Official Statistics

Bathing water quality statistics

Annual update on bathing water quality at designated bathing waters in England.

Documents

Statistics on bathing waters in England for 2016

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Statistics on UK bathing waters for 2015

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Detail

Summary table for England (2016):

Classification % Numbers
Excellent 69.5% 287
Good 23.7% 98
Sufficient 5.3% 22
Poor 1.5% 6

See these sites for information on other UK countries’ bathing water quality:

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