U.S. 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.
  • U.S. clean water access for 2022 was 97.47%, a 0.15% increase from 2021.
  • U.S. clean water access for 2021 was 97.32%, a 0.15% increase from 2020.
  • U.S. clean water access for 2020 was 97.17%, a 0.16% increase from 2019.
  • U.S. clean water access for 2019 was 97.01%, a 0.16% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Hungary 100.00%
Monaco 100.00%
Singapore 100.00%
Hong Kong 100.00%
Macao 100.00%
New Zealand 100.00%
Iceland 100.00%
Gibraltar 100.00%
Liechtenstein 100.00%
Kuwait 100.00%
San Marino 100.00%
Netherlands 99.97%
Denmark 99.92%
Germany 99.92%
Puerto Rico 99.87%
United Kingdom 99.80%
Malta 99.77%
Cyprus 99.77%
Belgium 99.74%
Sweden 99.74%
Isle of Man 99.71%
France 99.70%
Finland 99.64%
Spain 99.57%
Luxembourg 99.53%
Israel 99.47%
South Korea 99.28%
Slovak Republic 99.18%
Guam 99.06%
Canada 99.04%
Bahrain 98.90%
Austria 98.90%
Greece 98.88%
Norway 98.82%
Chile 98.77%
Japan 98.66%
Slovenia 98.27%
Czech Republic 97.88%
United States 97.47%
Latvia 97.11%
Estonia 97.02%
New Caledonia 96.87%
Switzerland 96.70%
Qatar 96.65%
St. Martin (French part) 96.63%
Ireland 95.99%
Portugal 95.16%
Lithuania 94.98%
Italy 92.71%
Oman 90.85%
Andorra 90.64%
Northern Mariana Islands 90.64%
Palau 90.44%
Poland 88.91%
French Polynesia 81.81%
Turks and Caicos Islands 47.09%
Argentina 0.00%
Barbados 0.00%
Faroe Islands 0.00%
Panama 0.00%
Trinidad and Tobago 0.00%
UAE 0.00%
Bermuda 0.00%
Cayman Islands 0.00%
Croatia 0.00%
St. Kitts and Nevis 0.00%
Saudi Arabia 0.00%
Bahamas 0.00%
Curacao 0.00%
Seychelles 0.00%
Aruba 0.00%
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0.00%
Channel Islands 0.00%
Greenland 0.00%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 0.00%
British Virgin Islands 0.00%
Australia 0.00%
Antigua and Barbuda 0.00%
Brunei 0.00%
Uruguay 0.00%
U.S. Clean Water Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2022 97.47% 0.15%
2021 97.32% 0.15%
2020 97.17% 0.16%
2019 97.01% 0.16%
2018 96.85% 0.16%
2017 96.69% 0.16%
2016 96.54% 0.16%
2015 96.37% 0.16%
2014 96.21% 0.16%
2013 96.05% 0.16%
2012 95.89% 0.16%
2011 95.72% 0.17%
2010 95.56% 0.17%
2009 95.39% 0.01%
2008 95.38% 0.01%
2007 95.37% 0.01%
2006 95.36% 0.01%
2005 95.36% 95.36%
2004 0.00% 0.00%
2003 0.00% 0.00%
2002 0.00% 0.00%
2001 0.00% 0.00%
2000 0.00% 0.00%
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%