Nepal 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.
  • Nepal clean water access for 2017 was 27.24%, a 0.19% increase from 2016.
  • Nepal clean water access for 2016 was 27.06%, a 0.19% increase from 2015.
  • Nepal clean water access for 2015 was 26.87%, a 0.19% increase from 2014.
  • Nepal clean water access for 2014 was 26.68%, a 0.19% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
North Korea 66.63%
Tajikistan 47.87%
Nepal 27.24%
Ethiopia 11.44%
Sierra Leone 9.92%
Uganda 7.07%
Nepal Clean Water Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2017 27.24% 0.19%
2016 27.06% 0.19%
2015 26.87% 0.19%
2014 26.68% 0.19%
2013 26.50% 0.19%
2012 26.31% 0.19%
2011 26.12% 0.19%
2010 25.93% 0.19%
2009 25.73% 0.19%
2008 25.54% 0.19%
2007 25.35% 0.20%
2006 25.15% 0.20%
2005 24.96% 0.20%
2004 24.76% 0.20%
2003 24.56% 0.20%
2002 24.36% 0.20%
2001 24.16% 0.23%
2000 23.93% 0.23%