Nigeria

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General

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Population - 2016
186M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2016 185,989,640
2015 181,181,744
2014 176,460,502
2013 171,829,303
2012 167,297,284
2011 162,877,076
2010 158,578,261
2009 154,402,181
2008 150,347,390
2007 146,417,024
2006 142,614,094
2005 138,939,478
2004 135,393,616
2003 131,972,533
2002 128,666,710
2001 125,463,434
2000 122,352,009
% of Population Living Below Poverty Line - 2009
46.0
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Year Value
2009 46
2003 48.400
Human Development Index Value - 2015
0.53
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Source: United Nations Development Programme
The Human Development Index (HDI) is an index used to rank countries by level of "human development" by the United Nations Development Programme. The HDI combines normalized measures of life expectancy, literacy, educational attainment, and GDP per capita for countries worldwide. It is claimed as a standard means of measuring human development.
Year Value
2015 0.527
2014 0.525
2013 0.521
2012 0.514
2011 0.507
2010 0.500
2009 0.492
2008 0.487
2007 0.481
2006 0.477
2005 0.466
2004 0.463
2003 0.445
Human Development Index Rank - 2015
152
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Source: Human Development Index
The Human Development Index (HDI) is an index used to rank countries by level of "human development" by the United Nations Development Programme. The HDI combines normalized measures of life expectancy, literacy, educational attainment, and GDP per capita for countries worldwide. It is claimed as a standard means of measuring human development.
Year Value
2015 152
2014 152
2013 152
2012 153
Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index Score - 2015
40.1
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Source: Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index The ND-GAIN Country Index, summarises a country's vulnerability to climate change and other global challenges in combination with its readiness to improve resilience.
Year Value
2015 40.094
2014 39.760
2013 38.432
2012 38.480
2011 38.804
2010 38.199
2009 38.352
2008 38.979
2007 38.713
2006 38.547
GDP ($USD in Millions) - 2016
405K
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2016 405,083
2015 481,066
2014 568,499
2013 514,966
2012 460,954
2011 411,744
2010 369,062
2009 169,481
2008 208,065
2007 166,451
2006 145,430
2005 112,248
2004 87,845
2003 67,656
2002 59,117
2001 44,138
2000 46,386
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2015
48
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Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
59.5M
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' water refers to 'basic' drinking water that is from an improved source, provided collection time is not more than 30 minutes for a round trip, including queuing. It also includes 'safety managed' water where data is available which refers to drinking water from an improved water source that is located on premises, available when needed and free from faecal and priority chemical contamination.
Year Value
2015 59,498,110
2014 60,242,598
2013 60,924,700
2012 61,549,946
2011 62,128,151
2010 62,667,188
2009 63,171,758
2008 63,635,662
2007 64,064,553
2006 64,459,883
2005 64,824,769
2004 65,163,305
2003 65,478,574
2002 65,768,532
2001 66,029,513
2000 66,258,312
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
67.3
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' water refers to 'basic' drinking water that is from an improved source, provided collection time is not more than 30 minutes for a round trip, including queuing. It also includes 'safety managed' water where data is available which refers to drinking water from an improved water source that is located on premises, available when needed and free from faecal and priority chemical contamination.
Year Value
2015 67.345
2014 66.056
2013 64.746
2012 63.415
2011 62.064
2010 60.692
2009 59.298
2008 57.889
2007 56.464
2006 55.023
2005 53.568
2004 52.098
2003 50.613
2002 49.114
2001 47.602
2000 46.077
% of Population with access to 'safely managed' water - 2015
19.4
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Safely managed’ water refers to drinking water from an improved water source that is located on premises, available when needed and free from faecal and priority chemical contamination.
Year Value
2015 19.402
2014 19.427
2013 19.430
2012 19.411
2011 19.370
2010 19.305
2009 19.218
2008 19.108
2007 18.915
2006 18.695
2005 18.458
2004 18.203
2003 17.930
2002 17.638
2001 17.327
2000 16.774
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2015
9.03
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Limited’ water source refers to drinking water from an improved source for which collection time exceeds 30 minutes for a round trip including queuing.
Year Value
2015 9.026
2014 8.860
2013 8.691
2012 8.518
2011 8.342
2010 8.163
2009 7.981
2008 7.796
2007 7.607
2006 7.416
2005 7.222
2004 7.026
2003 6.826
2002 6.624
2001 6.419
2000 6.212
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2015
15.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Unimproved’ water source refers to drinking water from an unprotected dug well or unprotected spring.
Year Value
2015 15
2014 16
2013 16
2012 16
2011 17
2010 17
2009 18
2008 18
2007 18
2006 19
2005 19
2004 20
2003 20
2002 20
2001 21
2000 22
% of Population using surface water - 2015
8.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Surface water’ refers to drinking water directly from a river, dam, lake, pond, stream, canal or irrigation canal.
Year Value
2015 8
2014 9
2013 10
2012 12
2011 13
2010 14
2009 15
2008 16
2007 18
2006 19
2005 20
2004 21
2003 23
2002 24
2001 25
2000 26
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
54.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' water refers to 'basic' drinking water that is from an improved source, provided collection time is not more than 30 minutes for a round trip, including queuing. It also includes 'safety managed' water where data is available which refers to drinking water from an improved water source that is located on premises, available when needed and free from faecal and priority chemical contamination.
Year Value
2015 54
2014 52
2013 51
2012 49
2011 48
2010 46
2009 45
2008 43
2007 42
2006 40
2005 39
2004 37
2003 36
2002 34
2001 33
2000 31
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
82.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' water refers to 'basic' drinking water that is from an improved source, provided collection time is not more than 30 minutes for a round trip, including queuing. It also includes 'safety managed' water where data is available which refers to drinking water from an improved water source that is located on premises, available when needed and free from faecal and priority chemical contamination.
Year Value
2015 82
2014 81
2013 81
2012 80
2011 80
2010 79
2009 79
2008 78
2007 78
2006 77
2005 77
2004 76
2003 76
2002 75
2001 75
2000 74

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
123.0M
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' sanitation refers to 'basic' sanitation that is the use of improved facilities that are not shared with other households. It also includes 'safety managed' sanitation where data is available which refers to sanitation facilities that are improved facilities not shared with other households and where excreta are safely disposed of in situ or transported and treated off site.
Year Value
2015 122,802,379
2014 119,262,128
2013 115,773,511
2012 112,347,624
2011 108,999,957
2010 105,741,778
2009 102,576,006
2008 99,499,064
2007 96,513,059
2006 93,618,003
2005 90,813,506
2004 88,100,297
2003 85,476,815
2002 82,936,762
2001 80,471,910
2000 78,075,460
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
32.6
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' sanitation refers to 'basic' sanitation that is the use of improved facilities that are not shared with other households. It also includes 'safety managed' sanitation where data is available which refers to sanitation facilities that are improved facilities not shared with other households and where excreta are safely disposed of in situ or transported and treated off site.
Year Value
2015 32.601
2014 32.801
2013 33.008
2012 33.222
2011 33.444
2010 33.673
2009 33.910
2008 34.157
2007 34.413
2006 34.678
2005 34.953
2004 35.236
2003 35.529
2002 35.830
2001 36.141
2000 36.460
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2015
21.6
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Limited’ sanitation facilities refers to improved facilities shared between two or more households.
Year Value
2015 21.624
2014 21.534
2013 21.444
2012 21.353
2011 21.263
2010 21.173
2009 21.083
2008 20.998
2007 20.916
2006 20.839
2005 20.767
2004 20.699
2003 20.635
2002 20.576
2001 20.521
2000 20.472
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2015
20.2
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Unimproved’ sanitation facilities refers to the use of pit latrines without a slab or platform, hanging latrines or bucket latrines.
Year Value
2015 20.238
2014 20.313
2013 20.381
2012 20.441
2011 20.494
2010 20.538
2009 20.573
2008 20.597
2007 20.612
2006 20.615
2005 20.609
2004 20.592
2003 20.565
2002 20.527
2001 20.480
2000 20.423
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2015
25.5
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Open Defecation’ refers to the disposal of human faeces in fields, forests, bushes, open bodies of water, beaches or other open spaces, or with solid waste.
Year Value
2015 25.538
2014 25.352
2013 25.167
2012 24.983
2011 24.800
2010 24.617
2009 24.434
2008 24.248
2007 24.059
2006 23.867
2005 23.672
2004 23.473
2003 23.271
2002 23.066
2001 22.858
2000 22.645
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
27.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' sanitation refers to 'basic' sanitation that is the use of improved facilities that are not shared with other households. It also includes 'safety managed' sanitation where data is available which refers to sanitation facilities that are improved facilities not shared with other households and where excreta are safely disposed of in situ or transported and treated off site.
Year Value
2015 27
2014 28
2013 28
2012 29
2011 29
2010 30
2009 30
2008 31
2007 31
2006 32
2005 32
2004 33
2003 33
2002 34
2001 34
2000 35
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
39.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' sanitation refers to 'basic' sanitation that is the use of improved facilities that are not shared with other households. It also includes 'safety managed' sanitation where data is available which refers to sanitation facilities that are improved facilities not shared with other households and where excreta are safely disposed of in situ or transported and treated off site.
Year Value
2015 39
2014 39
2013 39
2012 39
2011 39
2010 39
2009 39
2008 39
2007 39
2006 39
2005 39
2004 39
2003 39
2002 39
2001 39
2000 39

Hygiene

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% of Population with access to 'basic' hygiene facility - 2015
13.2
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Basic’ hygiene refers to the availability of a handwashing facility on premises with soap and water.
Year Value
2015 13.160
2014 13.061
2013 12.959
2012 12.857
2011 12.753
2010 12.647
2009 12.541
2008 12.435
2007 12.330
2006 12.225
2005 12.122
% of Population with access to 'limited' hygiene facility - 2015
23.7
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Limited’ hygiene refers to the availability of a handwashing facility on premises without soap and water.
Year Value
2015 23.726
2014 23.781
2013 23.837
2012 23.893
2011 23.951
2010 24.009
2009 24.068
2008 24.126
2007 24.185
2006 24.242
2005 24.300
% of Population with no access to hygiene facility - 2015
63.1
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘No facility’ refers to no handwashing facility on premises.
Year Value
2015 63.114
2014 63.159
2013 63.204
2012 63.250
2011 63.297
2010 63.344
2009 63.391
2008 63.438
2007 63.486
2006 63.532
2005 63.579

WASH Finance

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Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received ($USD in Millions) - 2016
2.72K
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 2,718
2015 2,514
2014 2,404
2013 2,484
2012 1,890
2011 1,780
2010 2,043
2009 1,619
2008 1,375
2007 1,895
2006 13,860
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2016
115.0
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Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 115
2015 66.678
2014 75.376
2013 94.192
2012 71.423
2011 68.826
2010 76.861
2009 72.985
2008 63.874
2007 49.047
2006 49.948
% of the Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2016
0.04
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Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 0.042
2015 0.027
2014 0.031
2013 0.038
2012 0.038
2011 0.039
2010 0.038
2009 0.045
2008 0.047
2007 0.026
2006 0.360

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2015
53.0
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Year Value
2015 53.049
2014 52.754
2013 52.500
2012 52.100
2011 51.700
2010 51.300
2009 50.800
2008 50.300
2007 49.800
2006 49.200
2005 48.700
2004 48.100
2003 47.600
2002 47.200
2001 46.900
2000 46.600
Under 5 Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) - 2015
109
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Year Value
2015 109
2014 113
2013 117
2012 121
2011 126
2010 130
2009 136
2008 141
2007 146
2006 152
2005 158
2004 164
2003 170
2002 176
2001 181
2000 187
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2015
103K
×
Source: The Lancet
Year Value
2015 102,676
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2015
59.6K
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Source: WASHwatch Calculations based on data from The Lancet Read our blog on WASH related Diarrheal Disease to learn more.
Year Value
2015 59,552
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Water Point - 2008
71.0
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% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Sanitation Facility - 2009
71.0
×
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Hygiene Point - 2008
84.0
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% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2014
33.0
×
Year Value
2014 33
Cholera Cases Reported - 2015
5.29K
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Year Value
2015 5,290
2014 35,996
2013 6,600
2012 597
2011 23,377
2010 44,456
2009 13,691
2008 5,410
2007 1,661
2006 2,028
2005 4,477
2004 3,186
2003 1,933
2002 5,429
2001 2,312
2000 2,799
1999 26,358
1998 3,464
1997 1,322
1996 12,374
1995 1,059
1994 2,859
1993 4,160
1992 8,687
1991 59,478

Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2015
59.6
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Year Value
2015 59.600
2008 51.100
% of Schools with Water Services - 2013
67.0
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Source: UNICEF, Advancing WASH in Schools Monitoring, 2015
Year Value
2013 67
2008 43
% of Schools with Sanitation Services - 2013
32.0
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Source: UNICEF, Advancing WASH in Schools Monitoring, 2015
Year Value
2013 32
2008 32

Infrastructures

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Total cost to extend basic water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000 USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
1.17M
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Year Value
2015 1,166,629
Total cost to extend adequate sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
3.21M
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Year Value
2015 3,212,642
Total cost to extend hygiene services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
673K
×
Year Value
2015 672,903
Total cost to extend safely managed water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
5.91M
×
Year Value
2015 5,908,258
Total cost to extend safely managed sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
4.47G
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Year Value
2015 4,469,578,000

WASH ODA Donors

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$ 41,091,480
$ 41,091,480
$ 13,536,310
$ 13,536,310
$ 12,058,390
$ 12,058,390
$ 994,621
$ 994,621
$ 797,649
$ 797,649
$ 516,899
$ 516,899
$ 271,236
$ 271,236
$ 91,793
$ 91,793
$ 63,157
$ 63,157
$ 62,827
$ 62,827
$ 4,687
$ 4,687