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Indicator 6.3.1.a: Proportion of insufficiently treated wastewater in the total volume of generated wastewater

Proportion of insufficiently treated wastewater in the total volume of generated wastewater

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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.

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Indicator description

The indicator describes the proportion of insufficiently treated wastewater in the treated wastewater.

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

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Metadata last updated 2021-02-01: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window

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 generated wastewater

Global indicator name
Indicator number

6.3.1.a

Global indicator number
Target name
Target number

6.3

Global indicator description
UN designated tier
UN custodian agency
Link to UN metadata
Note
Organisation Armstat , Ministry of Energy Infrastructure and Natural Resources of RA , State Committee of Water Economy
Link to data source
Contact details
Other information