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Philippine Environment Statistics

Component 5: Human Settlements and Environmental Health

Subcomponent 5.1: Human settlements

The subcomponent on human settlements covers statistics describing the basic services and infrastructure put up where humans live and work. It deals with the totality of human community where people reside, may it be large cities, towns, or villages.

From 2010 to 2019, an annual average of 85.5 percent of the total households in the Philippines had access to improved safe water supply as recorded by the Department of Health (DOH).

In 2019, DOH reported that out of the 24.58 million households recorded, 11.25 million households had complete sanitation facility (45.8%), 11.23 million households had satisfactory solid management (45.7%), while 7.99 million households (32.5%) were using safely managed sanitation facility.

Source: PSA

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