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 Proportion of dwellings served by water supply (%)
Characteristic Description
Name Proportion of dwellings served by water supply (%) by Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013); Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, ERSAR, ERSARA, DREM, Urban public systems of water services / physical and operational components
First available period 2011
Last available period 2019
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013)
  • WATER SUPPLY:  A coherent group of equipments designed to supply water for human consumption, in good quantitative and qualitative status. Good quantitative and qualitative status is deemed to be the status that meets the quantitative demands established by local standards and in the applicable national legislation. As a whole, a water supply system is composed of the following: abstraction, lifting station, pipeline, tank, and distribution network.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • URBAN PUBLIC SYSTEMS OF WATER SERVICES:  Water supply and/or wastewater sanitation systems intended to serve population, normally installed on public roads or areas, on lands of the associated management entity or of others, which use is of public interest.
Formule Total number of dwellings served by water supply/ Total number of conventional dwellings
Measure unit (symbol) Percentage (%)
Power of 10  0
Last update date 08/04/2021

information presented in 14/4/2021