The EU’s highest water quality standards were met at 85% of swimming sites monitored in 2019

Bathing waters rated

as excellent quality

in 2019, %

50

60

70

80

90

Denmark

88.4

Estonia

62.5

UK

66.1

Poland

21.6

Slovakia

63

Germany

92.5

Austria

98.5

France

79.5

Bulgaria

65.3

Spain

88.4

Italy

88.4

Portugal

91.5

Albania

58.8

Malta

97.7

Croatia

95.6

Greece

95.7

Cyprus

99.1

Bathing waters rated

as excellent quality

in 2019, %

Estonia

62.5

90

Denmark

88.4

80

70

60

UK

66.1

Poland

21.6

50

Germany

92.5

Slovakia

63

Austria

98.5

France

79.5

Croatia

95.6

Bulgaria

65.3

Spain

88.4

Italy

88.4

Portugal

91.5

Albania

58.8

Greece

95.7

Cyprus

99.1

Malta

97.7