North Korea 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.
  • North Korea clean water access for 2017 was 66.63%, a 0.16% decline from 2016.
  • North Korea clean water access for 2016 was 66.79%, a 0.17% decline from 2015.
  • North Korea clean water access for 2015 was 66.96%, a 0.17% decline from 2014.
  • North Korea clean water access for 2014 was 67.13%, a 0.18% decline from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
North Korea 66.63%
Tajikistan 47.87%
Nepal 27.24%
Ethiopia 11.44%
Sierra Leone 9.92%
Uganda 7.07%
North Korea Clean Water Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2017 66.63% -0.16%
2016 66.79% -0.17%
2015 66.96% -0.17%
2014 67.13% -0.18%
2013 67.31% -0.18%
2012 67.49% -0.18%
2011 67.66% -0.18%
2010 67.84% -0.18%
2009 68.02% -0.19%
2008 68.21% -0.21%
2007 68.41% -0.21%
2006 68.62% -0.21%
2005 68.83% -0.21%
2004 69.04% -0.02%
2003 69.06% 0.02%
2002 69.04% 0.02%
2001 69.02% 0.02%
2000 69.00% 0.02%