SDG 6 Clean water and sanitation

The goal of SDG 6 is to ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all. This dashboard contains the indicators corresponding to SDG 6 according to the global framework of the United Nations. Where possible, the framework is filled with data about the Netherlands.

Targets and indicators

6.1 Access to safe and affordable drinking water

6.1.1 Proportion of population using safely managed drinking water services

6.2 Access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all

6.2.1 Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services

6.3 Improve water quality

6.3.1 Proportion of wastewater safely treated

6.3.2 Proportion of bodies of water with good ambient water quality

6.4 Increase water-use efficiency and address water scarcity

6.4.1 Change in water-use efficiency over time

6.4.2 Level of water stress

6.5 Implement integrated water resources management at all levels

6.5.1 Degree of integrated water resources management implementation

6.5.2 Proportion of transboundary areas with an arrangement for water cooperation

6.6 Protect and restore water-related ecosystems

6.6.1 Change in the extent of water-related ecosystems over time

6.a Expand international cooperation in water-related activities

6.a.1 Amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance

6.b Participation of local communities in improving water management

6.b.1 Percentage of local administrative units in water management