Special Report

Countries With the Worst Access to Drinking Water

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29. Zimbabwe
> Pop. without basic access to clean water: 33.4%
> Pop. consuming untreated surface water: 7.3%
> Total population: 14.9 million
> GDP per capita: $2,003
> Avg. life expectancy: 61.2 years

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28. Cameroon
> Pop. without basic access to clean water: 34.7%
> Pop. consuming untreated surface water: 7.6%
> Total population: 24.3 million
> GDP per capita: $3,358
> Avg. life expectancy: 58.1 years

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27. Kiribati
> Pop. without basic access to clean water: 35.6%
> Pop. consuming untreated surface water: 0.0%
> Total population: 118,000
> GDP per capita: $1,879
> Avg. life expectancy: 66.3 years

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26. Haiti
> Pop. without basic access to clean water: 35.8%
> Pop. consuming untreated surface water: 0.0%
> Total population: 11.0 million
> GDP per capita: $1,819
> Avg. life expectancy: 63.3 years

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25. Solomon Islands
> Pop. without basic access to clean water: 36.0%
> Pop. consuming untreated surface water: 14.7%
> Total population: 614,000
> GDP per capita: $2,031
> Avg. life expectancy: 70.7 years