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Issue Ranking

Water Resources

Explore how countries perform on each of the issues included in the EPI. Select countries using the chart below. For each country, view the issue rank, score, and trendlines for the issue and indicator(s). 

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Issue Rank & Country
Out of 178 countries
Issue Score
Out of 100
22%
Issue Trend
Ten-year Change
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Wastewater Treatment
Indicator Score
Out of 100
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Indicator Trend
Ten-year Change
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Issue
Rank

Country
Water Resources
Score
Wastewater Treatment
Score(Percentage)
1 Singapore 99.65
99.65
99.65
>
2 Netherlands 98.82
98.82
98.8182
>
3 United Kingdom 97.93
97.93
97.9271
>
4 Switzerland 96.95
96.95
96.95
>
5 Germany 95.18
95.18
95.1805
>
6 Luxembourg 95
95
95
>
7 Denmark 93.45
93.45
93.45
>
8 Spain 92.83
92.83
92.8272
>
9 Australia 92.33
92.33
92.3333
>
10 Italy 91.44
91.44
91.4376
>
11 Israel 88.4
88.4
88.4032
>
12 Sweden 87.86
87.86
87.8571
>
13 Ireland 87.47
87.47
87.4656
>
14 Greece 87.33
87.33
87.3333
>
15 Belarus 86.45
86.45
86.4457
>
16 Finland 84.25
84.25
84.25
>
17 France 83.8
83.8
83.7991
>
18 South Korea 83.68
83.68
83.68
>
19 Syria 82.17
82.17
82.1709
>
20 Canada 80.42
80.42
80.4199
>
21 Austria 79.05
79.05
79.05
>
22 New Zealand 77.9
77.9
77.9
>
23 Norway 77.05
77.05
77.0533
>
24 Czech Republic 75.68
75.68
75.6824
>
25 Estonia 75.27
75.27
75.2707
>
26 Japan 71.26
71.26
71.26
>
27 Portugal 70.33
70.33
70.3306
>
28 Chile 68.85
68.85
68.8484
>
29 Qatar 67.32
67.32
67.3152
>
30 United Arab Emirates 67.06
67.06
67.064
>
31 Bahrain 64.27
64.27
64.269
>
32 United States of America 63.66
63.66
63.665
>
33 Poland 60.73
60.73
60.7273
>
34 Belgium 60
60
60.0045
>
35 Hungary 58.62
58.62
58.6192
>
36 Slovakia 57.64
57.64
57.6351
>
37 Swaziland 55.5
55.5
55.5
>
38 Slovenia 53.99
53.99
53.9919
>
39 Iceland 51.94
51.94
51.9429
>
40 Latvia 49.62
49.62
49.625
>
41 Egypt 49.5
49.5
49.4981
>
42 Turkey 48.93
48.93
48.9315
>
43 Lithuania 45.82
45.82
45.82
>
44 Kuwait 43
43
43
>
45 Jordan 42.3
42.3
42.3046
>
46 Palau 40
40
40
>
47 Morocco 39.39
39.39
39.3933
>
48 Brunei Darussalam 37.84
37.84
37.84
>
49 Mexico 37.45
37.45
37.4475
>
50 Malta 37.01
37.01
37.0145
>
51 Algeria 34.64
34.64
34.6399
>
52 Moldova 34.15
34.15
34.153
>
53 Kazakhstan 30.5
30.5
30.5
>
54 Bulgaria 28.86
28.86
28.86
>
55 Saudi Arabia 28.54
28.54
28.5444
>
56 South Africa 27.86
27.86
27.8588
>
57 Tunisia 27.77
27.77
27.7731
>
58 Vanuatu 27.06
27.06
-
>
58 Kiribati 27.06
27.06
-
>
58 Tonga 27.06
27.06
-
>
61 Armenia 22.59
22.59
22.5853
>
62 Russia 21.5
21.5
21.5
>
63 Peru 20.98
20.98
20.9755
>
64 Panama 20.15
20.15
20.1494
>
65 Mongolia 19.8
19.8
19.8
>
66 Cape Verde 19.4
19.4
19.4
>
67 China 18.18
18.18
18.1799
>
68 Libya 18.08
18.08
18.0838
>
69 Thailand 16
16
16
>
70 Honduras 15.54
15.54
15.535
>
71 Lebanon 15.08
15.08
15.0836
>
72 Venezuela 14.94
14.94
14.9383
>
73 Ukraine 14.7
14.7
14.7
>
74 Zimbabwe 14.03
14.03
14.032
>
75 Oman 13.4
13.4
13.4
>
76 Croatia 13.23
13.23
13.2329
>
77 Azerbaijan 13.15
13.15
13.1465
>
78 Romania 13.05
13.05
13.055
>
79 Namibia 13
13
13
>
80 Argentina 11.75
11.75
11.7469
>
81 Grenada 11.37
11.37
-
>
81 Bahamas 11.37
11.37
-
>
81 Barbados 11.37
11.37
-
>
81 Antigua and Barbuda 11.37
11.37
-
>
85 Bolivia 11.3
11.3
11.2967
>
86 Brazil 10.87
10.87
10.8688
>
87 India 10.49
10.49
10.4876
>
88 Ghana 10.25
10.25
10.2484
>
89 Jamaica 10
10
10
>
90 Turkmenistan 9.8
9.8
9.8
>
91 Cyprus 9.44
9.44
9.4404
>
92 Cuba 9.19
9.19
9.1885
>
93 Serbia 8.79
8.79
8.7885
>
94 Malaysia 8.64
8.64
8.64
>
95 Nicaragua 8.4
8.4
8.4
>
96 Iraq 8.29
8.29
8.2907
>
97 Uruguay 6.67
6.67
6.675
>
98 Ecuador 6.4
6.4
6.4
>
99 Dominican Republic 5.9
5.9
5.9042
>
100 Mauritius 5.44
5.44
5.4389
>
101 Guatemala 5.37
5.37
5.373
>
102 Trinidad and Tobago 5.25
5.25
5.2506
>
103 Montenegro 5.1
5.1
5.1
>
104 Colombia 4.6
4.6
4.6
>
105 Taiwan 4.59
4.59
4.5909
>
106 Kyrgyzstan 4.2
4.2
4.2
>
106 Zambia 4.2
4.2
4.2
>
108 Comoros 3.96
3.96
-
>
108 Seychelles 3.96
3.96
-
>
108 Somalia 3.96
3.96
-
>
111 Fiji 3.9
3.9
3.9
>
112 Macedonia 3.74
3.74
3.7353
>
113 Pakistan 3.52
3.52
3.5177
>
114 Albania 3.36
3.36
3.3572
>
115 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.18
3.18
3.1795
>
116 Dominica 2.99
2.99
2.99
>
117 Iran 2.77
2.77
2.7742
>
118 Mozambique 2.5
2.5
2.5
>
119 Belize 2.28
2.28
2.2801
>
120 Tajikistan 2.25
2.25
2.25
>
121 Senegal 2.06
2.06
2.0625
>
122 Equatorial Guinea 1.25
1.25
1.25
>
123 Nigeria 1.08
1.08
1.0817
>
124 Botswana 0.95
0.95
0.95
>
125 Costa Rica 0.9
0.9
0.9
>
126 Guinea 0.75
0.75
0.7511
>
127 El Salvador 0.62
0.62
0.62
>
128 Cote d'Ivoire 0.6
0.6
0.6
>
129 Uganda 0.56
0.56
0.56
>
130 Madagascar 0.53
0.53
0.5313
>
130 Philippines 0.53
0.53
0.5313
>
132 Kenya 0.52
0.52
0.5198
>
133 Yemen 0.49
0.49
0.488
>
134 Tanzania 0.42
0.42
0.425
>
135 Gambia 0.4
0.4
0.4
>
136 Lesotho 0.3
0.3
0.3
>
136 Timor-Leste 0.3
0.3
0.3
>
138 Congo 0.18
0.18
0.18
>
139 Paraguay 0.16
0.16
0.155
>
140 Viet Nam 0.14
0.14
0.1375
>
141 Burkina Faso 0.02
0.02
0.025
>
141 Indonesia 0.02
0.02
0.0175
>
143 Suriname 0.01
0.01
0.01
>
143 Benin 0.01
0.01
0.0084
>
145 Cameroon 0
0
0
>
145 Guyana 0
0
0
>
145 Sierra Leone 0
0
0
>
145 Laos 0
0
0
>
145 Burundi 0
0
0
>
145 Angola 0
0
0
>
145 Georgia 0
0
0
>
145 Uzbekistan 0
0
0
>
145 Gabon 0
0
0
>
145 Cambodia 0
0
0
>
145 Djibouti 0
0
0
>
145 Ethiopia 0
0
0
>
145 Dem. Rep. Congo 0
0
0
>
145 Rwanda 0
0
0
>
145 Afghanistan 0
0
0
>
145 Myanmar 0
0
0
>
145 Niger 0
0
0
>
145 Solomon Islands 0
0
0
>
145 Eritrea 0
0
0
>
145 Bangladesh 0
0
0
>
145 Togo 0
0
0
>
145 Chad 0
0
0
>
145 Central African Republic 0
0
0
>
145 Sri Lanka 0
0
0
>
145 Sudan 0
0
0
>
145 Mauritania 0
0
0
>
145 Liberia 0
0
0
>
145 Haiti 0
0
0
>
145 Bhutan 0
0
0
>
145 Mali 0
0
0
>
145 Papua New Guinea 0
0
0
>
145 Guinea-Bissau 0
0
0
>
145 Nepal 0
0
0
>
145 Malawi 0
0
0
>

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Methods

The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) is constructed through the calculation and aggregation of 20 indicators reflecting national-level environmental data. These indicators are combined into nine issue categories, each of which fit under one of two overarching objectives. Click on "Learn More" to explore the complete methods.
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