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Sustainable Development Goals

As listed below, there are 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) comprising 169 targets to be achieved by 2030. 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 SDG. There is also the option to download a fact sheet on each goal and its indicators. The indicators are presented according to the United Nations SDG global indicator framework.

Data were last updated on 01 January 2021. The data are updated annually in line with the release of Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific.

17 Sustainable Development Goals


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