Note: This is the 1997 edition of UNEP's Global Environment Outlook
. If you are interested in more recent information, please see the 2000
Figure 2.23. Access to safe water and
sanitation services in West Asia.
- UNCHS (Habitat) (1996).
- Access to safe water:
Proportion of the population with access to an adequate amount of
safe drinking water located within a convenient distance from the
user's dwelling. Access to sanitation services: Proportion
of the population with access to a sanitary facility for human extreta
disposal in the dwelling or located within a convenient distance from
the user's dwelling. Access, sanitary facility,and
convenient distance are defined at the country level.