37% of Haitians (and 45% in rural areas) have no access to improved drinking water sources. Due to this lack of clean drinking water, the number of water-borne diseases in Haiti is very high.
83% of the population has no improved sanitary access, with 90 % in rural areas.
Almost one in five Haitian infants is under weight.
The literacy rate in Haiti is approximately 52.9 %.
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