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Slovakia

Location

  • Geographical region: Eastern Europe, Europe
  • SDG region: SDG Europe and Northern America

Land

  • Total area: --- km2
  • Land area: 48,080 km(2018)
  • Land use by sector: 39% agriculture, 40% forest and 21% other (2016)

People

  • Total population: 5,447,011 people (2018)
  • Population density: 113 people per km2 (2018)  
  • Urbanisation: 54% lives in urban areas and 46% lives in rural areas (2018)  

Economy

  • Total GDP: 170,634,675,360 USD per year (2018)
  • GDP per capita: 31,326 USD per year (2018)
  • Value added by sector: 3% from agriculture, 56% from services and 31% from industry (2018)
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SDG 6 snapshot in Slovakia

  • Drinking water

    99 % of the population in Slovakia uses a safely managed drinking water service (SDG indicator 6.1.1, 2020)
  • Sanitation

    82 % of the population in Slovakia uses a safely managed sanitation service (SDG indicator 6.2.1a, 2020)
  • Hygiene

    --- % of the population in Slovakia has a handwashing facility with soap and water available at home (SDG indicator 6.2.1b, 2020)
  • Wastewater

    80 % of domestic wastewater in Slovakia is safely treated (SDG indicator 6.3.1, 2020)
  • Water quality

    57 % of monitored water bodies in Slovakia has good ambient water quality (SDG indicator 6.3.2, 2020)
  • Efficiency

    141 $/m<sup>3</sup> is the value added from the use of water by people and the economy in Slovakia (SDG indicator 6.4.1, 2019)
  • Water stress

    2 % of the renewable water resources in Slovakia is being withdrawn, after taking into account environmental flow requirements (SDG indicator 6.4.2, 2019)
  • Water management

    61 % is the degree of implementation of integrated water resources management in Slovakia (SDG indicator 6.5.1, 2020) 
  • Transboundary

    81 % of transboundary basin area has an operational arrangement for water cooperation (SDG indicator 6.5.2, 2020)
  • Ecosystems

    0 % of the water basins in Slovakia is experiencing rapid changes in the area covered by surface waters (SDG 6 indicator 6.6.1, 2020)
  • Cooperation

    n/a is the amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance received by Slovakia in 2020 (SDG indicator 6.a.1)
  • Participation

    --- is the number of sub-sectors (out of 6) with a high level of participation by communities in Slovakia (SDG indicator 6.b.1, 2019)

Drinking water

6.1.1 Proportion of population using safely managed drinking water services in Slovakia, progress over time

6.1.1 Proportion of population using safely managed drinking water services in Slovakia, by service level and location (2020)

Sanitation and hygiene

6.2.1a Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services in Slovakia, progress over time

6.2.1a Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services in Slovakia, by service level and location (2020)

6.2.1b Proportion of population with a handwashing facility with soap and water available at home in Slovakia, by service level and location (2020)

Water quality and wastewater

6.3.1 Proportion of wastewater flow (safely) treated > Domestic in Slovakia (2020), compared to other countries (and areas) in the region

6.3.1 Proportion of wastewater flow (safely) treated in Slovakia, by source (2015 - 2020)

6.3.2 Level 1 Proportion of bodies of water with good ambient water quality in Slovakia (2017 - 2020), compared to other countries (and areas) in the region

Water use and scarcity

Water resources and withdrawal in Slovakia, total and per capita

Long-term average annual precipitation in depth: 824 (mm/year) (2019)

Renewable water resources: 9,196 m3 per capita (2017)

Water withdrawal: 98 m3 per capita (2016)

Environmental flow requirements: 54 % of the renewable water resources (2019)

6.4.2 Level of water stress: freshwater withdrawal as a proportion of available freshwater resources in Slovakia, change over time, compared to other countries (and areas) in the region

6.4.1 Change in water-use efficiency over time in Slovakia, by sector (2019)

Water-use efficiency for ‘Agriculture, forestry and fishing’ only takes into account the proportion of gross value added that comes from irrigated agriculture, since that activity is associated with water withdrawal (other activities are rain-fed).

6.4.1 Change in water-use efficiency over time in Slovakia, progress over time, compared to other countries (and areas) in the region

Water resources management

6.5.1 Degree of integrated water resources management implementation (0-100) in Slovakia, progress over time, by dimension

Very low (0-10) – Low (11-30) – Medium-low (31-50) – Medium-high (51-70) – High (71-90) – Very high (91-100)

6.5.2 Proportion of transboundary basin area with an operational arrangement for water cooperation in Slovakia, progress over time, by component

Very low (0-10) – Low (11-30) – Medium-low (31-50) – Medium-high (51-70) – High (71-90) – Very high (91-100)

International cooperation and capacity-building

Annual expenditure for drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in Slovakia, by funding source

Community participation

6.b.1 Procedures in law or policy for participation by users/communities and level of participation in Slovakia ()

6.b.1 Level of participation by users/communities in Slovakia, progress over time, by sub-sector