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Table 4 Coverage of housing services in urban areas

From: Urban infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean: public policy priorities

  Water Hygienic restrooms Sewerage Electricity Telephone
Poorest 20 % Mean Poorest 20 % Mean Poorest 20 % Mean Poorest 20 % Mean Poorest 20 % Mean
Latin America
 Argentina
  2003-II 96.2 98.9 65.2 86.4 36.2 59.6     
  2011-I 98.4 99.6 74.5 91.5 43.4 65.1     
 Bolivia
  2000 84.8 93.2 60.3 86.1 38.7 52.7 91.2 95.9 14.1 37.4
  2007 95.2 96.9 78.5 83.5 53.1 55.3 99.2 98.2 66.6 83
 Brazil
  2004 84.4 95 57.6 77.5 43.9 65.2 98.5 99.6 42.4 72.5
  2009 91.9 97.3 64 80 47.2 67.6 99.6 99.9 77.8 89.6
 Chile
  2000 96.6 98.9 83.1 93.7 77.1 858.8 99.2 99.8 35.4 68.9
  2009 98.7 99.5 94.6 97.7 89.7 94.2 99.8 99.9   
 Colombia
  2006 94.2 97.8 90.8 96.9 78.3 91.2 97.5 99.4 62.9 86.2
  2010 94.5 96.9 90.1 96.6 78.1 91.4 99 99.8 83.4 93.6
 Costa Rica
  2004 99.2 99.7 95.9 98.4 32.7 40.4 99.9 99.8 64.4 84.2
  2010 98.8 99.6 97.2 98.9 28.1 35.1 99.3 99.7 82.5 93
 Dominican Republic
  2008 75.4 86.8 57.1 80.6 18.9 33.7 98.8 99.6 63.2 78.6
  2010 75.4 84.7 61.5 82.3 19.6 32.3 99.1 99.8 63.8 76.2
 Ecuador
  2003 85.1 91.1 71.2 85.9 48.4 67.4 97.8 99.3 26.8 50.6
  2010 93.9 95.6 96.3 98.5 66.5 77.5 99 99.7 29.2 50
 El Salvador
  2000 44.9 74.1 20.1 52.4 17.5 50.3 82.3 96.1 15.9 51.8
  2010 63.3 83.4 34 71.5 22.3 59.1 88.1 97 77.1 92.4
 Guatemala
  2000 83.1 88 49.8 66.4 48.5 63.2 83 93.7 7.9 38.9
  2006 85.1 90 43.4 74.8 38 68.4 77.7 93.7 29.6 74.8
 Honduras
  2001 91.4 94 44.8 64.3 28.3 51.1 87.6 96.7   
  2010 93.7 94.7 63 71.2 47.5 59.1 97.3 98.7 43.6 53.7
 Mexico
  2000 87.6 95.8 30.5 72.6 26 66.8 96.1 99.5 13.9 48.9
  2010 91.6 95.9 48.5 74.8 45.1 70.1 98.7 99.7 62 84.3
 Nicaragua
  2001 66.2 83.6 15.4 35.5 12.3 26.6 78.2 92 3.5 19.2
  2005 74.3 89.5 19.1 48.3 16.9 36.4 78.8 95.5 12.8 47.6
 Paraguay
  2001 95.1 98.5 54.3 80.1 3 17.7 91.5 97.9 16.8 55.1
  2010 97.7 98.3 69.6 90.8 4.8 13.7 96.6 99.5 72.7 92.9
 Peru
  2003 63.2 80.6 56.2 82.1 45.6 73.5 77 93.9 6.9 34.3
  2010 72.9 87.5 68.6 88.2 59.7 83.5 93.2 98.2 12.9 40.9
 Uruguay
  2006 93.4 98.3 69.1 91.4 28.9 58.6 97.5 99.3 57.5 84.4
  2010 97.4 99.2 74.9 92.7 30.1 57.7 98.4 99.5 22.9 62.9
 Venezuela
  2000 97.9 98.7 96.6 98.6    100 99.8 39.5 52.6
  2010 87.5 93 83.7 92.4    99.1 99.5 54.2 67.4
The Caribbean
 Bahamas
  2001 72.3 86.7 86.2 94.4 13.4 12.8 88.5 96.1 65.6 80.3
 Guyana
  1992–1993 77.5 89 100 99.8 5 1.6 80 91 9.8 16.3
 Haiti
  2001 14.9 23.2 1.3 8.7    37.6 61.9 2 12.3
 Jamaica
  2002 63 65.3 80.2 79 33.9 32.9 90.4 92.3 57.6 61.9
 Suriname
  1999 89.5 87.5    98.2 98.1 98.2 99.6 61.4 64.5
  1. Source Socio-Economic Database for Latin America and the Caribbean, Center for Distributive, Labor and Social Studies (Universidad Nacional de la Plata) and the World Bank