Last Updated:
20 Sep 2019

2015 Water Sector Global PPI Update

This sector note covers private participation in infrastructure (PPI) in low and middle income countries in 2015. The following trends stood out in 2015:

  • Total investment in infrastructure with private participation in the water sector in emerging economies was US$4.1 billion in 2015, 8 percent above the five-year average of US$3.8 billion.
  • Latin America and the Caribbean continued to gain a majority share of water investment for the sixth consecutive year, capturing 58 percent of the total.
  • The top three projects accounted for 60 percent of the total investment.