Change in the extent of open and groundwater over time

This indicator contains some alternative data to those specified by the United Nations (UN). This indicator is the most suitable match currently available.

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Headline data

Source: European Commission's Joint Research Centre, UN Environment, and Google

Geographical Area: United Kingdom

Unit of Measurement: Percentage change (%) and Square kilometres (km²)

This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

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