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ADB Report Enables Country Comparisons.

ADB Report Enables Country Comparisons.

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has released the 2019 version of its statistical report, with this year’s publication including economic, environmental and social indicators used to track progress towards the SDGs. Users can view the performance of AfDB member economies for each indicator to track and measure progress in and across countries.

“Core Statistics 2019” provides development indicators for 46 economies in Asia and the Pacific. The publication presents a set of core indicators, as well as indicators related to land, population, sustainable development goals, national accounts, currency, the balance of payments, reserves, debt, and public finances.

With regard to the Sustainable Development Goals, the report presents a selection of indicators of the Sustainable Development Goals, ranging from the proportion of the employed labor force below the US $ 1.90 per person per day to the SDG. 1 (no poverty), the material imprint. and domestic consumption of Objective 12 materials (responsible consumption and production).

The report includes at least one indicator for each SDG, including several indicators: SDG 3 (health and well-being), SDG 6 (water and sanitation), SDG 7 (clean and affordable energy), SDG 8 (decent work and growth economic). development) and SDG 9 (industry, innovation, and infrastructure).

Environmental indicators focus on the coverage of protected areas in relation to marine areas, in accordance with SDG 14 (Underwater Life) and forest area in relation to total land area, in accordance with SDG 15 ( Life on Earth).

Source: SDG Knowledge Hub.