Overall stats about Goal 6 in South Africa
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targets with data available for at least one indicator

10 / 11

indicators with data available for South Africa

90.9%
indicator coverage for Goal 6 in South Africa

Targets

South Africa currenty has data on these targets for Goal 6.

Target 6.1

By 2030, achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all

0/1 covered

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

1/1 covered

Target 6.3

By 2030, improve water quality by reducing pollution, eliminating dumping and minimizing release of hazardous chemicals and materials, halving the proportion of untreated wastewater and substantially increasing recycling and safe reuse globally

2/2 covered

Target 6.4

By 2030, substantially increase water-use efficiency across all sectors and ensure sustainable withdrawals and supply of freshwater to address water scarcity and substantially reduce the number of people suffering from water scarcity

2/2 covered

Target 6.5

By 2030, implement integrated water resources management at all levels, including through transboundary cooperation as appropriate

2/2 covered

Target 6.6

Proportion of wastewater safely treated

1/1 covered

Target 6.a

By 2030, expand international cooperation and capacity-building support to developing countries in water- and sanitation-related activities and programmes, including water harvesting, desalination, water efficiency, wastewater treatment, recycling and reuse technologies

1/1 covered

Target 6.b

Support and strengthen the participation of local communities in improving water and sanitation management

1/1 covered

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Policies

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Strategic Framework for Water Services

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National Water Policy Review - Water Policy Positions

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WHITE PAPER ON A NATIONAL WATER POLICY FOR SOUTH AFRICA

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National Water And Sanitation Master Plan - Volume 3: Schedule of Action

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National Water And Sanitation Master Plan - Volume 2 : Plan To Action

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National Sanitation Policy

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Indicator 6.2.1

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Definition

Percentage of population using safely managed sanitation services including a hand-washing facility with soap and water

Method of computation

No method of computation reported

Source

STATS SA: GHS