Indicators - Valuing and Charging for the Resource

© Geoff Pugh
Water meter by Geoff Pugh

Water sector share in total public spending

Ratio of actual to desired level of public investment in drinking water supply

Ratio of actual to desired level of public investment in basic sanitation

Rate of cost recovery

Water charges as percentage of household income

                 Other resources:

                 Figure of Water and Sanitation charges [OECD, 2009]

                 Affordability of utility services in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 2003-04 [WWDR2, Figure 12.5]

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