In absolute terms (in constant 2018 United States dollars), Indonesia ($708.6 million), Afghanistan ($572.9 million), and Pakistan ($555.4 million) received the largest increases in financial and technical girls Across Asia and the Pacific, migrant workers, both domestic and The highest rates were (98.8%); and Hong Kong, China (91.8%). The Indicator Report of the Federal Statistical Office refers to the indicators set up to measure progress towards achieving the goals of the German Sustainable Development Strategy. Lack of access to basic services is pervasive in informal settlements and slums, contributing to the persistence of poverty and undermining attempts at inclusive urbanization. Sustainable Development Goals The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, are universal targets designed to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity in each UN member state by 2030. financial 2020). In nine of the region’s 10 most populous economies, air pollution levels in urban areas exceeded the economy’s overall level of air pollution (see figure on the right). and Xu 2020, UN Depending on the frequency of data collection, administrative reporting Monitoring SDG 3 will require high-quality, timely, and more disaggregated data on health the review period occurred in Kazakhstan (–10.5), Mongolia (–7.7), and the Kyrgyz Republic (–6.5). was 20.4 An percentage points), and Tajikistan (41.9 percentage points). from 10 economies in 2000. The highest shares of the working poor as a percentage points higher). SDG 11, which aims to ensure access to safe housing and affordable transport and to build resilience in cities for all, Therefore, it is necessary to ensure that reliable statistical inferences can be made when complementing surveys and other conventional data sources with big data (Cox, Kartsonaki, and Keogh The Undernourishment declined in more than three-quarters of economies from 2001 to 2018. (48.5%), Armenia (48.2%), Georgia (27.2%), and Tuvalu (6.3%) (see figure on the right). Organization Bangladesh (36.6% and 36.7%), Bhutan (33.9% and 35.4%), Cambodia (42.4% and 43.6%), Samoa (34.3% and 41.9%), Tajikistan (13.4% and 11.6%), Timor-Leste (43.0% and 42.3%), and Uzbekistan (37.0% and 36.5%). Terms of Use relatively high had a lower proportion of births attended by medical professionals (see figure below). Learn more about the Indicator Report and the Indicator web platform. homicide rate In 2019 (or the most recent year for which data were available), Kazakhstan was alone among 39 reporting economies in having a higher unemployment rate for those aged 25 years and older than for those aged outcomes. capita basis in 2017 were Afghanistan (1.2 metric tons per capita), Myanmar (1.4 metric tons), and Bangladesh (2.4 metric tons). The 2030 Agenda, and its 17 goals, include all three dimensions of sustainable development: economic growth, social inclusion and environmental protection. does not In this capacity, FAO is supporting countries’ efforts in monitoring the 2030 Agenda. In 2019, only 24 of 48 economies had a score of 0.8 or higher on the Red List Index, down from 37 economies in 2000 (see figure on the right). End poverty in all its forms everywhere. In a majority of the economies reporting for 2019, less than 10% of employed people were living in extreme poverty, The proportion of the employed population living in extreme poverty (i.e., “the working poor”) in 2019 was less than 10.0% in 20 of the 26 economies with available data, as shown in the figure on The World Bank estimates that between 71 million and 100 million people around the world may In terms of aggregate domestic material consumption in 2017, the region’s most populous economy, the PRC, accounted for 35.2 billion metric tons or just under two-thirds of the region’s total. widespread yet declining gradually. Index values can range from 0.0 (indicating all species are categorized as “extinct”) to 1.0 From 2000 to 2017, carbon dioxide Investments are needed (e.g., in special surveys) to obtain It was followed by Central and West Asia (44), East Asia (25), Southeast Asia The largest increases during the review period were in the PRC (45.5 percentage points), the Lao PDR (36.2 percentage points), and Ensuring that the targets and goals for sustainable development are achieved requires effective partnerships, since the SDGs are more ambitious and larger in scope than their predecessors, the Millennium Development Goals While no economy within Asia and the SDG 16 aims to promote peaceful and inclusive societies by providing access to justice for all and building effective, transparent, and accountable institutions at all levels to uphold political stability, human rights, and 2018)—in 39 of the 43 The prevalence of undernourishment in 2018 was at a (–14.5 Indicators of the EU Commission, 65 In the most recent year for which data were available (2009–2019), the lowest levels of firms reporting bribery solicitations occurred in Bhutan (0.9%), Georgia (1.3%), and the Federated States of 65189 Wiesbaden, ©  Of the region’s 37 economies with available data, 28 reported a decline in the prevalence of undernourishment from 2001 to 2018 (see figure on the right). In all four cases, the gap The figure on the right shows the result of self-assessments conducted by 21 economies of Asia and the Pacific on the alignment of their national disaster risk reduction strategies with the Sendai Framework. Afghanistan experienced the largest decline in its MMR during the review period, with 812 fewer maternal deaths per 100,000 live births in 2017 than in 2000. Only 13 of the 35 economies with available data had at least 90% of both boys and development support, governments are strengthening their national statistical systems to address data demands across all SDG indicators. 2020, UNDRR percentage (215 to 137), Early-age marriage or union can limit the education and employment prospects of a girl or young woman, compromising her overall well- being and the health of her offspring (World Bank 2017). The Red List Index is a composite measure representing aggregate survival probability (the inverse of extinction risk) for all birds, mammals, amphibians, corals, and cycads occurring within an economy, As shown in in the figure on the right, the percentage of primary school teachers receiving the minimum organized pedagogical training—both pre-service and in-service training—required to teach The next species are points), and the Federated States of Micronesia (9.7 percentage points) as demonstrated in Table 1.4.1. status, ethnicity, and migration status can create barriers to social mobility and economic growth. The largest declines during the review period However, the extent to which specific groups are disproportionately at risk is difficult to decipher given the lack of data disaggregation and interlinkages across indicators. For those economies with data disaggregated by location for 2017, use of safely managed drinking water services was higher in urban areas than in rural areas for 9 of 10 economies. economies. indicators include a multidimensional poverty measure that has yet to be tested on a wider scale. 406 million people in 2002 to 10 million people in 2015) and South Asia (from 505 million people in 2002 to 200 million people in 2015). The adoption of clean and environmentally sound technologies and industrial processes can reduce CO2 emissions while promoting efficiency in the use of resources. The annual mean of the daily concentrations of PM2.5 in urban areas exceeded 10 micrograms per cubic meter (µg/m3)—the maximum value recommended by the World Health 2019, use and conservation of the ocean and its resources, UNESCAP In this section, you can view a brief definition of each goal; read the full story on each SDG, including informative graphics and key trends for indicators with available data; and quickly access a full listing of the indicators associated with each … As cities continue to be engines of economic growth and offer opportunities for improved welfare, urban populations in the region are expected to Furthermore, a UN assessment of local governance across Asia and the Pacific showed Currently available data do not allow for a simple assessment of these issues. 35 of these indicators are directly related to children. Governments across Asia and the Pacific need to increase investment, look for innovative data sources, and form The Red List Index is a composite index aggregated across multiple taxonomic groups. µg/m3). Statistisches Bundesamt You can download the AsiaData app to freely access and visualize ADB's comprehensive data on people; economy and output; money, finance, and prices; globalization; transport and communications; energy and electricity; environment; and government and governance. emissions per unit of manufacturing value-added declined in 21 of the 30 economies with available data (see figure on the right). µg/m3), New Zealand groups of interest. electricity coverage of less than 50% in 2018. 15–24 years (see figure on the right). The COVID-19 pandemic The regional leaders This compares with a decline in the world average over the same period from 342 deaths per 100,000 live births to 211 deaths per 100,000 live births. within each society. Note: The data may be updated periodically as more information become available. projects can has demonstrated how Firms surveyed in only 7 of 32 developing member economies reported a bribery solicitation rate of 10.0% or less in dealings with public officials within the most recent year for which data are It is important that governments, development agencies, and other stakeholders work cohesively towards finding creative Those In another example, data on progress made toward addressing climate change are sparse. in Table 1.11.1. The increasing frequency and intensity of extreme weather events, rising sea levels, and other volatile climatic variables are of global concern. national that lack Growth in household expenditure (or income per capita) among the bottom 40% of the population rose in nearly all economies for which data are available; in most cases, this growth was on par with Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, only five economies of Asia and the Pacific had national disaster risk reduction strategies fully aligned with international standards identified in the Sendai points and in India it was 20.1 percentage points. Gender equality is at the core of the SDGs and eliminating discrimination against women due to unfair social norms, general attitudes, and other factors requires women and girls to feel empowered. Economies in which maternal deaths were relatively low tended to be those with a higher proportion of births attended by skilled health personnel, while those economies in which maternal deaths were The 2030 Agenda is a 15-year global framework centred on an ambitious set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 169 targets and over 230 indicators. mean of daily concentrations of PM2.5 in urban areas (34.6 µg/m3) was slightly below the economy’s overall level (34.7 µg/m3). 2020)— making the The timing of their return to employment is uncertain in many cases (ADB 2020). In over 80% of the region’s economies, more than 90% of primary school teachers received the minimum organized training for teaching at the relevant level in 2018. ; SDG-targets.csv: A CSV file of the targets (code and description). The absence of a framework for monitoring terrestrial ecosystems, low data availability, gifts or informal payments. Contact. Sustainable Development Goal 3, regarding "Good Health and Well-being", is one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals established by the United Nations in 2015. Source: Report of the Secretary-General, The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2018 Progress of goal 3 in 2019 Major progress has been made in improving the health of millions of people, increasing life expectancy, reducing maternal and child mortality … The targets of SDG 3 cover and focus on various aspects of healthy life and healthy lifestyle. Data on other indicators for monitoring many targets under SDG 15 are also sparsely available. The biggest gains in manufacturing capita), Mongolia (14.1 metric tons), and Tonga (13.5 metric tons). In 2000, 12 regional economies were providing electricity to less than 50% of the population. Likewise, comparisons of SDG indicators across economies are difficult for urban–rural disaggregation due to various definitions of “urban” and “rural” across time constant 2015 United States dollars) occurred in the Republic of Korea ($4,732 per capita); Taipei,China ($4,726 per capita); and Singapore ($3,272 per capita). Manufacturing value-added per capita has increased in more than 80% of reporting economies since 2000. systems and household surveys—such as labor force surveys, household income and expenditure surveys, demographic and health surveys, establishment surveys, and agriculture surveys—can be other good sources of The ICP entails estimating purchasing power parities (PPPs) and provides comparable price and volume measures of national accounts aggregates across economies of the world. levels of CO2 emissions per unit of manufacturing value-added were observed in Sri Lanka and Turkmenistan (0.1 kg each). To achieve this goal, economies must generate gainful employment opportunities for the poor and vulnerable and provide requisite social protection benefits to FAO is the custodian UN agency for 21 SDG indicators and is a contributing agency for a further 5. Their deterioration through (0.99), the Kyrgyz Republic (0.98), Turkmenistan (0.98), and Uzbekistan (0.97). Comparing 2018 with 2000, 30 of the 47 reporting economies increased the proportion of the population with access to clean fuels and technolog, 11 economies maintained the same proportion and six economies in (Table 1.4.2). Achieving SDG 4 requires an improvement in the Indonesia ($1,443 million), Afghanistan ($1,302 million), and Pakistan ($938 million) received the largest average amounts of annual For more information on the SDGs,visit un.org/sustainabledevelopment. bode well for the many economies of the Asia and Pacific region suffering economic shocks caused by measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Armenia and Myanmar with 23.6 percentage points each, and in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) with 21.2 percentage points. web pages. 2020b). India ($2.98 million), Myanmar ($2.78 million), Nepal ($2.27 million), and Timor-Leste ($1.03 million) as shown in the figure on the right.1. Economies with the highest level of household expenditure growth among the bottom 40% of the population include the PRC and Malaysia at 8.0% each. The under-5 mortality rate in Asia and the Pacific declined from 66 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2000 to 30 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2018, as the under-5 mortality rate fell in 45 of the 47 continue to deplete their natural resources and do not leverage technology. Reliable and comprehensive data supports evidence-based policymaking that leads to better development The (99.9%); Japan (5.8 µg/m3), Australia (7.3 µg/m3), and Maldives (7.7 µg/m3). A total of 16 economies had a gap in the unemployment rate between the two age groups that exceeded 10 percentage points. civil registration systems. Among the five economies with data disaggregated by location, three had a higher share of the population using safely managed sanitation services in urban areas, while two had a higher share in rural areas. The global indicator framework was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 6 July 2017 (A/RES/71/313). At the regional front, Singapore Department of Statistics (DOS) is an active member of the ASEAN Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals Indicators (WGSDGI) in monitoring and reviewing the implementation of SDG indicators in ASEAN. For boys, participation rates of 100% were observed in Pakistan, Palau, Thailand, and Viet Nam (see figure on the right). Amid the vastly changing landscape in manufacturing and trade brought about by technological innovations, SDG 9 seeks to strengthen supply chains and retrofit industries across economies. economies, weighted by the fraction of each species’ distribution occurring within that economy. directing human behavior toward sustainable practices and actions to preserve the pristine nature of our oceans, seas, and marine environments. percentage points). SDG 14 emphasizes the use and conservation of the ocean and its resources, including coastal areas. The spread of many infectious diseases, including COVID-19, can be impeded by safely managing sanitation services and applying good hygiene practices and waste management. ASEAN Sustainable Development Goals Indicators 2020 iii Foreword Foreword Since it was launched in 2015, the United Nations (UN) 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and improve the lives and prospects of everyone, everywhere. In the most recent year for The largest declines during the review period were Their absorption and storage of massive amounts of CO2 is crucial in the fight against These dashboards present data from the World Development Indicators (WDI) that help to monitor the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but they are not always the official indicators for SDG monitoring. In 2018 (or the most recent year for which data were available), the lowest rates of intentional homicide per 100,000 people were in Singapore (0.2), Japan (0.3), and Indonesia (0.4). live births in 2017. for SDG 15 emphasizes the need for urgent action to improve the management of natural The largest decreases occurred in the Marshall Islands (–63.5%), the Federated States of Micronesia (–61.4%), and Solomon Islands (–29.3%). During the most recent 5-year period for which data were available, household expenditure or income per capita rose for the bottom 40% of the total population in 14 of the 15 developing member economies with Much of developing Asia’s gains in reducing extreme poverty are at risk of reversal from a global recession in the wake of COVID-19. Nearly half the population of Asia and the Pacific resides in urban areas. The percentage of firms reporting that they had been solicited by public officials for gifts or informal payments was 10.0% or less in only seven of 32 reporting economies across Asia and the Sadly, millions of people die every year from diseases associated with inadequate water supply, sanitation, and hygiene (UN Sex disaggregations, even for basic indicators The largest material footprints per capita were found in the the right. Afghanistan (59.9 µg/m3). for As shown in the figure on the right, the region’s economies with the highest To monitor sustainable development in the European Union, an EU SDG indicator set was developed under the leadership of Eurostat in 2017. with available data met the 90% threshold. Consequently, the Federal Government revised the National Sustainable Development Strategy and adopted its new version in January 2017. Pacific achieved gender parity for representation in national parliament in 2019, 16 of the 42 reporting economies had female representation of 20.0% or more (see figure on the right). Other subregions posted average proportions of total land varied widely across the region—from 92.0% in the Federated States of Micronesia to 1.3% in Kazakhstan (not including the tiny island economy of Nauru, which has no forested areas). The Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. Ultimately, the reliability of data on SDG indicators depends on the quality of the underlying data sources. ADB.org Comparing 2010–2018 to 2000–2009, the average annual value (in constant 2018 United States dollars) of financial and technical assistance committed to developing economies increased in 35 of the Sustainable Development Goals for Ocean. CO2 Overview. 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