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India: Summary

S00-015: DISTRIBUTION OF HOUSEHOLDS BY SOURCE OF DRINKING WATER AND ITS LOCATION

Location Source of drinking water Total % Rural % Urban %

P.1 Total Total 191,963,935 100.0 138,271,559 100.0 53,692,376 100.0


Tap 70,448,827 36.7 33,583,755 24.3 36,865,072 68.7
Handpump 68,456,319 35.7 59,736,874 43.2 8,719,445 16.2
Tubewell 10,676,594 5.6 7,930,488 5.7 2,746,106 5.1
Well 34,873,103 18.2 30,732,819 22.2 4,140,284 7.7
Tank, Pond, Lake 1,936,671 1.0 1,769,496 1.3 167,175 0.3
River, Canal 1,943,863 1.0 1,840,868 1.3 102,995 0.2
Spring 1,415,997 0.7 1,283,098 0.9 132,899 0.2
Any other 2,212,561 1.2 1,394,161 1.0 818,400 1.5

P.2 Within Total 74,803,269 100.0 39,698,747 100.0 35,104,522 100.0


premises Tap 39,966,085 53.4 13,289,645 33.5 26,676,440 76.0
Handpump 21,332,741 28.5 16,899,373 42.6 4,433,368 12.6
Tubewell 3,138,814 4.2 1,583,518 4.0 1,555,296 4.4
Well 9,961,068 13.3 7,618,694 19.2 2,342,374 6.7
Tank, Pond, Lake 268,380 0.4 233,258 0.6 35,122 0.1
River, Canal 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Spring 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Any other 136,181 0.2 74,259 0.2 61,922 0.2

P.3 Near Total 85,112,270 100.0 71,560,732 100.0 13,551,538 100.0


premises Tap 24,998,605 29.4 16,908,647 23.6 8,089,958 59.7
Handpump 36,605,076 43.0 33,442,465 46.7 3,162,611 23.3
Tubewell 4,794,142 5.6 4,065,129 5.7 729,013 5.4
Well 15,650,450 18.4 14,555,796 20.3 1,094,654 8.1
Tank, Pond, Lake 860,293 1.0 798,155 1.1 62,138 0.5
River, Canal 829,904 1.0 778,200 1.1 51,704 0.4
Spring 614,404 0.7 539,449 0.8 74,955 0.6
Any other 759,396 0.9 472,891 0.7 286,505 2.1

P.4 Away Total 32,048,396 100.0 27,012,080 100.0 5,036,316 100.0


Tap 5,484,137 17.1 3,385,463 12.5 2,098,674 41.7
Handpump 10,518,502 32.8 9,395,036 34.8 1,123,466 22.3
Tubewell 2,743,638 8.6 2,281,841 8.4 461,797 9.2
Well 9,261,585 28.9 8,558,329 31.7 703,256 14.0
Tank, Pond, Lake 807,998 2.5 738,083 2.7 69,915 1.4
River, Canal 1,113,959 3.5 1,062,668 3.9 51,291 1.0
Spring 801,593 2.5 743,649 2.8 57,944 1.2
Any other 1,316,984 4.1 847,011 3.1 469,973 9.3

Source: Table H-8 : Census of India 2001

Office of the Registrar General, India


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