Nigeria 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.
  • Nigeria clean water access for 2022 was 28.98%, a 0.56% increase from 2021.
  • Nigeria clean water access for 2021 was 28.42%, a 0.57% increase from 2020.
  • Nigeria clean water access for 2020 was 27.85%, a 0.57% increase from 2019.
  • Nigeria clean water access for 2019 was 27.28%, a 0.57% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Ukraine 87.62%
West Bank and Gaza 80.33%
Uzbekistan 79.85%
Kyrgyz Republic 76.49%
Moldova 75.22%
Morocco 74.82%
Tunisia 74.30%
Bhutan 73.34%
Georgia 69.14%
Honduras 65.21%
Bangladesh 59.11%
Vietnam 57.78%
Myanmar 57.40%
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%
Vanuatu 0.00%
El Salvador 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%
Timor-Leste 0.00%
Cabo Verde 0.00%
India 0.00%
Eswatini 0.00%
Zambia 0.00%
Republic of Congo 0.00%
Kosovo 0.00%
Cameroon 0.00%
Nicaragua 0.00%
Nigeria Clean Water Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2022 28.98% 0.56%
2021 28.42% 0.57%
2020 27.85% 0.57%
2019 27.28% 0.57%
2018 26.71% 0.58%
2017 26.13% 0.58%
2016 25.55% 0.58%
2015 24.97% 0.59%
2014 24.38% 0.59%
2013 23.79% 0.59%
2012 23.20% 0.97%
2011 22.23% 1.04%
2010 21.19% 1.02%
2009 20.17% 0.99%
2008 19.18% 0.96%
2007 18.21% 0.94%
2006 17.27% 0.91%
2005 16.36% 0.89%
2004 15.48% 0.86%
2003 14.61% 0.84%
2002 13.78% 0.81%
2001 12.97% 0.37%
2000 12.60% 12.60%
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%