Malawi 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.
  • Malawi clean water access for 2022 was 17.76%, a 0.64% increase from 2021.
  • Malawi clean water access for 2021 was 17.11%, a 0.63% increase from 2020.
  • Malawi clean water access for 2020 was 16.49%, a 0.61% increase from 2019.
  • Malawi clean water access for 2019 was 15.88%, a 0.59% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
North Korea 66.53%
Tajikistan 55.29%
Gambia 47.67%
Afghanistan 30.03%
Senegal 26.69%
Zimbabwe 26.52%
Guinea-Bissau 23.87%
Madagascar 22.24%
Togo 19.42%
Uganda 18.68%
Malawi 17.76%
Nepal 16.12%
Ethiopia 13.24%
Democratic Republic of Congo 11.58%
Tanzania 11.34%
Sierra Leone 10.26%
Chad 6.25%
Central African Republic 6.13%
Burkina Faso 0.00%
Niger 0.00%
Syrian Arab Republic 0.00%
Benin 0.00%
Guinea 0.00%
South Sudan 0.00%
Burundi 0.00%
Mozambique 0.00%
Somalia 0.00%
Yemen 0.00%
Eritrea 0.00%
Mali 0.00%
Comoros 0.00%
Liberia 0.00%
Rwanda 0.00%
Haiti 0.00%
Malawi Clean Water Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2022 17.76% 0.64%
2021 17.11% 0.63%
2020 16.49% 0.61%
2019 15.88% 0.59%
2018 15.28% 0.58%
2017 14.70% 0.56%
2016 14.14% 0.55%
2015 13.59% 0.53%
2014 13.05% 0.52%
2013 12.53% 0.50%
2012 12.03% 0.49%
2011 11.54% 0.48%
2010 11.06% 0.46%
2009 10.60% 0.45%
2008 10.15% 0.43%
2007 9.72% 0.43%
2006 9.29% 0.42%
2005 8.87% 0.41%
2004 8.47% 0.40%
2003 8.07% 0.39%
2002 7.68% 0.38%
2001 7.30% 0.37%
2000 6.93% 6.93%
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%