Note: This is the 1997 edition of UNEP's Global Environment Outlook. If you are interested in more recent information, please see the 2000 and 2002 editions.

Figure 2.4. Access to safe water and sanitation services in Africa.

Source:
UNCHS (Habitat) (1996).
Notes:
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 users 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 users dwelling. Access, sanitary facility, and convenient distance are defined at the country level.