Indicator 6.2.1

Indicator 6.2.1

Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services, Urban, %

The Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services, including a hand-washing facility with soap and water is currently being measured by the proportion of the population using a basic sanitation facility which is not shared with other households and where excreta is safely disposed in site or treated off-site. ‘Improved’ sanitation facilities include: flush or pour flush toilets to sewer systems, septic tanks or pit latrines, ventilated improved pit latrines, pit latrines with a slab, and composting toilets.

INDICATOR 6.2.1
Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services, Urban. The Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services, including a hand-washing facility with soap and water is currently being measured by the proportion of the population using a basic sanitation facility which is not shared with other households and where excreta is safely disposed in site or treated off-site. ‘Improved’ sanitation facilities include: flush or pour flush toilets to sewer systems, septic tanks or pit latrines, ventilated improved pit latrines, pit latrines with a slab, and composting toilets.
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
GOAL 6
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
See United Nations Global SDG Database

Indicator 6.2.1

Indicator 6.2.1

Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services, Urban, %

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INDICATOR 6.2.1
Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services, Urban. The Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services, including a hand-washing facility with soap and water is currently being measured by the proportion of the population using a basic sanitation facility which is not shared with other households and where excreta is safely disposed in site or treated off-site. ‘Improved’ sanitation facilities include: flush or pour flush toilets to sewer systems, septic tanks or pit latrines, ventilated improved pit latrines, pit latrines with a slab, and composting toilets.
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
GOAL 6
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
See United Nations Global SDG Database

Indicator 6.2.1

Indicator 6.2.1

Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services, Urban, %

INDICATOR 6.2.1
Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services, Urban. The Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services, including a hand-washing facility with soap and water is currently being measured by the proportion of the population using a basic sanitation facility which is not shared with other households and where excreta is safely disposed in site or treated off-site. ‘Improved’ sanitation facilities include: flush or pour flush toilets to sewer systems, septic tanks or pit latrines, ventilated improved pit latrines, pit latrines with a slab, and composting toilets.
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
GOAL 6
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
See United Nations Global SDG Database

Indicator 6.2.1

Indicator 6.2.1

Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services, Urban, %

Country 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Albania 39.7 39.8 39.8 39.9 39.9 40.0 40.0 40.1 40.1 40.2 40.2 40.2 40.2
Andorra 50.5 57.7 64.9 72.1 79.3 86.5 93.6 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Armenia 45.5 45.5 45.5 45.5 45.5 45.5 45.5 45.5 45.5 45.5 45.5 45.4 45.3
Austria 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Azerbaijan 75.4 77.2 79.1 80.9 82.8 84.8 86.7 88.6 90.6 91.6 92.4 92.3 92.2
Belarus 87.8 87.5 87.1 86.7 86.3 85.8 85.3 84.8 84.3 83.8 82.6 81.5 81.7
Bosnia and Herzegovina 7.2 7.5 7.8 8.0 8.3 8.6 8.9 9.1 9.5 9.9 10.3 10.8 11.3
Bulgaria 55.2 55.1 55.0 55.0 56.9 58.8 60.8 62.8 64.7 66.8 68.8 70.9 72.9
Canada 78.9 79.5 80.1 80.7 81.4 82.0 82.6 82.5 82.5 82.4 82.3 82.3 82.2
Croatia 64.1 64.1 64.1 64.1 64.1 64.2 64.2 64.2 64.2 64.2 64.2 64.3 64.3
Cyprus 86.4 86.4 86.4 86.3 86.3 86.3 86.3 86.3 86.3 86.3 86.3 86.3 86.3
Czechia 88.0 88.9 89.7 90.6 91.5 92.4 93.3 94.1 95.0 95.9 96.8 97.7 97.8
Estonia 97.3 97.3 97.3 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.5 97.7 98.0 98.4 98.7 98.7
Finland 99.0 99.0 99.1 99.1 99.1 99.1 99.1 99.2 99.2 99.2 99.2 99.2 99.3
Georgia 7.0 7.8 8.5 9.2 10.0 10.7 11.4 12.2 12.9 13.6 14.4 15.1 15.9
Germany 97.5 97.6 97.7 97.9 98.0 98.2 98.3 98.4 98.6 98.7 98.8 98.8 98.8
Greece 86.8 87.6 88.4 89.2 90.0 90.8 91.6 92.4 93.2 94.2 95.0 95.8 96.6
Hungary 95.2 95.2 95.1 95.1 95.0 95.0 94.9 94.9 94.8 94.8 94.8 94.7 94.7
Ireland 59.6 62.5 65.4 68.3 71.2 74.2 77.1 80.0 82.9 85.9 88.2 88.3 88.5
Israel 83.7 84.6 85.4 86.3 87.1 87.9 88.8 89.6 90.5 91.3 92.1 93.0 93.8
Italy .. 96.2 96.2 96.2 96.2 96.2 96.2 96.2 96.2 96.2 96.3 96.3 96.3
Kazakhstan 92.4 92.2 92.1 91.9 91.8 91.6 91.5 91.3 91.2 91.0 90.9 90.7 90.5
Latvia 85.6 85.9 86.1 86.4 86.6 86.9 87.3 87.7 88.2 88.7 89.4 89.8 90.2
Lithuania 92.3 92.5 92.8 93.0 93.2 93.5 93.7 93.9 94.2 94.4 94.7 94.9 95.2
Luxembourg 92.2 92.2 92.2 92.2 92.8 93.4 93.9 94.5 95.1 95.7 96.2 96.8 97.4
Malta 93.0 93.0 93.0 93.0 93.0 93.0 93.0 93.0 93.0 93.0 93.0 93.0 93.0
Monaco 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Montenegro .. 30.9 30.8 30.7 30.7 30.6 30.5 30.5 30.4 30.4 30.1 29.8 29.8
Netherlands 97.5 97.5 97.5 97.5 97.5 97.5 97.5 97.5 97.5 97.5 97.5 97.5 97.5
North Macedonia 11.3 10.8 10.2 9.7 9.2 8.6 8.2 8.1 8.1 8.2 8.2 8.2 8.2
Portugal 58.5 61.6 64.7 67.8 70.9 74.1 77.2 80.3 83.4 86.5 89.7 92.6 92.7
Republic of Moldova 74.1 74.3 74.5 74.8 75.0 75.2 75.4 75.6 75.8 76.0 76.6 77.3 77.9
Russian Federation 61.4 61.6 61.7 61.9 62.1 62.2 62.4 62.6 62.7 62.9 63.1 63.2 63.4
Serbia 18.8 19.0 19.3 19.6 19.8 20.2 20.7 21.1 21.6 22.1 22.5 22.9 23.2
Slovakia 89.5 89.4 89.3 89.2 89.1 89.0 88.9 88.9 88.8 88.7 88.6 88.5 88.4
Spain 94.9 95.1 95.2 95.4 95.6 95.8 95.9 96.1 96.3 96.4 96.5 96.6 96.6
Sweden 93.7 93.7 93.8 93.8 93.9 93.9 94.0 94.0 94.1 94.1 94.2 94.2 94.2
Switzerland 98.5 98.7 98.9 99.0 99.2 99.3 99.5 99.7 99.8 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9
Turkey 63.5 64.1 64.7 65.3 65.9 66.6 67.2 67.8 68.5 69.3 69.5 69.6 69.6
Ukraine 38.5 38.9 39.3 39.7 42.8 45.9 48.9 52.0 55.0 57.8 60.5 63.1 65.8
United Kingdom 99.0 99.0 99.0 99.0 99.0 99.0 99.0 99.0 99.0 99.0 99.0 99.0 99.0
United States 94.9 94.9 95.0 95.1 95.1 95.2 95.3 95.3 95.4 95.5 95.5 95.5 95.5
Country 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Albania 39.7 39.8 39.8 39.9 39.9 40.0 40.0 40.1 40.1 40.2 40.2 40.2 40.2
Andorra 50.5 57.7 64.9 72.1 79.3 86.5 93.6 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Armenia 45.5 45.5 45.5 45.5 45.5 45.5 45.5 45.5 45.5 45.5 45.5 45.4 45.3
Austria 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Azerbaijan 75.4 77.2 79.1 80.9 82.8 84.8 86.7 88.6 90.6 91.6 92.4 92.3 92.2
Belarus 87.8 87.5 87.1 86.7 86.3 85.8 85.3 84.8 84.3 83.8 82.6 81.5 81.7
Bosnia and Herzegovina 7.2 7.5 7.8 8.0 8.3 8.6 8.9 9.1 9.5 9.9 10.3 10.8 11.3
Bulgaria 55.2 55.1 55.0 55.0 56.9 58.8 60.8 62.8 64.7 66.8 68.8 70.9 72.9
Canada 78.9 79.5 80.1 80.7 81.4 82.0 82.6 82.5 82.5 82.4 82.3 82.3 82.2
Croatia 64.1 64.1 64.1 64.1 64.1 64.2 64.2 64.2 64.2 64.2 64.2 64.3 64.3
Cyprus 86.4 86.4 86.4 86.3 86.3 86.3 86.3 86.3 86.3 86.3 86.3 86.3 86.3
Czechia 88.0 88.9 89.7 90.6 91.5 92.4 93.3 94.1 95.0 95.9 96.8 97.7 97.8
Estonia 97.3 97.3 97.3 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.5 97.7 98.0 98.4 98.7 98.7
Finland 99.0 99.0 99.1 99.1 99.1 99.1 99.1 99.2 99.2 99.2 99.2 99.2 99.3
Georgia 7.0 7.8 8.5 9.2 10.0 10.7 11.4 12.2 12.9 13.6 14.4 15.1 15.9
Germany 97.5 97.6 97.7 97.9 98.0 98.2 98.3 98.4 98.6 98.7 98.8 98.8 98.8
Greece 86.8 87.6 88.4 89.2 90.0 90.8 91.6 92.4 93.2 94.2 95.0 95.8 96.6
Hungary 95.2 95.2 95.1 95.1 95.0 95.0 94.9 94.9 94.8 94.8 94.8 94.7 94.7
Ireland 59.6 62.5 65.4 68.3 71.2 74.2 77.1 80.0 82.9 85.9 88.2 88.3 88.5
Israel 83.7 84.6 85.4 86.3 87.1 87.9 88.8 89.6 90.5 91.3 92.1 93.0 93.8
Italy .. 96.2 96.2 96.2 96.2 96.2 96.2 96.2 96.2 96.2 96.3 96.3 96.3
Kazakhstan 92.4 92.2 92.1 91.9 91.8 91.6 91.5 91.3 91.2 91.0 90.9 90.7 90.5
Latvia 85.6 85.9 86.1 86.4 86.6 86.9 87.3 87.7 88.2 88.7 89.4 89.8 90.2
Lithuania 92.3 92.5 92.8 93.0 93.2 93.5 93.7 93.9 94.2 94.4 94.7 94.9 95.2
Luxembourg 92.2 92.2 92.2 92.2 92.8 93.4 93.9 94.5 95.1 95.7 96.2 96.8 97.4
Malta 93.0 93.0 93.0 93.0 93.0 93.0 93.0 93.0 93.0 93.0 93.0 93.0 93.0
Monaco 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Montenegro .. 30.9 30.8 30.7 30.7 30.6 30.5 30.5 30.4 30.4 30.1 29.8 29.8
Netherlands 97.5 97.5 97.5 97.5 97.5 97.5 97.5 97.5 97.5 97.5 97.5 97.5 97.5
North Macedonia 11.3 10.8 10.2 9.7 9.2 8.6 8.2 8.1 8.1 8.2 8.2 8.2 8.2
Portugal 58.5 61.6 64.7 67.8 70.9 74.1 77.2 80.3 83.4 86.5 89.7 92.6 92.7
Republic of Moldova 74.1 74.3 74.5 74.8 75.0 75.2 75.4 75.6 75.8 76.0 76.6 77.3 77.9
Russian Federation 61.4 61.6 61.7 61.9 62.1 62.2 62.4 62.6 62.7 62.9 63.1 63.2 63.4
Serbia 18.8 19.0 19.3 19.6 19.8 20.2 20.7 21.1 21.6 22.1 22.5 22.9 23.2
Slovakia 89.5 89.4 89.3 89.2 89.1 89.0 88.9 88.9 88.8 88.7 88.6 88.5 88.4
Spain 94.9 95.1 95.2 95.4 95.6 95.8 95.9 96.1 96.3 96.4 96.5 96.6 96.6
Sweden 93.7 93.7 93.8 93.8 93.9 93.9 94.0 94.0 94.1 94.1 94.2 94.2 94.2
Switzerland 98.5 98.7 98.9 99.0 99.2 99.3 99.5 99.7 99.8 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9
Turkey 63.5 64.1 64.7 65.3 65.9 66.6 67.2 67.8 68.5 69.3 69.5 69.6 69.6
Ukraine 38.5 38.9 39.3 39.7 42.8 45.9 48.9 52.0 55.0 57.8 60.5 63.1 65.8
United Kingdom 99.0 99.0 99.0 99.0 99.0 99.0 99.0 99.0 99.0 99.0 99.0 99.0 99.0
United States 94.9 94.9 95.0 95.1 95.1 95.2 95.3 95.3 95.4 95.5 95.5 95.5 95.5
INDICATOR 6.2.1
Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services, Urban. The Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services, including a hand-washing facility with soap and water is currently being measured by the proportion of the population using a basic sanitation facility which is not shared with other households and where excreta is safely disposed in site or treated off-site. ‘Improved’ sanitation facilities include: flush or pour flush toilets to sewer systems, septic tanks or pit latrines, ventilated improved pit latrines, pit latrines with a slab, and composting toilets.
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
GOAL 6
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
See United Nations Global SDG Database

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