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Togo

Location

  • Geographical region: Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa
  • SDG region: SDG Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Least Developed Countries

Land

  • Total area: --- km2
  • Land area: 54,390 km(2018)
  • Land use by sector: 70% agriculture, 3% forest and 27% other (2016)

People

  • Total population: 7,889,094 people (2018)
  • Population density: 145 people per km2 (2018)  
  • Urbanisation: 42% lives in urban areas and 58% lives in rural areas (2018)  

Economy

  • Total GDP: 12,350,039,048 USD per year (2018)
  • GDP per capita: 1,565 USD per year (2018)
  • Value added by sector: 24% from agriculture, 29% from services and 17% from industry (2018)
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SDG 6 snapshot in Togo

  • Drinking water

    20 % of the population in Togo uses a safely managed drinking water service (SDG indicator 6.1.1, 2020)
  • Sanitation

    9 % of the population in Togo uses a safely managed sanitation service (SDG indicator 6.2.1a, 2020)
  • Hygiene

    17 % of the population in Togo has a handwashing facility with soap and water available at home (SDG indicator 6.2.1b, 2020)
  • Wastewater

    15 % of domestic wastewater in Togo is safely treated (SDG indicator 6.3.1, 2020)
  • Water quality

    100 % of monitored water bodies in Togo has good ambient water quality (SDG indicator 6.3.2, 2020)
  • Efficiency

    22 $/m<sup>3</sup> is the value added from the use of water by people and the economy in Togo (SDG indicator 6.4.1, 2019)
  • Water stress

    3 % of the renewable water resources in Togo is being withdrawn, after taking into account environmental flow requirements (SDG indicator 6.4.2, 2019)
  • Water management

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

    60 % of transboundary basin area has an operational arrangement for water cooperation (SDG indicator 6.5.2, 2020)
  • Ecosystems

    22 % of the water basins in Togo is experiencing rapid changes in the area covered by surface waters (SDG 6 indicator 6.6.1, 2020)
  • Cooperation

    10 m$ is the amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance received by Togo in 2020 (SDG indicator 6.a.1)
  • Participation

    + is the number of sub-sectors (out of 6) with a high level of participation by communities in Togo (SDG indicator 6.b.1, 2017)

Drinking water

6.1.1 Proportion of population using safely managed drinking water services in Togo, progress over time

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

Sanitation and hygiene

6.2.1a Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services in Togo, progress over time

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

6.2.1b Proportion of population with a handwashing facility with soap and water available at home in Togo, by service level and location (2020)

Water quality and wastewater

6.3.1 Proportion of wastewater flow (safely) treated > Domestic in togo (2020), compared to other countries (and areas) in the region

6.3.1 Proportion of wastewater flow (safely) treated in togo, by source (2020)

6.3.2 Level 1 Proportion of bodies of water with good ambient water quality in togo (2017 - 2020), compared to other countries (and areas) in the region

Water use and scarcity

Water resources and withdrawal in togo, total and per capita

Long-term average annual precipitation in depth: 1,168 (mm/year) (2019)

Renewable water resources: 1,885 m3 per capita (2017)

Water withdrawal: 32 m3 per capita (2002)

Environmental flow requirements: 54 % of the renewable water resources (2019)

6.4.2 Level of water stress: freshwater withdrawal as a proportion of available freshwater resources in togo, change over time, compared to other countries (and areas) in the region

6.4.1 Change in water-use efficiency over time in togo, by sector (2019)

Water-use efficiency for ‘Agriculture, forestry and fishing’ only takes into account the proportion of gross value added that comes from irrigated agriculture, since that activity is associated with water withdrawal (other activities are rain-fed).

6.4.1 Change in water-use efficiency over time in togo, progress over time, compared to other countries (and areas) in the region

Water resources management

6.5.1 Degree of integrated water resources management implementation (0-100) in Togo, progress over time, by dimension

Very low (0-10) – Low (11-30) – Medium-low (31-50) – Medium-high (51-70) – High (71-90) – Very high (91-100)

6.5.2 Proportion of transboundary basin area with an operational arrangement for water cooperation in Togo, progress over time, by component

Very low (0-10) – Low (11-30) – Medium-low (31-50) – Medium-high (51-70) – High (71-90) – Very high (91-100)

International cooperation and capacity-building

6.a.1 Amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance received by Togo, over time

6.a.1 Amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance received by Togo in 2020, by sub-sector

Water and sanitation-related official development assistance includes water sector policy and governance, water supply, sanitation, water sector policy, water resources conservation, river basins development, waste management/disposal, education and training, agricultural water resources and hydroelectric power.

Annual expenditure for drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in Togo, by funding source (2017)

Community participation

6.b.1 Procedures in law or policy for participation by users/communities and level of participation in togo (2014-2019)

6.b.1 Level of participation by users/communities in togo, progress over time, by sub-sector