Water and Sanitation

Water Supply and Sanitation Coverage in Various Surveyed by agencies

 

Survey and Year   Water Supply      Sanitation 
Urban   Rural   Urban Rural
Piped Other Total Piped Other Total Total Total
NFHS 1991 51.3 43.6 94.9 16.3 50.4 66.7 65.8 12
NDHS 1996 57.40 32.60 90.00 29.10 47.00 76.10 71.30 13.40
BCHIMES 2000 61.9 36.7 98.6 46.3 47.1 93.4 66.5 22.6
Census 2001 66.1 31 97.1 51.1 37.6 88.7 72.3 33.6
NDHS 2001 55.2 40.4 95.6 33 49 82 76.6 19.4
NLSS 2004 67.6 25.4 93 39.2 39.8 79 79.5 25.3
NDHS 2006 50.5 39.5 90 38.9 41.1 80 77 29.4
Source: Nationwide Coverage and Functionality Status of Water Supply and Sanitation in Nepal; NMIP; MoUD