Description

Population with a hand washing facility with soap and water in the household ( BAA )

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable Development Target 06.2 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.

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Data

Data on use of hand washing facilities is available from national household survey and censuses. Data is currently available for 50-100 developing countries.

WHO/UNICEF JMP already maintains a global database on the use of handwashing facilities with soap and water in the household

Linkages: Use of handwashing facilities with soap and water is relevant to the achievement of targets 1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.9, 4.1, 4.2, 4a, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 11.1, 11.3, 11.5, 13.1


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Sources

The list of indicator proposals (as of 11 August 2015) used for the IAEG-SDG Open Consultation with Civil Society, Academia and Private Sector.