6.4.2 Level of water stress freshwater withdrawal as a proportion of available freshwater resources
Sustainable Development Goal
Goal 6. Clear water and sanitation
6.4 By 2030, substantially increase water-use efficiency across all sectors and ensure sustainable withdrawals and supply of freshwater to address water scarcity and substantially reduce the number of people suffering from water scarcity
Gross abstraction as percentage of total renewable resources.
The intensity of use of freshwater resources (or water stress) refers to gross abstraction of freshwater taken from ground or surfaces waters expressed in % of total available renewable freshwater resources (including water inflows from neigboring countries).