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The percentage of population using at least basic drinking water services, that is, the population that drinks water from an improved source, provided collection time is not more than 30 minutes for a round trip. This indicator encompasses both people using basic drinking water services as well as those using safely managed drinking water services. Improved water sources include piped water, boreholes or tubewells, protected dug wells, protected springs, and packaged or delivered water.

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Population using at least basic drinking water services, rural- Households with water on the premises (%) Population using safely managed sanitation services, rural Access to improved water sources: rural

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