Latin America & Caribbean 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.
  • Latin America & Caribbean clean water access for 2017 was 74.29%, a 0.13% increase from 2016.
  • Latin America & Caribbean clean water access for 2016 was 74.17%, a 0.17% increase from 2015.
  • Latin America & Caribbean clean water access for 2015 was 74.00%, a 0.18% increase from 2014.
  • Latin America & Caribbean clean water access for 2014 was 73.81%, a 0.19% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
North America 99.03%
Euro Area 98.07%
European Union 97.19%
OECD members 91.94%
Latin America & Caribbean 74.29%
World 70.64%
Sub-Saharan Africa 27.28%
Latin America & Caribbean Clean Water Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2017 74.29% 0.13%
2016 74.17% 0.17%
2015 74.00% 0.18%
2014 73.81% 0.19%
2013 73.62% 0.19%
2012 73.43% 0.20%
2011 73.23% 0.21%
2010 73.02% 0.20%
2009 72.82% 14.96%
2008 57.86% 0.18%
2007 57.68% 0.19%
2006 57.49% 0.20%
2005 57.29% 0.21%
2004 57.08% 0.22%
2003 56.86% 0.24%
2002 56.62% 0.25%
2001 56.37% 0.24%
2000 56.13% 0.24%