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Drinking water and sanitation

 

Population    >   2008-11

 

Table: Percentage of Household with improved source, of Drinking Water, Toilet Facility, Electricity and Pucca house, India and States, NFHS-3 (2005-06)

Sr. No.

India and States

Percentage of Households With

Improved Source of Drinking Water

Toilet Facility

Electricity

Pucca House

1.

India

87.9

44.6

67.9

45.9

2.

Andhra Pradesh

94.0

42.4

88.4

56.3

3.

Arunachal Pradesh

85.0

80.6

76.9

20.8

4.

Assam

72.4

76.4

38.1

19.8

5.

Bihar

96.1

25.2

27.7

20.4

6.

Chhattisgarh

77.9

18.7

71.4

21.7

7.

Delhi

92.1

92.4

99.3

94.9

8.

Goa

80.1

76.0

96.4

73.6

9.

Gujarat

89.8

54.6

89.3

67.3

10.

Haryana

95.6

52.4

91.5

61.1

11.

Himachal Pradesh

88.4

46.4

98.4

52.7

12.

Jammu & Kashmir 

80.8

61.7

93.2

50.3

13.

Jharkhand

57.0

22.6

40.2

28.3

14.

Karnataka

86.2

46.5

89.3

55.1

15.

Kerala

69.1

96.1

91.0

85.1

16.

Madhya Pradesh

74.2

27.0

71.4

26.2

17.

Maharashtra

92.7

52.9

83.5

59.0

18.

Manipur

52.1

95.6

87.0

10.7

19.

Meghalaya

63.1

71.3

70.4

35.1

20.

Mizoram

85.0

98.0

92.3

22.9

21.

Nagaland

62.8

85.6

82.9

20.7

22.

Orissa

78.4

19.3

45.4

31.9

23.

Punjab

99.5

70.8

96.3

68.9

24.

Rajasthan

81.8

30.8

66.1

50.1

25.

Sikkim

77.6

89.0

92.1

51.0

26.

Tamil Nadu

93.5

42.9

88.6

69.9

27.

Tripura

76.1

96.7

68.8

12.1

28.

Utter Pradesh

93.7

33.1

42.8

28.8

29.

Uttaranchal

87.4

56.8

80.0

49.8

30.

West Bengal

93.7

59.6

52.5

39.5

 

Source: National Family Health Survey, (NFHS-3), 2005-06 India Volume I, September 2007.

 

An improved source of drinking water includes, in addition to water piped into the dwelling, yard or plot, water available from public tap or standpipe, a tube well or borehole, a dug, well, a protected spring, and rainwater. Additional, households that drink bottled water are defined as having an improved source of water only if the source of water they use for cooking and/or hand washing is from an improved source.