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Marshall Islands

Location

  • Geographical region: Oceania
  • SDG region: Oceania (excluding Australia and New Zealand)

Area

  • Total area : 180 km2
  • Land used by sector : 64 % agriculture, 70 % forest and -34 % other

Population

  • Total : 0 million people
  • Population density : 325 people per km2
  • Geographical distribution : 77 % lives in urban areas and 23 % lives in rural areas

Economy

  • GDP : -- billion USD per year
  • GDP per capita : 3,599 USD per year
  • Value added by sector : 17 % from agriculture, 70 % from services and 14 % from industry

Data provider : World Bank

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SDG 6 snapshot in Marshall Islands

  • Drinking water

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

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

    83 % of the population in Marshall Islands have access to a basic handwashing facility (SDG indicator 6.2.1b, 2017)
  • Wastewater

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

    100 % of water bodies covered by reporting in Marshall Islands 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 Marshall Islands (SDG indicator 6.4.1 on water-use efficiency, 2015)
  • Water stress

    --- % of the renewable water resources in Marshall Islands are being withdrawn, after taking into account environmental flow requirements (SDG indicator 6.4.2 on level of water stress, 2017)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

    33 % is the degree of implementation of integrated water resources management (IWRM) in Marshall Islands (SDG indicator 6.5.1, 2017)
  • Transboundary

    n/a of transboundary basin area in Marshall Islands have an operational agreement for water cooperation (SDG indicator 6.5.2, 2017)
  • Ecosystems

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

    2 m$ is the amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance disbursed to Marshall Islands 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 Marshall Islands, progress over time

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

Sanitation and hygiene

6.2.1a Proportion of population using sanitation services in Marshall Islands, progress over time

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

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

Water quality and wastewater

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

6.3.1 Proportion of wastewater treated in Marshall Islands, by stream ()

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

Water use and scarcity

Water resources and withdrawal in Marshall Islands, per capita and by source

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

Renewable water resources: m3 per capita ()

Water withdrawal: m3 per capita ()

Environmental flow requirements: 0 % of the renewable water resources ()

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

Water withdrawal by sector in Marshall Islands, as a percentage of total water withdrawal ()

6.4.1 Water use efficiency (USD/m3) in Marshall Islands, 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 Marshall Islands, score by dimension (2017)

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

Annual expenditure for drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in Marshall Islands (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 Marshall Islands ()