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Indicator 6.2.1

Proportion of population using (a) safely managed sanitation services and (b) a hand-washing facility with soap and water

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Source: Federal Statistical Office

Geographical Area: Germany

Unit of measurement: Percentage

Comment:

The international organisations (custodian agencies) that are responsible for the respective SDG-indicator publish methodological guidelines for the calculation of the indicator - so-called global metadata.

Displayed here are the national time series that fit the global metadata best as well as their comparability with the global metadata. Please find further methodical and country-specific information of the time series in the related national metadata.

Time series available

Population using safely managed sanitation services
Population with a bathtub or a shower

Comparability with global metadata

The time series “Population using safely managed sanitation services” is compliant with the global metadata. The time series “Population with a bathtub or a shower” does not measure explicitly if households have access to a hand-washing facility.

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators. Global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Target name

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

Indicator name

Proportion of population using (a) safely managed sanitation services and (b) a hand-washing facility with soap and water

Designated tier

Tier II

Custodian agency

World Health Organisation (WHO)
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

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Source 1

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Organisation

Federal Statistical Office

Source 2

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Organisation

Statistical office of the European Union (Eurostat)