SDG 6 · Indicator

Anthropogenic wastewater that receives treatment


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SDG achieved

Challenges remain

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The percentage of collected, generated, or produced wastewater that is treated, normalized by the population connected to centralized wastewater treatment facilities. Scores were calculated by multiplying the wastewater treatment summary values, based on decadal averages, with the sewerage connection values to arrive at an overall total percentage of wastewater treated.

Long-Term Objective

The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of .



Anthropogenic wastewater that receives treatment