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Geographical Area: Кыргызская Республика

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Indicator name

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

Target name

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


3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

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

Geographical coverage

Кыргызская Республика

Unit of measurement

на 100 000 человек


The mortality rate attributed to unsafe water, unsafe sanitation and lack of hygiene (exposure to unsafe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for All (WASH) services) expressed per 100,000 population.


Deaths attributable to unsafe water, sanitation and hygiene focusing on inadequate WASH services. The included diseases are the WASH attributable fractions of diarrhea (ICD-10 code A00, A01, A03, A04, A06-A09), intestinal nematode infections (ICD-10 code B76- B77, B79) and protein-energy malnutrition (ICD-10 code E40-E46).

Rationale and interpretation

The indicator expresses the number of deaths from inadequate water, sanitation and hygiene (with focus on WASH services) which could be prevented by improving those services and practices. It is based on both the WASH service provision in the country, as well as the related health outcomes, and therefore provides important information on the actual diseases.

Method of computation

The number of deaths from unsafe water, unsafe sanitation and lack of hygiene (exposure to unsafe WASH services) in a year, current estimate. Calculated for 100,000 population.

Comments and limitations

Get acquainted with coding rules for the primary cause of death and definitions set out in the revised International Statistical Classification of Diseases (ICD-10). In case of difficulties with diagnosis, contact staff of the E-Health Center of the Ministry of Health to consult for the final diagnosis. These data are key for improving health and reducing preventable mortality in the country.

Quality assurance

Logical and arithmetic control of recorded data is carried out. Data control in data records is carried out by logical control procedure embedded in the data input and processing software. The causes of death codes are checked along diagnoses recorded in death report, according to ICD-10, and results tables are analyzed for causes of death.

Data availability and gaps

Available upon request.


Territorial data aggregation: country, region, district. Data aggregation by sex: total, men, women.

Comparability with international data/standards

International definition of the indicator is used for national statistics. Data coding and compilation on deaths by cause of death is done by state statistics authorities in accordance with the WHO International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Causes of Death (ICD-10), since 2000 report. By agreement with the National Statistical Committee, database on mortality is submitted to the Centre for Electronic Health of the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic: form C52 «Population mortality by cause of death» submitted annually, in June following the reporting year.

References and documentation

References to RLA and methodology:;;

Data sources

Cause of death information is obtained from medical death certificates drawn up by doctors or mid-level medical personnel on disease, accident, homicide, suicide and other external influences resulting in death. These documents, along with civil registration of deaths drawn up by civil registry offices are sent to statistical agencies for calculation.

Data collection methods

Mortality data are obtained from the annual statistical compilation of official records of deaths drawn up by the civil registration offices (The Civil Registration Office of the State Registration Service under GKR). Aggregated data are collected and processed by the regional statistical offices and the National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic.

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National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic (Demographic Statistics Division)

Contact person(s)/focal point

Taipova Т.S.

Contact person's email,

Contact person's phone

+996 (0312) 32 46 36

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