SDG Indicator 6.4.2 - Water stress

Start Date
January 01, 2019
Online course

This course provides tools, methods, and processes to support countries in monitoring and reporting on SDG Indicator 6.4.2 "Level of water stress: freshwater withdrawal in percentage of available freshwater resources".

Duration: 2.5 hours. 

System Requirements

The online version of this course runs on the latest versions of Chrome and Safari. In order to access this course on Internet Explorer or Firefox, you must install and enable Adobe Flash player.


This course is primarily intended for professionals who play a role in the data collection, analysis and reporting on SDG Indicator 6.4.2, as well as for people with an interest in the process. They include policy-makers, water specialists, statistical officers and environmental specialists from national institutions, NGOs, regional and international organizations, academia/ researchers and donor community.

You will learn about:

The course consists of 3 lessons, ranging from approximately 35 to 60 minutes duration each:

Lesson 1: Introduction to SDG 6 and Target 6.4

Lesson 2: Level of water stress: freshwater withdrawal as percentage of available freshwater resources

Lesson 3: Step-by-step data collection and computation.

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