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Water Table

Water Statistics By Region
Countries and territories U5MR 2004 Access to improved drinking-water sources (percentage)
1990 2004 MDG target 2015 Progress towards the MDG
Urban Rural Total Urban Rural Total
Regional summaries
Sub-Saharan Africa17182354881415574not on track
West/Central Africa19179344976405575not on track
Eastern/ Southern Africa14987364886425674not on track
Middle East/North Africa5696758695788893on track
South Asia9289657194818586on track
East Asia/Pacific3697617292707986on track
Latin America/ Caribbean3193608396739192on track
CEE/CIS3897839198799196not on track
Industrialized countries6100100100100100100100on track
Developing countries8793607192708086on track
Least developed countries15578435179515976insufficient
World7995647895738389on track

Sanitation Table

Sanitation Statistics By Region
Countries and territories U5MR 2004 Access to improved sanitation facilities (percentage)
1990 2004 MDG target 2015 Progress towards the MDG
Urban Rural Total Urban Rural Total
Regional summaries
Sub-Saharan Africa17152243253283766not on track
West/Central Africa19147192849263664not on track
Eastern/ Southern Africa14959283558303868not on track
Middle East/North Africa5687486890537484on track
South Asia925161763273759insufficient
East Asia/Pacific3666153073365165on track
Latin America/ Caribbean3181366886497784on track
CEE/CIS3894678493708492not on track
Industrialized countries610010010010099100100on track
Developing countries8768173573335068insufficient
Least developed countries15548162255293661not on track
World7979264980395975insufficient