Indian states ranking by drinking water

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This is a list of States and Union Territories of India ranked by access to safe drinking water. The list is compiled from the 2011 India Census Report published by Government of India.[1][2] The rank is based on the percentage of households which have access to safe drinking water

Punjab ranked highest with 97.6%, while Kerala has the worst rank with only 33.5% households having access to safe drinking water. National average stands at 85.5%.

Rank State  % of households with access to safe drinking water(2011)
1 Punjab 97.6
2 Uttar Pradesh 95.1
3 Bihar 94.0
4 Haryana 93.8
5 Himachal Pradesh 93.7
6 Tamil Nadu 92.5
7 Uttarakhand 92.2
7 West Bengal 92.2
8 Andhra Pradesh 90.5
9 Gujarat 90.3
10 Karnataka 87.5
11 Chhattisgarh 86.3
12 Goa 85.7
** All India Average 85.5
13 Sikkim 85.1
14 Maharashtra 83.4
15 Arunachal Pradesh 78.6
16 Rajasthan 78.1
17 Madhya Pradesh 78.0
18 Jammu and Kashmir 76.8
19 Odisha 75.3
20 Assam 69.9
21 Tripura 67.5
22 Mizoram 60.4
23 Jharkhand 60.1
24 Nagaland 53.8
25 Manipur 45.4
26 Meghalaya 44.7
27 Kerala 33.5
U/T Chandigarh 99.3
U/T Daman and Diu 98.7
U/T Puducherry 97.8
U/T Delhi 95.0
U/T Dadra and Nagar Haveli 91.6
U/T Andaman and Nicobar Islands 85.5
U/T Lakshadweep 22.8

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Households access to safe drinking water". Government of India. 2011. Retrieved April 21, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Access to safe drinking water in households in India". Government of India. 2012-13. Retrieved April 21, 2014.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

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