepal 23.2 88 2000 - 2022
Kiribati 20.4 89 2000 - 2022
Chad 17.6 90 2000 - 2022
Sierra Leone 12.2 91 2000 - 2022
C.A. Republic 11.3 92 2000 - 2022
Tuvalu 10.5 93 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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