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West/Central Africa

Water Table

Child 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
West/Central Africa
Benin15273576378576782insufficient
Burkina Faso19261343894546169on track
Cameroon14977315086446675on track
Cape Verde36---86738088-
Central African Republic19374395293617576on track
Chad20041131941434260on track
Congo108---84275876-
Congo, Dem. Rep. of the20590254382294672not on track
Côte d'Ivoire19473676997748485on track
Equatorial Guinea204---45424368-
Gabon9195--95478891-
Gambia12295--95778290-
Ghana11286375588647578on track
Guinea15574344478355072not on track
Guinea-Bissau203---79495976-
Liberia23585345572526178not on track
Mali21950293478365067on track
Mauritania12532433859445369on track
Niger25962353980364670not on track
Nigeria19780334967314875not on track
Sao Tome and Principe118---89737988-
Senegal13789496592607683on track
Sierra Leone283---75465776-
Togo14081375080365275not on track

Sanitation Table

Child 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
West/Central Africa
Benin1523221259113356not on track
Burkina Faso19232374261354not on track
Cameroon14959404858435174not on track
Cape Verde36---61194366-
Central African Republic19334172347122762not on track
Chad2002827244954not on track
Congo108---28252759-
Congo, Dem. Rep. of the2055311642253058not on track
Côte d'Ivoire19437102146293761not on track
Equatorial Guinea204---60465373-
Gabon91---37303664-
Gambia122---72465374-
Ghana11223101527111858not on track
Guinea15527101431111857not on track
Guinea-Bissau203---57233562-
Liberia2355924394972770not on track
Mali21950323659394668not on track
Mauritania1254222314983466not on track
Niger25935274341354not on track
Nigeria19751333953364470not on track
Sao Tome and Principe118---32202558-
Senegal13753193379345767on track
Sierra Leone283---53303966-
Togo14071243771153569not on track

Notes:
U5MR  Under-five mortality rate
- Data were not available or were insufficient to estimate trends.