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Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

Location

  • Geographical region: Americas
  • SDG region: Latin America and the Caribbean

Area

  • Total area : 1,083,300 km2
  • Land used by sector : 35 % agriculture, 50 % forest and 15 % other

Population

  • Total : 11 million people
  • Population density : 10 people per km2
  • Geographical distribution : 69 % lives in urban areas and 31 % lives in rural areas

Economy

  • GDP : 79 billion USD per year
  • GDP per capita : 6,986 USD per year
  • Value added by sector : 11 % from agriculture, 49 % from services and 26 % from industry

Data provider : World Bank

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SDG 6 snapshot in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of)

  • Drinking water

    --- % of the population in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of) use a safely managed drinking water service (SDG indicator 6.1.1, 2017)
  • Sanitation

    23 % of the population in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of) use a safely managed sanitation service (SDG indicator 6.2.1a, 2017)
  • Hygiene

    25 % of the population in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of) have access to a basic handwashing facility (SDG indicator 6.2.1b, 2017)
  • Wastewater

    --- % of the household wastewater in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of) are safely treated (SDG indicator 6.3.1, 2015)
  • Water quality

    --- % of water bodies covered by reporting in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of) have a good ambient water quality (SDG indicator 6.3.2, 2017)
  • Efficiency

    9 $/m<sup>3</sup> is the value added from the use of water by people and the economy in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of) (SDG indicator 6.4.1 on water-use efficiency, 2010)
  • Water stress

    1 % of the renewable water resources in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of) are being withdrawn, after taking into account environmental flow requirements (SDG indicator 6.4.2 on level of water stress, 2017)
  • Water management

    49 % is the degree of implementation of integrated water resources management (IWRM) in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of) (SDG indicator 6.5.1, 2017)
  • Transboundary

    --- % of transboundary basin area in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of) have an operational agreement for water cooperation (SDG indicator 6.5.2, 2017)
  • Ecosystems

    -5.4 % is the change in spatial extent of water-related ecosystems in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of) in 2016 (compared to the baseline year period of 2001–2005), based on earth observation data (SDG indicator 6.6.1)
  • Cooperation

    200 m$ is the amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance disbursed to Bolivia (Plurinational State Of) in 2017 (SDG indicator 6.a.1)
  • Participation

    + Stakeholder participation is measured through multiple indicators which are not aggregated into one overall value (SDG indicator 6.b.1)

Drinking water

6.1.1 Proportion of population using drinking water services in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of), progress over time

6.1.1 Proportion of population using drinking water services in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of), by service level and by location (2017)

Sanitation and hygiene

6.2.1a Proportion of population using sanitation services in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of), progress over time

6.2.1a Proportion of population using sanitation services in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of), by service level and by location (2017)

6.2.1b Proportion of population with handwashing facilities with soap and water at home in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of), by service level and by location (2017)

Water quality and wastewater

6.3.1 Proportion of household wastewater treated in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of) (2015), compared to other countries in the region

6.3.1 Proportion of wastewater treated in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of), by stream ()

6.3.2 Proportion of water bodies with good water quality in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of) (2017), compared to other countries in the region

Water use and scarcity

Water resources and withdrawal in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of), per capita and by source

Long-term average annual precipitation in depth: 1,146 (mm/year) (2017)

Renewable water resources: 51,936 m3 per capita (2017)

Water withdrawal: 204 m3 per capita (2009)

Environmental flow requirements: 69 % of the renewable water resources (2017)

6.4.2 Level of water stress in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of), change over time, compared to countries in the same region

Water withdrawal by sector in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of), as a percentage of total water withdrawal (2008,2009)

6.4.1 Water use efficiency (USD/m3) in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of), progress over time, compared to other countries in the region

Water resources management

6.5.1 Degree of integrated water resources management implementation (0-100) in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of), score by dimension (2017)

6.5.2 Proportion of transboundary basin area with an operational arrangement for water cooperation (%) in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of), by component (2017)

The “overall” SDG 6.5.2 indicator value represents the values for river and lake basins and transboundary aquifers combined. The SDG 6.5.2 indicator value can also be disaggregated into values for transboundary river and lake basins, and transboundary aquifers.

International cooperation and capacity-building

6.a.1 Amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance disbursements (million 2017 USD) to Bolivia (Plurinational State Of), over time

Water and sanitation-related official development assistance includes assistance for drinking-water supply, sanitation, wastewater treatment, water resources conservation, development and management, agricultural water resources, flood protection, and hydroelectric power.

6.a.1 Amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance disbursements (million 2017 USD) to Bolivia (Plurinational State Of), by sub-sector, in ()

Annual expenditure for drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of) (million 2014 USD), by source (2017)

Stakeholder participation

6.b.1 Existence of procedures defined in law or policy for participation of local communities in water and sanitation planning in Bolivia (Plurinational State Of) (2017)