This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from Armenia statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Armenian statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Armenian-specific metadata information.
The indicator describes the proportion of insufficiently treated wastewater in the treated wastewater.
|Unit of measurement||
Wastewater - water contaminated as a result of the use of water resources for industrial or domestic purposes, as well as rain, melt or drainage water discharged from the territories of settlements, economic or other facilities that do not meet the requirements of the maximum allowable outflow. Insufficiently treated wastewater - wastewater of primary or mechanical treatment.
Insufficiently treated wastewater / polluted (without treatment) + insufficiently treated wastewater * 100
|Comments and limitations||
Reference to the relevant UNECE indicator published on Armstat website. The volume of polluted wastewater by indicators and years https://armstatbank.am/pxweb/hy/ArmStatBank/ArmStatBank__8%20Environment__(C)%20Water%20resources__13.(C16)%20Polluted%20waste%20water%20(without%20purification%20and%20insufficiently%20purified%20waste%20water),%20by%20years/EE-c16-1.px/?rxid=f732c078-ef7e-413e-9b8c-15d7a1e5bcbd
|Data last updated||2020-12-09: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window|
|Metadata last updated||2021-02-01: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window|