Global death rate due to unsafe water by country 1990-2017

The number of deaths due to unsafe water sources has generally decreased over time. In low-income countries, unsafe water sources are the cause of six percent of deaths as of 2017. In Nigeria, 7.34 percent of deaths are due to these unsafe water resources.

Share of deaths due to unsafe water sources worldwide in 1990 and 2017, by select country

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Release date

November 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

1990 and 2017

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