Percentage of European coastal bathing waters complying with mandatory values and meeting guide values of the Bathing Water Directive for the year 2010 by sea region

Figure Created 05 Mar 2012 Published 21 Mar 2012 Last modified 29 Nov 2012
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Sea regions arranged by the percentage of compliance with mandatory values. EU Member States, Croatia and Montenegro. Five Member States (Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Luxembourg and Slovakia) and Switzerland have no coastal bathing waters. The quality classes under the New Bathing Water Directive (2006/7/EC) for Malta are jointed with compliance categories under the Bathing Water Directive (76/160/EEC).

European data


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Black Sea, Atlantic Ocean, North Sea, Baltic Sea, Mediterranean Sea

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