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Sudan

Location

  • Geographical region: Africa
  • SDG region: Northern Africa and Western Asia

Area

  • Total area: -- km2
  • Land use by sector: -- % agriculture, -- % forest and 100 % other

Population

  • Total: 42,813,238 people
  • Population density: inf people per km2
  • Geographical distribution: 35 % lives in urban areas and 65 % lives in rural areas

Economy

  • GDP: 168,280,512,515 USD per year
  • GDP per capita: 3,958 USD per year
  • Value added by sector: 12 % from agriculture, 13 % from services and 23 % from industry
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SDG 6 snapshot in Sudan

  • Drinking water

    --- % of the population in Sudan use a safely managed drinking water service (SDG indicator 6.1.1, 2020)
  • Sanitation

    --- % of the population in Sudan use a safely managed sanitation service (SDG indicator 6.2.1a, 2020)
  • Hygiene

    13 % of the population in Sudan have access to a basic handwashing facility (SDG indicator 6.2.1b, 2020)
  • Wastewater

    --- % of the household wastewater in Sudan are safely treated (SDG indicator 6.3.1, 2020)
  • Water quality

    86 % of water bodies covered by reporting in Sudan have a good ambient water quality (SDG indicator 6.3.2, 2017)
  • Efficiency

    3 $/m<sup>3</sup> is the value added from the use of water by people and the economy in Sudan (SDG indicator 6.4.1 on water-use efficiency, 2018)
  • Water stress

    119 % of the renewable water resources in Sudan are being withdrawn, after taking into account environmental flow requirements (SDG indicator 6.4.2 on level of water stress, 2018)
  • Water management

    34 % is the degree of implementation of integrated water resources management (IWRM) in Sudan (SDG indicator 6.5.1, 2020)
  • Transboundary

    --- % of transboundary basin area in Sudan have an operational agreement for water cooperation (SDG indicator 6.5.2, 2020)
  • Ecosystems

    32.6 % is the change in spatial extent of water-related ecosystems in Sudan in 2016 (compared to the baseline year period of 2001–2005), based on earth observation data (SDG indicator 6.6.1)
  • Cooperation

    64 m$ is the amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance disbursed to Sudan in 2019 (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 Sudan, progress over time

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

Sanitation and hygiene

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

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

6.2.1b Proportion of population with handwashing facilities with soap and water at home in Sudan, by service level and by location (2020)

Water quality and wastewater

6.3.1 Proportion of household wastewater treated in Sudan (2020), compared to other countries in the region

6.3.1 Proportion of wastewater treated in Sudan, by stream ()

6.3.2 Proportion of water bodies with good water quality in Sudan (2017-2020), compared to other countries in the region

Water use and scarcity

Water resources and withdrawal in Sudan, per capita and by source

Long-term average annual precipitation in depth: 250 (mm/year) (2017)

Renewable water resources: 933 m3 per capita (2017)

Water withdrawal: 748 m3 per capita (2011)

Environmental flow requirements: 40 % of the renewable water resources (2017)

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

Water withdrawal by sector in Sudan, as a percentage of total water withdrawal (2011)

6.4.1 Water use efficiency (USD/m3) in Sudan, 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 Sudan, score by dimension (2020)

6.5.2 Proportion of transboundary basin area with an operational arrangement for water cooperation (%) in Sudan, by component [Year]

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 Sudan, 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 USD) to Sudan, by sub-sector (2019)

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

Stakeholder participation

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

6.b.1 Level of participation by users/communities in Sudan, progress over time