Welcome to the United Nations site for the MDG Indicators
Welcome to the official MDG Indicators website. This site presents the official data, definitions, methodologies and sources for more than 60 indicators to measure progress towards the Millennium Development Goals. The data and analyses are the product of the work of the Inter-agency and Expert Group (IAEG) on MDG Indicators, coordinated by the United Nations Statistics Division. You will also find the official progress reports and documents produced by IAEG. Links to related sites and documents and constantly updated news will keep you up to date with the ongoing activities on MDG monitoring.
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Important note: Some of the MDG data presented in this website have been adjusted by the responsible specialized agencies to ensure international comparability, in compliance with their shared mandate to assess progress towards the MDGs at the regional and global levels.

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The MDG Gender Chart 2015 released - NEW!

The Millennium Development Goals Gender Chart 2015 was launched in New York on 23 February 2016. The final edition of the MDG Gender Chart depicts the progress made towards the goals for of women and girls around the world over the last two decades as reflected in a number of indicators, many of which are used to monitor the MDGs. The Chart shows that although there has been some progress in a number of the gender dimensions of the Goals, more needs to be done, in every country and at every level to achieve equality.

This MDG Gender Chart was produced by the UN Statistics Division and UN Women, based on the inputs from members of the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on MDG Indicators.

Posted: Tuesday 23 Feb 2016 | 10:34 AM

MDG Report 2015 released

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2015 was launched in Oslo, Norway by the Secretary-General on 6 July 2015. The report provides a final assessment of global and regional progress towards the MDGs since their endorsement in 2000. It shows that significant progress has been made across all goals and that the global efforts to achieve the MDGs have saved the lives of millions and improved conditions for many more around the world. The report also acknowledges uneven progress and shortfalls in many areas, which need to be addressed in the new universal and transformative post-2015 development agenda.

The report is based on a set of comprehensive official statistics compiled by the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on MDG indicators led by the Statistics Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

The report is available in all UN languages. Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

The Statistical Annex of the report can be viewed here.


Posted: Monday 06 Jul 2015 | 2:14 AM

MDG Progress Chart 2015

As the Millennium Development Goals conclude, several important targets have or are close to be met by the end of 2015 in many regions and sub-regions, while more efforts are needed in other areas. The MDG Progress Chart 2015 presents the final assessment of the regional and sub-regional progress towards selected key targets relating to each Goal as of June 2015.

The chart is available in all UN languages. Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

Posted: Monday 06 Jul 2015 | 2:14 AM

Launch of the Millennium Development Goals Report 2015

Video: United Nations Secretary-General launch event

Address by the Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon; the President of the Republic of Rwanda, His Excellency Paul Kagame; and the Prime Minister of Norway, Her Excellency Erna Solberg

Video: Millennium Development Goals Report Press Conference

Mr. Wu Hongbo, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs; Mr. Stefan Schweinfest, Director of the Statistics Division; and Ms. Holly Newby, Chief, Data Analysis Unit, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on the launch of the 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Report.

Posted: Monday 06 Jul 2015 | 2:00 AM
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The MDG Gender Chart 2015 released - NEW!

The Millennium Development Goals Gender Chart 2015 was launched in New York on 23 February 2016. The final edition of the MDG Gender Chart depicts the progress made towards the goals for of women and girls around the world over the last two decades as reflected in a number of indicators, many of which are used to monitor the MDGs. The Chart shows that although there has been some progress in a number of the gender dimensions of the Goals, more needs to be done, in every country and at every level to achieve equality. More details...

Posted: Tuesday 23 Feb 2016 | 10:34 AM

MDG Database Updated!

The MDG database containing data and metadata on the official MDG indicators has been updated as of 6 July 2015 with new data series. For a few indicators, the latest update will be available in September. There have been major data and metadata updates for Indicator 7.6 and related data series. Please check the metadata web pages.

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Posted: Monday 06 Jul 2015 | 2:15 AM

MDG Report 2015 released

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2015 was launched in Oslo, Norway by the Secretary-General on 6 July 2015. The report provides a final assessment of global and regional progress towards the MDGs since their endorsement in 2000. It shows that significant progress has been made across all goals and that the global efforts to achieve the MDGs have saved the lives of millions and improved conditions for many more around the world. The report also acknowledges uneven progress and shortfalls in many areas, which need to be addressed in the new universal and transformative post-2015 development agenda.

 More details...
Posted: Monday 06 Jul 2015 | 2:14 AM

MDG Progress Chart 2015

As the Millennium Development Goals conclude, several important targets have or are close to be met by the end of 2015 in many regions and sub-regions, while more efforts are needed in other areas. The MDG Progress Chart 2015 presents the final assessment of the regional and sub-regional progress towards selected key targets relating to each Goal as of June 2015.

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Posted: Monday 06 Jul 2015 | 2:14 AM

Launch of the 2015 Millennium Development Goals Report, 6 July 2015

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2015 will be launched by the Secretary-General on 6 July 2015. The report provides a final assessment of global and regional progress towards the MDGs. It documents the 15-year effort to achieve the aspirational goals set out in the Millennium Declaration and highlights the many successes across the globe, but acknowledges the gaps that remain. In addition to final assessment of the progress, this year’s report features a special section discussing sustainable data for sustainable development. More details.
Posted: Tuesday 30 Jun 2015 | 2:46 AM
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