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Equatorial Guinea

Location

  • Geographical region: Africa
  • SDG region: Sub-Saharan Africa

Area

  • Total area : 28,050 km2
  • Land used by sector : 10 % agriculture, 55 % forest and 35 % other

Population

  • Total : 1 million people
  • Population density : 47 people per km2
  • Geographical distribution : 72 % lives in urban areas and 28 % lives in rural areas

Economy

  • GDP : 27 billion USD per year
  • GDP per capita : 20,865 USD per year
  • Value added by sector : 2 % from agriculture, 41 % from services and 57 % from industry

Data provider : World Bank

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SDG 6 snapshot in Equatorial Guinea

  • Drinking water

    --- % of the population in Equatorial Guinea use a safely managed drinking water service (SDG indicator 6.1.1, 2017)
  • Sanitation

    --- % of the population in Equatorial Guinea use a safely managed sanitation service (SDG indicator 6.2.1a, 2017)
  • Hygiene

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

    --- % of the household wastewater in Equatorial Guinea are safely treated (SDG indicator 6.3.1, 2015)
  • Water quality

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

    338 $/m<sup>3</sup> is the value added from the use of water by people and the economy in Equatorial Guinea (SDG indicator 6.4.1 on water-use efficiency, 2000)
  • Water stress

    0 % of the renewable water resources in Equatorial Guinea are being withdrawn, after taking into account environmental flow requirements (SDG indicator 6.4.2 on level of water stress, 2014)
  • Water management

    24 % is the degree of implementation of integrated water resources management (IWRM) in Equatorial Guinea (SDG indicator 6.5.1, 2017)
  • Transboundary

    0 % of transboundary basin area in Equatorial Guinea 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 Equatorial Guinea in 2016 (compared to the baseline year period of 2001–2005), based on earth observation data (SDG indicator 6.6.1)
  • Cooperation

    0 m$ is the amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance disbursed to Equatorial Guinea in 2014 (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 Equatorial Guinea, progress over time

6.1.1 Proportion of population using drinking water services in Equatorial Guinea, by service level and by location (2017)

Sanitation and hygiene

6.2.1a Proportion of population using sanitation services in Equatorial Guinea, progress over time

6.2.1a Proportion of population using sanitation services in Equatorial Guinea, by service level and by location (2017)

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

Water quality and wastewater

6.3.1 Proportion of household wastewater treated in Equatorial Guinea (2015), compared to other countries in the region

6.3.1 Proportion of wastewater treated in Equatorial Guinea, by stream ()

6.3.2 Proportion of water bodies with good water quality in Equatorial Guinea (2017), compared to other countries in the region

Water use and scarcity

Water resources and withdrawal in Equatorial Guinea, per capita and by source

Long-term average annual precipitation in depth: 2,156 (mm/year) (2017)

Renewable water resources: 20,505 m3 per capita (2017)

Water withdrawal: 26 m3 per capita (2000)

Environmental flow requirements: 58 % of the renewable water resources (2017)

6.4.2 Level of water stress in Equatorial Guinea, change over time, compared to countries in the same region

Water withdrawal by sector in Equatorial Guinea, as a percentage of total water withdrawal (2000,2005)

6.4.1 Water use efficiency (USD/m3) in Equatorial Guinea, 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 Equatorial Guinea, score by dimension (2017)

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

Annual expenditure for drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in Equatorial Guinea (million 2014 USD), by source (())

Stakeholder participation

6.b.1 Existence of procedures defined in law or policy for participation of local communities in water and sanitation planning in Equatorial Guinea ()