WATER AND SANITATION
When do you consider water unsafe for your drinking?
6 questions polled on this topic
6% response rate
104,767 responded out of 1,828,823 polled
May 17. 2017
When do you consider water unsafe for drinking?
May 17. 2017
Do you consider water from your main source safe for drinking?
May 17. 2017
Which is your main source of drinking water?
May 17. 2017
Do you do anything to improve the quality of water from your main source before drinking?
May 17. 2017
What is your preferred way to make water from your main source safe for your drinking
May 17. 2017
Is it easy to get what you need to make water safe for your drinking?

POLL RESULTS

MAY 17. 2017
When do you consider water unsafe for drinking?
104,767 responded out of 1,828,823 polled
Female
4%
When it smells
 
When it smells
1%
When it has colour
 
When it has colour
3%
When it has taste
 
When it has taste
4%
When it has particles
 
When it has particles
88%
All of the above
 
All of the above

Male
7%
When it smells
 
When it smells
2%
When it has colour
 
When it has colour
4%
When it has taste
 
When it has taste
5%
When it has particles
 
When it has particles
83%
All of the above
 
All of the above
0-14
0%
When it smells
 
When it smells
0%
When it has colour
 
When it has colour
0%
When it has taste
 
When it has taste
0%
When it has particles
 
When it has particles
0%
All of the above
 
All of the above

15-19
8%
When it smells
 
When it smells
3%
When it has colour
 
When it has colour
5%
When it has taste
 
When it has taste
6%
When it has particles
 
When it has particles
77%
All of the above
 
All of the above

20-24
7%
When it smells
 
When it smells
2%
When it has colour
 
When it has colour
4%
When it has taste
 
When it has taste
5%
When it has particles
 
When it has particles
81%
All of the above
 
All of the above

25-30
4%
When it smells
 
When it smells
1%
When it has colour
 
When it has colour
3%
When it has taste
 
When it has taste
3%
When it has particles
 
When it has particles
89%
All of the above
 
All of the above

31-34
5%
When it smells
 
When it smells
1%
When it has colour
 
When it has colour
3%
When it has taste
 
When it has taste
3%
When it has particles
 
When it has particles
88%
All of the above
 
All of the above

35+
5%
When it smells
 
When it smells
1%
When it has colour
 
When it has colour
3%
When it has taste
 
When it has taste
4%
When it has particles
 
When it has particles
86%
All of the above
 
All of the above
6%
When it smells
 
When it smells
2%
When it has colour
 
When it has colour
4%
When it has taste
 
When it has taste
4%
When it has particles
 
When it has particles
85%
All of the above
 
All of the above
MAY 17. 2017
Do you consider water from your main source safe for drinking?
81,353 responded out of 104,767 polled
Female
60%
Yes
 
Yes
40%
No
 
No

Male
65%
Yes
 
Yes
35%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
75%
Yes
 
Yes
25%
No
 
No

20-24
69%
Yes
 
Yes
31%
No
 
No

25-30
59%
Yes
 
Yes
41%
No
 
No

31-34
58%
Yes
 
Yes
42%
No
 
No

35+
62%
Yes
 
Yes
38%
No
 
No
63%
Yes
 
Yes
37%
No
 
No
MAY 17. 2017
Which is your main source of drinking water?
72,587 responded out of 81,353 polled
Female
6%
Stream
 
Stream
10%
Hand dug well
 
Hand dug well
5%
Rain water
 
Rain water
4%
Water Vendor/ Tanker
 
Water Vendor/ Tanker
31%
Borehole
 
Borehole
20%
Tap water
 
Tap water
25%
Sachet or bottle water
 
Sachet or bottle water

Male
8%
Stream
 
Stream
15%
Hand dug well
 
Hand dug well
4%
Rain water
 
Rain water
4%
Water Vendor/ Tanker
 
Water Vendor/ Tanker
35%
Borehole
 
Borehole
18%
Tap water
 
Tap water
17%
Sachet or bottle water
 
Sachet or bottle water
0-14
0%
Stream
 
Stream
0%
Hand dug well
 
Hand dug well
0%
Rain water
 
Rain water
0%
Water Vendor/ Tanker
 
Water Vendor/ Tanker
0%
Borehole
 
Borehole
0%
Tap water
 
Tap water
0%
Sachet or bottle water
 
Sachet or bottle water

15-19
10%
Stream
 
Stream
11%
Hand dug well
 
Hand dug well
7%
Rain water
 
Rain water
5%
Water Vendor/ Tanker
 
Water Vendor/ Tanker
26%
Borehole
 
Borehole
23%
Tap water
 
Tap water
18%
Sachet or bottle water
 
Sachet or bottle water

20-24
7%
Stream
 
Stream
13%
Hand dug well
 
Hand dug well
5%
Rain water
 
Rain water
4%
Water Vendor/ Tanker
 
Water Vendor/ Tanker
28%
Borehole
 
Borehole
22%
Tap water
 
Tap water
21%
Sachet or bottle water
 
Sachet or bottle water

25-30
6%
Stream
 
Stream
12%
Hand dug well
 
Hand dug well
3%
Rain water
 
Rain water
4%
Water Vendor/ Tanker
 
Water Vendor/ Tanker
34%
Borehole
 
Borehole
17%
Tap water
 
Tap water
23%
Sachet or bottle water
 
Sachet or bottle water

31-34
7%
Stream
 
Stream
15%
Hand dug well
 
Hand dug well
3%
Rain water
 
Rain water
3%
Water Vendor/ Tanker
 
Water Vendor/ Tanker
36%
Borehole
 
Borehole
17%
Tap water
 
Tap water
19%
Sachet or bottle water
 
Sachet or bottle water

35+
7%
Stream
 
Stream
15%
Hand dug well
 
Hand dug well
3%
Rain water
 
Rain water
4%
Water Vendor/ Tanker
 
Water Vendor/ Tanker
40%
Borehole
 
Borehole
17%
Tap water
 
Tap water
14%
Sachet or bottle water
 
Sachet or bottle water
7%
Stream
 
Stream
13%
Hand dug well
 
Hand dug well
4%
Rain water
 
Rain water
4%
Water Vendor/ Tanker
 
Water Vendor/ Tanker
34%
Borehole
 
Borehole
18%
Tap water
 
Tap water
20%
Sachet or bottle water
 
Sachet or bottle water
MAY 17. 2017
Do you do anything to improve the quality of water from your main source before drinking?
65,039 responded out of 72,587 polled
Female
54%
Yes
 
Yes
46%
No
 
No

Male
54%
Yes
 
Yes
46%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
62%
Yes
 
Yes
38%
No
 
No

20-24
56%
Yes
 
Yes
44%
No
 
No

25-30
50%
Yes
 
Yes
50%
No
 
No

31-34
52%
Yes
 
Yes
48%
No
 
No

35+
57%
Yes
 
Yes
43%
No
 
No
54%
Yes
 
Yes
46%
No
 
No
MAY 17. 2017
What is your preferred way to make water from your main source safe for your drinking
31,623 responded out of 35,186 polled
Female
28%
Use alum or treat with powder/tablet
 
Use alum or treat with powder/tablet
50%
Boil
 
Boil
12%
Use filter
 
Use filter
1%
Expose under the sun
 
Expose under the sun
9%
Leave to settle
 
Leave to settle

Male
34%
Use alum or treat with powder/tablet
 
Use alum or treat with powder/tablet
39%
Boil
 
Boil
13%
Use filter
 
Use filter
1%
Expose under the sun
 
Expose under the sun
13%
Leave to settle
 
Leave to settle
0-14
0%
Use alum or treat with powder/tablet
 
Use alum or treat with powder/tablet
0%
Boil
 
Boil
0%
Use filter
 
Use filter
0%
Expose under the sun
 
Expose under the sun
0%
Leave to settle
 
Leave to settle

15-19
37%
Use alum or treat with powder/tablet
 
Use alum or treat with powder/tablet
39%
Boil
 
Boil
12%
Use filter
 
Use filter
1%
Expose under the sun
 
Expose under the sun
11%
Leave to settle
 
Leave to settle

20-24
34%
Use alum or treat with powder/tablet
 
Use alum or treat with powder/tablet
39%
Boil
 
Boil
14%
Use filter
 
Use filter
1%
Expose under the sun
 
Expose under the sun
12%
Leave to settle
 
Leave to settle

25-30
29%
Use alum or treat with powder/tablet
 
Use alum or treat with powder/tablet
46%
Boil
 
Boil
13%
Use filter
 
Use filter
1%
Expose under the sun
 
Expose under the sun
11%
Leave to settle
 
Leave to settle

31-34
28%
Use alum or treat with powder/tablet
 
Use alum or treat with powder/tablet
46%
Boil
 
Boil
13%
Use filter
 
Use filter
1%
Expose under the sun
 
Expose under the sun
11%
Leave to settle
 
Leave to settle

35+
33%
Use alum or treat with powder/tablet
 
Use alum or treat with powder/tablet
41%
Boil
 
Boil
14%
Use filter
 
Use filter
1%
Expose under the sun
 
Expose under the sun
10%
Leave to settle
 
Leave to settle
32%
Use alum or treat with powder/tablet
 
Use alum or treat with powder/tablet
43%
Boil
 
Boil
13%
Use filter
 
Use filter
1%
Expose under the sun
 
Expose under the sun
11%
Leave to settle
 
Leave to settle
MAY 17. 2017
Is it easy to get what you need to make water safe for your drinking?
28,508 responded out of 31,623 polled
Female
54%
Easy
 
Easy
39%
Not too easy
 
Not too easy
7%
Difficult
 
Difficult

Male
46%
Easy
 
Easy
42%
Not too easy
 
Not too easy
12%
Difficult
 
Difficult
0-14
0%
Easy
 
Easy
0%
Not too easy
 
Not too easy
0%
Difficult
 
Difficult

15-19
56%
Easy
 
Easy
36%
Not too easy
 
Not too easy
8%
Difficult
 
Difficult

20-24
52%
Easy
 
Easy
38%
Not too easy
 
Not too easy
11%
Difficult
 
Difficult

25-30
47%
Easy
 
Easy
43%
Not too easy
 
Not too easy
10%
Difficult
 
Difficult

31-34
43%
Easy
 
Easy
45%
Not too easy
 
Not too easy
12%
Difficult
 
Difficult

35+
47%
Easy
 
Easy
42%
Not too easy
 
Not too easy
11%
Difficult
 
Difficult
49%
Easy
 
Easy
41%
Not too easy
 
Not too easy
11%
Difficult
 
Difficult

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