Sustainable Development Goals - 17 Goals to Transform our World

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Indicator 6.2.1: Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services, including a handwashing facility with soap and water

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

This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from City of Los Angeles statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Angeleno statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Angeleno-specific metadata information.

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

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

Indicator number

6.2.1

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

Target number

6.2

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

2

UN custodian agency

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

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