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Target 3.9: Target 3.9

Target 3.9

By 2030, substantially reduce the number of deaths and illnesses from hazardous chemicals and air, water and soil pollution and contamination.

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Mortality rate attributed to unsafe water, unsafe sanitation and lack of hygiene (exposure to unsafe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for All (WASH) services)


Denmark does not compile continuous and official statistics on the mortality rate directly attributable to unsafe water or unsafe sanitation. However, Statistics Denmark estimates - on the basis on statistics from the World Health Organisation and Global Health Observatory - that very few people, if any, die as a direct consequence of unsafe water or unsafe sanitation.

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