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Source: Armstat

Geographical Area: Armenia

Unit of Measurement: %

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.

Indicator description

The indicator describes the proportion of insufficiently treated wastewater in the treated wastewater. Normative clean wastewater is not included.

Geographical coverage

Armenia

Unit of measurement

%

Definitions

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.

Calculations

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 Oct 04, 2021
Metadata last updated Feb 01, 2021

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 insufficiently treated wastewater in the total volume of wastewater requiring treatment

Target number

6.3

Organisation Armstat , Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure of RA , Water Committee of RA MTAI
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