El Salvador

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General

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Population - 2016
6.34M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2016 6,344,722
2015 6,312,478
2014 6,281,189
2013 6,250,777
2012 6,221,246
2011 6,192,560
2010 6,164,626
2009 6,137,276
2008 6,110,301
2007 6,083,475
2006 6,056,478
2005 6,028,961
2004 6,000,775
2003 5,971,535
2002 5,940,303
2001 5,905,962
2000 5,867,626
% of Population Living Below Poverty Line - 2014
31.8
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Year Value
2014 31.800
2013 29.600
2012 34.500
2011 40.600
2010 36.500
2009 37.800
2008 40
2007 34.600
2006 30.700
2005 35.200
Human Development Index Value - 2015
0.68
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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 0.680
2014 0.678
2013 0.676
2012 0.675
2011 0.670
2010 0.666
2009 0.662
2008 0.662
2007 0.659
2006 0.657
2005 0.651
2004 0.644
2003 0.636
2002 0.628
2001 0.621
2000 0.615
Human Development Index Rank - 2015
117
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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 117
2014 116
2013 115
2012 115
Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index Score - 2015
50.1
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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 50.130
2014 50.221
2013 50.238
2012 49.779
2011 49.463
2010 48.759
2009 48.081
2008 48.197
2007 46.848
2006 45.930
GDP ($USD in Millions) - 2016
26.8K
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2016 26,797
2015 26,052
2014 25,054
2013 24,351
2012 23,814
2011 23,139
2010 21,418
2009 20,661
2008 21,431
2007 20,105
2006 18,551
2005 17,094
2004 15,798
2003 15,047
2002 14,307
2001 13,813
2000 13,134
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2015
67
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Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
428K
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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 428,060
2014 459,071
2013 507,940
2012 557,547
2011 607,907
2010 658,993
2009 710,825
2008 763,382
2007 816,615
2006 870,438
2005 924,695
2004 979,278
2003 1,034,135
2002 1,089,050
2001 1,143,886
2000 1,148,657
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
93.0
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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 93.013
2014 92.484
2013 91.659
2012 90.818
2011 89.961
2010 89.086
2009 88.195
2008 87.286
2007 86.359
2006 85.414
2005 84.452
2004 83.472
2003 82.475
2002 81.461
2001 80.429
2000 80.236
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2015
3.80
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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 3.800
2014 3.800
2013 3.770
2012 3.739
2011 3.707
2010 3.673
2009 3.638
2008 3.602
2007 3.564
2006 3.525
2005 3.484
2004 3.442
2003 3.397
2002 3.351
2001 3.303
2000 3.330
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2015
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 0
2014 1
2013 1
2012 2
2011 3
2010 4
2009 4
2008 5
2007 6
2006 7
2005 8
2004 8
2003 9
2002 10
2001 11
2000 11
% of Population using surface water - 2015
3.00
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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 3
2014 3
2013 3
2012 3
2011 4
2010 4
2009 4
2008 4
2007 4
2006 4
2005 4
2004 5
2003 5
2002 5
2001 5
2000 5
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
83.0
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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 83
2014 82
2013 81
2012 79
2011 77
2010 75
2009 74
2008 72
2007 70
2006 68
2005 67
2004 65
2003 63
2002 61
2001 60
2000 60
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
98.0
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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 98
2014 98
2013 97
2012 97
2011 97
2010 97
2009 96
2008 96
2007 96
2006 96
2005 96
2004 95
2003 95
2002 95
2001 95
2000 95

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
544K
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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 543,730
2014 580,600
2013 617,904
2012 655,644
2011 693,817
2010 732,397
2009 771,386
2008 810,759
2007 850,466
2006 890,424
2005 930,512
2004 970,642
2003 1,010,755
2002 1,050,686
2001 1,051,365
2000 1,051,400
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
91.1
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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 91.125
2014 90.494
2013 89.853
2012 89.203
2011 88.542
2010 87.871
2009 87.189
2008 86.497
2007 85.793
2006 85.079
2005 84.354
2004 83.618
2003 82.871
2002 82.114
2001 82.012
2000 81.909
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2015
6.55
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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 6.550
2014 6.505
2013 6.460
2012 6.415
2011 6.368
2010 6.321
2009 6.273
2008 6.224
2007 6.175
2006 6.124
2005 6.073
2004 6.021
2003 5.968
2002 5.914
2001 5.909
2000 5.904
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2015
0.77
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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 0.770
2014 0.974
2013 1.009
2012 1.044
2011 1.080
2010 1.117
2009 1.154
2008 1.192
2007 1.230
2006 1.269
2005 1.308
2004 1.348
2003 1.388
2002 1.428
2001 1.438
2000 1.447
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2015
2.00
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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 2
2014 2
2013 3
2012 3
2011 4
2010 5
2009 5
2008 6
2007 7
2006 8
2005 8
2004 9
2003 10
2002 11
2001 11
2000 11
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
87.0
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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 87
2014 86
2013 85
2012 83
2011 82
2010 81
2009 80
2008 78
2007 77
2006 76
2005 75
2004 73
2003 72
2002 71
2001 71
2000 71
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
93.0
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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 93
2014 93
2013 93
2012 92
2011 92
2010 92
2009 92
2008 91
2007 91
2006 91
2005 90
2004 90
2003 90
2002 90
2001 90
2000 90

Hygiene

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% of Population with access to 'basic' hygiene facility - 2015
90.4
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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 90.370
2014 90.341
2013 90.312
2012 90.282
2011 90.251
2010 90.221
% of Population with access to 'limited' hygiene facility - 2015
6.87
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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 6.867
2014 6.889
2013 6.911
2012 6.934
2011 6.958
2010 6.981
% of Population with no access to hygiene facility - 2015
2.76
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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 2.763
2014 2.770
2013 2.777
2012 2.784
2011 2.791
2010 2.798

WASH Finance

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Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received ($USD in Millions) - 2016
198
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 198
2015 149
2014 144
2013 209
2012 285
2011 331
2010 375
2009 307
2008 246
2007 210
2006 215
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2016
2.29
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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 2.288
2015 2.098
2014 5.901
2013 2.977
2012 2.087
2011 4.437
2010 22.781
2009 34.836
2008 8.516
2007 8.606
2006 10.213
% of the Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2016
0.01
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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 0.012
2015 0.014
2014 0.041
2013 0.014
2012 0.007
2011 0.013
2010 0.061
2009 0.114
2008 0.035
2007 0.041
2006 4.740

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2015
73.0
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Year Value
2015 73.001
2014 72.755
2013 72.300
2012 72.100
2011 71.900
2010 71.600
2009 71.400
2008 71.200
2007 71
2006 70.800
2005 70.500
2004 70.300
2003 70.100
2002 70
2001 69.800
2000 69.600
Under 5 Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) - 2015
16.8
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Year Value
2015 16.800
2014 17.400
2013 18
2012 18.600
2011 19.300
2010 20
2009 20.800
2008 21.600
2007 22.600
2006 23.600
2005 24.800
2004 26.100
2003 27.500
2002 29
2001 30.600
2000 32.400
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2015
50.0
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Source: The Lancet
Year Value
2015 50
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2015
29.0
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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 29
% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2008
21.0
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Year Value
2008 21
Cholera Cases Reported - 2000
0.63K
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Year Value
2000 631
1999 134
1998 8
1996 182
1995 2,932
1994 11,745
1993 6,573
1992 8,717
1991 947

Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2015
87.6
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Year Value
2015 87.600
2011 85.500
2010 84.500
2009 84.100
2008 84
% of Schools with Water Services - 2013
100.0
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Source: UNICEF, Advancing WASH in Schools Monitoring, 2015
Year Value
2013 100
2008 67
% of Schools with Sanitation Services - 2013
67.0
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Source: UNICEF, Advancing WASH in Schools Monitoring, 2015
Year Value
2013 67
2008 67

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
27.1K
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Year Value
2015 27,118
Total cost to extend adequate sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
24.4K
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Year Value
2015 24,385
Total cost to extend hygiene services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
847
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Year Value
2015 847
Total cost to extend safely managed water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
118K
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Year Value
2015 118,499
Total cost to extend safely managed sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
194M
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Year Value
2015 193,507,000

WASH ODA Donors

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$ 1,869,116
$ 1,869,116
$ 233,605
$ 233,605
$ 158,505
$ 158,505
$ 1,289
$ 1,289