Sustainable Development Goals - Overview

Goal 6: Clean Water And Sanitation

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Clean Water And Sanitation
  • Target 6.1: By 2030, achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all Economic  

    • Indicator 6.1.1: Proportion of population using safely managed drinking water services Environmental  

  • Target 6.2: By 2030, achieve access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all and end open defecation, paying special attention to the needs of women and girls and those in vulnerable situations Environmental  

    • Indicator 6.2.1: Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services, including a hand-washing facility with soap and water Economic   Environmental  

  • Target 6.3: By 2030, improve water quality by reducing pollution, eliminating dumping and minimizing release of hazardous chemicals and materials, halving the proportion of untreated wastewater and substantially increasing recycling and safe reuse globally Social  

    • Indicator 6.3.1: Proportion of wastewater safely treated Economic   Environmental  

    • Indicator 6.3.2: Proportion of bodies of water with good ambient water quality Economic   Environmental   Social  

  • Target 6.4: By 2030, substantially increase water-use efficiency across all sectors and ensure sustainable withdrawals and supply of freshwater to address water scarcity and substantially reduce the number of people suffering from water scarcity Environmental  

    • Indicator 6.4.1: Change in water-use efficiency over time Economic   Environmental  

    • Indicator 6.4.2: Level of water stress: freshwater withdrawal as a proportion of available freshwater resources Social  

  • Target 6.5: By 2030, implement integrated water resources management at all levels, including through transboundary cooperation as appropriate Environmental  

    • Indicator 6.5.1: Degree of integrated water resources management implementation (0-100) Social  

    • Indicator 6.5.2: Proportion of transboundary basin area with an operational arrangement for water cooperation Social  

  • Target 6.6: By 2020, protect and restore water-related ecosystems, including mountains, forests, wetlands, rivers, aquifers and lakes Social  

    • Indicator 6.6.1: Change in the extent of water-related ecosystems over time Social  

  • Target 6.a: By 2030, expand international cooperation and capacity-building support to developing countries in water- and sanitation-related activities and programmes, including water harvesting, desalination, water efficiency, wastewater treatment, recycling and reuse technologies

    • Indicator 6.a.1: Amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance that is part of a government-coordinated spending plan Governmental  

  • Target 6.b: Support and strengthen the participation of local communities in improving water and sanitation management Economic   Environmental   Governmental  

    • Indicator 6.b.1: Proportion of local administrative units with established and operational policies and procedures for participation of local communities in water and sanitation management Environmental   Governmental  

Alignment with Agenda 2063 - Goals

  • Goal 1: A High Standard of Living, Quality of Life and Well Being for All Citizens .
    Strong   Aspiration 1.  
  • Goal 7: Environmentally sustainable and climate resilient economies and communities.
    Strong   Aspiration 1.  

Alignment with Agenda 2063 - Targets

  • Target 1.17 : Reduce 2013 level of proportion of the population without access to safe drinking water by 95%.
    T6.1 Strong   T6.a Weak   T6.b Weak  
  • Target 1.18 : Reduce 2013 level of proportion of the population with poor sanitation facilities by 95% (Change the phrasing of the target).
    T6.2 Strong   T6.a Weak   T6.b Weak  
  • Target 1.19 : At least 5% of the budget is allocated to water and sanitation by 2016.
    T6.a Strong  
  • Target 7.5 : Increase 2013 levels of water demand satisfaction by 25%
    T6.5 Strong  
  • Target 7.6 : Increase 2013 levels of water productivity from rain-fed agriculture and irrigation by 60%
    T6.4 Strong   T6.a Weak  
  • Target 7.7 : At least 10% of rain water is harvested for productive use
    T6.4 Strong  
  • Target 7.8 : At least 10% of waste water is recycled for agricultural and industrial use
    T6.3 Weak   T6.4 Strong  

Alignment with Agenda 2063 - Indicators

  • Indicator 1.17.27 : % of population with access to safe drinking water
    I6.1.1 Weak   I6.a.1 Strong   I6.b.1 Strong  
  • Indicator 1.18.28 : % of population with access to improved sanition facilities
    I6.2.1 Weak  
  • Indicator 1.18.29 : % of population who use improved sanitation facilities
    I6.2.1 Weak   I6.a.1 Strong   I6.b.1 Strong  
  • Indicator 1.19.30 : % of budget allocated to water and sanitation programme
    I6.a.1 Weak  
  • Indicator 7.5.6 : % of water demand satisfaction
    I6.5.1 Strong   I6.5.2 Strong  
  • Indicator 7.6.7 : % in water productivity used in rain-fed agriculture and irrigation
    I6.4.1 Weak   I6.4.2 Weak   I6.a.1 Strong  
  • Indicator 7.7.8 : % of rain water harvested for productive use
    I6.4.1 Weak   I6.4.2 Weak  
  • Indicator 7.8.9 : % of waste water recycled for agriculture and industrial use
    I6.3.1 Weak   I6.3.2 Strong   I6.4.1 Weak   I6.4.2 Weak