Costa Rica Clean Water Access 2000-2021

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.
  • Costa Rica clean water access for 2017 was 93.80%, a 0.1% increase from 2016.
  • Costa Rica clean water access for 2016 was 93.70%, a 0.25% increase from 2015.
  • Costa Rica clean water access for 2015 was 93.46%, a 0.31% increase from 2014.
  • Costa Rica clean water access for 2014 was 93.14%, a 0.33% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Bulgaria 96.95%
Belarus 94.52%
Turkmenistan 93.90%
Jordan 93.82%
Costa Rica 93.80%
Montenegro 93.60%
Malaysia 93.33%
Iran 91.80%
Kazakhstan 89.51%
Bosnia 88.84%
Grenada 87.12%
Armenia 86.48%
Romania 81.92%
North Macedonia 81.01%
Russia 76.03%
Ecuador 75.07%
Serbia 74.73%
Azerbaijan 73.56%
Colombia 73.23%
Albania 70.02%
Paraguay 63.89%
Iraq 58.83%
Samoa 58.82%
Guatemala 55.99%
Peru 50.35%
Lebanon 47.70%
Mexico 42.87%
American Samoa 12.58%
Costa Rica Clean Water Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2017 93.80% 0.10%
2016 93.70% 0.25%
2015 93.46% 0.31%
2014 93.14% 0.33%
2013 92.81% 0.35%
2012 92.47% 0.37%
2011 92.09% 0.39%
2010 91.70% 0.41%
2009 91.29% 0.43%
2008 90.86% 0.45%
2007 90.41% 0.47%
2006 89.94% 0.49%
2005 89.45% 0.51%
2004 88.94% 0.53%
2003 88.42% 0.55%
2002 87.87% 0.57%
2001 87.30% 0.59%
2000 86.71% 0.59%