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Morocco

Location

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

Area

  • Total area: 446,300 km2
  • Land used by sector : 69 % agriculture, 13 % forest and 18 % other

Population

  • Total: 36,029,138 people
  • Population density : 81 people per km2
  • Geographical distribution : 62 % lives in urban areas and 38 % lives in rural areas

Economy

  • GDP: 279,326,302,063 USD per year
  • GDP per capita: 7,509 USD per year
  • Value added by sector : 12 % from agriculture, 50 % from services and 25 % from industry

Data provider: World Bank

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SDG 6 snapshot in Morocco

  • Drinking water

    70 % of the population in Morocco use a safely managed drinking water service (SDG indicator 6.1.1, 2017)
  • Sanitation

    39 % of the population in Morocco use a safely managed sanitation service (SDG indicator 6.2.1a, 2017)
  • Hygiene

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

    43 % of the household wastewater in Morocco are safely treated (SDG indicator 6.3.1, 2015)
  • Water quality

    79 % of water bodies covered by reporting in Morocco have a good ambient water quality (SDG indicator 6.3.2, 2017)
  • Efficiency

    7 $/m<sup>3</sup> is the value added from the use of water by people and the economy in Morocco (SDG indicator 6.4.1 on water-use efficiency, 2010)
  • Water stress

    51 % of the renewable water resources in Morocco are being withdrawn, after taking into account environmental flow requirements (SDG indicator 6.4.2 on level of water stress, 2017)
  • Water management

    64 % is the degree of implementation of integrated water resources management (IWRM) in Morocco (SDG indicator 6.5.1, 2017)
  • Transboundary

    0 % of transboundary basin area in Morocco have an operational agreement for water cooperation (SDG indicator 6.5.2, 2017)
  • Ecosystems

    25 % is the change in spatial extent of water-related ecosystems in Morocco in 2016 (compared to the baseline year period of 2001–2005), based on earth observation data (SDG indicator 6.6.1)
  • Cooperation

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

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

Sanitation and hygiene

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

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

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

Water quality and wastewater

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

6.3.1 Proportion of wastewater treated in Morocco, by stream (2015)

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

Water use and scarcity

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

Long-term average annual precipitation in depth: 346 (mm/year) (2017)

Renewable water resources: 811 m3 per capita (2017)

Water withdrawal: 313 m3 per capita (2010)

Environmental flow requirements: 28 % of the renewable water resources (2017)

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

Water withdrawal by sector in Morocco, as a percentage of total water withdrawal (2010)

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

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

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