SDG 11 · Indicator
Access to improved water source, piped
% of urban population
Ratings provide a visual representation of a country’s performance on the indicator.
Significant challenges remain
Major challenges remain
The percentage of the urban population with access to improved drinking water piped on premises. An "improved" drinking-water source is one that, by the nature of its construction and when properly used, adequately protects the source from outside contamination, particularly fecal matter.
The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of 100.
WHO, UNICEF (2020). WHO / UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme: Data & estimates. World Health Organization and United Nations Children's Fund, Geneva and New York. Available from: https://washdata.org/data