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Bosnia and Herzegovina

Location

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

Area

  • Total area : 51,200 km2
  • Land used by sector : 43 % agriculture, 43 % forest and 14 % other

Population

  • Total : 3 million people
  • Population density : 65 people per km2
  • Geographical distribution : 48 % lives in urban areas and 52 % lives in rural areas

Economy

  • GDP : 42 billion USD per year
  • GDP per capita : 12,756 USD per year
  • Value added by sector : 6 % from agriculture, 56 % from services and 24 % from industry

Data provider : World Bank

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SDG 6 snapshot in Bosnia And Herzegovina

  • Drinking water

    89 % of the population in Bosnia And Herzegovina use a safely managed drinking water service (SDG indicator 6.1.1, 2017)
  • Sanitation

    22 % of the population in Bosnia And Herzegovina use a safely managed sanitation service (SDG indicator 6.2.1a, 2017)
  • Hygiene

    --- % of the population in Bosnia And Herzegovina have access to a basic handwashing facility (SDG indicator 6.2.1b, 2017)
  • Wastewater

    23 % of the household wastewater in Bosnia And Herzegovina are safely treated (SDG indicator 6.3.1, 2015)
  • Water quality

    --- % of water bodies covered by reporting in Bosnia And Herzegovina have a good ambient water quality (SDG indicator 6.3.2, 2017)
  • Efficiency

    --- $/m<sup>3</sup> is the value added from the use of water by people and the economy in Bosnia And Herzegovina (SDG indicator 6.4.1 on water-use efficiency, 2015)
  • Water stress

    3 % of the renewable water resources in Bosnia And Herzegovina are being withdrawn, after taking into account environmental flow requirements (SDG indicator 6.4.2 on level of water stress, 2017)
  • Water management

    61 % is the degree of implementation of integrated water resources management (IWRM) in Bosnia And Herzegovina (SDG indicator 6.5.1, 2017)
  • Transboundary

    93 % of transboundary basin area in Bosnia And Herzegovina have an operational agreement for water cooperation (SDG indicator 6.5.2, 2017)
  • Ecosystems

    -0.7 % is the change in spatial extent of water-related ecosystems in Bosnia And Herzegovina in 2016 (compared to the baseline year period of 2001–2005), based on earth observation data (SDG indicator 6.6.1)
  • Cooperation

    50 m$ is the amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance disbursed to Bosnia And Herzegovina 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 Bosnia And Herzegovina, progress over time

6.1.1 Proportion of population using drinking water services in Bosnia And Herzegovina, by service level and by location (2017)

Sanitation and hygiene

6.2.1a Proportion of population using sanitation services in Bosnia And Herzegovina, progress over time

6.2.1a Proportion of population using sanitation services in Bosnia And Herzegovina, by service level and by location (2017)

6.2.1b Proportion of population with handwashing facilities with soap and water at home in Bosnia And Herzegovina, by service level and by location (2017)

Water quality and wastewater

6.3.1 Proportion of household wastewater treated in Bosnia And Herzegovina (2015), compared to other countries in the region

6.3.1 Proportion of wastewater treated in Bosnia And Herzegovina, by stream (2015)

6.3.2 Proportion of water bodies with good water quality in Bosnia And Herzegovina (2017), compared to other countries in the region

Water use and scarcity

Water resources and withdrawal in Bosnia And Herzegovina, per capita and by source

Long-term average annual precipitation in depth: 1,028 (mm/year) (2017)

Renewable water resources: 10,693 m3 per capita (2017)

Water withdrawal: 94 m3 per capita (2013)

Environmental flow requirements: 59 % of the renewable water resources (2017)

6.4.2 Level of water stress in Bosnia And Herzegovina, change over time, compared to countries in the same region

Water withdrawal by sector in Bosnia And Herzegovina, as a percentage of total water withdrawal (2008,2016)

6.4.1 Water use efficiency (USD/m3) in Bosnia And Herzegovina, 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 Bosnia And Herzegovina, score by dimension (2017)

6.5.2 Proportion of transboundary basin area with an operational arrangement for water cooperation (%) in Bosnia And Herzegovina, 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 Bosnia And Herzegovina, 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 Bosnia And Herzegovina, by sub-sector, in (2018)

Annual expenditure for drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in Bosnia And Herzegovina (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 Bosnia And Herzegovina (2017)