In 2013, Mongolia Water Forum was completed national level assessment of progresses of Millennium Development Goal (MDG) on Water Supply and Sanitation coverage in Mongolia by the request of the Ministry of Construction and Urban Development with support from UN Joint Programme on Water and Sanitation in Mongolia, using 2010 National Population and Housing Census data. Under this activity developed “Mapping of Improved Water Supply and Sanitation Coverage in Mongolia, as of 2010″ and “Progresses of MDG on Water Supply and Sanitation coverage in Mongolia, as of 2010″.
The study results show that at national level 78.4% of population of Mongolia have improved water supply and 37,3% have improved sanitation facility (by 2010 National Population and Housing Census data). National target for 2015, was set that 60% of population of Mongolia will have improved water supply and 37,3% will have improved sanitation facility.
In this study , Definition for improved and unimproved water supply sources and sanitation facilities was used, which was approved by the National Statistical Office of Mongolia in Jan.2013
The publication of this report financially supported by the UNDP Project on Water and Sanitation, in 2013.