Lao PDR Clean Water Access 1960-2024

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.
  • Lao PDR clean water access for 2022 was 17.87%, a 0.1% increase from 2021.
  • Lao PDR clean water access for 2021 was 17.78%, a 0.09% increase from 2020.
  • Lao PDR clean water access for 2020 was 17.68%, a 0.09% increase from 2019.
  • Lao PDR clean water access for 2019 was 17.59%, a 0.43% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Tunisia 74.30%
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Georgia 69.14%
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Pakistan 50.60%
Philippines 47.90%
Sri Lanka 47.13%
Ghana 44.47%
Mongolia 39.28%
Sao Tome and Principe 36.30%
Indonesia 30.27%
Cambodia 29.13%
Nigeria 28.98%
Lesotho 28.22%
Lao PDR 17.87%
Kiribati 14.41%
Republic of Congo 0.00%
Eswatini 0.00%
Zambia 0.00%
Cameroon 0.00%
Nicaragua 0.00%
Kosovo 0.00%
El Salvador 0.00%
Vanuatu 0.00%
Bolivia 0.00%
Mauritania 0.00%
Solomon Islands 0.00%
Micronesia 0.00%
Sudan 0.00%
Angola 0.00%
Egypt 0.00%
Djibouti 0.00%
Kenya 0.00%
Papua New Guinea 0.00%
Cabo Verde 0.00%
India 0.00%
Timor-Leste 0.00%
Lao PDR Clean Water Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2022 17.87% 0.10%
2021 17.78% 0.09%
2020 17.68% 0.09%
2019 17.59% 0.43%
2018 17.16% 0.43%
2017 16.73% 0.43%
2016 16.30% 0.43%
2015 15.88% 0.43%
2014 15.45% 0.43%
2013 15.02% 0.43%
2012 14.59% 0.43%
2011 14.17% 0.43%
2010 13.74% 0.43%
2009 13.31% 0.43%
2008 12.89% 0.43%
2007 12.46% 0.43%
2006 12.03% 0.43%
2005 11.61% 0.49%
2004 11.12% 0.51%
2003 10.61% 2.01%
2002 8.60% 1.94%
2001 6.67% 1.79%
2000 4.88% 4.88%
1999 0.00% 0.00%
1998 0.00% 0.00%
1997 0.00% 0.00%
1996 0.00% 0.00%
1995 0.00% 0.00%
1994 0.00% 0.00%
1993 0.00% 0.00%
1992 0.00% 0.00%
1991 0.00% 0.00%
1990 0.00% 0.00%
1989 0.00% 0.00%
1988 0.00% 0.00%
1987 0.00% 0.00%
1986 0.00% 0.00%
1985 0.00% 0.00%
1984 0.00% 0.00%
1983 0.00% 0.00%
1982 0.00% 0.00%
1981 0.00% 0.00%
1980 0.00% 0.00%
1979 0.00% 0.00%
1978 0.00% 0.00%
1977 0.00% 0.00%
1976 0.00% 0.00%
1975 0.00% 0.00%
1974 0.00% 0.00%
1973 0.00% 0.00%
1972 0.00% 0.00%
1971 0.00% 0.00%
1970 0.00% 0.00%
1969 0.00% 0.00%
1968 0.00% 0.00%
1967 0.00% 0.00%
1966 0.00% 0.00%
1965 0.00% 0.00%
1964 0.00% 0.00%
1963 0.00% 0.00%
1962 0.00% 0.00%
1961 0.00% 0.00%
1960 0.00% 0.00%