North Korea 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.
  • North Korea clean water access for 2022 was 66.53%, a 0.08% increase from 2021.
  • North Korea clean water access for 2021 was 66.45%, a 0.07% increase from 2020.
  • North Korea clean water access for 2020 was 66.38%, a 0.07% increase from 2019.
  • North Korea clean water access for 2019 was 66.31%, a 0.15% decline 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%
North Korea Clean Water Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2022 66.53% 0.08%
2021 66.45% 0.07%
2020 66.38% 0.07%
2019 66.31% -0.15%
2018 66.47% -0.16%
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% 69.00%
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%