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Hand Washing Rates by Country 2024

  • Columns labeled ""% Wash at Home"" refer to the percentage of that country's residents whose homes possess basic hand-washing facilities.
  • Column labeled ""Wash 5x Daily (%)"" refer to the percentage of that country's residents who washed with soap and water or hand sanitizer at least 5 times a day in 2020 (during the pandemic)
  • The availability of hand-washing facilities is a much greater concern in the developing world than in developed countries.
  • Not all countries are represented in either data set.

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Country
Wash 5x Daily
Wash at Home 2022
Wash at Home 2021
Wash at Home 2020
Wash at Home 2019
Denmark94%0%0%0%0%
Norway94%0%0%0%0%
Malta92%0%0%0%0%
Serbia91%0%0%0%0%
North Macedonia91%0%0%0%0%
Portugal90%0%0%0%0%
Hungary90%0%0%0%0%
Croatia90%0%0%0%0%
Slovenia90%0%0%0%0%
Montenegro90%0%0%0%0%
Cambodia42%83%81%79%77%
Vietnam40%89%88%88%88%
Thailand39%85%85%85%85%
Gabon39%0%0%0%0%
India38%76%74%72%70%
Nigeria37%31%31%31%31%
Guinea37%21%21%20%20%
Benin34%12%12%12%11%
Senegal24%22%22%22%22%
Mali21%17%17%17%17%
Indonesia0%79%79%79%78%
Pakistan0%85%82%79%76%
Ethiopia0%8%8%8%8%
Mexico0%94%94%93%93%
Philippines0%82%82%82%82%
Egypt0%0%0%90%90%
DR Congo0%19%19%19%19%
Tanzania0%29%29%29%29%
South Africa0%0%0%44%44%
Kenya0%38%38%37%37%
Myanmar0%75%75%75%74%
Colombia0%70%70%70%70%
Uganda0%31%29%28%27%
Sudan0%11%11%13%14%
Iraq0%97%97%97%97%
Algeria0%85%85%85%85%
Afghanistan0%48%47%47%46%
Angola0%0%0%27%27%
Uzbekistan0%82%82%82%82%
Ghana0%42%42%42%41%
Nepal0%64%63%62%61%
Madagascar0%23%23%24%24%
Ivory Coast0%22%22%22%21%
Cameroon0%37%37%36%36%
Niger0%25%25%23%22%
Syria0%84%84%84%84%
Burkina Faso0%9%9%9%9%
Sri Lanka0%85%85%85%85%
Malawi0%15%15%15%15%
Zambia0%18%18%18%18%
Kazakhstan0%0%0%0%99%
Chile0%97%97%97%97%
Romania0%0%97%97%97%
Chad0%26%26%25%24%
Somalia0%25%25%25%25%
Ecuador0%87%87%87%87%
Zimbabwe0%42%42%42%42%
Rwanda0%18%18%17%16%
Burundi0%6%6%6%6%
Bolivia0%27%27%27%27%
Tunisia0%84%84%84%84%
Haiti0%23%22%22%22%
Dominican Republic0%48%48%49%49%
South Sudan0%6%6%6%6%
Cuba0%93%93%92%91%
Honduras0%85%85%85%85%
Papua New Guinea0%30%30%30%30%
Tajikistan0%73%73%73%73%
Togo0%17%17%17%17%
Sierra Leone0%22%22%22%22%
Laos0%0%56%56%55%
Paraguay0%0%0%80%80%
Kyrgyzstan0%100%100%100%98%
Turkmenistan0%100%100%100%100%
Central African Republic0%22%22%22%21%
Liberia0%3%3%3%3%
Palestine0%95%95%95%95%
Costa Rica0%86%86%86%86%
Mauritania0%42%43%45%46%
Georgia0%92%92%92%92%
Mongolia0%86%86%86%84%
Gambia0%13%13%13%13%
Armenia0%94%94%94%94%
Qatar0%0%0%0%48%
Lesotho0%6%6%6%5%
Guinea Bissau0%20%20%18%17%
Bahrain0%100%100%100%100%
Timor Leste0%0%0%28%28%
Eswatini0%0%0%24%24%
Fiji0%87%86%86%86%
Guyana0%83%83%82%81%
Bhutan0%93%93%92%91%
Suriname0%72%72%72%72%
Maldives0%0%96%96%96%
Belize0%90%90%90%90%
Vanuatu0%76%71%67%63%
Sao Tome and Principe0%58%58%55%53%
Samoa0%72%72%72%72%
Kiribati0%56%56%56%56%
Tonga0%70%70%70%70%
Marshall Islands0%0%85%85%85%
Tuvalu0%94%94%94%94%
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