Sierra Leone 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.
  • Sierra Leone clean water access for 2017 was 9.92%, a 0.39% increase from 2016.
  • Sierra Leone clean water access for 2016 was 9.53%, a 0.38% increase from 2015.
  • Sierra Leone clean water access for 2015 was 9.16%, a 0.37% increase from 2014.
  • Sierra Leone clean water access for 2014 was 8.79%, a 0.36% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
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Sierra Leone 9.92%
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Sierra Leone Clean Water Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2017 9.92% 0.39%
2016 9.53% 0.38%
2015 9.16% 0.37%
2014 8.79% 0.36%
2013 8.43% 0.35%
2012 8.08% 0.34%
2011 7.73% 0.33%
2010 7.40% 0.32%
2009 7.08% 0.31%
2008 6.76% 0.30%
2007 6.46% 0.29%
2006 6.16% 0.28%
2005 5.88% 0.27%
2004 5.61% 0.25%
2003 5.36% 0.24%
2002 5.12% 0.23%
2001 4.89% 0.15%
2000 4.74% 0.15%