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  


  • 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.  


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


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


  • Goal 1: Investing in people in least developed countries: eradicating poverty and building capacity to leave no one behind.
    Strong   Universal soci   Achieving univ   Achieving gend   Population and   Investing in y   Water, sanitat   Urbanization a   Migration and   Good and effec   Building and s  


  • Target 1.06.01: Achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water and access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all in least developed countries by 2030..
    Strong   Strong   Strong   Weak   Weak   Weak   Strong   Strong  


  • No alignments!