This indicator shows the proportion of New Zealand’s population that has drinking-water that meets the required standards of cleanliness.

Drinking-water quality

This indicator shows the proportion of New Zealand’s population that has drinking-water that meets the required standards of cleanliness.

This data is based on all registered-water supplies that served populations of more than 100 people.

73.7%
of New Zealanders had safe drinking-water in 2017/18.

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