Monitoring SDG6 on water and sanitation

Indicator 6.1.1 – Drinking water

6.1.1 Proportion of population using safely managed drinking water services

Target 6.1 seeks to achieve access for all to safe drinking water – this page explains why and how to monitor progress towards the target, and what resources that are available for countries to do so.

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) compile country data at the global level and supports countries in their monitoring efforts.