SDG 14 · Indicator
Ocean Health Index: Clean Waters score
worst 0-100 best
Ratings provide a visual representation of a country’s performance on the indicator.
Significant challenges remain
Major challenges remain
The clean waters subgoal of the Ocean Health Index measures to what degree marine waters under national jurisdictions have been contaminated by chemicals, excessive nutrients (eutrophication), human pathogens, and trash.
The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of 100.
Ocean Health Index (2019). Ocean Health Index 2019 global assessment. National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, University of California, Santa Barbara. Available from: http://data.oceanhealthindex.org/data-and-downloads