SDG 6 · Indicator
Mortality rate attributed to unsafe water, unsafe sanitation and lack of hygiene
per 100,000 population
Ratings provide a visual representation of a country’s performance on the indicator.
Significant challenges remain
Major challenges remain
Mortality rate attributed to unsafe water, unsafe sanitation and lack of hygiene is deaths attributable to unsafe water, sanitation and hygiene focusing on inadequate WASH services per 100,000 population. Death rates are calculated by dividing the number of deaths by the total population. In this estimate, only the impact of diarrhoeal diseases, intestinal nematode infections, and protein-energy malnutrition are taken into account.
The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of .
World Bank (World Development Indicators)