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