Liberia

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General

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Population - 2016
4.61M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2016 4,613,823
2015 4,499,621
2014 4,390,737
2013 4,286,291
2012 4,181,563
2011 4,070,167
2010 3,948,125
2009 3,811,528
2008 3,662,993
2007 3,512,932
2006 3,375,838
2005 3,261,230
2004 3,176,414
2003 3,116,233
2002 3,062,863
2001 2,991,132
2000 2,884,522
% of Population Living Below Poverty Line - 2007
63.8
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Year Value
2007 63.800
Human Development Index Value - 2015
0.43
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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 0.427
2014 0.427
2013 0.426
2012 0.419
2011 0.416
2010 0.406
2009 0.403
2008 0.400
2007 0.394
2006 0.383
2005 0.377
2004 0.372
2003 0.335
2002 0.373
2001 0.376
2000 0.386
Human Development Index Rank - 2015
177
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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 177
2014 177
2013 175
2012 175
Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index Score - 2015
35.8
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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 35.770
2014 35.661
2013 35.557
2012 35.758
2011 35.035
2010 33.674
2009 32.935
2008 32.371
2007 32.302
2006 31.642
GDP ($USD in Millions) - 2016
2,100
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2016 2,101
2015 2,034
2014 2,013
2013 1,947
2012 1,736
2011 1,545
2010 1,293
2009 1,155
2008 850
2007 739
2006 604
2005 550
2004 475
2003 416
2002 543
2001 521
2000 529
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2015
50
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Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
1.36M
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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 1,355,513
2014 1,346,507
2013 1,337,750
2012 1,327,796
2011 1,314,569
2010 1,296,656
2009 1,272,557
2008 1,242,926
2007 1,211,160
2006 1,182,392
2005 1,160,219
2004 1,147,659
2003 1,143,316
2002 1,140,956
2001 1,131,180
2000 1,107,320
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
69.9
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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 69.900
2014 69.374
2013 68.844
2012 68.312
2011 67.777
2010 67.240
2009 66.700
2008 66.158
2007 65.615
2006 65.068
2005 64.517
2004 63.963
2003 63.405
2002 62.843
2001 62.279
2000 61.711
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2015
6.62
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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 6.617
2014 6.562
2013 6.507
2012 6.453
2011 6.398
2010 6.344
2009 6.290
2008 6.236
2007 6.183
2006 6.129
2005 6.075
2004 6.021
2003 5.966
2002 5.912
2001 5.857
2000 5.802
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2015
6.0
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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 6
2014 8
2013 9
2012 10
2011 11
2010 12
2009 13
2008 15
2007 16
2006 17
2005 18
2004 19
2003 19
2002 20
2001 20
2000 32
% of Population using surface water - 2015
17.0
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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 17
2014 17
2013 16
2012 15
2011 15
2010 14
2009 14
2008 13
2007 12
2006 12
2005 11
2004 11
2003 11
2002 11
2001 11
2000 0
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
60.0
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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 60
2014 59
2013 58
2012 58
2011 57
2010 56
2009 55
2008 55
2007 54
2006 53
2005 53
2004 52
2003 51
2002 50
2001 50
2000 49
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
80.0
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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 80
2014 80
2013 80
2012 80
2011 80
2010 79
2009 79
2008 79
2007 79
2006 79
2005 78
2004 78
2003 78
2002 78
2001 78
2000 78

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
3.74M
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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 3,742,831
2014 3,665,578
2013 3,591,043
2012 3,515,314
2011 3,433,034
2010 3,340,824
2009 3,235,291
2008 3,118,611
2007 2,999,640
2006 2,890,929
2005 2,800,795
2004 2,735,738
2003 2,691,542
2002 2,652,962
2001 2,598,199
2000 2,512,734
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
16.9
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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 16.889
2014 16.626
2013 16.365
2012 16.105
2011 15.848
2010 15.593
2009 15.340
2008 15.089
2007 14.840
2006 14.591
2005 14.343
2004 14.096
2003 13.849
2002 13.603
2001 13.358
2000 13.113
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2015
25.0
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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 24.968
2014 24.577
2013 24.186
2012 23.794
2011 23.402
2010 23.009
2009 22.615
2008 22.220
2007 21.826
2006 21.429
2005 21.032
2004 20.633
2003 20.233
2002 19.831
2001 19.428
2000 19.024
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2015
15.9
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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 15.885
2014 15.748
2013 15.605
2012 15.457
2011 15.304
2010 15.147
2009 14.984
2008 14.817
2007 14.646
2006 14.469
2005 14.288
2004 14.101
2003 13.910
2002 13.713
2001 13.512
2000 13.306
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2015
42.3
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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 42.258
2014 43.049
2013 43.844
2012 44.643
2011 45.446
2010 46.252
2009 47.061
2008 47.874
2007 48.689
2006 49.511
2005 50.337
2004 51.170
2003 52.008
2002 52.852
2001 53.702
2000 54.557
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
6.00
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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 6
2014 6
2013 6
2012 5
2011 5
2010 5
2009 5
2008 5
2007 5
2006 5
2005 5
2004 4
2003 4
2002 4
2001 4
2000 4
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
28.0
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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 28
2014 28
2013 28
2012 27
2011 27
2010 27
2009 27
2008 26
2007 26
2006 26
2005 26
2004 26
2003 25
2002 25
2001 25
2000 25

Hygiene

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% of Population with access to 'basic' hygiene facility - 2015
1.18
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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 1.177
2014 1.172
2013 1.168
2012 1.163
2011 1.159
2010 1.155
2009 1.151
% of Population with access to 'limited' hygiene facility - 2015
1.41
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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 1.414
2014 1.414
2013 1.413
2012 1.413
2011 1.413
2010 1.412
2009 1.412
% of Population with no access to hygiene facility - 2015
97.4
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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 97.409
2014 97.414
2013 97.419
2012 97.424
2011 97.428
2010 97.433
2009 97.438

WASH Finance

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Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received ($USD in Millions) - 2015
1.22K
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2015 1,221
2014 757
2013 536
2012 576
2011 942
2010 1,899
2009 558
2008 1,624
2007 795
2006 290
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2015
10.80
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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
2015 10.776
2014 6.637
2013 14.381
2012 6.939
2011 4.189
2010 7.963
2009 9.030
2008 4.365
2007 0.673
2006 0.251
% of the Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2015
0.88
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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
2015 0.880
2014 0.880
2013 2.680
2012 1.210
2011 0.440
2010 0.420
2009 1.620
2008 0.270
2007 0.080
2006 0.090
Official Development Assistance (ODA) for Water and Sanitation Received Per Capita without Access to Adequate Water and Sanitation ($USD) - 2015
2.39
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Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System and WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2015 2.390
2014 1.522
2013 3.415
2012 1.703
2011 1.057
2010 2.051
2009 2.355
2008 1.151
2007 0.181
2006 0.069

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2015
61.2
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Year Value
2015 61.161
2014 60.834
2013 60.500
2012 60.200
2011 59.900
2010 59.400
2009 58.900
2008 58.100
2007 57.200
2006 56.100
2005 55.100
2004 54.100
2003 53.300
2002 52.800
2001 52.500
2000 52.400
Under 5 Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) - 2015
70
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Year Value
2015 69.900
2014 72.900
2013 76.300
2012 80.300
2011 84.500
2010 89.300
2009 94.700
2008 101
2007 108
2006 116
2005 125
2004 135
2003 146
2002 158
2001 170
2000 182
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2015
1.23K
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Source: The Lancet
Year Value
2015 1,225
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2015
711
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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 711
Number of deaths due to Diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years (per 1,000 live births) - 2015
174
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Source: The Lancet
Year Value
2015 174
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Water Point - 2013
81.0
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% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2013
32.0
×
Year Value
2013 32
Cholera Cases Reported - 2014
0.0K
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Year Value
2014 44
2013 92
2012 219
2011 1,146
2010 1,546
2009 1,070
2008 1,236
2007 3,063
2006 4,929
2005 3,823
2004 2,786
2003 34,740
2002 1,115
2001 1,062
2000 365
1999 215
1998 2,123
1997 91
1996 8,922
1995 3,420
1994 764
1991 132

Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2015
47.6
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% of Schools with Water Services - 2013
57.0
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Source: UNICEF, Advancing WASH in Schools Monitoring, 2015
Year Value
2013 57
2008 42
% of Schools with Sanitation Services - 2013
82.0
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Source: UNICEF, Advancing WASH in Schools Monitoring, 2015
Year Value
2013 82
2008 82

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
9.69K
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Year Value
2015 9,687
Total cost to extend adequate sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
60.6K
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Year Value
2015 60,559
Total cost to extend hygiene services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
4.33K
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Year Value
2015 4,326
Total cost to extend safely managed water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
81.2K
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Year Value
2015 81,189
Total cost to extend safely managed sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
73.5M
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Year Value
2015 73,499,000

WASH ODA Donors

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$ 5,904,290
$ 5,904,290
$ 2,662,230
$ 2,662,230
$ 1,597,030
$ 1,597,030
$ 72,675
$ 72,675
$ 37,720
$ 37,720
$ 11,982
$ 11,982