Data

People not using an improved water source

About this data

People not using an improved water source
Improved drinking water sources are those that have the potential to deliver safe water by nature of their design and construction, and include: piped water, boreholes or tubewells, protected dug wells, protected springs, rainwater, and packaged or delivered water.
Source
WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (JMP) (2024) – with major processing by Our World in Data
Last updated
January 6, 2024
Next expected update
January 2026
Date range
2000–2022
Unit
people

Sources and processing

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The WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (JMP) has reported country, regional and global estimates of progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) since 1990.

Retrieved on
February 4, 2024
Citation
This is the citation of the original data obtained from the source, prior to any processing or adaptation by Our World in Data. To cite data downloaded from this page, please use the suggested citation given in Reuse This Work below.
World Health Organization/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (JMP; 2023). Estimates for drinking water, sanitation and hygiene services by country (2000-2022) [dataset]. World Health Organization and UNICEF [original data].

The WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (JMP) has reported country, regional and global estimates of progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) since 1990.

Retrieved on
February 4, 2024
Citation
This is the citation of the original data obtained from the source, prior to any processing or adaptation by Our World in Data. To cite data downloaded from this page, please use the suggested citation given in Reuse This Work below.
World Health Organization/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (JMP; 2023). Estimates for drinking water, sanitation and hygiene services by country (2000-2022) [dataset]. World Health Organization and UNICEF [original data].

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“Data Page: People not using an improved water source”, part of the following publication: Hannah Ritchie, Fiona Spooner and Max Roser (2021) - “Clean Water and Sanitation”. Data adapted from WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and       Hygiene (JMP). Retrieved from https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/number-without-improved-water [online resource]
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WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and       Hygiene (JMP) (2024) – with major processing by Our World in Data

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WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and       Hygiene (JMP) (2024) – with major processing by Our World in Data. “People not using an improved water source” [dataset]. WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and       Hygiene (JMP), “WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and  Hygiene (JMP) - Households”; WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and       Hygiene (JMP), “WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and  Hygiene (JMP) - Households - Regions” [original data]. Retrieved June 19, 2024 from https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/number-without-improved-water